Jason Gage, City Manager for the City of Springfield, outlines how Springfield is distinct from other communities, positioning the city well for a national reputation. This is sponsored …
The housing development off Interstate 44 is 70 percent occupied.
Medical offices are given the green light in southeast Springfield..
The Harrison 610 ownership group led by Brandon Dickman of Roza Homes LLC and Roza Capital Group earned a 10-year city tax abatement on this four-story, 17-unit apartment complex.
The Salute to Design and Construction Awards’ 34th annual banquet celebrating notable projects, developers and leaders in construction is scheduled Nov. 13.
At the center of Prime Inc.’s 115-acre expansion to its Springfield terminal is the plaza and driver training center.
Most people might have missed the potential of the narrow lot at the corner of National Avenue and Montclair Street.
Boomer Town Studios was developed with the convenience of on-campus dorms.
Jason Pullman and Jeff Hebble are opening their second Zaxby’s chicken restaurant through Zax Properties LLC.
A second First Watch cafe will open on the east side of town early next year.
A partnership by Cambium Apartment Homes LLC and Good Deal Development LLC is bringing a mixed-use development to the vacant land north of Thompson Sales Co. auto dealership.
The 111-room hotel is the centerpiece to O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC’s development of the northwest corner of Interstate 44 and Glenstone Avenue.
O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC is creating an unconventional event space on the north side.
Formerly Community Financial Credit Union, the 80-year-old financial institution rebranded this summer, and officials say this new headquarters is central to the identity and cultural shift.
New Covenant Academy is expanding to a second location about a mile from the main campus to accommodate growing enrollment.
Three years after opening Hotel Vandivort downtown, brothers John and Billy McQueary are adding a second boutique property adjacent to the first.
Magers Management Co. LLC is creating 20 microapartments above five commercial bays just off the campus of Missouri State University.
Willard Public Schools is adding a second intermediate school to accommodate fifth- and sixth-grade students.
Mercy Heart Hospital, on the campus of Mercy Hospital Springfield, is slated for completion in two years.
On 14 acres outside Partnership Industrial Center West, international bike rack company Kuat Innovations LLC is doubling its operations.
The first of SBJ's forums detailing Economic Growth Survey results is held.
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.
After a year of experiential market research, Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, found three ways they plan to expand. Some were anticipated and others were not expected until they …
Inspirational speaker Chad Porter shares his story of turning a tragic accident that took him to the darkest depths into a rewarding career as a motivational speaker and business coach.
"For me success is...a little bit fleeting. Today's success and goal achieved only lasts about that long," says Curtis Millsap, owner of Millsap Farms. Look beyond the day-to-day financial achievements to the long-term victories.
Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, took his experience as an expedition manager for National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World in Ecuador to start his Ozarks based outdoor activity company. Since launching the company, he has relied on post-trip evaluations and prospective customer input to guide the course.
Jennifer Rothschild, author and speaker, says, "With the blessing of the success that we've experienced came something I did not expect, which was the need to lead. And, I am a reluctant leader." She realized that her ministry was managed very well, but the ministry's most valuable asset, the people, were not being led well. She gives you three choices she had to make as a reluctant leader. Jennifer Rothschild was one of nine leaders who presented at the 2018 Springfield Business Journal's 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes.
Miles Boyer, Office Manager for the Southern Region of the Builders’ Association, recognizes they are competing for their members' time. That means doing new and different thing are of value to guarantee that their members will participate in classes and events.
Ömer Önder, owner of Springfield Diner, learns the results of a customer survey conducted by Longitude LLC. Dustin Myers and Jeremy Wells, owners of the branding agency, inform Ömer that his customers are looking for a shift in his menu offerings. Made to Order is an ongoing sbjLive documentary series in collaboration with Springfield Business Journal tracking the rebranding of a local restaurant. See ongoing coverage at: sbj.net/madetoorder