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Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Dec. 31 and Jan. 6, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Jan. 9 BY STACIE LEWIS MAB Koke Mill Property, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for a tenant finish at 2536 S. Koke Mill Rd.  The contractor is Jim Weddigen and the project is valued at $9,000. CFT NV Developments, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for a Starbucks Coffee Company [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Cafe Andiamo closes, seeks buyer

Café Andiamo, a long-time staple downtown, has closed and the current owner said that while he has no plans to reopen, he hopes to find a buyer. “My wife and I own a home in Florida and want to spend more time there,” said David Stover. “We actually leave town on Monday.” There was no [...]

By |January 4th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

2018 Springfield Architectural and Engineering Design Success Stories

COMPILED BY CATHERINE O’CONNOR   Photo courtesy of Dewberry Architects University of Illinois Springfield Student Union - Dewberry Architects UIS is seeking U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold Certification for the new students union’s “living” roof. The 200,000 plants over a sloped membrane provides insulation, helps to lower air temperatures and lasts much [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured Article|0 Comments

Try something new at Nu-Voh

BY TOM PAVLIK Although I love a good steak, I get particularly animated over more esoteric dishes like steak tartare or roasted bone marrow.  It’s the kind of food that gets me excited, but not the type of fare usually seen in the capital city. So I was excited when I first saw Nu-Voh’s food-forward [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Secondary Feature|0 Comments

FWAI builds a legacy

By David Blanchette Much of what is recognizable in Springfield has a connection to FWAI Architects Inc., but it’s something else that gives the firm’s founder the greatest sense of pride.  “Hiring good staff. We’ve fortunately always had good staff,” said Carl Fischer, who founded the firm with his wife, Kay, in 1976. “We’ve also [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Secondary Feature|0 Comments

Daniel Fox joins Springfield Clinic

Daniel Fox, MPH, PhD, has joined Springfield Clinic as the director of clinical research, effective Dec. 31, 2018. Fox’s background includes clinical regulatory compliance, lab management, writing and communication, and science. After receiving his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in public health from University of Illinois Springfield, he pursued his doctorate in pharmacology and neuroscience at [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Josh Frye and Scott Kinkade join O’Shea Builders

O’Shea Builders has recently hired two new employees, Josh Frye and Scott Kinkade, who are both based out of the Springfield office. Joshua “Josh” Frye was hired as assistant director of employee development after most recently working for H.D. Smith, now AmerisourceBergen. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Benedictine University since [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Marshalls begins construction for Springfield location

Seritage Growth Properties, which owns the Sherwood Plaza shopping center, has applied for a building permit on behalf of Marshall’s Department Store. Last July, our sister publication, Illinois Times, broke the news that Marshalls was planning to open in Springfield . The parent company of Marshalls also owns TJ Maxx, which already has a location nearby [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Dec. 17 and Dec. 30, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Jan. 2 BY STACIE LEWIS Springfield Property Association obtained a commercial building permit for a building addition at 2501 N. Colt Rd.  Craig Ladage Builders, Inc. is the contractor and the project is valued at $80,000. Real Estate Service and Consultation, Inc. obtained a commercial remodel permit for 725 S. Christmas [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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