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Tacology 101 reopens after minor fire

Tacology 101, located at 219 S. Fifth St. in downtown Springfield, will reopen today after a minor fire Monday afternoon. Owner James Hamilton said that there was no damage to the interior of the restaurant, “just a mess outside we had to clean up.” Firefighters out on another call around 4:30 p.m. Monday noticed smoke [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: Business News, News|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 27 and June 2, 2019.

Building permit roundup – May 27 – June 2 BY STACIE LEWIS Goeckner, Inc. obtained a commercial building permit for an addition to Car Wash City at 3316 Robbins Rd. The contractor is Bob Goeckner and the project is valued at $130,000. Springfield Clinic, LLP obtained a commercial remodel permit for a $642,000 renovation on [...]

The Rock Shop is closing

After 35 years in business, The Rock Shop is closing June 30. Owner Todd Rushing also operates a second business, Full Throttle T Shirt Co., out of the location at 1808 W. Jefferson in Springfield. “We’re going to shutter the music store and continue with the screen printing and embroidery,” Rushing stated, although he said [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

MacArthur redevelopment project on hold

Developer Eric Hoogland has tabled plans for a major redevelopment project on MacArthur Blvd., although Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says it may still happen in the future. CEHOG, LLC, an entity controlled by the Hoogland family, was under contract to purchase more than one-and-a-half acres of land at the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Business News|0 Comments

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 20 and May 26, 2019.

Building permit roundup – May 20 – May 26 BY STACIE LEWIS SCI Illinois Services, Inc. obtained a commercial roofing permit for 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd. The contractor is Jacksonville Insulation and Construction, Inc. and the project is valued at $8,230.00. Fresh Visions Community Church obtained a commercial remodel permit for a new parking [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Decatur Memorial Hospital joining Memorial Health System

Decatur Memorial Hospital will become the second largest hospital in the Springfield-based Memorial Health System, pending regulatory approval. The boards of both nonprofit healthcare organizations reached an affiliation agreement in late April, with full affiliation set to occur on Oct. 1, 2019. “Remaining on the leading edge of health and patient care is critical to [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

J. Jill coming to Springfield

J.Jill, a national retailer for women’s clothing, shoes and accessories, is preparing to open its first Springfield location. The store will be located at 2916-2920 Plaza Dr. in The Gables. The spaces formerly occupied by Tobin Jewelers and Gypsy Tribe are now being combined into one suite and construction is “very much underway,” according to [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Mark Nelson joins ReMax Professionals

Mark Nelson has joined ReMax Professionals as a real estate agent specializing in commercial properties. “I wanted to work for myself, pursue a lot of the passion projects I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, and get out of the corporate life,” Nelson said of his decision to become involved in commercial real [...]

Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between May 13 and May 19, 2019.

Building permit roundup – May 13 – May 19 BY STACIE LEWIS West Side Christian Church obtained a commercial addition permit for 2850 W. Cider Mill Ln.  O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the project is valued at $7,000,000. Friedman Real Estate obtained a commercial construction permit for 2571 Koke Mill Rd. Joyner Construction Services [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments
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