We are READI.
The Evansville region is READI!
The Evansville Region has a transformational vision to become the talent and economic region of choice in the Midwest. As the regional organization unified to advance the interested of business, the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) in collaboration with the Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (SWIRDA) have officially submitted the region’s Regional Economic Acceleration + Development Initiative (READI) Regional Development Plan (RDP).
E-REP will update this page regularly with key announcements from both the state and region as they become available.
It’s an exciting time in the Evansville region!
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CRG Residential Breaks Ground on $45 Million Community for Promenade Master Development
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (August 16, 2023) – CRG Residential and the City of Evansville officially broke ground today on a $45 million residential development at the corner of N. Burkhardt and Oak Grove roads. This community, “Promenade Flats,” will be included in the Promenade Master Development, creating a walkable environment connected to the YMCA, Fresh Thyme,…
Ohio River Vision & Strategic Plan Public Input Opportunities for Riverfront Plan Announced
Plan consultant offers public sessions and online surveys to gather community aspirations
Ohio Riverfront Visioning & Strategic Plan Events – July 13 & 14
Evansville Region Community Open House – July 14
Evansville Region Selects Sasaki for Ohio Riverfront Visioning and Strategic Plan
The visioning plan includes a new riverfront park, an updated downtown plan for the City of Evansville, and the identification of catalyst sites along 50 miles of the Ohio River.
Talent EVV – Population Growth Virtual Session
This Talent EVV (Population Growth) Virtual Session was the second of five virtual sessions where key regional partners will share and discuss regional benchmarking data specific to population growth trends, and strategies that are being implemented to create quality of life across the Evansville Region. In addition to discussing critical data indicators this session featured…
Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority Prioritizes Strengthening Quality of Place Through READI Awards
The Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) obligated an additional $6 million in Regional Economic + Acceleration Development Initiative (READI) grant funds toward seven transformational projects. In total, the RDA has obligated more than $41 of the $50 million in total for projects throughout the Evansville region.