Michigan City, first in Indiana to partner with Chicago international business development group.

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC) and SelectChicago are partnering to expand foreign business investment in Michigan City.

Michigan City will now be the first community in the State of Indiana to work with the nonprofit company.

SelectChicago connects foreign investors with Chicago area governments, economic development organizations, and public-private partnerships. They are instrumental in assisting global companies bring products and services into the US market through foreign investment.

Michael Edgar, President of SelectChicago, said, “I am very excited about this new partnership. Michigan City Indiana is a fantastic anchor to the Chicagoland in the south. The community is open for business and will be very attractive to our investors.”

They provide local knowledge and relationships to help investors complete the financial and legal steps of Foreign Direct Investment by leading showcase tours of Chicagoland property development projects (green field and redevelopment sites).

“Michigan City has many prime sites that are investment grade, and the EDCMC have identified those assets and are using them to promote the city through SelectChicago.” EDCMC Executive Director Clarence Hulse said. “We’re promoting our city’s potential for real estate investment and business development opportunities.”

SelectChicago works collaboratively with SelectUSA, a United States government-wide program led by the U.S. Department of Commerce, to give potential investors access to business opportunities around the United States.

Companies looking to partner with EDCMC can call (219) 873-1211 for more information. For more information on SelectChicago, visit www.selectchicago.org.

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana, is committed to growing and attracting new industry and business to the community as well as strengthening existing business. EDCMC services, programs, and one-on-one assistance clearly provides the optimum business environment — a place where commerce and industry can prosper and grow. EDCMC merges the right mix of resources, including: city government officials, residents, and the expertise of business leaders. Exclusive incentive packages and unique natural resources make Michigan City the place to build or expand. For more information, call (219) 873-1211 or visit www.edcmc.com.