HomeGoods, a discount home décor store, will open a 23,945 square foot store in Springfield on Sunday, July 22. The store is located in White Oaks Plaza at 2951 West Iles Avenue in the building that formerly housed Office Max. This will be the first Springfield location for HomeGoods, which already has locations in the [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between July 9 and July 15, 2018.
Building permit roundup – July 18 BY STACIE LEWIS Tadpole Point, LLC obtained a commercial building permit for the Goddard School facility at 3411 Hedley. The contractor is Joyner Construction Services and the project is valued at $1,800,000. Walmart obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2760 N. Dirksen Pkwy. The project will include interior painting, [...]
Dan Sale, who is currently the CEO of Capital Area Realtors, has been hired as CEO for the St. Louis Realtors organization, beginning in September. Sale explained, “I always said it would take an incredible opportunity for me to even consider leaving this organization. I’ve been so pleased here with the way the organization [...]
Both the former Denny’s locations in Springfield have been given new life, while the building at 2599 W. Wabash Ave. will be refurbished into a Pasta House restaurant, the building at 2905 Adlai Stevenson Drive in Springfield will soon be the site of a Rainstorm Car Wash. Tim Hooker, owner Rainstorm Car Wash, opened his [...]
By Niko Robledo Owner Jane Ann Petty will be closing the Free Press Coffee House location at 1370 Toronto Road in Springfield on July 15. This does not affect the recently opened Free Press coffee shop in Springfield at 916 S. Grand Avenue West or Petty’s other two Free Press locations in Pittsfield and Mount [...]
BY STACIE LEWIS Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between June 25 and July 8, 2018. David Ridenour obtained a commercial building permit for work on the shell structure at 703 S. 8th St. Ridenour is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,000. Kirk Jefferies obtained a commercial [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between June 18 and June 24, 2018
Building permit roundup – June 27 BY STACIE LEWIS The City of Springfield obtained a commercial building permit for a new carport at Firehouse #2 at 2810 Stevenson Dr. Crews Portable Buildings is the contractor and the project is valued at $4,695. National Rental Properties obtained a commercial building permit for a flagpole installation at [...]
Sarah Graham has accepted a position as executive director of the Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance. The previous director, Anne Schneider, is retiring as of June 30 after 14 years with the organization. The Workforce Alliance covers a five county region serving Sangamon, Cass, Logan, Menard and Christian counties with many workforce partners throughout the [...]
Three Springfield McDonald’s stores sold BY MICHELLE OWNBEY When you think of a family business, McDonald’s probably isn’t what comes to mind. But for Steve and Karen Jeffers, they’ve built their careers and their families on more than four decades of working for McDonald’s. “We met when we were 15 years old, when we both [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between June 4 and June 10, 2018.
Building permit roundup – June 13 BY STACIE LEWIS Sharper, Inc. obtained a commercial building demo permit for a partial demolition of an accessory structure at 631 s. 4th Street. The owner will be the contractor and the work is valued at $1,600. Sharper, Inc. also obtained a commercial remodel permit for the same address [...]