READI

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The Evansville region is READI!

The Evansville Region has a transformational vision to build a nationally recognized place to call home! As the regional organization unified to advance the interest of business, the Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) in collaboration with the Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (SWIRDA), Success Warrick County, and the Gibson County EDC, we are advancing transformational projects through the Regional Economic Acceleration + Development Initiative (READI)!

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.

READI Updates

  • Gov. Holcomb announces $250M Lilly Endowment grant to accelerate quality of place across Indiana

    Funds will support investments in communities throughout the state focused on blight remediation and redevelopment, public arts and cultural initiatives INDIANAPOLIS  – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced at tonight’s State of the State address that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $250 million grant to help bolster quality of place efforts throughout the state. The…

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  • Evansville Region Prepares to Compete for READI 2.0

    The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) announces a call for economic development projects happening in the Evansville Region via an intake survey

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  • Grand Opening of “The District” Housing Complex in Downtown Princeton

    READI funded project supports local employers, current and future residents with new housing in Princeton

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  • Ohio River Vision & Strategic Plan Second Public Input Opportunities for Riverfront Plan Announced

    Plan consultant offers public sessions and online surveys for community feedback. The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) is hosting public sessions led by the Ohio River Vision and Strategic Plan lead consultant Sasaki. The sessions will gather feedback from community members on themes and ideas for the Ohio Riverfront from Mount Vernon to Newburgh, IN.…

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  • Evansville Region Prepares to Compete for READI 2.0 Quality of Place Funding

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (October 3, 2023) – The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) announces its enthusiastic participation in the recently unveiled Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative 2.0 (READI 2.0) program. This groundbreaking initiative, introduced by Governor Eric Holcomb, promises an additional $500 million in funding for quality of place projects across the state of Indiana.…

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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,…

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