Authors Jim and Deborah Fallows toured Electric Works recently as part of a broader northern Indiana tour he was conducting on a series of stories for The Atlantic magazine. They’re writing about how towns and cities in the industrial Midwest are reinventing themselves.
One of Fallows’ takeaways from the visit was breadth and depth of civic-engagement. “The funding of this project is an epitome of ‘public-private partnership’—a phrase that…is seen in Washington as a euphemism for ‘payoffs’ or ‘log-rolling,’ but at the local level appears to be a key ingredient in getting things done.”
https://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.png00Fredhttps://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.pngFred2019-04-26 15:46:372019-04-26 15:48:31Electric Works and Fort Wayne featured on The Atlantic
The $440 million development called Electric Works is intended to breathe life into a hulking abandoned property that was at the heart of Fort Wayne’s bygone manufacturing era.
“The emotional weight that the industrial complex has on this community can’t be overstated,” said Josh Parker, partner at RTM Ventures, the company behind the project. “It’s not just what we’re doing on our site, but what that brings to the larger area.”
https://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.png00Fredhttps://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.pngFred2019-04-09 11:58:442019-04-09 12:03:33Bloomberg highlights Electric Works
https://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.png00Kevin Erbhttps://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.pngKevin Erb2019-03-11 11:05:012019-03-11 11:05:01Electric Works presence would seal Purdue, city connection
The Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. has announced plans to establish a presence in Electric Works, northeast Indiana’s innovation district on the former General Electric campus in downtown Fort Wayne.
https://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.png00Kevin Erbhttps://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.pngKevin Erb2019-03-04 09:17:062019-03-19 09:18:16IURTC plans to establish presence in Fort Wayne's Electric Works innovation district
Spherion Staffing, a locally owned office of the national staffing firm, is celebrating its 10th anniversary by making a commitment to be a part of the Electric Works campus, making it one of a dozen businesses and organizations to join the project.with the agreement. It plans to relocate to a larger space at Electric Works from its current E. State Blvd location.
https://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.png00Kevin Erbhttps://fortwayneelectricworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo-5.pngKevin Erb2019-02-06 15:51:102019-02-06 15:51:10Recruiting firm joining Electric Works campus