City Council on March 11 heard a rezoning proposal for multiple properties.
The senator seeks the implementation of safety provisions.
Greenway Capital is developing Northgate Apartments.
Positronic Industries Inc. on March 11 presented a rezoning plan to Springfield City Council.
Mailyn Jeffries, human resources director for Greene County, says human resources is more extensive than what people usually associate with the job.
The Green Clinics’ plans shine light on confusing rollout of medical marijuana in Missouri.
The C-Street Community Improvement District brought things to life, but there’s still work to be done.
Nearly $96 million in city projects are lined up for 2019.
Passage would legalize sports wagering in casinos and on the internet.
Negotiations on a five-year lease end with purchase agreement in place for 2020.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, education, media, nonprofit, politics and real estate.
Market analysis for city-owned land also is being sought from engineers CFS.
Fazoli’s Franchisee Jamie Jacobsen and his wife Donna, have wanted to help local not-for-profit organizations since they started 24 years ago. Jacobsen says they also learned the their guest …
Seven House members and five senators from Springfield area earn 90 percent or above ranking.
School governors also approve awards for government officials.
Seven local organizations are among 39 statewide to receive assistance.
Medical offices had been planned near Galloway Village.
A Springfield man admits he tampered with vials containing fentanyl and morphine.
Tim Garrison is a bit of an anomaly as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Since the late 1980s, the seat has been held by Kansas City lawyers.
Bike enthusiast Cody Stringer is betting his bike share nonprofit will lead to a more bike-friendly city.
As employees are more mobile and have a desire to work from home, Haden Long owner of Ellecor, explains office spaces are trending towards a more home-like feel. Things like shared work spaces, office pets, and cozy furnishings allow employees to be selective about where they work and become more effective as a result.
Every industry has to navigate trend shifts, but Scott Shotts of Missouri Spirits describes the changes in beverage industry as anarchy. Tried-and-true spirits rules are being ignored. Learn how the local distillery balances following the trends for product development with taking risks.
Kevin Wyas, founder of ECRI, started his first business at the age of 19, ran the business for 16 years before selling it. He recognizes the benefits of starting a business so young when he had relatively little to lose. "The stress and the uncertainty of this would be crippling," he says for somebody accustomed to a regular paycheck.
ighty percent of questions are common across industries, so you don't need industry-specific experience to do effective market research according to Debra Kassarjian, independent consultant and owner of DKInsights. As a matter of fact, she thinks there is a great deal to be gained from exchanging ideas outside of your industry.
Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, says the biggest leap they took in the first year was to purchase a vehicle. That major financial investment, however, allowed them to provide their outdoor guide services at a price point they felt was more appropriate.
Springfield Diner owner Ömer Önder sits down with a restaurant consultant who starts challenging the menu offerings."No bashful food." The blunt conversation is the launching off point to determine how the Mediterranean influence will affect the young restaurant's offerings in the future. Made to Order is an ongoing sbjLive documentary series in collaboration with Springfield Business Journal tracking the rebranding of a local restaurant.
Haden Long, owner of Ellecor, opened a retail home decor business five years ago in a traditional retail space. When the interior design side of the business took off, she decided to renovate a 100-year old bungalow to better show off product samples and installations.
Scott Shotts, partner with Missouri Spirits, says when they started in 2011 there were approximately 300 distilleries in the U.S. and now there are more than 3,000 so competition has grown significantly. Diversification of their business model has helped them succeed.
Matthew Blystone of Theta Float Spa had the financial means to start the unique business, but used crowdsourcing for pre-orders to determine market interest in addition to gathering a nice cash reserve before opening.
Avery Parrish with the Springfield Regional Arts Council explains how businesses can display local art in their spaces for a fraction of the price of investing in a permanent collection. The corporate partnership program allows a business to select from a customized portfolio of local artists' work curated based on the company's mission and aesthetic that can be switched out every six or 12 months.