"Since the launch of the TippecanoeProspector.com ... several requests for additional information have resulted. We are currently working on projects throughout the region. We were excited about the launch of this new marketing tool for our region with good reason. The activity we have experienced is exciting. The program has the ability to download reports on specific properties and demographics which save our staff valuable time. We are thrilled with the early results"
Cinda Kelley, Executive Director, Lafayette-West Lafayette Economic Development Corp.
1) Attraction and development of Maize AgriProducts, a high-tech ethanol processing plant, which will produce 50-60 million gallons of fuel grade ethanol per year. The plant will employ 35-40 employees making an average of $40,000 per person.
2) There will be $209 million in gross output to the local economy and as many as 834 jobs added as offshoots to the local plant.
3) The plant will add $19.6 million in household income and $1.2 million in tax revenue to the local and state government per year.
4) The website generated several information requests which the organization is currently working through toward successful new project announcements.