Feb 24, 2010
Online travel company Expedia, Inc. has signed a lease to occupy the former terminal building at the Springfield-Branson National Airport. The company will begin to occupy the building beginning in fall 2010 after renovating the northern portion of the facility.
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Feb 23, 2010
Kraft Foods Inc. plans to add 50 jobs and expand production over the next six to nine months, including an investment of $9 million of capital into two new manufacturing lines. Wages for the 50 new jobs created will be above the county average and include a comprehensive benefits package.
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Feb 15, 2010
The Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) ended 2009 on a positive note—a 4% increase in total passengers compared to 2008. SGF is the only major airport in the region to finish 2009 with positive passenger growth.
Renowned aviation analyst, Michael Boyd of the Boyd Group, states that ...read full article »
Feb 11, 2010
The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has certified a development-ready site in Springfield's Partnership Industrial Center West. The 51-acre site is located in northwest Springfield adjacent to Interstate 44 and the Springfield-Branson National Airport. This is the second such ...read full article »
Feb 01, 2010
After years of traffic backups and accidents involving motorists trying to turn left at a popular intersection in Springfield, state transportation officials think they have found the solution in a new kind of highway interchange called the "diverging diamond" that is now getting serious looks ...read full article »
Feb 01, 2010
Springfield boasts two of the nation's best integrated health systems again this year. St. John's Health System and CoxHealth were listed in the 2010 Top 100 Integrated Delivery Networks compiled by national health care magazine Modern Healthcare.
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