Momentum is intensifying for the revitalization of downtowns tied to transit, including Michigan City, Hammond and the Miller neighborhood in Gary.
Northwest Indiana planners keep future in mind when maintaining, improving Region’s infrastructure, including a double-track project on South Shore Line.
Hammond’s Digital Crossroads in line to meet rising demand for data storage Transformational. Thomas Dakich likes to use this one word to describe the Digital Crossroads Lake Michigan data center in Hammond. Coincidentally—yet symbolically—it is being built on property once housing the coal-fueled State Line Generating Plant, possibly the largest polluter of its time in […]
Best of Northwest Indiana and greater South Bend/Michiana business awards The votes are in. Readers of Northwest Indiana Business Magazine have selected the Best of Business for 2019 in Northwest Indiana and Greater South Bend and Michiana. A total of 110 winners in 52 categories were selected by readers, representing the magazine’s coverage area, which […]
Learn how to protect, grow digital reputation Internet immortality sounds enticing for working professionals in the Digital Age, unless it involves allegations of libel, slander and defamation of character. The World Wide Web rarely forgets and never forgives, especially with inflammatory social media posts that can cost a job, damage an otherwise stellar reputation or […]
Employers find taking care of workers benefits bottom line A decade ago, when the Great Recession torpedoed the economy and stock markets, Michael Schrage organized a meeting for Centier Bank’s hundreds of employees. Schrage told his leery workers that there would be dark days ahead. He told them it was unclear how bad things could […]
Winners of the annual Northwest Indiana E-Day Awards It’s a daunting task to select the special individuals who receive Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards. Each year, the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (NW-ISBDC) asks a 10-member steering committee to sift through countless nominees and identify the best of the best. The process has been going on […]
Society of Innovators shines the spotlight on the region’s big thinkers. by Jerry Davich Similar to when atoms collide at high speeds, something remarkable happens when ideas collide at innovative speeds. “The spark of genius happens,” says John Davies, managing director of the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana. “Everything begins with an idea. Everything. […]
Our readers make their picks for the Best of Northwest Indiana and Greater South Bend Michiana Business in dozens of categories. “The best of the best.” We all think quite highly of our state, and our region within the state. It’s the best, for sure, and no one will persuade us to believe anything different. So who is […]
The 24th Annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards. by Laurie Wink The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (NWI-SBDC) honored ten outstanding regional business professionals at the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards luncheon on Nov. 4 at the Star Plaza in Merrillville. The event marked the 24th year the organization has singled out entrepreneurs from its seven-county service area […]