Growth at Notre Dame, IUSB and Bethel

September 24, 2007

The number of home sold in the South Bend Area is down about 8% from last year but there are housing sectors seeing lots of activity. One is building by universities and colleges. Here are recent photos of the construction at three of the South Bend Area’s largest schools. Notre Dame has $300 to 400 […]

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Notre Dame Moves Forward on the Eddy Street Commons Development

June 18, 2007

admin note: visit our article on Eddy Street Commons from November 2009 for an update on progress including photos of finished buildings along Eddy Street. Note Dame is pushing the redevelopment of the city south of its campus. It has sponsored the building of new homes on Notre Dame Avenue,  and is redesigning its streets […]

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Taxing News for Mishawaka’s Downtown Developments

May 12, 2007

Sue Lowe of The South Bend Tribune reports the Mishawaka city council voted not to award a tax abatement to the 19 townhouse development “Ironworks, LLC – Townes at Kamm Island Park,” south of the river near downtown Mishawaka. They have not yet voted on the abatement request for a strikingly similar development, the 20 townhouse development “Riverwalk […]

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Notre Dame Plans More Growth

May 2, 2007

The University of Notre Dame is planning significant changes. They include more Gothic buildings, fewer cars on campus, and a number of new and expanded buildings. Click here for a copy of the university’s master plan, or you can read Margaret Fosmoe’s much shorter but still detailed summary of the plan in the South Bend Tribune.

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Tax Breaks With a View

April 17, 2007

It was a big day for Mishawaka when the abandoned Uniroyal buildings came down on June 17th 2000. Now, nearly seven years later, the site is seeing the start of some long anticipated residential growth. Developers Chuck Trippel of Riverwalk Townhomes, LLC and Bob Stephens of IronWorks, LLC are seeking five year tax abatements for their […]

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