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Building permit roundup – Oct 18

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Oct. 9, 2017 and Oct. 15, 2017: Amerco Real Estate Co. has obtained a permit to add a small free-standing steel frame structure to U-Haul Building B, located at 410 Bruns Lane. The contractor is Michael Francher, and the project is [...]

Building permit roundup – Oct 11

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Oct. 2, 2017 and Oct. 8, 2017: Ameritech has obtained a permit to remodel their existing call center at 555 E. Cook St. The contractor is East Alton-based Helmkamp Construction Co., and the project is valued at $350,000. Horace Mann Insurance [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Perten Instruments to move into former Blue Cross Blue Shield building

Perten Instruments, a leading supplier of analytical instruments to the food and agricultural industries, will be relocating their Springfield office to a new location. The global health innovator will relocate from their current Springfield office at 6444 S. Sixth St. Frontage Road into the lower level of the former Blue Cross Blue Shield building at [...]

Building permit roundup – Oct. 4

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Sept. 25, 2017 and Oct. 1, 2017: Honda of Illinois has obtained a permit for an external solar panel array at 2450 Prairie Crossing Dr. The contractor is Springfield-based B & B Electrical, Inc., and the project is valued at $49,256. [...]

Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery coming to Springfield

National cupcake and ice cream franchise Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery has announced plans to open a Springfield location. Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery was founded in 2008 in Overland Park, Kansas, by Jeff Martin, and has since expanded to include more than 160 stores worldwide. The company is known for their 18 signature cupcake flavors, which [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Casa Real shutters North Grand location to open new restaurant

On Monday, Sept. 25, Jose Lopez, Jr., owner of Casa Real, announced plans to close the doors to Casa Real’s flagship north side restaurant, located on North Grand Avenue. The last day of business for the North Grand Avenue location was Saturday, Sept. 30. Although the restaurant, which has served the north side of Springfield [...]

New catering venture from Sean Keeley and Shannon Mathis

Chef Sean Keeley and Shannon Mathis have teamed up to bring a new catering venture, Artisan & Company, to the Springfield area this fall. Artisan & Company will offer private and executive catering services featuring custom menus for private dinner parties, executive and corporate dinners, charity fundraisers, political functions, and in-home cooking demonstrations. Cuisine will [...]

New location for Fresh Visions Community Church

The Fresh Visions Community Church congregation is scheduled to move into their new building at 1551 J. David Jones Parkway on Thursday, Sept. 21. The church is currently located at 2400 N. Grand Ave. E. O’Shea Builders of Springfield is the contractor for the new facility. To celebrate the new building, the community is invited [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept 6

217 Mostly LLC has obtained a permit to complete an interior renovation of the building located at 406 E. Adams St., the future home of Buzz Bomb Brewery, a craft beer bar founded by Josh Flanders and Bill Larson. The project is valued at $75,000, and will be completed by Speeks Electric of Springfield. Lincoln [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept. 20

  Maulding Dev Corp LLC has obtained a permit to install an illuminated store sign for Tacos Pepe, a new restaurant coming to the former Smashburger location at 2661 Chatham Road. The contractor is Ace Sign Company, and the project is valued at $12,500. SNK2 Properties LLC has obtained permits for a solar array installation [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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