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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Survey Research Office at the University of Illinois Springfield has released the Fall 2017 Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey. The study examines the economic perceptions, expectations, and evaluations of Sangamon County employers. The Fall 2017 Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey is sponsored by the UIS Chancellor’s Office, the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership, and The ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Houston, Texas - EmberClear Corp. announced Monday a partnership with Siemens USA, who will be providing technical and financial assistance for a proposed $1 billion, natural gas power plant in Pawnee, Illinois. This 1,100 megawatt natural gas plant is estimated to create more than 500 construction jobs and 30 – 40 permanent positions for the area.  “The partnership with Siemens USA is the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Thursday, September 07, 2017
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce commissioned the Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University to prepare an economic impact analysis of the proposed EmberClear power plant.  The capital investment is expected to be $1 billion and would create between 500 – 800 construction jobs during the construction period.  Operations of the power plant will create 30 – 40 jobs ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, The Springfield Project (TSP) and Economic Growth Corporation have formed a Limited Liability Company (LLC), for the purposes of redeveloping the former First United Methodist Church at the corner of Fifth and Capitol in downtown Springfield.  The prominent but vacant downtown property will be redeveloped into a mixed-use facility with commercial and ...read more
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