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Michiana Forty under 40 Nomination Deadline is March 10

Published Friday, February 24, 2017
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Michiana Forty under 40 class. The 2017 honorees will represent the 11th Michiana Forty under 40 class, with 400 leaders already receiving recognition. The award shines a spotlight on 40 of the area's most talented young executives and professionals who demonstrate career success and community

"Best Days Lie Ahead" Mindset Needed for Regional Prosperity

Published Thursday, February 23, 2017
Our community’s best days are still ahead. That mindset is part of patterns and trends common to communities with impending prosperity around the corner, according to entrepreneur, business adviser and author Joe Abraham. “There’s a respect for where we’ve come from: The past legacy businesses, the past legacy of things that have

Chamber Recognizes Individuals & Businesses at 2017 Salute to Business

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Five of St. Joseph County’s top companies and business leaders were honored Tuesday at the South Bend Regional Chamber’s 2017 Salute to Business event at Century Center. Winning the award for Outstanding Young Business Leader was Jonathon Geels of Troyer Group. Geels, a licensed landscape architect, helped develop and build a 25,000-square-foot

The Sterling Group Expands & Invests $1.5M

Published Friday, February 10, 2017
Mishawaka -- The Sterling Group, which specializes in multifamily apartment homes and self-storage facilities, has acquired a self-storage facility in Goshen for $1.5 million. Sterling operates and manages the Mini Storage Depot brand, which the self-storage facilities operate under. The Goshen facility is on Wilden Avenue, just off of US 33, north of

Real Estate Developer Buys Blackthorn Park

Published Thursday, February 9, 2017
The city has reached an agreement to sell the remainder of Blackthorn Corporate Park to Mishawaka-based Newmark Grubb Cressy & Everett for $175,000, ending the city’s involvement in the park after more than 20 years. The sale consists of 11 parcels and 32 total acres. It is expected to be approved by the Redevelopment Commission today.

The Effect of Tax Caps on Local Services

Published Thursday, January 26, 2017
The town of Osceola dominated the headlines this past week as it wrestled with the best way to provide fire protection to its residents. Osceola has struggled to respond to emergency service calls and the Penn Township Fire Department has stepped forward to fill that need. The issue came to a head as Penn Township protested about not getting paid to provide

Council Approves 9-Story Building in the East Bank Area

Published Tuesday, January 10, 2017
A South Bend developer’s embattled plan to build an apartment high-rise atop a Martin’s supermarket in the East Bank area cleared a major hurdle Monday night, despite continued opposition from the Common Council member who represents the area. Jo Broden, D-4th, cast the lone vote against a resolution stating the council’s support for the

Compromise Reached Between Developer and City of South Bend on High-Rise

Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Three weeks after the South Bend Common Council rejected plans for a 12-story high-rise in the East Bank area, city leaders and the developer announced that they reached a compromise. The future of the project at the Commerce Center had been in question after the council voted 5-4 against the project on Dec. 12. But conversations about the project remained


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