Bryan Magers is bringing Hilton’s millennial hotel brand to downtown Springfield this fall.
Historic renovations are on the square, while officials seek development in empty business park.
First entering the Springfield market 15 years ago, Kum & Go LC’s local construction activity is hard to miss these days.
The 13 trustee’s sales have a combined debt load of $5.6 million.
The Springfield company cuts the ribbon on its fourth Cambria property.
The first hotel to open is downtown’s Tru by Hilton, followed by a Staybridge Suites and a second Tru in Columbia.
Springfield businesswoman Meghan Chambers’ ventures join other companies exiting the south-side development.
Mark Walker, a local CEO and a member of the Drury University Board of Trustees, says employers are increasingly seeking college graduates who have some kind of meaningful real-world, hands-on …
Public Works officials schedule a public meeting this month.
Ollis/Akers/Arney and Douglas, Haun & Heidemann plan moves to the city’s square.
Tantara Farms gathers out-of-reach ingredients with its oils, herbs, spices, coffees and teas.
Springtown Coffee Co. opened in Galloway Village; Antonio and Christy Serrano closed on the purchase of the 222 E. Republic Road office of real estate company Assist 2 Sell; and The Merry Moore Boutique launched a brick-and-mortar presence.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, health care, municipal, nonprofit, real estate and technology.
Council also considers a rezoning bill for a former Meek's store.
Activity at the 32-acre Finley Farms development in Christian County is no longer just future plans and construction work.
The fast-food chain is targeting a fall opening in Jerry Jones’ James River Towne Center.
The shutdown marks Pyramid Foods’ second since December in a former Dillons.
Developer Tom Rankin is building another $5 million speculative building in the Garton Business Park.
Local developer plans renovations after investing $5 million in foreclosed property acquisitions.
How do you develop your company's core values? Mark Struckhoff and Michele Delcoure, both with Council of Churches discuss how they did it and the importance of why you should. Ask the Experts is a monthly series in cooperation with Springfield Business Journal. This is sponsored content.
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.