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Landing a new job often comes with relocation to a new area. Sometimes candidates will have personal motives for relocating to a new area. This could be family related, special interests, or other ties to the employer’s job location. Other times, they may be unfamiliar with their new city which can be hard to adjust to. It’s important for employers to find out how they can assist the candidate in their move. Sharing fun facts and unique things about your city is a great start. Thinking about moving to Michiana? Here are a few things the area has to offer.

Life in Michiana

Home to the University of Notre Dame and the South Bend Cubs. Manufacturer of the first Studebaker vehicles offering the Studebaker National Museum. Home of manufacturing the first Avanti, and home of AM General who currently manufactures the Hummer vehicle. 

Located ~90 miles from downtown Chicago and less than 40 miles from the pristine beaches of beautiful Lake Michigan, you have the best of all worlds. With almost a dozen colleges and Universities, there is no shortage of culture in this area. The Morris Performing Arts Center and the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart boast Broadway shows, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, and many popular concerts and events.

South Bend offers white water rafting where regional and national competitions are held, as well as Rum Village’s Park, Edge Adventures, featuring ziplining and high ropes courses. Watch the Notre Dame crew team row up and down the St. Joseph River, or enjoy the colorful lights of the riverwalk in the evening.

Elkhart is the home of a larger-than-Olympic-sized swimming pool in its brand-new natatorium – one of the largest in the world. Hi-tech research is taking place here as well. To facilitate all the innovation in Michiana, businesses can connect to the Metro net, a dark fiber loop giving users access to nearly unlimited bandwidth and extraordinary speed. Our research parks and the Metro net set us apart from other communities of equal size. 

Conveniently Accessible

Conveniently situated just south of the 80/90 Toll Road and with an international airport, Michiana is easy to access. Michiana is also located near Warsaw, IN, which is considered the capital of orthopedic implants and Elkhart, IN, which is considered the capital of the RV industry. 

The cost of living in the Michiana area is extremely reasonable and with many options for wonderful schools, this is a community that makes putting down roots an easy decision. It’s easy to conclude Michiana is an exciting place to live and work!

Looking for a career in Michiana? Apply today.

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