ND Launches Center for Civic Innovation

Published Thursday, July 19, 2018
The University of Notre Dame's College of Engineering, in partnership with Notre Dame Research, the Center for Social Concerns and the IDEA Center, has launched the Center for Civic Innovation to focus on innovative solutions to community and quality of life issues. The center will bring Notre Dame together with local stakeholders to find solutions to more»

South Bend | Elkhart Awarded $1.7M In Skill UP Funding

Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The South Bend Regional Chamber, Garatoni-Smith Family Foundation and Horizon Education Alliance partnered to secure $1.7 million in funding to support and advance the alignment of education and training in our region to meet industry needs. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) created the Skill UP Grant opportunity to assist regions more»

New Apartments & Rental Homes Planned for South Bend's West Side

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
The nonprofit Neighborhood Development Associates LLC plans to convert the former South Bend Brewing Association building, 1636 Lincoln Way West, into a 22-unit apartment building with common spaces for residents to use. Anne Mannix, executive director, said the project furthers Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s initiative to spruce up the main corridors more»

$9.5M Expansion for Hydro Extrusion

Published Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Hydro Extrusion North America, a manufacturer of aluminum products in North Liberty (South Bend Region) is planning a $9.5 million expansion, and will receive a $1.1 million tax break over a decade. The company currently employs 180. The North Liberty Town Council voted 3-1 in early July to approve 10-year real and personal property tax abatements for the more»

Technology Resource Center Coming to South Bend

Published Monday, July 2, 2018
The city of South Bend's Redevelopment Commission approved $2.7 million for the establishment of a Technology Resource Center (TRC) inside the Catalyst Two building at South Bend's technology park, Ignition Park. The 12,500-square-foot center will focus on solving problems and creating greater efficiencies through technology. The center will connect local more»

Liberty Tower Phase 2 Improvements

Published Friday, June 29, 2018
The 25-story Liberty Tower building’s New York city-based owner, Tower at Washington Square LLC, and city officials have reached a deal to improve the building's roof, facade, and other touches, particularly on the Washington Street side. The city’s redevelopment commission on June 28 approved a development agreement committing the city to more»

JSK Buys College Football HOF

Published Friday, June 29, 2018
According to an article in the South Bend Tribune, the former College Football Hall of Fame building, a longtime headache for the city, will be sold to a subsidiary of JSK Development, with plans to find a tenant for the building or move its offices there. The South Bend Redevelopment Commission amended an agreement June 28 that will sell the downtown more»

IDEA Center's Venture Accelerator Program Opens to the Public

Published Friday, June 15, 2018
The IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame, Startup South Bend - Elkhart and Elevate Ventures announced today (June 15) that the IDEA Center's venture accelerator program, the Commercialization Engine, is now open to residents of the South Bend-Elkhart region to submit their business ideas free of charge. Already responsible for the creation of 25 more»