South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Appoints Meissner and Seitz to Board of Directors

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Dec. 21, 2018) — The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership recently appointed Rose Meissner and Jim Seitz to its board of directors. Both will serve as voting members for the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership’s Board of Directors. “The Regional Partnership restructured its governing board in 2019 in order to…

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South Bend – Elkhart Region’s Income Growth Rate Exceeds National Average Once Again

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Earlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released 2017 per capita personal income (PCPI) numbers and the South Bend – Elkhart Region (SBE Region) grew at 5.36 percent from 2016 to 2017, compared to the nation’s rate of 3.63 percent. More than $32.7 billion of total personal income…

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NEWS: Regional Cities Mixed Use Development Project Breaks Ground in Downtown South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Dec. 21, 2018) — On Monday, community leaders and regional representatives gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony in downtown South Bend to celebrate the beginning construction of the city’s newest high-rise apartment complex. This $39 million development will add 144 residential units, 30,000 square feet of commercial space including a grocery store and…

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Economic Outlook: Manufacturing Day 2018

Last month, most of the communities in our region hosted a Manufacturing Day event, inviting students to leave the classroom and see firsthand what today’s manufacturing jobs look like. While there, students also got to hear directly from employees about their career path and necessary training. Manufacturing Day aims to address common misconceptions about manufacturing…

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