Today at the Springfield Area Small Business Week kick-off breakfast, U.S. Small Business Administration officials gave a nod to the top 10 SBA lenders in 2012.
Tags: Arvest Bank, Commerce Bank, Great Southern Bank, Heritage Bank of the Ozarks, JMark Business Solutions, Liberty Bank, OakStar Bank, Patricia Brown-Dixon, RMI Missouri Southwest, Southwest Missouri Bank, Springfield Area Small Business Week, Springfield Business Journal lists, The Bank of Missouri, U.S. Bank, U.S. Small Business Administration
Tags: Bass Pro Shops, City of Marathon, Florida Keys, Johnny Morris, KeysNet.com, Valhalla Island
It wasn’t a complete surprise to read this week that Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris was buying up parcels on an island in the Florida Keys. How he intends to turn his island rights into a business proposition, if at all, remains to be seen.
Tags: green roof, industrial-size vacuum, Kirberg Co., roofing contractor, Springfield-Greene County Library Center
An area roofing contractor has some major cleanup work to do today in south Springfield.
Tags: 2013 Book of Lists, advertising, banking and finance, CEO compensation, construction, Hammons Tower, health care, mergers and acquisitions, Robert E. Smith, Springfield Business Journal, Steve Edwards
Another year and another wrap-up of business news covered. One of the facets of our newsroom production is the annual Book of Lists, a compilation of the weekly lists researched and published each week in Springfield Business Journal and at SBJ.net/lists.
The 2013 edition is unveiled tonight at SBJ’s annual Top of the List celebration with some 250 businesspeople at the Tower Club on the 21st floor of Hammons Tower.
Tags: Communicatoin Solutions, CoxHealth, job postings, Lowe's Cos., Mercy, Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri Economic Research and Information Center, Missouri State University, Nexstar Broadcasting, Real Time Labor Market Summary, retail salespersons, Skaggs Regional Health Center, software developers, T-Mobile, truck drivers, Wyndham Worldwide
So you want to be a software developer making $80,000 a year? That reality could be yours.
Tags: 2012 spring commencement, attorney John C. Holstein, Missouri State College of Business Administration, Missouri State University, Polsinelli Shughart PC
More than 2,500 Missouri State University students last Friday said hello to the real world and goodbye to academia. I was there specifically for two students graduating from the College of Business Administration – one in the honors college and another among the growing number of Chinese students diversifying Springfield in their pursuit of education.
Tags: 240 square feet, Chateau Pensmore, Christian County, coldwell banker, commercial real estate, Galen Pellham, Global Expedition Vehicles, Greene County assessor, Hammons Tower, Murney & Associates Realtors, Wally Nattinger
Earlier this month, we noticed a unique 100-acre vacant property within city limits hitting the real estate market. This listing is quite the contrast: a 240-square-foot building on a 0.17-acre lot.
Tags: Dynamic Dozen awards, Rod Jetton, Schultz & Summers Engineering Inc., Springfield Business Journal
It’s old news, really. But in the context of awarding a sales and marketing honor, I had to ask Rod Jetton about allegations that he battered a woman during a sexual encounter in 2009 and how the process has affected his career – one that was in the public eye for eight years as a state representative and four years as House speaker.
Tags: Bass Pro Shops, John A. and Genny Morris Conservation Education Center, Johnny Morris, White River Conference Center
On a tour this morning of the White River Conference Center, I got a taste of Big Cedar Lodge right here in Springfield.
Tags: City of0 Denton, Denton Record Chronicle, Embassy Suites, John Q. Hammons, O’Reilly Hospitality Management, Scott Tarwater, Tim O'Reilly, University of North Texas
What one Springfield hotel development company couldn’t pull off in 2009, another Springfield hotel development company is attempting in 2012.