“South Bend breaks ground on Renaissance District”
“Old Studebaker building gets new life”
Lawmakers approve Regional Cities money for area
In its very last breath Thursday evening, the Indiana General Assembly approved $42 million in state money to kickstart about $703 million in development projects across Michiana. Shortly after 9:30 p.m., the House voted 91-5 for a conference committee report providing nearly $1 billion for road and bridge work and $42 million in Regional Cities money, said Rep. David Niezgodski, D-South Bend.
Studebaker tech project lands almost $23 million to rehab former plant
SOUTH BEND — The enormous job of rehabilitating a former Studebaker factory at the southern end of downtown is shifting into a higher gear.
The local company that's turning the old assembly plant into a technology hub announced Wednesday that it has secured $22.9 million in financing to move ahead with the project. The complex consists of three connected buildings along Lafayette Boulevard, south of the railroad viaduct across from Four Winds Field and Union Station Technology Center.
Officials ‘break ground’ on Studebaker project in South Bend
Five companies ready to move into former assembly complex
SOUTH BEND — When developers hold a groundbreaking ceremony, the party's usually in an open field — a place where well-dressed people can dig a shovel into the dirt and celebrate new construction.
On Thursday, hundreds of people gathered to watch a different kind of "groundbreaking" inside a former Studebaker assembly plant — a complex of brick and steel-reinforced concrete that has stood in South Bend since the 1920s.