Tim Landis http://wuis.org en Tim Landis: Video Gambling; Workforce Job Shifts; Parsons Ordered To Court http://wuis.org/post/tim-landis-video-gambling-workforce-job-shifts-parsons-ordered-court <p>On this week's WUIS/State Journal-Register Business Report, the SJ-R's Tim Landis talks about efforts to slow the growth of video gambling in Springfield.</p><p>We also hear how one company is adding jobs at the same location another firm has been making layoffs and THR and Associates founder Jeff Parsons is told to report to court:</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:56:11 +0000 Sean Crawford 27911 at http://wuis.org Tim Landis: Video Gambling; Workforce Job Shifts; Parsons Ordered To Court Business Report: Esquire Theater Future, Ross Isaac Closes And Joe Rogers' Chili To Re-Open http://wuis.org/post/business-report-esquire-theater-future-ross-isaac-closes-and-joe-rogers-chili-re-open <p>Tim Landis, Business Editor of the State Journal-Register, joins WUIS' Sean Crawford for this week's business report.</p><p>They discuss how the clock is ticking for the former Esquire Theatre property at MacArthur Boulevard and South Grand Avenue, news involving a pair of restaurants and a court weighs in on Ameren's big project for a transmission line across central Illinois. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 21:54:24 +0000 Sean Crawford 25559 at http://wuis.org Business Report: Esquire Theater Future, Ross Isaac Closes And Joe Rogers' Chili To Re-Open Business Report: Chamber Search, Grocery Aisles Go "Local" and Gold's Gym http://wuis.org/post/business-report-chamber-search-grocery-aisles-go-local-and-golds-gym <p>The State Journal-Register's Business Editor Tim Landis discusses the bankruptcy of Gold's Gym, which plans to remain open.&nbsp;</p><p>Also, the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce's search for a new Director and Shop N Save's plans to "localize" its stores.&nbsp;</p><p>Read the latest stories from Tim in the <a href="http://www.sj-r.com/">SJ-R.</a></p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:18:21 +0000 Sean Crawford 22100 at http://wuis.org Business Report: Chamber Search, Grocery Aisles Go "Local" and Gold's Gym Business Report: Hy-Vee Hiring, High Speed Rail and Farmland Prices http://wuis.org/post/business-report-hy-vee-hiring-high-speed-rail-and-farmland-prices <p></p><p>On this week's WUIS / <a href="http://www.sj-r.com/">State Journal-Register Business</a> Report,&nbsp; hundreds have been hired to work at the new Hy-Vee store on Springfield's MacArthur Boulevard.&nbsp; But we still don't know an opening day for the store.&nbsp; And, a Girard grocery store that's been in place for a century changes hands.&nbsp;</p><p>WUIS' Sean Crawford also talks with the SJ-R's Business Editor Tim Landis about work getting closer on the Carpenter Street underpass and what, if anything, can we read into farmland prices flattening out in 2013.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:28:39 +0000 Sean Crawford 21631 at http://wuis.org Business Report: Hy-Vee Hiring, High Speed Rail and Farmland Prices Business Report: Car Insurance Claims Up; PCCC Reality Show? http://wuis.org/post/business-report-car-insurance-claims-pccc-reality-show <p></p><p>Auto insurance claims are up in what has been an especially cold and snowy winter across central Illinois.&nbsp; State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis talks with WUIS' Sean Crawford on that topic as well as the possibility of a reality show featuring the Prairie Capital Convention Center and how supermarkets are helping the Central Illinois Foodbank with donations.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:38:59 +0000 Sean Crawford 18788 at http://wuis.org Business Report: Car Insurance Claims Up; PCCC Reality Show? WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: Nov. 26, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-nov-26-2013 <p>WUIS' Sean Crawford talks with the State Journal-Register's Tim Landis about outlet malls planned for Springfield.&nbsp; Are there enough shoppers to support all the stores?</p><p>We also discuss an expansion for Springfield Clinic and the shutdown of the final unionized mine in the state of Illinois.</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:55:37 +0000 Sean Crawford 13791 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: Nov. 26, 2013 WUIS/SJ-R Business Report: Nov. 12, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuissj-r-business-report-nov-12-2013 <p>WUIS' Sean Crawford talks with the State Journal-Register's Business Editor Tim Landis about major road projects in the Springfield area, Illinois' stake in ethanol amid questions about it's environmental impact and the fitness boom continues with the opening of another new fitness center in the capital city.</p><p>You can also read the latest stories Tim is working on at SJ-R.com</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:21:01 +0000 Sean Crawford 12858 at http://wuis.org WUIS/SJ-R Business Report: Nov. 12, 2013 WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: October 16, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-october-16-2013 <p>The State Journal-Register&#39;s Tim Landis talks with Peter Gray about the state&#39;s latest work to prepare rail lines near Springfield for higher speed trains, new renderings for residential re-development and progress for retail on the south end of town.</p><p>Read the latest business stories in the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sj-r.com/">SJ-R.</a></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:07:36 +0000 Peter Gray 11035 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: October 16, 2013 WUIS/SJ-R Business Report: August 27, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuissj-r-business-report-august-27-2013 <p></p><p>The State Journal-Register's Business Editor Tim Landis joins us to talk about the possibility of faster freight trains along Springfield's Third Street corridor and an upcoming corn crop survey in Sangamon County:</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 19:51:51 +0000 Sean Crawford 7939 at http://wuis.org WUIS/SJ-R Business Report: August 27, 2013 WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: August 6, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-august-6-2013 <p></p><p>The State Journal-Register's Tim Landis talks about efforts to expand the downtown Springfield Historic District, a new prototype store for Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries and a look at agriculture, a year after the drought.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:27:07 +0000 Sean Crawford 6859 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: August 6, 2013 WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: July 23, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-july-23-2013 <p>On this week's business report, we get an update on high speed rail work.&nbsp;&nbsp; $1.45 billion in contracts awarded now in Illinois; mostly for rail upgrades but still a lot of work to get to 110 mph trains on two-thirds of St. Louis-Chicago route in late 2015.<br>Also, the Outlets at Springfield; A Pennsylvania developer David Ober says construction in Legacy Pointe,just south of Scheels will begin as soon as planners approve the large-scale design.&nbsp; It could open next year and promises more than 80 stores and 800 to 900 jobs. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:18:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 6162 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: July 23, 2013 WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: July 16, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-july-16-2013 <p></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:38:57 +0000 Peter Gray 5819 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: July 16, 2013 WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: July 9, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-july-9-2013 <p>The State Journal Register's Tim Landis talks with Sean Crawford about efforts to get a Schnucks' grocery store on Springfield's east side, a couple of bank mergers in the area and what might be Springfield's oldest fitness center is up for sale.</p><p> Read the latest business stories in the <a href="http://www.sj-r.com/">SJ-R</a></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 23:20:02 +0000 Sean Crawford 5486 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: July 9, 2013 Weekly Business Report: Growth in Wineries http://wuis.org/post/weekly-business-report-growth-wineries <p>Amanda Vinicky talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor for the State Journal Register. We'll talk about Illinois' growing, and spreading, wine industry.&nbsp; And what to do about high-accident intersections.&nbsp; That and more in this week's Business Report.</p><p></p><p>You can read the latest stories Landis is working on daily in the SJR.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:45:29 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 4819 at http://wuis.org Weekly Business Report: Growth in Wineries WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: May 21, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-may-21-2013 <p></p><p>A major medical expansion, the retail boom continues in Springfield and we update farmers’ planting progress on this week’s business report with Tim Landis, Business Editor of the State Journal-Register:</p><p></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 15:45:46 +0000 Sean Crawford 2993 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: May 21, 2013 WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: May 7, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/wuis-sj-r-business-report-may-7-2013 <p></p><p>This week, Tim Landis of the <a href="http://www.sj-r.com/">State Journal-Register</a> discusses the new use for the Maisenbacher House in Springfield, the city’s first major project tied to consolidation of rail traffic and a survey that shows small businesses play an big role in the area’s economy:</p><p></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 18:02:10 +0000 Sean Crawford 2298 at http://wuis.org WUIS / SJ-R Business Report: May 7, 2013