Henderson Eye Center, which currently leases space at 3330 Ginger Creek in Springfield, broke ground earlier this month for construction of a new office building. Michael von Behren Builder is the general contractor for the $1,500,000 million dollar project. The new building, which will be located at 2709 Koke Mill, will be just over 7500 [...]
The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space will soon be located downtown in the former Staley building at 623 East Adams. In November, The Pharmacy will relocate from its current space at 711 S. Fifth St., where the art gallery has been housed for the past four years. President Janet Sgro said the new space is [...]
By Julia Frevert Navigating the complexities of the City of Springfield’s zoning can be daunting, particularly for small businesses and start up entrepreneurs. To break down any potential barriers, the City of Springfield has launched an online zoning map – a tool designed to help businesses, developers and realtors identify the current zoning classifications for particular [...]
Innovate Springfield will hold a workshop on "Deep Dive: Maximizing Technology for Your Business" on Thursday, August 16 at 5:15 p.m. Ryan Cannon, business account manager with Verizon Wireless will help attendees learn all about the current tools and technologies available, what their uses are and how their specific functionalities support higher productivity for you [...]
Milk and Honey Fresh Market reopened today at 413 E. Adams, in a space between Café Moxo and The Elf Shelf. The business was previously located at 221 S. Sixth St. but closed at the end of 2017. Owner Jenny Loftus said she has revised her inventory and the need for less space made her [...]
Allied Capital Title (ACT) has purchased Zelle Title, LLC and will now be operating under the name Zelle Title Services in the Springfield market. ACT, which is headquartered in Champaign, has seven locations throughout central Illinois and Indiana, including a location in Springfield at 4011 Yucan Drive. Zelle Title, which has been in business since [...]
Wayne Utterback has accepted a position as director of communications and digital content for the Illinois Association of Park Districts. He most recently worked as the communications manager for the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, a position he had held since February 2013. Utterback has a degree in news editorial from Southern Illinois University Carbondale [...]
Specialty Cakes has announced the retail location will close as of Oct. 31, unless the business is sold to a new owner prior to that. However, owner Tammy Mullins says she plans to continue making wedding cakes out of her home in Pawnee. Mullins has owned Specialty Cakes for 14 years and operated out of [...]
A dedication ceremony was held on Aug. 1.
HSHS St. John’s Cancer Center, located at 301 N. 8th Street, has recently completed an extensive renovation and officially opened to patients on Aug. 6. The new center includes an infusion center, medical oncology physician clinics and radiation oncology as well as lab services, all inside the St. John’s Pavilion. This $3.9 million project will [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between July 30 and Aug. 5, 2018.
Building permit roundup – August 8 BY STACIE LEWIS Plaza Parking 1, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for work on a new pedestrian plaza at 428 S. 5th and 435 S. 6th streets. The work includes updated crossings, storm sewer improvements and landscaping. The contractor is R. D. Lawrence and the project is valued [...]