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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

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 of the group’s commitment… 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 »

Fort Wayne Gets ‘Locked Up’ May 11

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Puzzle fans, rejoice—an upscale escape room experience is making its way into Fort Wayne. After having success across the state, Locked Up | Escape Room Experience will open its first Fort Wayne location on Friday, May 11. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is slated for 5 p.m. Friday at 6342 W. Jefferson Blvd.… Read more »

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Makes its Grand Opening

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Ruth’s Chris Steak House opened its new Fort Wayne location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. The new $6 million restaurant is located in the new Skyline Tower project in downtown Fort Wayne. This is the first Fort Wayne Ruth’s Chris Steak House for… Read more »

Doden Announces Transition Plans

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Eric Doden today announced his plans to transition out of his role as CEO of Greater Fort Wayne Inc. The change will take effect Dec. 31, 2018. “The reasons for this change in my life are multiple: I have a passion for operating, coaching, and mentoring in my private-sector ventures, and… Read more »