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Next New Frontier for Tippecanoe County Growth

Industrial re-development for Lafayette and Tippecanoe County just got a big boost with the purchase of $8.6 million in prime real estate between I-65 and Newcastle Road. The 339-acre parcel of farmland is directly across Indiana 38 from the Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) plant. For a dozen years, the City of Lafayette had been […]

READI grants primed to power development in Tipmont communities

All eight counties served by Tipmont were among those to receive a total of $80 million in grant funding from the State of Indiana’s Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI). Announced in December 2021, the Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) grants will put a total of $500 million statewide toward economic growth […]

Maintaining a Skilled Workforce

Many Hoosiers are experiencing unemployment, reduced hours, or furloughs from the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of those jobs may not come back, meaning workers will need to learn new skills to help them realize new opportunities. We often hear community and business leaders talk about the need for a skilled workforce. There are two key parts […]

Purdue aerospace district’s job multiplier effect

Over the last several weeks, our team has been working with the companies within the Purdue Aerospace District to provide Wintek fiber connectivity. The aerospace district brings significant new investment to our area and specifically the 231 corridor west of campus. One of the economic development concepts we focus on when planning is known as […]

Tipmont welcomes NHK investment in Clinton County

Earlier this year, I was thrilled to join Tipmont and Wintek in the role of business development director. I was previously with Greater Lafayette Commerce for 24 years, most recently as vice president, economic development. My new role will build strong relations with existing and new customers throughout Tipmont and Wintek’s service area. I will […]

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