Exploring GE site funding OK’d

In a 7-2 vote Tuesday, the Fort Wayne City Council approved a resolution to support exploration of public funding for the massive redevelopment of the former General Electric campus.

Source: Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette

Year-round farmers market to open at Electric Works

The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana Farmers Market and Fort Wayne Farmers Market announced their plans to merge into Fort Wayne Public Market – and to permanently locate a year-round market at Electric Works.

From WANE-TV, 2/12/18

 

Fort Wayne Community Schools considering a regional STEAM school at Electric Works

The proposed regional school will align with FWCS plans announced in January to switch its curriculum focus gradually at all of its schools to STEAM or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

From the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, 2/2/18

On old GE campus, sense of potential is electric

“A 39-acre reminder of Fort Wayne’s past glories could become a symbol of everything we want for this city in the future.”

From the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette’s editorial board, 1/28/18.

Can Lofts and Cool Workspaces Lure People Back Downtown…Even in Fort Wayne?

The Wall Street Journal highlighted the scope, scale and ambition of Electric Works in its national Jan. 2 edition.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Indiana Tech first to sign Letter of Intent at Electric Works

Indiana Tech’s letter of intent to lease 10,000 square feet in building 19 on the former General Electric campus is a milestone for Electric Works.

Source: WPTA-21

State approves $50 million tax credit for Fort Wayne’s GE project

Based on an expected initial investment of more than $213 million for phase one of the project, which is expected to begin next year, the IEDC board approved an Industrial Recovery Tax Credit (DINO) of up to the lesser of $50 million or 25 percent of the total qualified investment.

Source: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Developer closes the deal on historic GE campus

With the official acquisition of the campus complete, we can now focus on working with the community in a public/private partnership to make Electric Works a mixed-use development built on innovation, energy and culture.

Source: WANE-TV

Downtown revitalization projects bring tourism and new business to northeast Indiana

“The biggest individual project in Fort Wayne, however, is just getting started with the redevelopment of the historic General Electric’s Broadway campus.”

We welcomed acclaimed travel writer Ron Bernthal for a campus tour and overview of the project.

Source: TravelWritersMagazine.com

 

‘Been a creative dream’

About four dozen local business leaders got a rare look into the neglected brick buildings that sit on both sides of Broadway near Taylor Street.

Source: The Journal Gazette