While Drury University’s campus stretches nearly 100 acres in Springfield’s Midtown neighborhood, a 25-year master plan is poised to boost the campus’ profile across the college town.
Council members hold a first reading and public hearing on zoning proposal.
Johnny Morris’ Finley Farms adds to its offerings as development work continues.
Owner Brian Overboe says he’ll assist in the transition over the next couple years.
A trustee’s sale is scheduled later this month as a bank calls the note due.
Operators say demand is high for tournaments in the area.
More than a dozen speakers address the topic at April 8 meeting.
Alisa Lawler, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with Multipli Credit Union, says many employees ask their human resources director about borrowing money from their 401(k) plan. …
A former Greene County-owned parking lot is being transformed into a two-story operations center.
Newsmakers in the areas of architecture, health care, manufacturing, municipal, real estate and recreation.
New facilities are at the center of phased work over the next decade.
The development adds a 331,200-square-foot warehouse.
Council adds a new member on election day, and the city’s capital improvement tax is renewed.
MSU officials seek $3.2 million in matching funds from the state.
Dake Wells and national partner take over architecture work for Center for Advanced Manufacturing.
Northern Tool + Equipment signs on as a tenant of the south-side development.
Where the Missouri Department of Transportation improved a railroad bridge
Crave Cookie Dough owners eye store No. 2 as they enter the second year in business.
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.
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.