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 [...]

Burn ‘Em Brewing Bringing Eclectic Energy to Downtown

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – The Burn ‘Em Brewing crew is setting its sights on downtown with a planned expansion at 1215 E. 2nd St. “It is important to us to keep our business here in Michigan City. We have been on the outskirts of town for almost seven years now, [...]

Multi-family Mixed-use Development Moving Forward

EDCMC announces new housing to attract more residents to MC MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – The Double Track project is spurring new development plans for downtown Michigan City as the first multi-family mixed-use project has been given the green light. Working in tandem with the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, the [...]

Feasibility study helps guide food access answers

The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City is seeking input on how East and West side community members shop for and obtain food as part of a feasibility study. The EDCMC has partnered with Purdue Extension to cultivate ideas for tackling the food desert designation of these areas in Michigan City. [...]

EDCMC’s Hulse receives economic development honor

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City Executive Director Clarence L. Hulse has received the honor of Fellow Member status by the International Economic Development Council. The status is given to IEDC members who have displayed unusual stature in the field of economic development or related disciplines. This level of stature emerges [...]

Field Trip to Fabtech; Earn and Learn

We continue to work with our community partners on youth workforce development! Our team helped the AK Smith Career Center students from Welding, Manufacturing and the Michigan City High School Compressed Air Academy students attend Fabtech in Chicago! The expo is North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing [...]

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