Plans to bolster town amenities, expand transportation driving new residential construction • People are continuing to relocate to Northwest Indiana.
More than 100 businesses and organizations from Northwest Indiana and the greater South Bend/Mishawaka area were selected by Northwest Indiana Business Magazine readers as the Best of Business for 2020.
Business and community leaders who have been working on various aspects of a strategy to ensure Northwest Indiana’s economic future will provide an update on their efforts Aug. 22.
Symphony’s free summer concerts The 13th annual South Shore Summer Music Festival will feature free concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra during July and August in six communities across the Region. The series opens July 20 at the Town Complex Grounds in Cedar Lake. On July 27, the symphony heads to Crown Point for […]
ArtHouse in Gary place to build community, express culinary creativity with business support Chastity Shelby isn’t playing around when she divulges the secret ingredient to her wildly popular tea. “Love,” she said while giggling. However, Shelby isn’t far off. In February 2015 when her then fiancé James fell ill, Shelby mixed a glass of tea. […]
Family values, Midwest work ethic helped shape seven-mission career of astronaut Jerry Ross Few people can say they’ve orbited the planet in a space shuttle. Crown Point native Jerry Ross is among that elite group of individuals. A retired Air Force colonel, Ross is a veteran of seven shuttle missions. His last flight into space […]
Experts say best succession plans prepared in advance, not out of last-minute necessity or tragedy Mylese Tucker never considered having a succession plan for her business, Nature’s Cupboard, until she served on the board of the Independent Natural Foods Retailer Association. One of the group’s first strategic goals was to implement a succession plan. “We […]
Construction and engineering companies say website portfolios useful tool for attracting future business Building projects frequently present unique challenges on the long road to completion. When success is achieved, Region construction and engineering firms highlight their best projects on their websites. There they describe the specific challenges presented and the innovative solutions they developed. The […]
Other than a new name, it should be business as usual at East Chicago-based Hoist Liftruck. Toyota Industries North America announced Feb. 13 it had entered a definitive agreement on Feb. 8 to purchase Hoist Liftruck Mfg. LLC, and change the name to Hoist Material Handling Inc. In a statement, Marty Flaska, founder of Hoist, […]
More ways to share local business stories The mission of Northwest Indiana Business Magazine from its founding in 1991 has been to publish stories about people and ideas that inform, inspire, challenge and educate local business and community leaders. We want to help them improve their businesses, the local economy and the quality of life […]