Buttigieg Calls for Additional Study on South Shore Project

Published Thursday, September 28, 2017
Mayor Pete Buttigieg wants to explore alternatives to the South Shore Line’s plans to cut a new route through the Ardmore neighborhood, displacing up to 40 households, in order to shave time from the Chicago-to-South Bend trip, he announced Wednesday, September 27. “We owe it to the public to make sure we look hard at each option before we more»

$45M Mill at Ironworks Plaza Breaks Ground

Published Friday, September 22, 2017
Contractors are starting the 20-month project of building The Mill at Ironworks Plaza with 232 apartments, a public and private parking garage and space for restaurants and retail. At Thursday’s groundbreaking, restaurant chain owner Gary Brackett said he signed on as the first tenant because the site “screamed Stacked Pickle,” thanks to more»

South Bend's Tallest Building

Published Friday, September 22, 2017
In early 2012, Chicago-area hotel developer Satish “Sunny” Gabhawala was asking the Common Council to spend $5.7 million from the city’s Rainy Day Fund to buy the parking garage below the beleaguered, 25-story Chase Tower, the city’s tallest building. The hotel and office tower had been in foreclosure for a year and, while still more»

$8M JMS Building Renovation Complete

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The $8 million transformation of a more than century-old building in downtown South Bend is complete. Officials cut the ribbon Tuesday (September 19) on the Studebaker Lofts mixed-use development in the historic JMS Building, which includes 46 apartment units, plus retail and office space. South Bend-based Bradley Co. says the Studebaker Lofts are first more»

South Bend-Elkhart Region Among 25 Selected for Gateways for Growth Challenge Round II

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Building on the increasing demand from local government, business, and civic leaders who aim to develop concrete strategies to integrate immigrants and foster economic growth, New American Economy (NAE) and Welcoming America are pleased to announce the 25 communities who will receive a Gateways for Growth award in the second year of the initiative. more»

AM General Awarded $2.2 Billion Military Contract

Published Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The U.S. Army Contracting Command today awarded global vehicle solutions provider AM General a 5-year, firm fixed price Foreign Military Sale (FMS) requirements contract to manufacture an estimated quantity of 11,560 new High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs). The total value of the contract is approximately $2.2 billion. “The HMMWV more»

Private Developer Sought for Sports Complex

Published Friday, August 25, 2017
With hotels under construction that will add hundreds of rooms in St. Joseph County by next year, tourism officials are focused on a plan that they hope will fill them, at least in part, with young athletes and their families. The county plans to use $1.5 million in hotel-motel taxes to help attract a private developer who would build an indoor sports more»

Mishawaka to Redevelop Old Industrial Site

Published Friday, August 25, 2017
Mayor Dave Wood hopes to see a neighborhood grow on more than five acres, hidden behind homes and an ACE Hardware store, that has taken turns as a dump, a rubber molding factory and the site where the city stored and maintained its fleet of maintenance trucks and gear. It is filled with seven well-worn industrial buildings that the city plans to demolish more»