Entries by Kevin Erb

Another leading company, Steel Dynamics, joining Electric Works campus in Fort Wayne

Electric Works today announced that Steel Dynamics will be leasing office and collaboration space at Electric Works, the mixed-use innovation district, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where the company is headquartered. Steel Dynamics’ plans include new collaboration and meeting spaces, as well as offices in the historic Building 19 at Electric Works, first built and occupied […]

Union Street Market fills local grocery niche

Union Street Market today announced five new merchants, bringing the total to 19 of its 25 overall merchant spaces. Four of the five will be located in the Market’s East Hall, where patrons will primarily find fresh and specialty food items. “Like all great public markets, Union Street Market will be a place to shop […]

Capital Improvement Board appoints directors of Electric Works Public Market Trust

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board (CIB), which oversees the Grand Wayne Convention Center and disburses funding from the Allen County Supplemental Food & Beverage Tax, appointed six inaugural members of the Electric Works Public Market Trust. The Public Market Trust is an independent nonprofit organization that will monitor the performance of Union Street […]

Union Street Market expands merchant diversity

Union Street Market announced three new merchants and revealed the large number of women-owned and minority businesses at the year-round, indoor food market at Electric Works. This announcement brings the total number of Union Street Market merchants to 15. “In creating Union Street Market, we set out to reflect the growing diversity of Fort Wayne […]

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Union Street Market announces four new merchants

Union Street Market today announced four new businesses for the year-round, indoor food market at Electric Works, bringing the total to 12. “The selection of these new merchants marks an important milestone – the Market has filled half of the available spaces,” said Ted Spitzer, Union Street Market’s director of planning and development. “These diverse […]

Union Street Market announces newest merchants

Union Street Market today announced two additional women-owned businesses for the year-round, indoor food market at Electric Works. “This announcement is particularly sweet – not only is the market gaining two accomplished and highly creative dessert makers, but we are thrilled to support local, women-owned businesses,” said Ted Spitzer, Union Street Market’s director of planning […]

Chapman’s to build flagship brewery and taproom at Electric Works, relocate headquarters to Fort Wayne

Chapman’s Brewing today announced that the company has signed a letter of intent to build and open a flagship brewery and taproom at Electric Works next fall. This new location will also become the headquarters for Chapman’s, housing the company’s corporate office and R&D functions in addition to the brewery and taproom. Scott Fergusson, founder […]

Union Street Market at Electric Works Announces First Businesses

Union Street Market today announced the first set of merchants who will sell at the new indoor food market when Electric Works opens next fall. “Union Street Market will be a unique place to eat, drink and shop from local farmers and food entrepreneurs,” said Jeff Kingsbury of Ancora, the lead developer of Electric Works. […]