Choose Fort Wayne
Located in the heart of the Midwest, Fort Wayne boasts a population of nearly 264,488 and acts as the urban center of Northeast Indiana, a region of approximately 1.5 million people within a 60-mile radius. The city is conveniently located just two hours from Indianapolis and three hours to Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland. In addition to convenient drive times, Fort Wayne International Airport serves more than 700,000 passengers.
Fort Wayne is undergoing a long-term revitalization with new living options and economic development projects centered around downtown and the riverfront areas. Since 2009, downtown Fort Wayne has seen more than $700 million in new development with plans for nearly $650 million in private and public investments this year. In addition to development, business is booming in Fort Wayne due to Indiana’s competitive tax climate, business culture and state incentives. There is no shortage of talent in Fort Wayne as there are 774,000+ students enrolled at Tier 1 and Tier 2 research universities within 200 miles.
Residents in Fort Wayne have access to amenities one would expect to find in a large metropolis, like excellent entertainment options, amazing sports and a thriving arts scene. With it’s low cost of living, big city amenities and thriving business climate, Fort Wayne is an excellent place to buy a house, raise a family, start a career and launch a business.