Entries by Kevin Erb

‘Transformative potential of Electric Works too great to squander’

“Electric Works is a neighborhood improvement project with regional impact. It is what we need in every quadrant of Fort Wayne.” Fort Wayne City Council members Geoff Paddock, D-5th; Tom Didier, R-4th; Glynn Hines, D-at large; and Tom Freistroffer, R-at large published an editorial in the Jan. 12 edition of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette […]

Electric Works developer partners with Joshua’s Hand

“Electric Works will contribute to the local community even before the first tenant opens, officials announced Tuesday. RTM Ventures…has partnered with nonprofit Joshua’s Hand to create apprenticeship programs that will employ minorities during construction.” Source: Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette

County Commissioners give Electric Works developers more time, latitude

“That clean-up has gone more efficiently than expected, leaving funds left to clean buildings not included in the original scope of work.” Our thanks to Fort Wayne City Council, the Capital Improvement Board and the Allen County Commissioners for their continued support and investment. Source: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Conjure Coffee commits to Electric Works

Conjure Coffee will appear in two spots in the former General Electric Campus. A cafe will be featured in the Electric Works Innovation Center while a coffee bar and roastery will be featured in the campus’s food hall and public market. SOURCE: WANE-TV

High-tech aeroponic farming company bringing greenhouse to Electric Work

Sweetwater Urban Farms, an Atlanta-based company founded in 2017 that uses aeroponic technology, helped by with proven Internet of Things — no human interaction to transfer data — to produce nutrient-rich greens and herbs, will open a greenhouse in the food hall at the planned Electric Works. SOURCE: Indiana Economic Development Digest

‘Electric Works in line for greenhouse’

“Sweetwater Urban Farms, which uses aeroponic technology augmented with internet connectivity to produce nutrient-rich greens and herbs, will open a greenhouse inside the food hall at the Electric Works.” SOURCE: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette