Idea Week April 21-28 to Showcase Innovation in South Bend-Elkhart Region

Saturday, December 2, 2017
The University of Notre Dame, along with the city of South Bend, the city of Elkhart and various community organizations and businesses, will host

South Bend-Elkhart Region's Economic and Income Growth Exceeds National Average

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Per capita personal income in the South Bend-Elkhart Region grew at more than double the national average in 2016, according to numbers released

Five-Story Office Building Proposed for DTSB

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
A brand new $9 million office building may be in the works for a vacant site at Main and Jefferson in downtown South Bend. Elkhart-based Hansell

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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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