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Planning The Plaza, a public living room for Michigan City


"When you have a plaza,” said Dan Senftner, Director and CEO of Destination Rapid City, “You have a living room in your downtown."

Senftner, one of the keynote speakers at Monday’s breakfast hosted by Michigan City NOW, addressed a room full of local stakeholders in The Plaza - Michigan City's Gathering Place project.

The-Plaza-Michigan-Citys-Gathering-Place-8The Rapid City native explained how a similar project in his hometown had fundamentally improved residents’ quality of life.

"It's where people will gather," he said. "You will see friends and neighbors that you rarely see at the gathering space.”

IWC Switzerland Watchmaker training dream come true for Albert’s Jeweler Timepiece Specialist

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Few luxury timepieces can match the elegance and craftsmanship of those manufactured by Switzerland’s International Watch Company (IWC) and few people in Northwest Indiana know them better than Frank Dresden of Albert’s Jewelers.

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Tax abatement granted for proposed building


2019holladayproperties1Valparaiso City Council approved a tax abatement request for a 65,000 sf multi-tenant building that is being proposed just north of Indiana Beverage off SR 49. The building can accommodate up to 6 tenants with suites ranging from 7,500 sf or larger depending on needs. This building will fill a niche in the greater Valparaiso area that is currently not being meet in the marketplace. Businesses will have the flexibility to expand and grow in a state-of-the-art building that has visibility and easy access to SR 49. With the tax abatement approval, the proposed development can now move into the final phases of site planning and permitting process with the city and state. Bluejay I, LLC is the anticipating a groundbreaking in July and construction completion by the end of the year. Holladay Properties and Holladay Construction will be...

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Lakeside Wealth Management continues to grow within the M&A department

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In 2017 the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) department at Lakeside Wealth Management was born. Elizabeth Marks, Director of Strategic Development, is leading the way inside this new department as Lakeside looks to expand, grow and learn.

The different options for M&A at Lakeside include an employee advisor model, a branch office model, joining the Lakeside Partner’s Network, and an advisor acquisition/succession model. “We have built a team of professionals that will help guide advisors and their clients through the move to Lakeside. Everything from communication to clients and the community to account set-up and investments gets combed through extensively by this team,” Marks said.

Joining the Lakeside Partnership Network allows advisors the opportunity to maintain their brand and...

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Doctors join Franciscan Physician Network health centers in LaPorte and Michigan City


2019-franciscan-health-centersFranciscan Physician Network has welcomed new doctors to health centers in LaPorte and Michigan City. Kayla Nebalsick, DO, will provide expert care for women at Legacy Hills Health Center in LaPorte, and Dr. David Maldonado, DO, will practice family medicine at Coolspring Health Center in Michigan City.

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Meet the family behind CompressAir

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Since 1987, CompressAir has provided some of the world’s most notable compressed air systems in the Northern Indiana and Chicagoland area. The company has built a reputation for offering their customers the most efficient, reliable products and air systems on the market. Alongside its pride in being the area’s leader in compressed air systems, the company takes pride being family-owned and operated.

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Kankakee Valley REMC offers energy efficient programs

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Kankakee Valley REMC is a lot different than an average energy company. They are a nonprofit cooperative, meaning the member-consumers they serve are also the owners.

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Increase business efficiencies with a Managed Print Services program

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Managed Print Services (MPS) is an ever-accelerating trend in the document solutions industry and for good reason.

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Carpenters & Installers have skilled Project Managers by their side at Affordable Remodelers

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Skilled Carpenters and Installers who want to work in a supportive work environment with professional Project Managers at the lead, will be set up for success at Affordable Remodelers. Project Managers know the homeowner’s every need, and manage communications, scheduling, permits, and material orders so installers and carpenters can stay busy doing what they do best.

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Albert's Diamond Jewelers: on the cutting edge of diamonds

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Since 1905, Albert’s Diamond Jewelers has been one of the Region’s top jewelry destination stores. Aside from offering exquisite timepieces and fine jewelry, Albert’s is leading the way with their bridal offerings. The jeweler leads as an authorized retailer for the best engagement ring brands such as Tacori, Christopher Designs, A. Jaffe, Gabriel Bridal, and Verragio.

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McColly Real Estate offers an array of educational programs

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At McColly Real Estate, education comes first. With a field that is constantly expanding and changing with time, it is crucial to approach every situation with a fresh, sharp mind. In order to achieve this mindset, McColly Real Estate prides itself on being one of the only real estate companies to offer an in house, fast start schooling program.

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