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Tempesta Media opens office in downtown Michigan City

Company joins growing Michigan City technology sector Tempesta Media, a leading provider of content marketing solutions, announces the opening of its office in the Uptown area of Michigan City. The new office will house sales, marketing and operations personnel.  Michigan City was selected over several other locations throughout the Midwest. [...]

Key Investment Made in Michigan City by Shell Catalysts & Technologies

EDCMC announces local manufacturer retooling for future growth Shell Catalysts & Technologies (SC&T), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell with a specific focus on providing innovative refinery, petrochemical and environmental catalyst solutions, plans to invest over $20 million in its local Michigan City plant to improve existing infrastructure and expand [...]

EDCMC Releases 2019 Opportunity Zone Prospectus

Prospectus outlines a platform for action, encouraging economic growth With funding from the Michigan City Redevelopment Commission, Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) prepared and released Michigan City Opportunity Zone Prospectus, an investment guide that will be utilized to enable Michigan City to communicate its competitive advantages, trigger local [...]

New restaurant honors history with a fresh look, feel

Leeds Public House is putting history front and center as the new restaurant honors the early pioneer family. “We really want to respect and pay homage to Michigan City and its history,” said Denise Burns, who owns the restaurant with her husband, John. “Leeds is stamped on the building at [...]

Promise Scholarship wins “Best Practices in Talent Retention Strategies” Award

Mayor’s initiative recognized at Mid America Economic Development Council Michigan City’s Promise Scholarship was named one of the “Best Practices in Talent Retention Strategies” by Ady Advantage, a comprehensive and integrated economic development, site selection and marketing consulting firm. The scholarship won the award after a Midwest Talent Strategy Inventory [...]

EDCMC Finalizes 2019-2023 Strategic Action Initiative

Plan outlines An Agenda for Economic Prosperity Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) finalized a long-term strategic economic development initiative - An Agenda for Economic Prosperity- highlighting action items towards creating a local sustainable business environment and economic prosperity and equity for all residents following the principles of economic [...]

SERA Solutions to Celebrate Michigan City Office Expansion

SERA Solutions, a local digital marketing agency that specializes in website design, digital advertising, and analytics, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of their new office space. The event will take place on July 11th from 2-4 PM at 720 Franklin Street, Suite A. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres [...]

Land Economics Society Inducts EDCMC Executive Director

Clarence Hulse recognized for professional excellence Lambda Alpha International inducted Economic Development Corporation Michigan City’s Executive Director Clarence Hulse into its society at its 2019 Initiation Banquet June 19th. Lambda Alpha International (LAI) is a global land economics society providing professionals with a forum for the exchange of ideas in [...]

Meyer Glass & Mirror Company Revolving Loan Fund

Since 1927, Meyer Glass & Mirror Company has been serving Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan through specialized glass and mirror work. Meyer Glass & Mirror Company is a locally owned commercial architectural glass and glazing contractor providing design, fabrication, installation and repair services for residential, commercial or automotive projects. EDCMC [...]

EDCMC Attracting Foreign Investment

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. [...]

Development Company Sets Sights on Small Towns

A development company has launched in Indianapolis with the goal of aiding small town America in restoring its vibrancy. Pago USA seeks to help communities with populations between 8,000 and 20,000 leverage their unique history to improve pride and enhance opportunities through redevelopment. Co-founder and President Eric Doden says the company sees itself [...]

South Shore Line board restructured in last-minute bill amendment

Revisions to the budget bill in the eleventh hour of the Indiana General Assembly session will mean a cash infusion for improvements to the South Shore Line, but also substantial changes to the body that regulates it. That concerns some who say the measure diminishes local control of the commuter [...]

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