Sunday, December 23, 2012

Bell Aquaculture Expansions Among Highlights of Vision 2016 Program Successes

Quoting from

"The Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance held a combined Victory Breakfast and Annual Meeting today [Dec 11, 2012] at the Horizon Convention Center. It was announced that the $4 million fundraising effort to finance the new five-year Vision 2016 economic development program was not only achieved, but exceeded. It marks the largest economic development fundraising effort in the history of Muncie-Delaware County...

...The results for the first eleven months of the Vision 2016 program included: $68 million in new capital investment, 426 new and endangered jobs saved, $15.4 million in new and retained payroll and $500,000 in new loans to existing businesses. Highlights included Sallie Mae’s 200 job expansion; Spartech, Magna Powertrain, and Bell Aquaculture expansions along with the construction of 40,000 and 50,000 square foot expandable “shell buildings”. There have been 17 assisted projects to-date."

Link to the full release

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