An Electric opportunity for city revitalization

“Because of the developer’s commitment to restoring the iconic buildings and bringing them to life again, ARCH enthusiastically supports this historic preservation project.”

The board of dirctors of ARCH, Inc. formally endorsed Electric Works in an editorial in the May 13 Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.

Electric Works – it’s a job thing

“We as a community have a choice: do we invest in ourselves with projects such as Electric Works? Or do we reject this project with its transformational impact and take the easy road by doing nothing, allowing that asset to continue to waste away for years to come?”

Guest editorial from Greater Fort Wayne Inc. board member Ron Turpin in the May 6 Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.

Tours of Electric Works now open to the public

Tours will be hosted by members of the project development team, who will be available to answer questions and provide updates and important information about the project. Tours are free, open to the public and limited to a maximum of 25 people per tour; registrants are only required to review safety information and complete a liability waiver.

 

Source: WANE.com

 

Emerging Leaders Alliance Supports Electric Works

The development and growth this project will bring to the region is supported by the ELA mission statement to “create opportunities for action, growth and regional pride.”

Learn more here.

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