Gary Indiana - University Park
Creating A Sense Of Arrival And Identity
The proximity of major interstate highways offers opportunities to support new development that will benefit the residents of University Park and Glen Park, and the City of Gary as a whole.
- Additional retail services
- Employment opportunities
- Sales and occupancy tax revenues
In addition to the creation of a new ‘Main Street’ on Broadway, Grant Street also offers opportunities for new regional retail development because of its immediate access from the Borman Expressway I-80/94. Grant Street is a viable location for grocery and discount stores, gas stations and convenience stores. With this type of retail, the City of Gary will be able to draw revenues from customers in the wider Lake County area and from passing traffic on the interstate highway.
There is market demand for a 100 to 150 bed limited service hotel at the Broadway Street interchange with the Borman Expressway, I-80/94. There is market demand for an additional 100 to 150 bed limited service hotel at the Grant Street interchange with the Borman Expressway, I-80/94.