Lori Kiel has been named director of marketing and business development at White Oaks Mall. “We are thrilled to welcome Lori to our dynamic team at White Oaks Mall,” said Clay Emerich, general manager of the mall. “Her impressive marketing experience combined with her passion for business will be a tremendous asset as we broaden [...]
No Agenda 321, a bar and tapas restaurant located at 321 N. Main Street in Chatham, has been sold to Jose Lopez, who also owns and operates the Casa Real and Tacos Pepe restaurants in Springfield. Jamie Loftus owns the retail center in Chatham where No Agenda is located, and he decided to open his [...]
Carquest Auto Parts will soon be moving into the former Advance Auto Parts location at 2625 S. MacArthur Boulevard in Springfield. Meanwhile, Advance Auto Parts will consolidate their two local stores into one location at 2721 South Grand Avenue. In 2014, Advance Auto Parts, Inc. bought the parent company of Carquest, making the new combined [...]
A well-known Springfield restaurant is preparing to reopen, although with a new name and a new operator. The building that has housed various incarnations of Norb Andy’s Tabarin since 1937 will now be home to a seafood restaurant called Anchors Away. The operator, Jeff Moore, had a restaurant by the same name in Peoria before [...]
David Kromphardt recently joined Peoples Bank & Trust as Community Bank President of the Springfield location. In his role with the bank, Kromphardt will assume responsibilities in business banking in the Chatham and Springfield area with particular emphasis on attracting branch customers for business lending and deposits solutions Mostly recently, Kromphardt was employed as vice [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Apr. 30 and May 6, 2018.
Building permit roundup – May 9 BY STACIE LEWIS Illinois State Police Heritage obtained a commercial building permit for the Illinois State Police Memorial Park site at 615 E. Lawrence. R. D. Lawrence is the contractor and the project is valued at $2,580,000. The Springfield Police Department obtained a new commercial building permit for a [...]
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 8 at 3401 Hedley Road in Springfield for the new Villas of Holly Brook, Premiere Assisted Living Community, and Reflections Memory Care Residence. Unique Homes, a design-build firm that specializes in health care construction, is the general contractor for the 74 unit facility. It is expected to [...]
Are you an entrepreneur hoping for a big break that will allow you to sell your products at local Walmart stores, or perhaps even nationwide? Walmart’s Open Call is scheduled for June 13 in Bentonville, Arkansas, but the deadline to secure a seat at the table with one of the company’s buyers is this Friday, [...]
The building that has been taking shape at 3820 W. Wabash in Springfield, next to Dick van Dyke Appliance World, will soon be the new home for several different local dental practices. “We are consolidating three offices in the Springfield area and merging them into one,” explained Leah Zimmerman, the practice manager of operations for [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Apr. 16, 2018 and Apr. 22, 2018.
Building permit roundup – Apr. 25 AT&T Mobility (a lessee) obtained a commercial building permit to upgrade the existing telecommunications facility at 317 Chatham Rd. Fulton Technologies, Inc. is the contractor and the project is valued at $15,000. RAM Innovations, LLC obtained a commercial sign permit for non-illuminated sign at 3100 Constitution Dr. I.D. Signs [...]