Greater Lafayette is where ideas turn to action, imagination gains ambition, hard work drives innovation. The smartest parts of business are created, commercialized, and applied here.



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Stories of individuals, businesses, and organizations making a greater impact in Greater Lafayette.

Still Looking Ahead

While much of life slowed or was outright canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, city improvement and development projects continued, and many will come to fruition in 2021. From penguins to new planned neighborhoods, here’s a peek at what’s coming for our communities.

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Innovation Story

Driving Force: Subaru of Indiana Automotive

SIA is woven into the community’s fabric, churning out cars, jobs, customers and community service at a time when some automobile manufacturers are struggling to keep the lights on.

The Lafayette plant is Subaru’s only manufacturing facility outside of Asia and currently employs more than 6,000 associates, of which more than 5,000 work in production. When the plant opened in 1989, associates built the Subaru Legacy and Isuzu Pick-up. In the years that followed, SIA continued to produce Subaru models in addition to other vehicles, including the Isuzu Rodeo, Honda Passport and Toyota Camry.

Since June 2016, the plant has exclusively produced Subaru vehicles. Current cars rolling off the assembly line here are the Ascent, Impreza, Legacy and Outback models for North America.

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Greater advantages
Indiana: A state that works

Enterprise Zone Credits

real property tax abatements

personal property tax abatements

Fastest Growing City in Indiana

First for Quality of Government in Indiana

First In Infrastructure upgrades in the U.S.

Greater Lafayette is a community connected to the world. Central Indiana is known as the Crossroads of America for good reason. You can easily access major cross country interstates, passenger rail, freight railroads and other major highways, and airports.

Available Properties

We have immediate space available for your business. If you want to start from scratch, we have certified shovel-ready sites you can begin building on immediately. Whether you are new to our community, scaling your existing business, or just getting started, we have move-in ready spaces. Be it a warehouse, industrial, Class A office, wet lab, business incubator, or lower-cost coworking space, we will help you find the right location for your business.

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Greater Lafayette has talent for every venture. Whether you need resilient engineers, advanced manufacturing technicians, or hard working support staff, the right people for your business call our community home.



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Stories of individuals, businesses, and organizations making a greater impact in Greater Lafayette.

Paving the way for a greater community

Follow the leader. Lead by example. Take the lead. It’s safe to say that the concept of leadership has left an unmistakable imprint on the American vernacular, and rightly so, as it determines the course of everything from our countries to our businesses.

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Skilled Workforce

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Innovation Story

A Sweet Saab Story

Built so they would come, Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District landed Swedish-based Saab as a major aeronautic manufacturing facility in May. It’s a perfect match.

When companies come, they feel the sincerity of our local leaders. They experience how truly collaborative we are. They see the quality of our existing workforce and our commitment to developing it further. They learn about the expertise available and the bright young minds being turned out by our world-leading educational institutions. When you combine all that with the affordability of our great quality of life, it makes our community among the most compelling of places to consider locating a business.

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Quality Education

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Inclusive Community

From good to great

We believe in building up a better community. That means listening to our people, thinking critically about our decisions, and never accepting less than great.

For those living here now and for those who will create the fabric of our community’s future, we cannot settle for “good.” The same innovation and creativity that drive our industry must be channeled into the people, places, and things that make Greater Lafayette greater.

That’s why we’re committed to the continuous process of evolving from good to great. This report created in 2012 outlines the strides we’ve taken and the ones we commit to carrying forward in the future.

Join us in making Greater Lafayette greater.

Military members with American flag patch
Military member holding their happy child
Veteran
Attraction

As a family-friendly community bursting with opportunity, Greater Lafayette welcomes our nation’s veterans. To make the transition into our community as seamless as possible, our Veteran Attraction Task Force—made up of local veteran industry leaders—works to create a welcoming community for the bravest members of our country.


Our Welcome Home program is a concierge service for veterans and their families relocating to Greater Lafayette. We create support groups at large businesses, assist families with any need they have while integrating into our community, and help veterans connect with local schools, churches, realtor partners, and additional military transition services.

Vibrant Cities

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RESOURCES

ECONOMIC TRENDS MAGAZINE

A publication developed to inform readers of the latest and most exciting economic development announcements.
see archive

CONTACT US

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2021 indiana community of the year!

The Indiana Chamber of  Commerce selected Greater Lafayette as the winner of its 2021 Community of the Year Award