When the Starke County Economic Development Foundation told Sysco, a Fortune 500
company, that we “Create Opportunities and Deliver on Promises,” they politely replied,
We did—with a $4-million infrastructure package that included roadway improvements,
water and sewer extensions, purchasing land, and acquiring a wetlands mitigation
permit (acquired in less than five months). Funding was crafted from, among other
sources, a never-before-used application of TIF bonds. We brought together a team
of government entities, from the Town Council and the County Commissioners to the
Indiana Economic Development Corporation and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Once practically overlooked by their site selectors, Starke County will soon be
home to Sysco’s Baugh North Central Cooperative Redistribution Center and its 500
We invite you to discover this special kind of economic development welcome we offer
to every business looking to locate in Starke County. Some key advantages demonstrate
that we are not your average LEDO.
You will be welcomed with our expertise. As Executive Director, I bring more than
33 years of law practice in the fields of corporate law, government law, Governmental
and Industrial Revenue Bonds, regulatory law, contracts, banking and real estate
You will be welcomed with cooperation at all levels of government. I have 35 years
of experience networking for resources that benefit your location decision.
Your welcome will continue long after your company locates in Starke County. Business
retention is always our priority.
We get the job done, down to the finest detail. Contact us, and ask us to prove
it. I will personally see to that.
Charles W. Weaver J.D.