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New Springfield Starbucks under construction

Construction of a new Starbucks Coffee Company is underway at the northeast corner of South Dirksen Parkway and Stevenson Drive. When complete, it will be the sixth free-standing Starbucks location in Springfield, in addition to a location inside Target and on the University of Illinois Springfield campus. ComptonAddy, a commercial real estate firm based in [...]

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

Building permit roundup – Jan. 11-Jan. 17, 2021

Bank of Springfield obtained a commercial remodel permit for 1016 W. Lawrence Ave. Lance Christopher Miller is the contractor and the project is valued at $10,000. Blackstone Group-Dirksen, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for 2500 N. Dirksen Parkway. The contractor is Joyner Construction Services, Inc. and the project is valued at $20,000.  

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

Fish Window Cleaning opens Springfield office

While many existing businesses have struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sean and Holly Middleton decided it was the right time to start one. “Due to COVID, my job was eliminated last April,” said Holly Middleton. “I’m 49, and I was really left in limbo, thinking, ‘What do I do at my age?’” “We started looking [...]

By |January 18th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Bailey Family Insurance moves, expands

Bailey Family Insurance has relocated to 1625 S. Sixth St. as of Dec. 28. “We were renting previously; this is our first purchase,” said Christine Bailey, who owns the independent agency along with her husband, Mark. Bailey said the business just celebrated its four-year anniversary and previously operated out of two different rented locations. “Now [...]

By |January 5th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments