Local marketing firm Systemax is offering a workshop on “LinkedIn” the fifth of a series of six social media seminars designed to address questions that business owners may have about how to best promote their products and services. This session will help people understand an overview of the platform as well as recruitment building, advertising, [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between June 11 and June 17, 2018.
Building permit roundup – June 20 BY STACIE LEWIS Springfield Clinic obtained a commercial demo permit for non-structural interior work on the 2nd floor at 900 N. 1st St. O’Shea Builders is the contactor and the project if valued at $22,000. Springfield Clinic also obtained a commercial demo permit for work in the first floor [...]
Local First is hosting a workshop for small business owners, Business Management: Challenges, Growth, & Adaptation. It will be held on Tuesday, June 12 at 9 a.m. at Sangamon Reclaimed, located at 1315 Otis Street in Springfield. In 2013, Brian Frieze launched Sangamon Reclaimed after seeing a gap in the market for reclaimed wood and [...]
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will hold the 33rd annual Small Business Awards on Tuesday, June 19 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield. The Chamber's Small Business Awards, presented by Hickory Point Bank, recognizes area small business people for their outstanding achievement in five different business categories. Regular attendees include area business owners [...]
Downtown Springfield, Inc. (DSI) has announced that Kayla Graven has been named program and events manager. Graven comes to DSI with six years of experience in fund development and event management in the non-profit sector. Previously she served as the fund development manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region and prior [...]
The owners of the former RTD Motorsports building at 2430 N. Dirksen Parkway in Springfield are now considering turning the property into a multi-unit retail center. The Jackson Family Limited Partnership, based out of Decatur, previously bought out the RTD Motorsports dealership and in 2016 they purchased a nearby building at 3230 Atlanta Drive, which [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 21 and May 27, 2018.
Grace Holdings, LLC obtained a commercial fence permit for 997 Clock Tower Dr. Swaar Bros. of Mason is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,500. Dan Daugherty obtained a new commercial building permit for a proposed RainStorm Car Wash at 2905 Stevenson Dr. The contractor is unknown project is valued at $500,000. Daugherty [...]
Local marketing firm Systemax is offering a workshop on “Instagram vs. Snapchat for Businesses,” the fourth of a series of six social media seminars designed to address questions that business owners may have about how to best promote their products and services. This session will help people understand an overview of each platform as well [...]
Break out your ruffled shirt and eyeliner and join Downtown Springfield, Inc. in celebrating what would have been Prince’s 60th birthday while supporting revitalization efforts in the heart of our city. On Thursday, June 7 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. DSI will host “Underneath the Purple Rain” at the Barker family farm, located at 4491 Old Chatham [...]
Little Lincoln’s Toys will be the third tenant in the newly constructed retail center at 3450 Liberty Drive in Springfield. Owner Ryan Leake said that the new business is taking the remaining 1800 square feet in the building and hopes to have the build out completed by August. Ram Talluri, the franchisee for Sky Zone, [...]