New construction is underway on the remaining outlot in Sherwood Plaza at the corner of Veterans and Wabash. CoreLife Eatery, a fast causal restaurant that prides itself on serving healthy meals, has signed a lease for the smaller 3,500 square foot outlot. It will be the first location in Springfield, although CoreLife Eatery has nearby [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Oct, 22 and Oct. 28, 2018.
Building permit roundup – Oct. 31 BY STACIE LEWIS Jerry Myerscough obtained a commercial plumbing remodel permit for a new tenant build out at 3788 Wabash Ave. The contractor is Bear Plumbing of Edinburg and the project is valued at $200,000. Steve Clark obtained a commercial sign permit for an American Family Insurance sign project [...]
A new clothing store is getting ready to open in downtown Springfield. Corrine Campbell is leasing space at 223 S. Sixth St., next to the new downtown location for Pittman’s Popcorn. “I used to work at Bergner's for 10 years, up until they closed,” Campbell said. “I came up with this idea to use my [...]
The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space will soon be located downtown in the former Staley building at 623 East Adams. In November, The Pharmacy will relocate from its current space at 711 S. Fifth St., where the art gallery has been housed for the past four years. President Janet Sgro said the new space is [...]
The Brandt-Thomas Educational Center was established in September 2014 by Evelyn Brandt-Thomas in honor of her husband, Gordon Thomas. Her desire was to honor her husband and provide skill development and social interaction opportunities for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. The Educational Center recently moved to a new facility, located at 3240 Hedley [...]
In a Facebook post on Oct. 22, CherryBerry Springfield announced the business would be closing on Oct. 31. “Our sales have been declining the last couple of years; we did not have a good summer season,” said Denise Cash Hlad, manager of the family-run business. “That was the main reason for our decision to close.” [...]
Grab-A-Java, Springfield’s first drive-thru coffee shop, has been sold to new owners Bill and Vicky Legge. Long-time local residents Meg Evans and Peter Lazare founded the business, which will celebrate its 22 anniversary next month. The Legges say they both plan to keep their day jobs; Bill is the executive director for the Boys and [...]
Just Right Eating, a local meal delivery service that focuses on offering healthy options, is expanding. In addition to the meal delivery service, Just Right Eating will now offer an eatery with options for dine in or pick up. The eatery will be open six days a week for lunch or dinner and will also [...]
Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14, 2018.
Building permit roundup – Oct. 17 BY STACIE LEWIS Bonstores Realty Two, LLC obtained a commercial remodel permit for renovation work at Michaels at White Oaks Mall, 2501 W. Wabash. The Law Company, Inc. of Wichita, KS is the contractor and the project is valued at $1,500,000. Trieger & Paoni, LLC obtained a commercial remodel [...]
Capital Area Real Estate has merged with Keller Williams, although the firm will continue to operate the office located at 316 E. Adams in Springfield. In 2016, Phil Chiles left The Real Estate Group and opened Capital Area Real Estate, citing a long-time desire to have a downtown office. Asked about his recent decision to [...]