Floor Systems Inc.
Flooring Systems Inc. swapped addresses on Kearney Street when it moved July 6 to a new million-dollar storefront at 3038 W. Kearney St. the space the company has leased for six years. Vice President of Flooring Systems Greg Young said the store employs 48 people and plans to increase staff soon. The St. Louis-based company, which sells carpets, wood and ceramic flooring, also operates a store in Farmington specializing in residential services. The Springfield division works strictly in commercial space, Young said. Dock Brothers Construction Co. served as the general contractor and BRP Architects was the architect for the building, which includes a showroom, administrative offices and storage space.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
the Web: FlooringSystemsInc.net
Mercy Therapy Services – Magers Crossing
Mercy Springfield Communities opened a physical therapy center on July 31 in the Magers Crossing development in southwest Springfield. Dubbed Mercy Therapy Services-Magers Crossing, the outpatient clinic at 2100 W. Republic Road is the first physical therapy center in a retail facility for the health system, spokeswoman Sonya Kullmann said. It is also the first stand-alone physical therapy space for Mercy locally, she said. Director Marc Huslig leads the five-person orthopedic rehabilitation team. With an investment of $51,000, Kullmann said the clinic is the first tenant of the 1,800 square feet of retail space completed in 2019. All appointments require a medical referral, according to Mercy officials. Also in Magers Crossing, Mercy operates a co-branded urgent care clinic in partnership with Atlanta-based GoHealth Urgent Care.
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday
the Web: mercy.net
Downtown Nutrition Club LLC
Downtown Nutrition Club LLC filled a two-year vacancy downtown when it opened on June 22. The boutique sells shakes and teas on 1,900 square feet at 323 E. Walnut St., formerly occupied by clothing retailer Envy Boutique. Morgan Helmsco-owner of the company with her husband Colby and friend Bridgette Cummings, manages the three-employee store. The owners signed a three-year lease with Springfield Lofts for an undisclosed rate. Morgan Helms said start-up costs were around $20,000. The Downtown Nutrition Club is modeled after the Healthy Edge Nutrition Club, 3604 S. Campbell Ave., which Cummings owns. With around 15 nutritional shakes and 20 energy teas, Morgan Helms said her shop has a smaller drinks menu than The Healthy Edge. Shakes are usually $7 for flavors like Big Ape and Buttered Pecan. Teas are around $5 in flavors, including Cherry Lemonade and Strawberry Lemonade.
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday