2015 January Issue

Breast Health Center adds to diagnostics services at Memorial Hospital

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois Breast Health Center adds to diagnostics services at Memorial Hospital Special to the Illinois Business Journal    The Breast Health Center of Excellence at Memorial Hospital continues to offer the latest diagnostic technology with the addition of the Selenia Dimensions 3D mammography system to its breast health services.     Three-dimensional…

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St. Louis Downtown Airport flying high over charter services

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois St. Louis Downtown Airport flying high over charter services     CAHOKIA — What do Garth Brooks, One Direction and Weezer have in common? Their entourages all flew in and out of St. Louis via St. Louis Downtown Airport.     Charter aviation is a large and growing business for the…

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St. Louis Regional Airport sees commercial opportunities ahead

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois St. Louis Regional Airport sees commercial opportunities ahead     Special to the Illinois Business Journal    St. Louis Regional Airport hosted a wide range of private, corporate and military flights this past year.    Besides accommodating close to 900 training flights for Scott Air Force Base, the airport welcomed Vice President…

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Holland Construction Services boosts sales to highest volume

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois Holland Construction Services boosts sales to highest volume     Holland Construction Services reported its highest volume of sales in 2014, exceeding $90 million. Much of this success is due to the large number of health-care construction projects in the region; most notably Memorial Hospital-East in Shiloh.     “Holland Construction…

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KEG Build milled its way around Southwestern Illinois in 2014

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois KEG Build milled its way around Southwestern Illinois in 2014     Keeping the daily commute as smooth as     possible is often accomplished at night and is dependent upon precise coordination and     oversight by experts like KEG Build, a division of Kaskaskia Engineering Group LLC.    One such project…

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NAI DESCO caps year with Gander Mountain – Central Park Plaza deal

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois NAI DESCO caps year with Gander Mountain – Central Park Plaza deal     2014 was a great year in O’Fallon’s Central Park Plaza, and 2015 looks even brighter.     The retail development, located on the south side of Interstate 64 between Hartman Lane (exit 14) and North Green Mount…

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Madison County’s progress puts it in good shape for 2015

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois Madison County’s progress puts it in good shape for 2015     In the years to come, elected officials, community leaders and the people of Madison County may very well identify 2014 as a breakthrough year, certainly one of the most pivotal years in the county’s history.    In 2014, after…

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McKendree adds centers for wrestling, sports performance

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois McKendree adds centers for wrestling, sports performance Special to the Illinois Business Journal    LEBANON — McKendree University continues to make an impact in the community with the addition of its new Wrestling Center and Sports Performance Center.      Making their debut in Lebanon Commons in the spring of 2014,…

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Collinsville’s investment in Uptown pays dividends in 2014

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois Collinsville’s investment in Uptown pays dividends in 2014     Uptown Collinsville continued its ongoing transformation in 2014 by utilizing its programs and financial tools to improve infrastructure, change the aesthetics of some key areas, assist existing businesses to expand and attract new business to the Main Street area.    When…

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Ameren broadens investment in electric and natural gas delivery system

Year in Review 2014: Southwestern Illinois Ameren broadens investment in electric and natural gas delivery system Special to the Illinois Business Journal    Ameren Illinois invested nearly $57 million in 2014 to improve the performance of the electric and natural gas delivery system in Southwestern Illinois.  Projects were implemented to improve service reliability for residential and…

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