Per Capita Income Increases in South Bend - Elkhart Region

Published Friday, December 13, 2019
Per capita personal income (PCPI) continues to grow in the South Bend – Elkhart Region, but at a slower rate than in recent years and not as fast as the nation. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the 2018 PCPI data in November. From 2017 to 2018, PCPI in the South Bend - Elkhart Region grew 3.66%, compared to the nation’s rate more»

2020 Economic Forecast

Published Thursday, November 21, 2019
Advisors from the IU Kelley School of Business provided their 2020 Forecast at the November 15 Business Outlook Panel at IU South Bend. According to the panel, the economic expansion will extend into its 12th year in 2020, although with slower growth than in 2019. According to their forecast: The overall U.S. economy (GDP) will grow at about 2% in 2020. more»

DeSalle Appointed First Executive Engineer in Residence for iNDustry Labs

Published Thursday, November 21, 2019
In a press release issued by the University of Notre Dame earlier this week, it was announced that John DeSalle, president of Hoosier Racing Tire Corp., and vice chairman of the South Bend - Elkhart Regional Development Authority has been appointed the first executive engineer in residence within the University of Notre Dame's newly created iNDustry Labs. more»

South Bend Opens Technology Resource Center

Published Thursday, November 7, 2019
On November 6, the ribbon was cut to welcome South Bend’s Technology Resource Center (TRC) in Ignition Park. The TRC was built with the mission of democratizing technology and catalyzing inclusive innovation in the region. The TRC is a co-location between the City’s Department of Innovation & Technology, South Bend Code School, and the more»

South Bend Region's MFG Day is October 4

Published Monday, September 23, 2019
On Friday, October 4, the sixth annual South Bend Region Manufacturing Day will provide nearly 800 area students with the opportunity to visit local manufacturers, explore education and career opportunities in our community, and see how their classroom learning today is building a foundation for their future success. The South Bend Region Manufacturing Day more»

Regional Brand Development Community Survey Launched

Published Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership, in collaboration with numerous community organizations, such as the South Bend Regional Chamber, is launching a Brand Development Project for the region. The goal of this project is to develop a brand and marketing strategy which residents, businesses, community organizations, and local government can more»

Renaissance District in Second Phase of Growth

Published Monday, September 16, 2019
In a statement released today (September 16), Kevin Smith, President and CEO of IQI, the corporate umbrella for several technology, construction and real estate companies based out of South Bend, said “Thanks to the many people and companies who’ve believed in and worked hard to support what we’re doing in the Renaissance District, more»

Four Winds South Bend Announces Expansion

Published Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Today (September 11), Four Winds Casino South Bend announced the addition of a 23-story, 317-room hotel and spa to its Four Winds South Bend campus. The projected two-year build will bring 400 temporary construction jobs and 100 permanent new jobs to support ongoing operations. "Not only is expansion of Four Winds South Bend a significant economic more»