Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Offers Small Business COVID-19 Financial Relief


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce that funds are being made available to help small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, entitled the Small Business Resiliency Program will provide up to $10,000 in the form of a forgivable loan to qualified Hammond small businesses. “Small …

COVID-19 Business Survey


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond’s Office of Economic Development are reaching out to businesses in Hammond to gather information identifying their most critical needs to help support those struggling during this uncertain time. The City of Hammond values your presence in Hammond and appreciates all you do to help the economy move forward. Thank you for …

Guide to Restaurants Offering Food for Pickup or Delivery


CATEGORY: Economic Development, News

List prepared by Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, 219-853-6508 x-1 If you see a restaurant missing from list, please give us a call. We will update the list weekly. Restaurant website links indicated with Last updated: March 20, 2020 Scroll left to right American/Misc Mexican Food Pizza Asian Anchor Inn 6712 Calumet Ave. Hammond, IN 46324 219-933-4677 Availability: Pickup Big …

Request for Proposal Released for Downtown Site


CATEGORY: Economic Development, News, Speck

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City’s Department of Planning and Development have released a new and vibrant RFP for an important downtown Hammond site. The City of Hammond is requesting proposals for a brand new multi-use residential building that would house 200+ units, with retail and commercial on the ground level, complimenting a new active and welcoming plaza …

Blue Dot Safes to Conduct Open Interviews


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, News

Blue Dot Safes, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, will host a Hiring Event on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10am – 3pm at the HDC Building, 5233 Hohman Ave. Blue Dot Safes is a growing safe manufacturing company in Downtown Hammond. Bring your resume and come learn about their open positions. For more information, please call the …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Announces Second Starbucks Location in Hammond


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

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


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

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


CATEGORY: Economic Development, News

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** …