The Executive Home

OPEN-STYLE KITCHENS Executive homebuyers also want large master suites,
says David Gring of Steiner Homes Ltd., but fewer want large Jacuzzi tubs.

Today’s buyers want green features, open floor plans and big master suites.

by Jane Bokun

You might think today’s executives are only looking for mega-mansions in hyper-exclusive communities, and in some cases, you would be right.

But, not in the case of Northwest Indiana, according to Gary Green, owner of Wagner Homes. Green says executives are looking for such things as green living, large master …

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Posted in Executive Living, Spring 2015 | Leave a comment

Drivers for Change

Entertainment Center, the Small Business of the Year, pictured with his son, Mario.

Salute to Business winners have a big impact on the South Bend area.

by Heidi Prescott Wieneke

A South Bend native who holds a doctorate in neuroscience. A tireless champion of women. A distinguished leader in health care. A family entertainment center owner. The recipients of the 2015 Salute to Business awards in St. Joseph County, presented by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, …

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Cyber Security Opportunities

Threats are ever-increasing, and so are jobs for security specialists.

by Michael Tu

With the recent high-profile cyber incidents targeting Sony Pictures, Anthem, Home Depot and Target, cybersecurity has become a major concern for businesses and consumers, as well as our government’s national security agencies.

Today, businesses are facing formidable challenges to cybersecurity because of increased cyber and global connectivity and the widespread use of …

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