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Crown Point, S'ville, St. John, Valpo popular among homebuyers

Crown Point, S'ville, St. John, Valpo popular among homebuyers

The Realtor mantra is “location, location, location.”

Manufacturers looking forward to improving conditions

Manufacturers looking forward to improving conditions

If the economy were a poker table, Northwest Indiana would be all in for manufacturing.

Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | In 2013, the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor was the busiest it had been in years.

Major construction projects taking shape in NWI

Major construction projects taking shape in NWI

Commercial construction has been rebounding as a growing number of projects get underway in Northwest Indiana. Nationally, construction grew to about $930 million in December, a 5.3 percent improvement over December 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Nonresidential construction…

Builders, homeowners cite advantages of new construction

Builders, homeowners cite advantages of new construction

Chris Kovacik hoped to celebrate Christmas in his newly-built home in Winfield’s Stonegate subdivision.

Consultants help Northwest Indiana businesses reach higher

Consultants help Northwest Indiana businesses reach higher

Northwest Indiana is not only a great place to be a consultant but a place to partner with other consultants to deliver exceptional results to clients.

Consumer spending picks up as new stores open

Consumer spending picks up as new stores open

Consumer spending has been making a comeback, and big stores have been cropping up lately in Northwest Indiana's retail sector.

NIPSCO powers up for the future

NIPSCO powers up for the future

Northwest Indiana's lead energy supplier continues to focus on upgrades to build a sustainable future for region industry and homeowners.

Home sales off to fast start this year

Home sales off to fast start this year

The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors reported 2013 as being “a great year” for real estate with a 19 percent increase in units sold from 2012.

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