Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation seeking input

The Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation (LLEDC) is seeking to engage the community in a meaningful way to create an economic development plan for strategic action.  Community members are invited to complete an online survey or by providing input at one of three open houses: Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-6:30 p.m. at the University of [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Business News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Park joins O’Shea Builders

O’Shea Builders has hired John Park as a field engineer. Park will be working in the field at various job sites. Originally from Buffalo, Illinois, Park previously worked in construction with Space Age Construction, which specializes in Walmart remodels, over the last several years. Park currently resides in Springfield with his wife, Amanda, and their [...]

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It’s All About Wine has new owners

John Roman, who opened It’s All About Wine in 2006 after operating the local Famous Liquors store for many years, has sold the business to new owners. However, regular customers of the business located at 1305 Wabash Ave. won’t notice any drastic changes. The selection of merchandise and store hours will remain the same, and [...]

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Springfield’s first hookah lounge

Springfield will get its first hookah lounge when The Field Bar & Grill Hookah Lounge opens later this month at 933 North Grand Ave. Hookah lounges, which originated in India and spread throughout the Middle East, are now fairly common in larger cities throughout the United States and Europe. Owner Yvette Tucker said the idea [...]

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Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Sept. 10 and Sept. 16, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Sept. 19 BY STACIE LEWIS SJ Valentine, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for an Aquamarine Car Wash at 2600 Prairie Crossing.  Cloyd Builders, Inc. of New Berlin is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,000,000. ILLIRS Company, LLC obtained a commercial parking lot permit for 3101 Constitution Dr.  [...]

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2018 Springfield Preservation Awards

Springfield Business Journal and the City of Springfield’s Historic Sites Commission are hosting the 2018 Springfield Preservation Awards, sponsored by Illinois Realtors. The recipients of this year’s awards will be recognized at a reception and awards ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 5-7 p.m. at Illinois Realtors. There is no charge to attend, please RSVP [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Unveil Your Beauty relocates

Unveil Your Beauty, a retail store specializing in handmade wedding accessories, has relocated to 1020 W. Lawrence Avenue in Springfield as of Aug. 27. Owner Brenda Ritter originally started the business 10 years ago out of her home in Divernon and then moved to a location on West Jefferson in Springfield a few years ago. [...]

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Town and Country Bank hires Howard Martin

Town and Country Bank has hired Howard Martin as a member of the commercial lending team. Howard serves as vice president, commercial banking officer, and is responsible for new business development within Springfield and the surrounding markets. His focus will be on commercial, industrial and commercial real estate lending within the respective markets. “We are [...]

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Larry Sapp joins Garrison Group

Larry Sapp, a well-known local real estate developer, has joined Garrison Group as a broker. Sapp began his real estate career as an agent with Lincoln Land Development in 1975 and most recently served as president and managing broker of the company. Lincoln Land Development has been responsible for a number of projects in the [...]

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