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Nothing Bundt Cakes opening on Aug. 8

Nothing Bundt Cakes is opening a Springfield location on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 2476 Wabash Ave. in the Sherwood Plaza shopping center. The husband and wife team of Theo and Kristen Spilman are new franchisees for the bakery chain based in Las Vegas. Nothing Bundt Cakes started in 1997 and currently has more than 300 [...]

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

Building permit roundup – July 27 – Aug. 2

Read which building permits were recently approved by the City of Springfield. BJD Properties, LLC in care of CEFCU-Garrison Group, Inc. obtained a commercial remodel permit for a non-structural interior demolition at 2713 E. Adlai Stevenson Drive. The contractor is Garrison Group, Inc. and the project is valued at $25,000. Bridge Real Estate, LLC obtained [...]

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

The Spaghetti Shop has new ownership, expansion plans

Springfield will soon have three Spaghetti Shop locations again, although the ownership has changed. Brian Carter, a Navy veteran whose background is in construction, purchased the business last December after a chance encounter with his former employer, Calvin Kirk. “I worked for Calvin when I was 16 years old at the Sangamon location,” said Carter. [...]

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

Building permit roundup – July 13 – July 19

Read which building permits were recently approved by the City of Springfield. Sam’s Real Estate Business Trust obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2300 W. White Oaks Drive. The contractor is UHC United Heating and Cooling, LLC and the project is valued at $203,106. Menlo Realty Income Properties in care of Realty Income Properties 2 [...]

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Three Twigs Bakery branches out again

By Michelle Ownbey Despite the business interruptions resulting from recent stay-at-home orders, Emily Lewis has not been slowing down over last few months. She and her husband, Tim, the owners of Three Twigs Bakery at 1370 Toronto Rd., kept that location operational with deliveries and pickup orders and moved forward with opening a new café [...]

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – July 6 – July 12

Read which building permits were recently approved by the City of Springfield. Menard, Inc. obtained a commercial building permit for a security gate canopy addition to the property at 2250 Chuckwagon Drive. KPS Construction is the contractor and the project is valued at $25,000. Valvoline, LLC in care of Tax Department obtained two commercial accessory [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Chatham Dental Center to relocate, expand

While this year has already proved challenging for many businesses, Chatham Dental Center is moving forward with plans for a relocation and major expansion. “I felt like it was terrible timing; we were right in the middle of renovations when (the COVID-19 shutdowns) happened,” said owner Dr. Timothy Lonergan of his decision to purchase a [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

First tenant in the new strip center on Wabash

E.P. Boutique will be the first tenant in the newly constructed strip center at Wabash and Meadowbrook Avenue. Evan Lloyd Architects prepared the plans for the 9,000-square-foot center at 4300 W. Wabash Ave. and developer Steve Zhao broke ground in December. Owner Tammy Griffin said the shutdowns related to COVID-19 actually worked in her favor, [...]

By |July 8th, 2020|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments