South Bend awarded $1.57M for blight elimination

South Bend awarded $1.57M for blight elimination

SOUTH BEND -- The city of South Bend has been awarded $1.57 million to help eliminate blighted and abandoned houses through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program, according to a news release from the lieutenant governor’s office. FULL ARTICLE

Notre Dame to open $36 million jet engine lab

Notre Dame to open $36 million jet engine lab

SOUTH BEND -- In partnership with General Electric and others, the University of Notre Dame announced plans Thursday to locate an advanced jet engine laboratory at Ignition Park, bringing about 60 high-paying jobs to the city by the end of 2018. FULL ARTICLE

Construction at Home Hospital site on track

Construction at Home Hospital site on track

An assisted living and skilled nursing facility under construction where Home Hospital once stood is on track to be completed this December, a company spokeswoman said.

Construction continues on the 7-acre site at 2400 South St. in Lafayette. Kate Snedeker, spokeswoman for Mainstreet Property Group of Carmel, confirmed that the project is on track to be completed this winter. FULL ARTICLE

WL cost overruns estimated at $198.5K

WL cost overruns estimated at $198.5K

Engineers don’t work for free, and those overseeing the lift station construction on West Lafayette’s north side need $198,500 more to see the project to completion, which is now estimated to be the end of August. FULL ARTICLE