1815 W. Battlefield Road
General contractor: Springfield Builders Inc.
Size: 45,000 square feet
Estimated cost: Undisclosed
Estimated completion: June
Project description: Grizzly Industrial Inc. is expanding its distribution center in southwest Springfield. The company sells woodworking and metalworking machinery, as well as a variety of power tools. Project officials say the increased capacity will expand inventory and allow for new products. BRP Architects is the project architect and engineering work is by Bergmann Engineering Co. LLC, structural; frankZdesign LLC, landscape; and RTM Engineering Consultants LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
Ariake Sushi and Robata opened; Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: GSBC) opened its newest branch in Springfield; and a longtime employee with City Utilities of Springfield went into business for himself with the launch of Van Every Drafting & Design LLC.