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!
Thanks for your interest in receiving Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) updates. As program information becomes available to our team, we’ll share the news with you.
Evansville Region Officials Break Ground on $21 Million Workforce Housing Complex
Today, local officials and regional leaders gathered to break ground for a 144-unit apartment complex, known as “The District,” in Downtown Princeton. The $21 million workforce apartment complex is slated to open in Spring 2024 offering affordable, stylish, new housing in a location that will support employer needs and employee preferences.
Evansville Region Officials Break Ground on $21 Million Toyota Indiana YMCA
Today, partners in the Evansville region gathered to break ground for a 56,000 sq. ft. Toyota Indiana YMCA in Downtown Princeton. The $21 million facility is slated to open in Summer 2024 offering first-class amenities to residents and prospective talent interested in working for Toyota or its suppliers.
Evansville Region awards $14.6 million in READI funds
The Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) obligated $14.6 million of the $50 million total in Regional Economic + Acceleration Development Initiative (READI) funds toward five transformational projects located throughout the Evansville Region. “We have a vision for our Region to become a nationally recognized place for talent to call home, said Beth McFadin Higgins, […]
PlayREADI RFP Released
PlayREADI Request for Proposal (RFP) – While talent used to look for a job first and a place to live second, this sequence is being reversed as quality of place and lifestyle amenities increasingly determine where people will live and work. Active, healthy lifestyles and full social calendars are trumping big paychecks for many of […]
LiveREADI RFP Released
LiveREADI Request for Proposal (RFP) – The Evansville Region recognizes the need for additional housing to grow and retain population. Further, the Region prioritizes increasing diverse housing choices at different price points in locations that support employer-employee needs and preferences. Utilizing an RFP process to award READI funding within the LiveREADI category as an incentive, […]
READI Project or Program Updates
TalentREADI, BizREADI, WorkREADI, RiverREADI, and BridgeREADI projects and programs are invited to share updates Projects or Programs within the TalentREADI, BizREADI, WorkREADI, RiverREADI, and BridgeREADI categories that submitted a project for the Evansville Region’s Regional Development Plan (RDP) are invited to share updated project or program information via an online survey. Projects or programs categories […]