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Roofers Mart opening a Springfield location

Roofers Mart, a St. Louis-based construction supply company, is expanding into the Springfield area. In December, the company purchased the building located at 1700 Clear Lake Avenue in Springfield, which has been occupied by several construction companies over the years. Originally built for Construx of Illinois, it was most recently leased to Mid-Illinois Companies. Roofers [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Central Illinois Retina Institute joins Springfield Clinic

Central Illinois Retina Institute in Taylorville will become Springfield Clinic Taylorville-Cheney, effective Jan. 21. Dr. Lanny Odin, an ophthalmologist and retina specialist who is the sole physician at Central Illinois Retina Institute, will continue practicing at his current location in addition to a new location in Springfield as part of Springfield Clinic’s Eye Institute. Odin [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

CrossFit Instinct will soon be on South Grand Ave.

The First Baptist Church building at 301 South Grand Ave. in Springfield will soon be home to CrossFit Instinct, and owners Tim and Molly Hahn say they hope to share the space with other compatible businesses. Phil Zinn, owner of Zinn Construction, recently purchased the building and is planning an extensive renovation. CrossFit Instinct is [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Stephan Paul Antonacci named president and CEO of Security Bank

Security Bank has promoted Stephan Paul Antonacci to president and CEO, effective Jan. 15. He succeeds Eloise Mackus, who is retiring after serving in the same capacity since 2012. “Paul has demonstrated a high level of commitment and service to our customers since his arrival at Security Bank in October 2014.  He is well positioned [...]

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Jan. 7 and Jan. 13, 2019.

Building permit roundup – Jan. 16 BY STACIE PEECHER LEWIS Jackson Family Limited Partnership obtained a commercial remodel permit for a renovation project at 2430 N. Dirksen Pkwy.  Matthew Jackson is the contractor and the project is valued at $264,800. Springfield Clinic, LLP obtained a commercial remodel permit for infrastructure upgrades at 1025 S. 6th [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Tobin Jewelers to close

Tobin Jewelers, a family-owned business that has operated in Springfield for more than 100 years, will be closing on March 15. Since 1997, the business has been led by the fourth generation of the Tobin family, R. Evan Hart. “Quite simply, the demographics of Springfield and the habits of buying have changed. We’ve seen a [...]

By |January 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Upcoming Illinois Chamber of Commerce workshop

Are you running your business or is it running you? Are you concerned about a lack of control, or issues related to growth, profits, or employees? The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 9-11 a.m. at Innovate Springfield, located at 15 South Old State Capitol Plaza. Dan Zawacki, [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Jamison joins Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation

Kristin Van Aken Jamison, a Jacksonville native with experience in the fields of communications and development, has recently joined the staff of the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation (JREDC). Jamison is now the JREDC vice president of marketing and communications, effective Jan. 2. She joins vice president of operations Bonni Waters. “Directors of the JREDC [...]

R.D. Lawrence awarded Coliseum renovation project

By Lindsey Salvatelli R.D. Lawrence Construction Co. has been selected to renovate the crumbling Coliseum at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Owner John Goetz said he’s been given a July 20 completion date to finish the $10.2 million project. R.D Lawrence Construction Co. was awarded the contract on Jan. 4, according to state procurement contracts. Goetz [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments
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