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Master Spas to Add Up to 107 Jobs in Company Expansion

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Master Spas today announced plans to invest $15.3 million to expand their operations, creating up to 107 new jobs over the next four years. The expansion includes the purchase of a larger facility, which company leaders predict will become the largest swim spa manufacturing facility in the world. Master Spas was… Read more »

GFW Inc. Will Host Inter-City Visit to Greenville, S.C.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Allen County is in the midst of an economic upswing, but there’s still much to learn about how to build a nationally recognized economy. In an ongoing effort to help community leaders learn from their counterparts in other successful cities, Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. will lead a visit to Greenville,… Read more »

Study Shows Strong Support for Electric Works Project

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — In a new public opinion poll, an overwhelming majority of Allen County respondents support the Electric Works project. Poll results show that 86 percent of respondents view the project favorably, with high favorability across all demographics and council districts. When respondents were provided a description of the Electric Works project, favorability… Read more »

GFW Inc. Wins 2018 Indiana Chamber of the Year Award

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. on Friday won three statewide awards, including the 2018 Indiana Chamber of the Year Award. The state-level honors, given by the Indiana Chamber Executives Association (ICEA) comes on the heels of one of the best years in the organization’s history, in which Allen County added more than… Read more »

Electric Works Video Strikes a Chord

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A new video touting the Electric Works project has sparked significant community interest in the project and its catalytic potential. The video, titled “Something Electric in the Air,” received more than 50,000 organic views and was shared more than 1,000 times on Facebook in the five days after it debuted. As… Read more »

Northern Indiana Anodize Will Create Up to 48 New Jobs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Northern Indiana Anodize (NIA), a startup aluminum anodizing company, today announced plans to invest $6.9 million in its first location. The company will build a facility on Bluffton Road and create up to 48 new jobs by the end of 2021. Anodizing is a process that increases wear resistance and corrosion… Read more »

Forty-Six Graduate from Leadership Fort Wayne Program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Last week, a group of emerging leaders marked the end of one journey and the launch of another, as the 46-member Leadership Fort Wayne Class of 2018 celebrated its graduation from the program. The graduation ceremony, part of Greater Fort Wayne Inc.’s Annual Meeting on June 13, serves as the beginning… Read more »

Annual Meeting Honors Local Leaders

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. welcomed more than 300 investors to the organization’s Annual Meeting tonight at the Sweetwater Performance Pavilion. The evening celebrated Allen County’s economic momentum and bold community leaders, and previewed the upcoming efforts to grow jobs, wages, and the economy. Gov. Eric Holcomb spoke to the crowd… Read more »

Analysis Confirms Electric Works’ Catalytic Potential

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – An independent market analysis confirms that Electric Works can help accelerate Northeast Indiana’s economic momentum, with the unique reuse of a historic landmark helping to transform the local economy by attracting 21st-century jobs and talent to Allen County. The study, presented today by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors, shows abundant demand for… Read more »

Leadership Fort Wayne Receives Scholarship Grant from AWS Foundation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Leadership Fort Wayne (LFW), a program of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., has received a $7,600 grant from AWS Foundation to provide two full scholarships in the 2018-19 Leadership Fort Wayne class. The grant will support two individuals with disabilities participating in the nine-month program. LFW is committed to diversity and seeks… Read more »