Four Winds South Bend to be a Large Employer in Region

Published Thursday, January 4, 2018
In a report by WNDU-TV, the South Bend Four Winds will open in less than two weeks and immediately become one of the biggeThe South Bend Four Winds will open in less than two weeks and immediately become one of the biggest businesses in businesses in town. "The largest new employer our area has seen in decades, we're talking about 1,200 people more»

Redevelopment in South Bend's East Bank Underway

Published Thursday, December 21, 2017
Developer Frank Perri's company Earth Designs Real Estate is in the midst of transforming the East Bank area, just east of downtown South Bend. Three buildings are all under renovation. The Hoban building (former Access Print Shop) is seeing new plate glass windows, tile flooring and a renovated interior space. Renovations should be completed in more»

Looking Back at 2017 and Ahead to 2018

Published Wednesday, December 20, 2017
If you work in construction, 2017 was a busy year. If you were looking for a job, you had many options. If a new place to live was on your agenda, there were no shortage of opportunities. Visiting our area, many new dining or lodging options awaited. 2017 was busy, let me remind you of some of the highlights. In South Bend, the Liberty Tower (formerly more»

Birth of a New Events Center

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
One local developer’s plan to save a historic South Bend building is nearly complete. Major renovations have taken place at the former Newman Recreation Center, located at Eddy Street and Northside Boulevard across from the Farmer’s Market, over the last year. It’s been reborn as The Armory, an event space that also includes a commercial more»

Idea Week April 21-28 to Showcase Innovation in South Bend-Elkhart Region

Published Saturday, December 2, 2017
The University of Notre Dame, along with the city of South Bend, the city of Elkhart and various community organizations and businesses, will host Idea Week April 21-28 (Saturday-Saturday) to highlight strides being made in innovation and entrepreneurship in the region and to inspire creative energy for future success. Idea Week was announced Dec. 1 more»

South Bend-Elkhart Region's Economic and Income Growth Exceeds National Average

Published Thursday, November 30, 2017
Per capita personal income in the South Bend-Elkhart Region grew at more than double the national average in 2016, according to numbers released recently by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income in the region increased by $1 billion, resulting in a $1,436 per person increase in personal income. “This is the one metric that economic more»

Five-Story Office Building Proposed for DTSB

Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017
A brand new $9 million office building may be in the works for a vacant site at Main and Jefferson in downtown South Bend. Elkhart-based Hansell River Park Leasing Corp. is working with Great Lakes Capital to develop the five-story building. Plans show retail and restaurants on the first floor, office space on floors two through five with the top floor more»

Ameriplex 80/90 Focuses on Logistics Growth

Published Monday, November 27, 2017
The ongoing development of the Portage Prairie Business Park has focused on a specific sector: logistics and distribution. Located on the east side of U.S. 31 and also known as Ameriplex at Interstate 80/90, the park is only two miles north of Interstate 80/90. With two FedEx facilities, ChasePlastics, Pepsi and Hubbel-Raco already at the park, developed more»