Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Announces Second Starbucks Location in Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development have confirmed the opening of a second Starbucks location within the City of Hammond. The new location, which is a 2,100 square foot stand-alone building and a 1.5 Million Dollar investment will be located in the Marina District Redevelopment area in the Robertsdale section of Hammond. The store …

Final Groundbreaking at Oxbow Landing

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce the final groundbreaking at the Oxbow Landing Development in Hammond. When first elected in 2004, Mayor McDermott saw the economic potential for this site and one of his first major projects was to demolish the crime-ridden buildings in 2006 and create a plan to …

Hammond Hosts UPS Job Fair

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The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development would like to invite you to attend a UPS Job Fair on Wednesday, September 28 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320, from 11am to 3pm. UPS will be hiring part time Package Handlers at the hourly rate of $10.15. Available Shifts: Sunrise Shift: 4:30 am to 9:30 am** …

Illinois-Based Industrial Supply Distributor Selects Hammond For Operations Hub

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After standing empty for several years, the former IFI building at 651 Conkey Street will have a new owner. Root Brothers Manufacturing and Supply Company is expanding their main operations to Hammond. The 88 year old company will centralize their National Distribution Center to the 86,000 square foot building. Root Brothers is a full line MRO supplier and services Government, …

Hammond Restaurant Boasts Success

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A formerly vacant commercial development has become home to the Region’s highest performing Buffalo Wild Wings. Buffalo Wild Wings located at 2942 Carlson Drive, Hammond, IN has done a phenomenal job maintaining its high revenues. The company has been operational for only three months, but already is on track to becoming a high sales grossing store. The restaurant is located …

Buffalo Wild Wings opens in Hammond’s Oxbow Landing

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November 29, 2014 – Joseph S. Pete A line wrapped around the building when a popular casual dining restaurant opened at Hammond’s Oxbow Landing, a major redevelopment project just north of the Little Calumet River. Buffalo Wild Wings just opened a 7,000-square-foot eatery which features the chain’s new “stadia” concept, a first-in-Northwest Indiana design that makes the restaurant’s interior look …

New brewery in works for Oxbow Landing

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November 16, 2014 – Andrew Steele A new brewery is in the works for the Oxbow Landing development at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue, taking the place of a brewpub planned by an Illinois brewery that couldn’t find financing. The city’s Redevelopment Commission on Tuesday will consider selling 2.5 acres to Byway Brewing Co. to locate at Oxbow Landing, which …

Hammond lures Illinois manufacturer

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October 11, 2014 – Rob Earnshaw An Illinois manufacturer is relocating to Hammond. The City Council recently passed an ordinance approving a property tax abatement for American Stair, a Romeoville-based company that designs and fabricates steel stairs and railings. American Stair is receiving $1.725 million from both the Regional Development Authority and the Economic Development for Growing Economy. The company …

Planning and development employees move to City Hall

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September 01, 2014 – Rob Earnshaw The city’s planning and development department is moving to City Hall. Currently based at 649 and 651 Conkey St., the dozen or so employees will have new accommodations at City Hall by the end of the year in a plan Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said made sense. “We’re in the process right now of …