Chamber Endorses Regional Strategic Plan

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
This region’s first Regional Economic Development Strategic Plan is here! Today, the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership (Partnership) and

$500M Power Plant to Open in March 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018
After more than two years of construction, the $500 million natural gas power plant in New Carlisle (in St. Joseph County) is set to start operating

Ameriplex at I-80/90 Growing Again

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Great Lakes Capital has broken ground on a new spec building at the Ameriplex 80/90 Business Park on South Bend’s northwest side. Planned for

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Big Bits: People often ask about what type of things we make at Big Bits. “My answer to that is call us when you find yourself saying, ‘I have no idea how to get this made and no one sells it.’”...Read more

DATA REALTY: The things that are happening in this Ignition Park corridor—the things we are doing with data and analytics—are the same as what is being done in Silicon Valley...Read more 

MTI: Headquarters of the world’s only company whose primary business is developing, designing and building all forms of friction-welding machines and systems for aerospace and other industries...Read more 

GREAT LAKES CAPITAL: The real estate private equity firm has made over $300M in investments in the past decade. GLC is behind Catalyst One, Two at Ignition Park & GrandView Townhomes...Read more

INOVATEUS SOLAR: While South Bend-based Inovateus Solar is a major player in the solar industry, it’s their entrepreneurial spirit and way of doing business that stand out...Read more


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