PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved the initial idea of establishing a small economic revitalization area along Ind. 149 in Portage hoping to luring business from Wisconsin.
ST. JOHN | St. John officials weighed the town's steady residential growth and key location at a major crossroads into a decision this year to take the next step in promoting economic development.
PORTAGE | Even though the City Council went through a couple of battle rounds Tuesday night before deciding 6-1 to grant an abatement to MonoSol LLC, there's still no guarantee the company will locate here.
PORTAGE | The Portage Economic Development Corp. reached out across the country and worked to better prepare students for the future this past year.
PORTAGE | Paul Bui explained solar inverters to a group of Portage High School freshmen Thursday afternoon.
PORTAGE | Representatives of educational facilities, industry and workforce development sat down together Thursday morning to discuss how the three could work together to provide the necessary skills for the jobs of the present and the future.
Jim Fitzer is executive director of the Portage Economic Development Corp.
Portage Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jim Fitzer discusses 2012 initiatives and looks to 2013 for Portage
PORTAGE | When a company looks to relocate or find a new home, its officials look for ease of transportation and access to reliable utilities among other things.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Monday approved a lease with the county to bring county auditor, assessor and treasurer offices to the University Center.
PORTAGE | The Portage Economic Development Corp. will focus next year on educating its membership about economic development.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week approved its annual contribution to the Portage Economic Development Corp.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council last week approved a 10-year abatement for a speculative building at AmeriPlex at the Port.
PORTAGE | The City Council approved tax abatements Tuesday for Indiana Pickling and Process at the Port of Indiana.
PORTAGE | John Shepherd, the city's development finance adviser, told the Redevelopment Commission this week a recent encounter proves the city needs to improve its marketing materials.
PORTAGE | Portage Mayor James Snyder was told before he threw his hat in the ring last year to take over leadership of the city that the campaign was the easy part and his work would really begin when he took over the post.
PORTAGE | Portage is a "real gem" when it comes to marketing to new business prospects.
PORTAGE | The city's traffic commission held its first meeting of the year Thursday short one member.
PORTAGE | Just days after his victory in the Portage mayoral race, James Snyder has begun to put together a transition team he says will help him evaluate and offer advice in decision making prior to taking office Jan. 1.
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