New facility to strengthen steel industry service provider

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Family-owned D. Martin Enterprises is laying the groundwork for expanded offerings with a more than $20 million investment in a new manufacturing facility to serve the local and national steel industry. Martin Enterprises Vice President of Operations Cassie Martin Graham said the new building will include 112,350 [...]

South Shore groundbreaking cuts travel times

Gov. Eric Holcomb and regional leaders officially cut the ribbon on the Double Track Northwest Indiana project. The $650 million project adds almost 18 miles of new track along a 26-mile corridor, adds 14 new trains to its schedule and reduces travel times to and from Chicago. The new schedule [...]

Construction company adds office in Michigan City expansion

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Construction company F.H. Paschen has expanded with a new regional office at 2146 N. Karwick Road, Suite D, with an initial investment of approximately $250,000 in the space’s build-out. F.H. Paschen has its roots in Chicago with more than 500 total employees who work at offices [...]

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Michigan City embarks on next downtown development

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Michigan city leaders are eyeing the launch of the next mixed-use development project in the core of downtown at the site of 5th and Pine Streets. Requests for Proposal are being sought to purchase and develop the city-owned eight acres with a focus on cultivating housing, [...]

Shoutout to our Phoenix and Business Investment Honorees

Our Phoenix Award honorees have transformed a space or existing building in Michigan City to reinvigorate not only the spot, but also the business itself. The “rising-from-the-ashes” reinventive processes have cultivated a more impactful revival as well as additional offerings and services to boost our entrepreneurial community. Congrats to this [...]

Shoutout to our Business Milestone Honorees

2022 -2024 Milestone Awards Milestone Awards honor businesses in our region that have bolstered their foundations by remaining here and helping propel our economic development momentum. As we are catching up on our award ceremonies, these milestones have been reached between 2022 and 2024. 15 Years: Shady Creek Winery and Mersino [...]

Gaston coordinates EDCMC offices as new team member

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Tristan Gaston has joined the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City team as Special Projects Coordinator. He is responsible for connecting community members to the correct resources and tools, addressing inquiries on EDCMC services and offerings, synchronizing all aspects of the office and its team members, bookkeeping [...]

The Marquette Mall property is on the verge of entering its next chapter. Marquette Mall, which opened in 1967, was one of the first air-conditioned malls in the state. In addition to its poplar anchors, the mall housed a seven-story office tower that was state of the art. Nineteen years [...]

Power breakfast underlines housing project momentum in city

With a focus on housing, the EDCMC’s Power Breakfast highlighted the city’s mixed-use projects and new neighborhood as well as sparked future trade careers with financial support for trade show attendance. More than 160 attendees listened to panelists David Flaherty, CEO of Flaherty & Collins, Brian Farkas, director of Allen [...]

Ground-breaking marks South Shore station’s next steps

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Flaherty & Collins Properties, alongside Michigan City Mayor Angie Nelson Deuitch and community leaders, gathered to turn a shovel on The Franklin at 11th Street Station during the ground-breaking event. The event marks the next step for the state's only mixed-use high rise TOD development that encompasses the [...]

Pavement coating manufacturer relocates to Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Dalton Enterprises has landed in Michigan City at 200 Lumber Center Road after outgrowing its location in Wisconsin. Founded in 1945, the Connecticut-based company also has plant/satellite locations in California and Georgia. Dalton is a manufacturer of pavement repair and sealant products that are distributed to [...]

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