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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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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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