$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»

South Bend to Invest in Parks & Trails

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Today the City of South Bend unveiled My South Bend Parks & Trails, a holistic overhaul of the South Bend parks system. This plan is a combination of park, trail, and riverfront upgrades that will fundamentally change the landscape of South Bend’s shared green spaces throughout the city. Inspired by the community’s request for an improved more»

Indiana Launches $24M Jobs Initiative

Published Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Governor Eric Holcomb and new Secretary of Career Connections and Talent Blair Milo today rolled out Indiana's Next Level Jobs initiative. Holcomb says the program will provide more than $20 million over the next two years through grants to support training efforts to fill high-demand, high-wage jobs throughout the state. The Workforce Ready Grant was more»

The New Notre Dame Stadium

Published Sunday, August 13, 2017
From inside it looks utterly familiar, but also strangely dreamlike. Three tall buildings loom beyond the walls of Notre Dame Stadium. The classic bowl itself looks much as it has in recent years, minus the traditional redwood benches. Those wooden benches have all been replaced with steel benches covered in blue vinyl. There's premium seating, a more»