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Barcom Security opens an office in Springfield

Barcom Security, a Swansea-based company that is expanding its reach, has opened a Springfield office at 386 S. Koke Mill Road. The company provides residential, small business, commercial and enterprise security systems. Last November, Marc Camp was hired as the new central Illinois business development manager for the company. “Barcom Security was founded back in [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – May 31-June 6

All C Leasing, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2427 N. Denver Drive. The contractor is 3M Remodeling, LLC and the project is valued at $6,500. Myers Family Real Estate of Springfield, LLC, in care of Steve Myers, obtained a commercial remodel permit for 1 W. Old State Capitol Plaza. Pieper Electric is the [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – May 24-May 30

Arec 34, LLC obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for 80 10x20 storage units at 3250 E. Clear Lake Ave. A commercial remodel permit was also obtained for the same address. The contractor for each project is U-Haul of Illinois and each project is valued at $100,000. Ash Grove Apartments, LLC obtained a commercial building [...]

By |June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Cool J’s Apparel opens on Sangamon Avenue

Cool J’s Apparel, a women’s clothing store that owner Toni Hopkins describes as “cute meets comfortable,” held a grand opening on May 28. “It was something that I started online last year during the pandemic,” said Hopkins. “It’s been going pretty well, so I figured I’d try to do it in-person now.” Hopkins also works [...]

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – May 17-May 23

Springcar Company, LLC in care of Carnegie Center obtained a commercial remodel permit for 900 E. Linton Ave.  The contractor is R. L Lawrence Co. Ltd. and the project is valued at $750,000. Quasivi and Patricia Sessi obtained a commercial remodel permit for 621 s. Ninth St. The owner is the contractor and the project [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Club Car Wash to open

Club Car Wash is opening its second Springfield location on June 3 at 2605 N. Dirksen Parkway. The company purchased the former Green Hyundai dealership in December 2020 for $2.2 million and it has been undergoing renovations. The company has partnered with WILD Canine Rescue and will provide free MVP car washes, a $25 value, [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Mockingbird Bakery opens in Rochester

Kathryn Elder is combining her love of baking and books into Mockingbird Bakery, a new business in Rochester. Elder attended Le Cordon Bleu Texas Culinary Academy and completed an internship at Colette’s Cakes in New York City, then later worked at a bakery in Chicago before moving to Rochester in 2010. She was then a [...]

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Creative Reuse Marketplace store opens June 2

By Karen Ackerman Witter The Creative Reuse Marketplace (CRM) store, opening June 2 in downtown Springfield, is not your typical store.  If you’re an artist, teacher, scrapbooker, hobbyist, creative individual or enjoy making things with your kids or grandkids, this place is for you.  Yarn, fabric, colorful plastic pieces, metal parts, ribbon, jewelry, cards, bottle [...]

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments