2016 April Issue

Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate Transactions

    Southwestern Illinois Commercial Real Estate Transactions   The Illinois Business Journal is proud to publish commercial real estate transactions recently completed by commercial brokers across Southwestern Illinois. BELLEVILLE Berkshire Realty, LP leased a 1,025-square-foot retail space at 4701 W. Main St. to World of Communications, LLC. BARBERMurphy Group represented both parties. KK &…

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Why a new hospital? Administrators give insight on Memorial’s decision

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    The decision to build a second facility was part of a long-term strategic plan for Memorial Hospital.     The reasons are really two-fold, according to director of Hospital and Community Relations Anne Thomure.     First was the population growth in the Shiloh/O’Fallon area and communities to the north and east.    “Our Shiloh…

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Memorial Hospital East schedules its first patients

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    SHILOH — An air of anticipation greets visitors to Memorial Hospital East, where final touches are underway on a $124.6 million facility that debuts this month.    The first patient is scheduled to be admitted Tuesday, April 12, following a dedication and ribbon-cutting planned Sunday, April 10.    At press time, the hospital was…

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IBJ Business News

IBJ Business News SWIC to host spring job fair April 20     BELLEVILLE A Spring Job Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 20, in the Varsity Gym at Southwestern Illinois College, 2500 Carlyle Ave.    All job seekers should arrive dressed to impress with plenty of copies of their résumés. The…

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McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Gateway Arch visitors center and museum, St. Louis

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Contractors McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Gateway Arch visitors center and museum, St. Louis By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    The grounds surrounding St. Louis’ Gateway Arch will be completely transformed with the completion of the CityArchRiver project, providing an unforgettable experience for all who journey there.     With biking and running trails,…

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Plocher Construction, medical marijuana dispensaries, Collinsville and Springfield

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Contractors Plocher Construction, medical marijuana dispensaries, Collinsville and Springfield By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    Maintaining a tight schedule and navigating state policies and regulations that had been previously unchartered, Plocher Construction has finished construction of medical marijuana dispensaries in Collinsville and Springfield. Work began on both HealthCentral Inc. facilities last September,…

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Korte Company, new warehouse, America’s Central Port, Madison, Ill.

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Contractors Korte Company, new warehouse, America’s Central Port, Madison, Ill.     The Korte Company has begun construction on a 126,000-square-foot design-build warehouse facility at America’s Central Port in Madison, Ill. The tilt-up structure, located at the region’s only full-service, public multi-modal port, will include warehouse and office space for a…

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IMPACT Strategies, Inc., new police headquarters, Belleville

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois Commercial Contractors IMPACT Strategies, Inc., new police headquarters, Belleville By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    With plans for completion this June, Belleville’s new police headquarters will provide a centralized location within a modern facility.     The updated site will house a modern forensics laboratory and evidence processing facility, a first floor sally port…

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