Entries by Ashli Smith

State Reports Strong Start to 2013 Economic Development Efforts

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation announced that it has worked with 148 companies that have made decisions to expand or establish new business operations in Indiana for a total of more than 11,700 projected new jobs. The new positions, which companies anticipate hiring over the next five years, pay an expected average hourly wage of […]

Muncie Hotel Plan Clears Hurdle

The Arc of Indiana, a statewide advocacy organization for the people with disabilities, has been working for several months with the City of Muncie and the Horizon Convention Center to build a 125 room hotel and hospitality training center in downtown Muncie. The $20 million project is an Arc of Indiana initiative and calls for […]

Entrepreneurship: Indiana to Help Small Businesses

Governor Mike Pence, joined by Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, announced the realignment of state efforts to serve entrepreneurs and small business owners with the establishment of the Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE). The office will house the Small Business Development Center (ISBDC), the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) and specialty programs, providing integrated […]