The Springfield Carriage Co. building at 724 E. Edwards will soon house a restaurant once again, although both the property and the business have new owners. The historic home, which sits just south of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, was constructed in 1840. In recent years, the property had fallen into disrepair until Chris [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between March 11 and March 17, 2019.
Building permit roundup – March 20 BY STACIE LEWIS Paul and Lynne Carlson obtained a commercial remodel permit for 605 W. Jefferson. The contractor is R. D. Lawrence Construction Co., Ltd. and the project is valued at $62,500. INB Trust in care of Pacific Management, Inc. obtained a commercial remodel permit for a stair remodel [...]
By Stacie Peecher Lewis The much-anticipated opening of CoreLife Eatery at 2580 Wabash Ave. will be realized today. Taking a step away from the usual fast food offerings, the restaurant prides itself on its fresh and made-from-scratch ingredients and dishes. As community relations spokesperson Pauline DiGiorgio points out, the restaurant does not have any freezers [...]
Alec Messina, immediate past director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, has joined Midwest litigation firm HeplerBroom as a partner in its Springfield office. Messina will focus on HeplerBroom’s government affairs practice group which assists clients on their interactions with local, state and federal government. Messina has 20 years of experience in environmental law, policy [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between March 4 and March 10, 2019.
Building permit roundup – March 13 BY STACIE PEECHER LEWIS Purcell Properties, LP obtained a commercial permit for a renovation project at 3441 E. Lumber Ln. P. J. Hoerr is the contractor and the project is valued at $700,000. National Rental Properties, LP obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2350 W. Chuckwagon Dr. DBS Group, [...]
Springfield Mowers & Power Equipment is preparing to move and expand and will leave its current leased space at 1514 W. Jefferson in Springfield later this year. Owner Rob Kalabus says he has purchased The Rock Shop building just down the street at 1808 W. Jefferson, which will nearly triple the space available for both [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Feb. 25 and March 3, 2019.
Building permit roundup – March 6 BY STACIE LEWIS Mekong Café 2, Inc. obtained a commercial electric remodel permit for work at 1308 S. Second St. The contractor is T.S. Electrical and the project is valued at $58,000. Fifth Street Renaissance obtained a commercial remodel permit for 1520 N. Seventh St. D & O Contractors, [...]
Illinois Real Estate Title Center was recently named one of the 2019 “Best Places to Work” by Springfield Business Journal and United Community Bank. Photo by Terry Farmer. Springfield-based title agency Illinois Real Estate Title Center, located at 2055 W. Iles Ave., has acquired First Community Title Services, a subsidiary of Heartland Bancorp, [...]
J.J. Swartz Co., a residential and commercial contractor based out of Decatur, has opened an office in Springfield at 3901 Wood Duck Dr. Owner Brad Swartz is the fourth generation of the family-owned business, which started in 1921. The company, which has built many new homes in the Decatur area over the years, has increasingly [...]
Cedarhurst of Springfield, which broke ground in March 2018, has announced that Becky Woiwode will be the senior executive director and Scott Linde has been hired as the community relations director for the assisted living and memory care community, which is scheduled to open in May. The $14 million senior living development, located at 3520 [...]