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EDCMC spotlights 25 years with awards gala

The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City celebrated business, investment, community, leadership and 25 years of economic development at its Silver Anniversary Gala & Business Investment Awards at the Blue Chip Hotel & Casino. “What a wonderful way to mark 25 years - recognizing the companies that continue to invest here, [...]

Economic & Workforce Development Manager

Michigan City, Indiana. Tucked on the southern tip of Lake Michigan, 50 miles SE of Chicago and home to the nation’s newest national park, Indiana Dunes National Park, Michigan City continues to forge forward in creating jobs and capital investments while enhancing its small-town appeal through quality-of-life projects. A Northwestern [...]

Michigan City job fair welcomes job seekers

Job seekers are invited to attend the 6th Annual Michigan City-LaPorte County Community Job Fair from 2 to 6 pm Tuesday May 10 at the Blue Chip Casino, 777 Blue Chip Drive, in the Stardust Room. There are more than 50 region employers expected to be on-hand to connect with [...]

Info Session Centers on Manufacturing Readiness Grants

Manufacturing companies can receive details on how to apply for Manufacturing Readiness Grants at an information session from 1 to 2 pm CT Friday May 13. Participants can attend in-person at the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, 2 Cadence Park Plaza, or virtually by registering here. The grants are aimed [...]

Listing Leaders opens office in downtown Michigan City

Michigan City, IN – Listing Leaders Homes & Specialty Properties, a full-service real estate brokerage firm offering a full suite of real estate services and creative client solutions, is launching an office in the Uptown area of Michigan City. The new office will house sales, marketing and operations personnel. “The investment [...]

Mixed-use multi-family development merges art, amenities on Lake Michigan

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – The estimated $150 million “You Are Beautiful” mixed-use multi-family development project aims to add new life and art to the area of West Michigan Boulevard near City Hall. The location, current home to the Matthew Hoffman “You Are Beautiful” movable art installation, once housed the Police [...]

New partnership moves $80M 11th Street Central train project forward

Michigan City, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), and Flaherty & Collins Properties are pleased to announce an $80M mixed-use development as part of a three-way development partnership. Flaherty & Collins Properties will develop the entire City block bounded by 10th and 11th Streets on the north and south sides, [...]

Job Opportunity

Economic Development Manager The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC) s seeking a visionary and thought leader, solution-oriented, and results-driven person with a passion for public service as it new Economic Development Manager to join our team. Michigan City IN is tucked on the southern tip of Lake Michigan and [...]

EDCMC Welcomes New Board Members

The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City team is ushering in 2022 with new members to its Board of Directors as well as changes to its leadership roles. Bill Hackney, publisher of The Herald-Dispatch, has switched to vice chair, and Brenda Temple, general manager at Blue Chip Hotel, Casino & Spa, [...]

Grants available for UEZ homes, businesses

Qualified homes and businesses within the Michigan City Urban Enterprise Zone can receive a fresh look with the help of the 2022 grant program. Community members can now apply for project funding through the Michigan City Urban Enterprise Association. Homeowners and business owners can receive financial assistance to revitalize their interiors [...]

What’s New in 2022

The latest Visitors Guide put together by Visit Michigan City LaPorte brings together all things LaPorte County! You can view the guide online or request a print version to share with your family, friends, neighbors or clients. Planned events are featured in the guide as well as area resources. To [...]

Hulse earns advance economic development certification

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – EDCMC Executive Director Clarence Hulse recently joined other industry leaders to learn about the latest in economic development strategies. He completed the Advanced Economic Development Leadership executive education program and was awarded the Master Economic Development Practitioner certificate. “It is vital to stay on top of [...]

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