General contractor: Snyder Construction Group LLC
Size: 24,200 square feet
Estimated cost: Would not disclose
Estimated completion: Spring 2023
Project description: Hill City Church acquired the 7-acre site that formerly housed Bolivar Insulation Co. of Springfield LLC on East Trafficway Street for its new home. The congregation has been active for six years, meeting in the Gillioz Theatre, and the building now rising on the former industrial site will be their first permanent location. The project features an auditorium that seats about 700 people, along with a large atrium space and some smaller gathering areas, as well as a warming kitchen, outdoor green space, classrooms and parking. H Design Group LLC is the architect, and engineers are J&M Engineering LLC, structural; Olsson Inc., civil; and True Engineering Group LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
Going up at Missouri State University’s 125-acre William H. Darr Agricultural Center on Kansas Expressway is the Small Animal Education Center.