Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


August 10, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Gary to host investment meeting

Two dozen business leaders are expected to attend a meeting with the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority’s Public-Private Partnership Committee Friday. The event will provide further information on the airport’s Request for Proposals for potential investment.

Indy among best pizza cities

A national travel website has ranked Indianapolis among its top 10 cities for pizza. cites restaurants such as Jockamo Upper Crust, Brozinni Pizzeria and Bazbeaux’s as highlights of the city’s offerings.

Hotel takes another step forward

The city of Evansville’s plan to build a $74 million convention hotel has taken what Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is calling “a critical step” forward. The redevelopment commission has approved a project development agreement with the Missouri-based builder. Winnecke expects to seek final approval on the proposal in one month.

Northeast Indiana targeting talent

Three northeast Indiana economic development groups are outlining ways to increase educational attainment in the region. The Northeast Indiana Regional Workforce Investment Board, the Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership met this week to discuss the “Big Goal” of achieving 60 percent of area residents with a degree or credential by 2025.

State notches record exports

A federal organization says Indiana posted a record high export level. The International Trade Administration reports Indiana merchandise exports during the first half of the year increased to $17.4 billion, compared to $17.2 billion during the same period a year earlier.

Communities receive awards

Ball State University’s outreach and engagement division have honored three Indiana communities for quality of life efforts. Building Better Communities’ Primacy of Place Community Awards recognized projects including the creation of an arts district and the creation of a “Fit City” program.

Student company selling database

Lafayette-based student housing company Trinitas Ventures has announced plans to sell its housing market database to a Texas company. The research being acquired by Axiometrics Inc. includes information on more than 3,200 properties.

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    August 15, 2014

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    August 14, 2014

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