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Goshen's millrace at the center of three new multi-million dollar projects
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Gary leaders seeking greater city role in Buffington Harbor development compact
Want to make sure the are equal partner in effort to develop area into a logistic center bypassing crowded Chicago railyards
Friday, February 15, 2019
State of the city is strong, Connersville mayor says
Friday, February 15, 2019
Northeast Indiana Partnership unveils 'Make It Your Own' brand to attract talent
CEO says strong brand awareness is key to area remaining competitive in the global marketplace and will encourage residents to embrace feelings of pride for their home and share it with others
Friday, February 15, 2019
PATH MAY FILL GAP IN TRAIL: Group applies for grant to build route near Notre Dame
Friday, February 15, 2019
Shelbyville tax abatements may be OK'd to use to help fund local arts group
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Former Republic Steel mill to be replaced with $164 million project, 1,300 new jobs
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Indiana Toll Road, tourism bureaus partner on marketing Indiana attractions
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Data center tax incentives for Hammond lakeshore development headed to full Indiana House
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Logansport Re-Imagined kicks off speaker series in looking at downtown improvements
Improving city center identified as one of the top three quality-of-life items critical to making xommunity an attractive place to live
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Luxury apartments coming to downtown Jeffersonville
Mayor believes there are countless amenities to downtown living that will attract new residents from the metro region.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Catalent Biologics gets $2.5 million in tax relief from Bloomington, creates 200 jobs
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Bill could allow one Gary casino to move anywhere in state, not just Terre Haute
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Seymour Main Street looking to recruit and retain downtown businesses
Ball State students to provide assistance and supporting activities for implementing trends and best practices for attracting businesses
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Knox County Council considering $60 million tax abatement for Sunrise Coal
"...we have reserves that will take us out 15-20 years,' says company official
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Bill transforming state tourism office clears hurdle in Statehouse
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
New state-city entity could oversee Gary lakeshore development following casino move
To create a single entity responsible for the overall development of alternative facilities to the crowded Chicago rail yards that could lure businesses to instead transfer, warehouse and ship their products at Gary
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Indiana House Bill 1596 makes a sudden detour, redirected to another committee
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Anderson starts internship program 160-hour course for skilled labor on April 1
City giving $120,000 for program
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Historic downtown theaters in South Bend, Goshen and Niles face very different futures
1921 State Theater in South Bend is for sale, while 1905 venue in Goshen is well on its way to restoration
Monday, February 11, 2019
State economic development leader hopes for growth regionally with mini grants
Sunday, February 10, 2019
COMMENTARY: 'Before Pfizer' and 'After Pfizer' - Keeping pace in the Vigo County economy
New employers arrive to help fill void and plants of those who have left or downsized
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Progress made in Rushville's Stellar Main Street Streetscape Project
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Major Health Partners gets financial support for YMCA pool in Shelbyville
City, Shelby County, Blue River Community Foundation contributing $3.975,000 for construction, initial maintenance
Saturday, February 9, 2019
EIRPC: Henry County said 'no' but New Castle officials say 'maybe'
Mayor Greg York said he thought membership with the other five counties in the group could have intangible benefits
Friday, February 8, 2019
New ATV parts manufacturer plans to launch operations in Madison
Friday, February 8, 2019
Indiana House Bill 1596 advances out of committee after heated testimony
Measure's author claims it's impact of use of TIF funds is "...about workforce alignment and accountability.”
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Sports wagering, casino bill clears first Indiana legislative hurdle
Would allow two casinos in Gary to relocate, accelerate when horse-track casinos could begin offering live table games from 2021 to this year and legalize sports gambling
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Group launches $15 million loan fund for housing near IndyGo stops
Ultimate objective of the fund is to preserve or spur development of 1,000 affordable housing units within close distance of an Indianapolis transit stop over the next five years
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Lawmakers consider changes to allow more alcohol permits in growing communities
Would also create a special food hall permit meant to benefit the $300 million Bottleworks development that is under construction at College and Massachusetts avenues in Indianapolis

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Clarksville leaders talk growth, community in first State of the Town address
2018 brought with it the promise of 450 new jobs and $115 million in private investments, leaders said
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
IDEA FACTORY: NineStar opens innovative co-working space in Greenfield
“I know you have to create an environment in which these people want to work, want to communicate with each other, want to be”
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Crown Point's $100 million complex a beacon for development
Officials say construction is moving forward and attracting the attention of national restaurant and hotel chains
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Putnam County commissioners opt not to contribute to six-county WCIEDD in 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
To be seen and heard: Eastridge works on Jasper County economic visibility
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
'No magic bullet' in spurring Dubois County economic growth, EDC president says
Monday, February 4, 2019
Huntington mayor's State of the City: Growing together
Monday, February 4, 2019
Final stretch for 2013 Stellar Communities projects in Bedford, officials report
The city received an initial investment of $19.8 million from the state
Monday, February 4, 2019
Wayne County EDC buys downtown Richmond Elder-Beerman building
Monday, February 4, 2019
Harrison County commissioner: Time to 'get off cans' for economic development
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Huntington to get new 127-acre industrial park
City provides $2.1 million for EDC to buy and develop
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Indiana Senate Bill 255 advances for cultural arts district funding
Measure would allow use of some sales, income tax revenue
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Seymour approves tax abatement for R.R. Donnelley, which will hire 20 temporary employees
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Hammond Mayor McDermott says he's working to bring convention center to Highland
Claims 70,000-square-foot facility could be built without using any taxpayer money
Saturday, February 2, 2019
House bill jeopardizes Jeffersonville's Promise and similar measures in state
Education-funding program for local high school graduates attending Ivy Tech set to launch this fall
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Indiana legislators, industry experts bet on successful sports betting law
Senate Bill 552 would also move one Gary license to Vigo County, allow bets to be made on mobile devices and allow live table games at racinos this year
Friday, February 1, 2019
Major Health Partners playing major role bringing YMCA to Shelby County as wellness effort
County council and Blue River Community Foundation join as major financial supporters, hoping city will come aboard $18 million project
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Finances may force Henry County to wait until 2020 to join regional planning group
“Basically, if we weren’t $700,000 borrowing from two different funds and weren’t talking about deficits here, I think this would be an extraordinary good investment for the future.”
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Crawfordsville Main Street, city receive funds to aid tree inventory
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
OPINION: Columbus looks forward
Eye on the pie
Monday, January 28, 2019
New plan ahead for Shelbyville Public Square, eliminating its circular traffic pattern
Company envisions retail and housing in five-story Methodist Building in downtown
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Study shows citizenship question could limit 2020 U.S. Census participation
One of biggest challenges is getting Americans to understand the survey is tied to community funding, officials say
Friday, January 25, 2019
One Southern Indiana introduces association health plan for members
Development group estimates that Insurance Under ONE could cover as many as 170,000 people in the region
Friday, January 25, 2019
Elwood-area residents cite frustration with government not following county plan
They say elected officials have to implement comprehensive plan proposals
Friday, January 25, 2019
Blackford County gets industrial zone to go with Opportunity Zone
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Big 4 rail bed deemed as best option for trail between Lebanon and Whitestown
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Iconic 400-acre urban park planned at the foot of the Falls of the Ohio area
RHC officials say the new park site is 30 minutes of 1.2 million residents and will connect communities in the region with “a wild, historic and neglected section of the Ohio River”
Thursday, January 24, 2019
In Fortville, a building with re-purpose: Library becomes arts and music center
“Art is an amazing economic development tool,” says town council president
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Tipmont REMC promises economic growth in rural Indiana through broadband internet
Purdue study says higher speeds provide benefits to  telemedicine, education, business investment, consumer savings and farm income changes
Thursday, January 24, 2019
2% restaurant tax in Greater Lafayette dead on arrival at Statehouse ... for now
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
More than $21-million hotel project announced for Madison's riverfront
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Branding, McCordsville congestion focus of Mt. Comfort study
On the north end of the corridor, ULI panel advised officials to make it a top priority to fix the congestion at State Road 67/U.S. 36
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Crawfordsville, Montgomery County leaders looking forward to what comes in 2019
“We absolutely must meet the workforce needs of employers if our community is to succeed,” mayor says
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
EDITORIAL: Gary casino bill equates to legalized extortion
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Wells County EDC director gives update on local economy
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Jackson County Council approves tax abatement requests for three companies
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Hub 19 to bridge gap between education, industry in Dubois County
To create engaged and relevant learning environments, Hub 19 will support more engineering and STEM courses at local schools
Monday, January 21, 2019
Batesville City Council approves tax abatement for Hill-Rom expansion
Sunday, January 20, 2019






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