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FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Over the next five years, counties in Northeast Indiana could support the development of nearly 16,000 new housing units. The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, the Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, Inc . and the UPSTAR Upstate Alliance of REALTORS® worked withRead more
BLUFFTON, Ind. – Members of the Bluffton Common Council met in special session Tuesday afternoon and approved a tax abatement for WEG Commercial Motors. The facility at 410 E. Spring St. is the former Bluffton Motor Works. WEG purchased it in 2016. WEG submitted a statement of benefits on more thanRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, in collaboration with the office of the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago, hosted the Japan-Northeast Indiana Summit today at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Government, community and business leaders who attended the event learnedRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority has officially recommended Regional Cities Initiative funding for projects in all 11 counties in the region. During a meeting of the board of the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) today, the RDA board votedRead more
MidLand LLC plans to expand the Parlor City Warehouse by adding an additional 200,000 square feet. The building, located at 1805 W Lancaster Street, was originally constructed as a joint project with MidLand LLC, the City of Bluffton, and the Wells County Commissioners in 2014. MidLand LLC willRead more
In the early hours on Monday February 11 th , a charter bus filled with prominent community leaders rolled out of town on its 240 mile trek to Vincennes University in Southern Indiana. Amongst those traveling with the group were city and county officials, influential business people, communityRead more
“Make It Your Own” Showcases Northeast Indiana as Top Community to Live, Work FORT WAYNE, Ind. – “Make It Your Own” is Northeast Indiana’s new brand to attract target talent ages 21–45 to live and work in the 11-county region. Unveiled by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and developedRead more
The board of the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority appears to be willing to put $423,183 into the Bluffton downtown plaza project and the Archbold Wilson Park’s amphitheater/pavilion project in Ossian. The RDA’s board came to Bluffton Tuesday afternoon to discuss the proposals. TheRead more
A project that calls for rerouting Hoosier Highway in order to connect it to Adams Street while closing three railroad crossings is another step closer to fruition as the county has received $6 million from the state for the work. In August, the county committed $1.3 million of local funding forRead more
An estimated 75 people attended a public informational meeting Wednesday in Markle to learn more about the possibility of bringing fiber internet to the town. The overall cost to bring the service to the town could reach $1.5 million, according to a recent analysis. Wells County EconomicRead more