Companies find innovative ways to embrace technology with greater efficiencies and more collaboration post crisis, including more open spaces, sanitation and cloud solutions.
Residential growth in Indiana boomed first and is followed by an industrial market fortified by changing consumer demands after the pandemic. Spec buildings are part of that surge, giving a boost to the commercial market.
Northwest Indiana is a major hub for clean-energy jobs, with 10,320 at the end of 2019. Growth in the industry is expected to continue as the shift from coal accelerates.
Vale View at 260 S. Franklin St., built by Wayne Enterprises in Valparaiso, features what the company describes as the “state’s first commercial bifacial solar panel installation.”
Experts say companies that permitted remote working were ahead of the curve and prepared to deal with the impact of stay-at-home orders during the caronavirus crisis. Firms that weren’t, however, sought expertise to quickly adapt to the situation.
Across Northwest Indiana, companies are finding ways to give back — whether it’s responding to a fire call, assembling snack packs for children through local YMCA programs, giving away meals at Thanksgiving, helping build a playground, working on a Habitat for Humanity project or raising money to benefit a food bank or the United Way.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Indiana Chapter will recognize Region residents and businesses for their philanthropic efforts on Nov. 20.
A Crown Point building project has landed a professional award for Chester Inc. of Valparaiso.
Businesses based in Eastport Centre Business Park in Valparaiso raised more than $22,000 to support United Way of Porter County social service programs. Participating businesses included Chester Inc., McAfee Animal Hospital, Sensit, 1st American Management, Great Lakes Labs, Vertical Financial Group, Shoremet, Fairway Laser and Ivy Tech Community College. “Eastport Centre businesses are amazing to […]
VALPARAISO – Tracy Matus has joined the staff of Chester Inc. as an outside sales representative. Matus is a graduate of Indiana State University. She has more than 20 years of experience working in the information technology field. Chester Inc. of Valparaiso is a multi-service company providing construction and architectural services, information technology services and […]