In Full Swing (almost)…..

On June 16th, Edwardsville city officials along with numerous local sports teams, citizens, other dignitaries and member of the press, gathered on the site of the new Plummer Family Sports Park to officially break ground on the 78+ acre development.  World-class athletic facilities, all-access ball fields, public playgrounds and a multi-use concession/guest services facility are all planned.  The Park will be located directly adjacent to and border Pangea Development’s newest 95+ acre commercial development, Pin Oak Plaza.

Mayor Patton thanked several prominent donors to the Park, including J.F. Electric, The Bank of Springfield, and the Ebbets Fields Home Owners Association.  The Mayor also spoke about the “Better Place to Play Campaign” that continues to be a critical source of local donations and grant funds for the Plummer Family Sports Park and beyond.

When complete, the Plummer Family Sports Park will play host to regular community groups and sports leagues as well as regional and national tournaments that City officials project will bring additional tourism revenue to the City.  Play ball!!!!

Sean Goding, President

Sports Park Groundbreaking

500 & Counting…..

Kudos to the City of Edwardsville, Madison County, Maryville and Pontoon Beach, IL for attracting a major tech-industry powerhouse expansion by World Wide Technology at the Gateway Commerce Center in Edwardsville, IL.  Over 500 new jobs will be added in addition to two new 1-million-square-foot buildings being developed by TriStar (see link below).  The WWT announcement comes on the heels of the news of a new transmodal logistics facility being planned in Jersey County, IL that will employ over 1,000 and represent a private investment of over $500M.  Both these and more exciting developments make Southwestern Illinois a great place to do business!!!

WWT 500-Job Edwardsville Expansion

Sean Goding, President