Portage is home to a host of successful and community-minded businesses that drive our economy and improve the Region through the services they provide, the jobs they bring, the development they create, and the variety of events they host. Here is our roundup of the top ten stories in business for the year!
NorthShore Health Centers Breaks Ground on New Facility in Portage
On a brisk September afternoon, NorthShore Health Centers broke ground on their new flagship medical facility in Portage. The large health center will include a wide variety of services under one roof, as well as their administration. Excitement stirred from the attendees, which included NorthShore staff, politicians, and members of the community.
International Subaru of Merrillville Spreads the Subaru Loves to Care Promise with Franciscan Health Crown Points Cancer Patients
The Subaru brand is well known around the world for their philanthropic actions and overall community involvement. Initiatives range from Subaru Loves the Earth, where loving the environment means working to preserve it, to Subaru Loves Pets where they are committed to keeping all animals safe and healthy, but that's not all!
Thomas Kia Continues to Pursue Excellence as the First and Oldest Kia Dealership in Indiana
Few dealerships have the honor of being the first and longest running of its kind in the State of Indiana. Founded in the early 1990s, Thomas Kia of Highland is proud to claim this title for Kia.
The Portage EDC Continues the City's Cycle of Excellence
Portage has long been a great place to work, live, and play. With original features like a beautiful lakefront and new developments like The Promenade at Founders Square, the city has proven that the future is theirs to transform and grow. To help encourage this growth, the Portage Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is here to ensure that local businesses have the resources they need to succeed and continue improving the city's quality of life.
Holladay Properties Welcomes Residents to The Promenade this Summer!
Holladay Properties is set to welcome residents to its new apartment community this summer! The Promenade at Founders Square will do more than just invite people to settle in Portage; it will also play an integral role in developing a downtown hub that maximizes the city's commercial potential.
NWI Real Estate Trends 2018: Staging Your Home
When it comes to putting a house up for sale, the process can get pretty complicated. Staging is one step that homeowners must take special care to do well.
The Portage Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Local Businesses with its 15th Annual Community and Business Night
For fifteen years, the Portage Chamber of Commerce has held their community-business expo known as the Portage Community and Business Night. This year, a whopping 85 businesses showed up to promote their products and services to over 800 business people and community members, furthering the relationships between Portage, its citizens, and its businesses.
Portage Strack & Van Til Hosts Grand Opening to Celebrate New Location
Free samples add that special element to any grocery shopping experience: if a smiling employee offers up a toothpick-speared cube of cheese, the chore suddenly becomes a bit more fun. So imagine the fun that the Portage community had when they gathered at the brand new Strack & Van Til store on April 11th. Not only were there free samples throughout the entire store; they were celebrating the opening of the store itself.
Tom Seely: Making Thomas Kia of Highland a Great Place to Work, Shop, and Live
Having been in the business for 27 years, Tom Seely, General Manager at Thomas Kia of Highland, knows that car sales is a whole lot more than selling cars - it's about taking care of his employees and customers.
Holladay Properties's Mike Micka, Vice President of Development, Continues His Passion for Real Estate In New Leadership Role
Few companies play as much a part in shaping the face of Northwest Indiana as Holladay Properties. By offering services like design, construction, development, and management, the company provides businesses and organizations across the Region with a one-stop shop for real estate solutions. Holladay is built on excellent leadership by people like Mike Micka, their Vice President of Development.