Keller Williams Capital relocates

After just two years in the Springfield market, Keller Williams Capital has moved to a larger office space. As of Nov. 15, the real estate firm moved from 3435 Liberty Dr. to a nearby office at 3171 Robbins Rd. “We’ve grown, so we needed more space for our agents and a bigger training room,” said [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Design Ideas Holiday Store

After a five-year hiatus, Design Ideas is bringing back its holiday store to Springfield. All the merchandise is sold at a loss and Design Ideas covers the overhead to operate the store so that all proceeds can be donated to local charities. The four nonprofit organizations splitting this year’s sales are The Animal Protective League, [...]

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jim Klein joins HLR

Jim Klein has joined HLR as a senior structural engineer and will be working out of the engineering firm’s Springfield office, located at 3085 Stevenson Dr.  Klein has more than  40 years of experience with transportation-related and structural projects in both the public and private sectors. His responsibilities at HLR will include supervision of civil [...]

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two downtown grand openings this weekend

Two new downtown businesses are holding grand openings this weekend. Reverie Apparel, located at 407 E. Adams, is a custom t-shirt shop owned by Patrick Russell and Connor Homann. Russell, who is also a co-owner of marketing agency Curtain & Leaf, is a member of Innovate Springfield and a graduate of the CO.STARTERS program, which [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation changes name, location

The Land of Lincoln Economic Development Corporation has a new name and a new location, although the mission remains the same. LLEDC was created in 2018 as a public-private partnership focused on economic development efforts throughout Sangamon County and originally operated out of a single office in the Innovate Springfield incubator in downtown Springfield. “Everything [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MJ Kellner Foodservice keeps it local

ARTICLES AND PHOTOS BY DAVID BLANCHETTE For 99 years, MJ Kellner Foodservice has been a respected family-owned Springfield business. As the company enters its 100th year in operation, it is positioned to continue its growth and success, according to owner Bill Kellner, who is also the CEO and president. Vice president and COO Dave [...]

Building permit roundup Oct. 21 – Oct. 27

YMCA obtained a commercial building permit for the new downtown facility at 601 N. Fourth St. O’Shea Builders is the contractor and the project is valued at $13,500,000. Niemann Holdings, LLC obtained a commercial permit for building permit for the Harvest Market addition and remodel at 3001 S. Veterans Parkway. DBS Group, LLC is the [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Krista Appenzeller leaving City of Springfield

Krista Appenzeller, who is currently the senior assistant corporation counsel for the City of Springfield, has accepted a position as staff counsel with the Illinois State Bar Association. “I think it’s going to be quite the change,” she said, noting that while she will still be providing in-house counsel, “it will cover the whole gambit, [...]

Springfield Clinic career fair

Springfield Clinic will hold a career fair on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wyndham Springfield City Center. Participants are asked to bring resumes and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews. Representatives from benefits, information technology, clerical and customer service, nursing and ancillary services will be on hand. Springfield Clinic has [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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