J.Jill, a national retailer for women’s clothing, shoes and accessories, is preparing to open its first Springfield location. The store will be located at 2916-2920 Plaza Dr. in The Gables. The spaces formerly occupied by Tobin Jewelers and Gypsy Tribe are now being combined into one suite and construction is “very much underway,” according to [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 13 and May 19, 2019.
Building permit roundup – May 13 – May 19 BY STACIE LEWIS West Side Christian Church obtained a commercial addition permit for 2850 W. Cider Mill Ln. O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the project is valued at $7,000,000. Friedman Real Estate obtained a commercial construction permit for 2571 Koke Mill Rd. Joyner Construction Services [...]
Capital City Bar and Grill will be closing in June to make way for a new tenant in the Capital City Shopping Center on S. Dirksen Pkwy. Owner Al Houser said, “I have to be out by the end of June, but it will probably be more like three weeks. We’re trying to run down [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 6 and May 12, 2019.
Building permit roundup – May 6 - 12, 2019 BY STACIE LEWIS Springfield Clinic, LLP obtained a commercial remodel permit for 1025 S. 6th St. The contractor is O’Shea Builders and the project is valued at $3,055,400. The Gables Group, in care of Kerber, Eck and Braekel, obtained a commercial remodel permit for work at [...]
After closing last October, CherryBerry Springfield reopened on May 10 in the same location with the same ownership. However, owner Jeff Cash said the difference is that he has now moved to Illinois so that he will be able to personally manage the store, located at 2671 Chatham Road. “I’ve always owned it; my sister [...]
Ground has been broken for a new baseball-themed sports bar and grill at the corner of Koke Mill Road and Ginger Creek Drive in Springfield. Asked about the location’s proximity to similar establishments, owners Jeff and Liz Friedman said that was a factor in the decision to build on the west side of town. “Everybody [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between April 29 and May 5, 2019.
Building permit roundup – May 8 BY STACIE LEWIS Government Property Fund in care of Fulcrum Property Corp. obtained a commercial remodel permit to remodel building #22 at 1401 E. Concordia Ct. and the project is valued at $95,000. The same owners obtained a remodel permit for a gymnasium remodel and addition at the same [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between April 22 and April 28, 2019.
Building permit roundup – May 1 BY STACIE LEWIS SFG-IL LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for Ruler Foods at 2117 Sangamon Ave. The contractor is Knoebel Construction, Inc. and the project is valued at $450,000. Saga Communications of IL obtained a commercial remodel permit for Capitol Radio Group at 3501 Sangamon Ave. Michael von [...]
The Music Shoppe opened April 29 in a new location at 2940 Constitution Dr. in Springfield. The store is the first new tenant in the shopping center formerly anchored by Carpet Weavers and Friar Tucks, which has been vacant since 2013. Ram Talluri, a local business owner who is also the franchisee for the nearby [...]
Renovations are underway at 531 E. Washington St. in Springfield, which previously housed the downtown Pease’s Candy location. Chase Bank is relocating from 1 East Old State Capitol Plaza to the first and second floors of the building on Washington. “They wanted to keep their presence on the (Old State Capitol) square, so it’s an [...]