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Area Agency on Aging changes name, location

The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland has a new name, and soon, a new location. Now known as AgeLinc, the nonprofit organization is moving into a building that will more than double its square footage. “We’re out of space in our building,” said executive director Carolyn Austin, referring to the organization’s current location at [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb. 10 – Feb. 16

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 10 and Feb. 16. Carol and Cheryl Lee obtained a commercial remodel permit for 3111 Chatham Road. Nadeem Aldhufri is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,000. Goley Properties, LLC obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for cell tower upgrades [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Office Pride moves downtown

Chelana Snell describes her husband, Doug, as “an adventurous kind of guy” and says it was his idea to purchase a building in downtown Springfield as an investment property. The couple closed on the building at 221 S. Sixth St. at the end of last year and have now moved their commercial cleaning business, Office [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

New construction planned for medical district

A zoning change to nearly two acres of land on North Grand Avenue that was recently approved by the Springfield City Council will allow for construction of an 11,900-square-foot office building in the Mid-Illinois Medical District. Stough Development Corporation, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has built plasma centers in 17 states and has projects underway in [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Feb. 3 – Feb. 9

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 3 and Feb. 9. West Side Christian Church obtained a commercial addition permit for 2850 W. Cider Mill Lane. O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the project is valued at $12,200,000. Boys and Girls Club obtained a commercial remodel permit for parking [...]

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Body Perfect closed

Fact or Fiction: Is Body Perfect closed? A sign on the door of Body Perfect Medical Spa reads “This business is closed until further notice.” The business has been located at 4525 W. Wabash Ave. in Springfield since opening in 2004. Owner and medical director Sherry Simmons could not be reached for comment. Calls to [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Jan. 27 and Feb. 2. Trustees Elmer E. Fischer, Jr. and Glynda Fischer obtained a commercial roofing permit for 427 E. Washington St. Blackhawk Roofing is the contractor and the project is valued at $6,500. Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association obtained a commercial roofing [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

FWAI Architects acquired by Farnsworth Group

Farnsworth Group, Inc., a national full-service engineering, architecture and survey firm, has acquired FWAI Architects effective Jan. 31. Carl and Kay Fischer founded the firm in 1976, originally known as Carl Fischer Associates until August Wisnosky joined the business in 1982 and it was renamed Fischer-Wisnosky Architects, Inc. In 1996, the name changed to FWAI [...]

By |January 31st, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments