2023-Feb-Mar Archives • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine


February-March 2023 issue

February-March 2023 issue

Publisher’s note

In this issue, we launch a new yearlong series: “The future of.” We will explore the plans and projects of our Region one city at a time.

Lydia Post

Around the Region

Learn about people and companies making difference at work and in their communities, including Lydia Post of Centier Bank.

Franciscan Health Crown Point is building a new $200 million hospital slated to open in 2024.

More access to patient care

Northwest Indiana attracts Chicago’s top medical specialties and grows opportunities for treatment near home as the health care industry expands.

Michigan City’s Washington Park and its iconic lighthouse are a major tourism draw.

Careful plans for prosperity

Michigan City is preparing for a boom with projected population growth brought on by the $649 million Double Track Northwest Indiana project.

Launch/Grow Guide February-March 2023

One step at a time

Our seven-step Launch/Grow Guide gives entrepreneurs the tools and the access to experts needed to start and grow their businesses in Northwest Indiana.

State of Indiana helps business owners

Culture for business

A statewide network of people with business expertise from the federal government to regional Small Business Development Centers are available to offer support to small business owners.

Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad

Transportation boom

From upgrades at the Region’s airports to monumental changes on its railroads, the infrastructure for the freight delivery and transportation needs of tomorrow are under construction now.

Farm to table in Northwest Indiana

From farm to table

Restaurant owners in the Region have embraced the farm-to-table concept for years by finding unique ways to keep menus fresh.

Neighbors’ Educational Opportunities remodeled the Camelot Bowl (above) in Portage, which now houses NEO’s New Vistas High School and Adult Education programming. (Photos provided by NEO)

New spaces for old places

As community leaders develop plans to bring new life to empty spaces, officials are optimistic about what the future holds for their communities.

Jon Gold, CEO of TradeWinds Services Inc.

Good vibes at TradeWinds

After more than 20 years, TradeWinds CEO Jon Gold still enjoys his work and likes making work fun for all employees at the nonprofit.

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