Additive Manufacturing Flourishing in Region

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The South Bend - Elkhart Region, a five-county region representing Marshall, Elkhart and St. Joseph counties in Indiana and Cass and Berrien counties in Michigan has all the pieces to turn powdered metal and a plan into a durable prototype or part. The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Regional Summit on July 26, 2018 demonstrated not only what's possible, more»

Gov. Holcomb Outlines Next Level Connections Program

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced on September 4 his infrastructure agenda plan for 2019, including a new $1 billion investment in infrastructure projects. The Next Level Connections program will expand broadband services in rural Indiana, grow the state’s systems of trails, create more nonstop international flights, and move up the completion of major more»

Summary of Downtown South Bend Development

Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018
A summary of downtown South Bend development includes: // Three Twenty at the Cascade, a first-phase project being developed on the old Wharf site just east of downtown South Bend, across from the St. Joseph River, is a seven-story structure that will include 18 luxury condominiums, a parking garage, and one street-level restaurant fronting the St. Joseph more»

Resources & Connections Offered for Startups

Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Startup South Bend - Elkhart (Startup SBE) serves as a hub for entrepreneurial ecosystem-building resources and connections. Since launching in 2016, the non-profit partnership brings together individuals with passion, interest, and experience around startups and entrepreneurship. While resources are always available on, Startup more»

Regional Rail Line Projects Get Federal Funding

Published Friday, August 24, 2018
The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded over $203 million in grant funding for 28 projects in 15 states to help with the deployment of positive train control (PTC) systems. Two of the projects involve the South Shore line in here in Northern Indiana. The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District was awarded just over $8 million to complete more»

South Bend Launches Digital Center

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2018
As part of a broader effort toward digital inclusion, the City of South Bend, St. Joseph County Public Library (SJCPL), and St. Joe Valley Metronet have partnered to launch a Center for Learning, Information, Connectivity, and Knowledge (CLICK) at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. The sites will be equipped with high-speed Internet, public Wi-Fi, more»

Internships are Your Competitive Advantage

Published Friday, August 17, 2018
Everyone knows the value of internships, but does your organization run a strong intern program that maintains a pipeline of highly qualified candidates for full-time roles? Internships and other forms of experiential education help students make a seamless transition to the world of work and are a perfect vehicle to increase retention rates, complete more»

South Bend Wins Small-Scale Manufacturing Technical Assistance Grant

Published Thursday, August 16, 2018
After a competitive application process, South Bend has been selected by the national organization Smart Growth America to receive technical assistance that will support local efforts to use small-scale manufacturing as a strategy to create inclusive economic opportunity and enhance quality of life. South Bend has made a commitment to engage and empower more»