Entries by Kevin Erb

Electric Works presence would seal Purdue, city connection

“Purdue, with nearly a century of experience in using academic research to develop private-sector solutions, is well positioned to become a partner in the innovation space at Electric Works. In addition to West Lafayette’s Purdue Research Park, the university has business incubators in Merrillville, Indianapolis and New Albany. Why not Fort Wayne?” Source: Fort Wayne […]

Recruiting firm joining Electric Works campus

Spherion Staffing, a locally owned office of the national staffing firm, is celebrating its 10th anniversary by making a commitment to be a part of the Electric Works campus, making it one of a dozen businesses and organizations to join the project.with the agreement. It plans to relocate to a larger space at Electric Works from […]

Electric Works names leasing partners

RTM Ventures has selected the Indianapolis office of global commercial real estate services firm JLL as its national leasing partner, effective immediately. In addition, RTM has selected Fort Wayne-based The Zacher Company as its local / regional leasing partner. The JLL and Zacher leasing teams will include real estate experts dedicated to identifying and engaging […]

Electric Works adds Three Rivers Music Theatre as future tenant

Three Rivers Music Theatre has signed a letter of intent to lease space at Electric Works. The organization, founded in 2016, is expanding operations to include rehearsal, performance and education spaces. The community group’s Triple Threat Performance Arts Academy provides arts education programs to hundreds of students each year. Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Agreement in place for Electric Works

Plans for the $440 million Electric Works project in Fort Wayne have taken a significant step forward. Mayor Tom Henry and RTM Ventures have announced the city and development team have agreed on an economic development agreement that includes $62 million in local public funding. Read more: Inside Indiana Business