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No Stop to Construction Boom in La Porte

(La Porte, IN) - A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for a new professional office building in La Porte.  There was also a ground breaking for another professional office structure next door and new housing just a short distance away on East Shore Parkway near McClung Road.


Mayor Tom Dermody said the developments are the latest example of the growth happening in all parts of the city.  “Many of the media outlets across South Bend to Chicago have said La Porte is in a housing boom.  We’re just in a construction boom.  A development boom wherever you turn,” he said.


Local developer Jerry Fedorcak, who’s done work in areas like Legacy Hills Golf Course, is one of the people involved in the latest round of new construction.  The professional office building, which opened in January, contains several medical offices along with a digital marketing firm.


The new housing is expected to start going up soon includes about a dozen upscale townhouses along Fish Trap Lake.

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