Indiana Enterprise Center

IEC Business Information

The Indiana Enterprise Center (IEC) is located east of the Town of New Carlisle and west of the City of South Bend in northwestern St. Joseph County.  The Core Development Area for the IEC, generally centered between US Highway 20 and State Road 2,  is 7,200 acres and already has over 2,000 acres of development with a variety of tenants like American Electric Power, Air Gas, Carris Reels, Edcoat, Five Star Sheet, Gavilon Grain, Helena Chemical, I/N Tek and I/N Kote, Just Packaging, Navistar, R&L Carriers, Red Hen Turf Farm, St. Joseph Energy Center, Smith Ready Mix, SMS Scrap, and Unifrax.   The Core Development Area is served by water (Town of New Carlisle), sewer (City of South Bend), natural gas (NIPSCO) and electric (I&M).  In 2020, the park will be fully wired with dark fiber and be serviced by ChoiceLight.  There are two class one rail roads (Canadian National and Norfolk Southern) and one short line rail road (Chicago South Shore) that have the ability to service this site.  The site is located on or near major transportation corridors (I-80/90, US 31, State Road 2, US 20, I-94) and is on a heavy haul route (State Road 2) that connects to the Port of Indiana at Burns Harbor.  The IEC is within 7 miles of South Bend International Airport.

The Area Management Plan, which will be released in 1st Quarter 2020,  will be a comprehensive document that will study all utility systems, land use and zoning, open space and recreational opportunities, and all aspects needed to facilitate development of a multi-use and multi-tenant enterprise center.

Project Budget Information

Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs - Site Certification Program

New Carlisle Station Feasibility Study (NICTD)

IEC Opportunity Analysis Information

IEC Marketing Strategy

IEC Area Management Plan

Bill Schalliol, Esq.
Ex. Director of Economic Development
227 W Jefferson Blvd., Ste 1140
South Bend, IN  46601
P     (574) 235-9812
Jessica Clark, P.E.
County Engineer
227 W Jefferson Blvd, Ste 740
South Bend, IN  46601
P     (574) 235-9626
Eric V. Neagu, P.E., LEED AP, AICP
Project Facilitator
Antero Group
P     (773) 403-5137