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Building permit roundup – Oct 18

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Oct. 9, 2017 and Oct. 15, 2017: Amerco Real Estate Co. has obtained a permit to add a small free-standing steel frame structure to U-Haul Building B, located at 410 Bruns Lane. The contractor is Michael Francher, and the project is [...]

CCHC/HSHS St. John’s dental clinic expands to four days per week

As the need for accessible dental care in Springfield rises, HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Central Counties Health Centers are honored to announce that their dental clinic, located on the ninth floor of St. John’s Hospital, is expanding emergency services from two days per week to four. The new hours are Monday through Thursday, from [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

HSHS Medical Group breaks ground on new Jacksonville facility

On Friday, Oct. 13, HSHS Medical Group hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate a new Jacksonville facility, which will house HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine and Foot & Ankle specialists, along with other visiting specialists from HSHS Medical Group and Prairie Heart Institute. The new facility will be located at 1745 W. Walnut St., Jacksonville, [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Chicago’s DMK Burger Bar seeks Illinois franchisees

Chicago’s premium burger restaurant, DMK Burger Bar, is honored to roll out their strategic franchise expansion plan. The program, developed by a trio consisting of a five-time James Beard nominated chef, a Morton’s Steakhouse legacy and a franchise guru, targets entrepreneurs in California, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. DMK Burger Bar is recognized nationally for [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Oct 11

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Oct. 2, 2017 and Oct. 8, 2017: Ameritech has obtained a permit to remodel their existing call center at 555 E. Cook St. The contractor is East Alton-based Helmkamp Construction Co., and the project is valued at $350,000. Horace Mann Insurance [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Perten Instruments to move into former Blue Cross Blue Shield building

Perten Instruments, a leading supplier of analytical instruments to the food and agricultural industries, will be relocating their Springfield office to a new location. The global health innovator will relocate from their current Springfield office at 6444 S. Sixth St. Frontage Road into the lower level of the former Blue Cross Blue Shield building at [...]

Business people wanted to participate in Business Education Week

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s Business Education Partnership of Sangamon County is searching for business people to participate in “Business Education Week,” held Oct. 17-19. The goal of “Business Education Week” is to involve business people and the community in conversations about education, offering them an insider’s perspective on education in Sangamon County. “Business [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Oct. 4

The following building and zoning permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Sept. 25, 2017 and Oct. 1, 2017: Honda of Illinois has obtained a permit for an external solar panel array at 2450 Prairie Crossing Dr. The contractor is Springfield-based B & B Electrical, Inc., and the project is valued at $49,256. [...]

Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery coming to Springfield

National cupcake and ice cream franchise Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery has announced plans to open a Springfield location. Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery was founded in 2008 in Overland Park, Kansas, by Jeff Martin, and has since expanded to include more than 160 stores worldwide. The company is known for their 18 signature cupcake flavors, which [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Casa Real shutters North Grand location to open new restaurant

On Monday, Sept. 25, Jose Lopez, Jr., owner of Casa Real, announced plans to close the doors to Casa Real’s flagship north side restaurant, located on North Grand Avenue. The last day of business for the North Grand Avenue location was Saturday, Sept. 30. Although the restaurant, which has served the north side of Springfield [...]

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