Economic Development

This is a photo of a military HUMVEE model manufactured by AM General in Mishawaka
This is an image of a locomotive pulling steel coils to the I/N Tek processing facility


The mission of the St. Joseph County Office of Economic Development is to coordinate with public and private agencies to create a climate for growth to facilitate business and economic development throughout St. Joseph County.

Business Ventures

St. Joseph County is home to some of the most successful technology, finance, educational and health care related entities in the World. With a highly educated and trained workforce, St. Joseph County possesses the ability to provide a workforce for any business venture.

St. Joseph County is the leader in terms or commercial, industrial, educational and cultural opportunities in the Northern Indiana region and offers everything that your company, and your workforce, could desire in order to conduct a successful business operation.

St. Joseph County Rail Opportunity Plan

In an effort to better understand rail economic development opportunities in St. Joseph County, the County and South Bend Regional Chamber formed a rail study committee in partnership with The Antero Group to complete a high-level rail study for all of St. Joseph County.  The study, which was presented to the study committee can be found by clicking this link.