Peoples Bank is donating its bank building at 7120 Indianapolis Blvd. in Hammond to Purdue University Northwest.
Peoples Bank is expanding into southern Lake County.
Munster-based Finward Bancorp is growing its Illinois presence.
Regional bank leaders say the pandemic created challenges to communication, but relationships were still key to making clients comfortable.
The parent company of Munster-based Peoples Bank now operates as Finward Bancorp.
Northwest Indiana banking leaders stress the importance of setting up a rainy day fund for businesses as they reflect on the past year during a pandemic.
NorthWest Indiana Bancorp, parent company of Peoples Bank, has submitted an application to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Capital Market.
Northwest Indiana real estate experts say the Region can expect to continue seeing an upward trend in home buying in the area for a variety of reasons, including rail improvements.
The operators of Munster-based Peoples Bank say operating under a new corporate name will help with its future growth.
Experts, including those in Northwest Indiana, say a focus on employee well-being is one of the next workplace trends as the pandemic subsides.