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CITY WINS $1 MILLION IN BLOOMBERG MAYORS CHALLENGE

Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the City of South Bend as a winner of Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge, a yearlong competition that challenged city leaders to uncover and test bold, inventive ideas to confront the toughest problems faced by cities today. Nine cities will receive $1 million to begin implementation on potentially breakthrough solutions…

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Notre Dame economic impact on region is $2.46 billion

The University of Notre Dame’s impact on the region through its operational and capital investments; research spending; spending by students, visitors and event attendees; and increased wage premium earned by graduates is $2.46 billion annually, according to a newly released economic impact study. The report draws from the most recent available data from fiscal year…

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Manufacturers Plan 1,000+ New Jobs in Indiana on National Manufacturing Day

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 5, 2018) – Today, in honor of National Manufacturing Day, 22 companies announced plans to locate in or expand in Indiana, together committing to invest more than $154 million in their Hoosier operations and create up to 1,090 new jobs over the next several years. “Each day, Hoosiers across the state are developing new…

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Jill Scicchitano Earns Scholarship to National Economic Development Conference

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Sept. 25, 2018) — South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Director of Industry Growth Initiatives, Jill Scicchitano was recently named one of the 2018 recipients for the annual Bob Ady Scholarship Program. Scholarship recipients receive registration to the 2018 Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum to be held December 2-4, 2018 in Chicago, along…

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Project Propel is on it’s way to major economic impact across the region

$100 million in new economic impact is within our grasp. $100 million every year. All we have to do is reduce our real costs for business travel. Look at this snapshot of the 1st and 2nd quarters of 2018. Diverting our money from the Chicago and Detroit economies back to our own is already making a difference. We’ve…

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