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View the Profiles of the 2017 Michiana Forty under 40 Recipients

Published Monday, May 22, 2017
The South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce each year recognizes 40 young professionals for their accomplishments in the workplace and the community. They are a new generation of leaders in their industries and their communities. This year's class was honored May 16 at the Gillespie Conference Center in South Bend. The Chamber thanks presenting sponsors

2017 Wages & Benefits Survey Closes May 31

Published Sunday, May 21, 2017
We need the business community’s help! Our regional economic development partner Michiana Partnership invites you to participate in the 2017 Wages and Benefits Survey. Economic development organizations from St. Joseph, Marshall and Elkhart counties in Indiana, as well as Cass and Berrien counties in Michigan are collaborating on this project. An

South Bend Region to Host Indiana Vision 2025

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Initiatives to enhance regional economic development and quality of place must be accompanied by a similar statewide effort. That's what is taking place through the Indiana Chamber-led Indiana Vision 2025 plan - first released in 2012 and updated in 2016. The Indiana Chamber has been presenting regional forums related to Indiana Vision 2025 throughout the

Martin's Readies Food Truck

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
Prepare yourself, food truck fans. Martin's Super Markets is getting into the game. Prestige Custom Manufacturing finished the custom-built truck at the end of last week. Martin's took it home over the weekend and will now tuck it away for a few weeks to train employees before unveiling it to the public. But when this truck hits the road for good —

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Abundance in South Bend Region

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
In his book, “The Coming Jobs War,” author Jim Clifton says, “Today’s explorers migrate to the cities that are most likely to maximize innovation and entrepreneurial talents and skill. Wherever the most talented choose to migrate is where the next economic empires will rise.” In our region, a strong foundation has been built

Clover Machinery Movers Expands Operations

Published Thursday, April 13, 2017
Clover Machinery Movers, which specializes in machinery moving and storage, has acquired a larger facility in Mishawaka, Indiana. Continued economic growth combined with increasing investment in capital equipment prompted the company to search for additional capacity to better service customer demand. This move expands Clover’s storage footprint to

2017 Michiana Forty under 40 Class Revealed

Published Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The 2017 Michiana Forty under 40 class has been selected. The Michiana Forty under 40 program shines the spotlight on 40 of the area's most talented and dedicated young executives, professionals and leaders who demonstrate career success and community engagement, before the age of 40. The 2017 class represents the 11th Michiana Forty under 40 class with

$7M Renovations Coming to Historic Apartments

Published Tuesday, April 4, 2017
An out-of-state developer plans to buy and renovate two historic apartment buildings on the near west side in another positive sign for the downtown housing market, which continues to thrive after decades of stagnation. Foremost Development has an agreement to buy the troubled Washington-Colfax Apartments with plans to completely renovate the nearly


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