The Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago, which has been closed since 2009, is on pace to reopen in 2020.
Purdue University Northwest engineering school instructors will get hands on experience to better understand workforce needs of Region manufacturers.
Successful small businesses and individuals working to make Northwest Indiana a good place to work, live and play will be honored during the annual Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards event Nov. 14.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said the state’s overall private sector employment has grown by 21,500 jobs between September 2018 and September 2019.
The Economic Development Corp. Michigan City, Ind. said the Mayfield Place subdivision off Tyron Road, has a new developer, who is planning to invest $7 million in the subdivision and add 30 new homes to the development.
Erskine Village shopping center in South Bend recently was purchased by The Cotswold Group of Harrison, N.Y.
A $1.5 million investment has revived the former Golden Sands Motel in Michigan City.
Hospital officials said 65% of the trades and sub-contractors working on the project are based in La Porte County and Northwest Indiana, which translates to $55 million for the Region’s economy.
Sullair in Michigan City recently broke ground on a $30 million plant rehabilitation and expansion project that is expected to create between 30 and 40 new full-time jobs.
A new national designation for Northwest Indiana could help secure more federal funding to spark economic development in the Region.