Top 10 business articles on NWI.Life in 2019

Top 10 business articles on NWI.Life in 2019
By: Last Updated: December 27, 2019

We published hundreds of articles on the NWI.Life Business Section this past year. We were there for the new innovations and projects, celebrations, and successes. With so much to choose from, we knew it would be a difficult choice, so we rounded up the best of the best for you!

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Without further ado (and in no particular order), here are the Top 10 business articles from NWI.Life in 2019!

Center of Workforce Innovations hosts 3rd Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Day for region Students

Students from all over Northwest Indiana gathered at the Lake County Fairgrounds to participate in the 3rd Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Day on November 19. This was a collaboration between the Center of Workforce Innovations, Construction Advancement Foundation, Northwest Indiana Workforce Board, Indiana Plan for Equal Employment, and We Build Northwest Indiana.

Lake County Economic Alliance celebrates millions in investment, hundreds of new jobs at economic update

Investors, business leaders, and officials from across Lake County gathered at Briar Ridge Country Club for the Lake County Economic Alliance (LCEA) Networking & Economic Update Night on Wednesday. Guests discussed and celebrated all the recent developments around Lake County and the LCEA unveiled a massive new project for East Chicago.

A Purdue Federal Credit Union Employee Spotlight: Mitch Gaffigan

For Mitch Gaffigan, Account Vice President at Purdue Federal Credit Union, financial services is in the genes. Watching his father work in a bank, and even taking a job as a drive-up teller at the young age of 14, Mitch found a natural career in the financial services world.

GreatNews.Life launches Leadership Life series

As Northwest Indiana’s leading feature news provider, GreatNews.Life is pleased to launch the Leadership Life Series – an ongoing series of insightful video presentations featuring the state’s industry leaders in business, not-for-profit sectors, elected offices, and community advocacy.

Recent merger of McColly Bennett Commercial Real Estate with Commercial Advantage provides new opportunities to NWI

As one of the Region’s leaders in commercial real estate, it’s vital to stay competitive, especially in a thriving area like Northwest Indiana. In doing so, McColly Bennett Commercial Real Estate made the decision to merge with Commercial Advantage, becoming McColly Bennett Commercial Advantage (M.B.C.A.). The 2018 merger allowed the firm to expand NWI’s industrial and commercial real estate demand. 

A Salute to Education honors Cal Bellamy, Frank Van Til

Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce celebrated the lifetime achievements of Cal Bellamy and Frank Van Til at A Salute to Education on Wednesday night and unveiled the Legacy Foundation’s progress toward raising $100,000 to support East Chicago and Hammond students.

Mishawaka Parks Dept. partners with local businesses to expand development

With new sky rises in development, construction downtown, and some of the most beautiful parks in Indiana being developed through collaboration, it’s clear that Mishawaka is on the rise.

Centier Bank and Strack & Van Til offer convenience across The Region

When you think about Northwest Indiana-grown businesses, two names come to mind: Centier Bank and Strack & Van Til. Both are longstanding, family-owned, and locally founded companies that have served The Region for generations.

Albert's Diamond Jewelers celebrates customers, 60 years in business

It may have been the 25th Annual Customer Appreciation Gala and the 60th holiday season in business, but Fred Halpern, owner of Albert’s Diamond Jewelers wasn’t counting… he was singing. “We are family! We are family”, could be heard from him as he zipped around the store giving out hugs.

Latitude Commercial runs the gamut of commercial real estate services

For a commercial real estate business to distinguish itself from the breadth of the industry, the company must be able to offer a full gamut of services to clients. Latitude Commercial matches that, with expertise as well, leveraging leading-edge industry resources that set their agents apart.