Abbie Kusch

February 3, 2022

Economic Outlook – Pokagon Band, Four Winds, and Mno Bmadsen

Episode #1709 – Pokagon Band, Four Winds, and Mno Bmadsen Check out his episode of WNIT’s Economic Outlook as Jeff Rea interviews Frank Freedman, COO of Four Winds Casino and Julio Martinez, CEO of Mno-Bmadsen. The skyline is changing in St. Joseph County as the new Fourwinds Hotel and Conference center are taking shape. We take a closer look at one of our regions largest employers and the work they […]
September 29, 2021

Opening of Hotel Elkhart

Industry Today The opening of Hotel Elkhart represents the latest step in an active 2021 for Mno-Bmadsen. Sept. 27, 2021 Dowagiac, MI – Mno-Bmadsen, the independent non-gaming investment entity of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, is proud to announce the grand opening of Hotel Elkhart, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at Hotel Elkhart, 500 South Main Street on Sept. 28th at 10:30 a.m. EDT […]
March 19, 2021

Mno-Bmadsen Acquires Walerko Tool and Engineering

Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, acquired Walerko Tool and Engineering. March 18, 2021 Dowagiac, MI – Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, is pleased to announce it has acquired Walerko Tool and Engineering Corp. through its manufacturing investment vehicle Mno-DREK. The deal closed in March and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The addition of Walerko […]
August 30, 2018

Investment Opportunities
Can Strengthen Indian Country
By: Julio Martinez, Chief Financial Officer | Mno-Bmadsen

Casinos have blessed many tribes with capital infusions but with competition growing and an uncertain regulatory environment, the time is now for leaders to diversify their swelling treasuries through a long-term strategic investment plan. Mno-Bmadsen’s Chief Financial Officer Julio Martinez makes the case for Indian Country’s opportunity to leverage the power of a diversified portfolio to strengthen self-sufficiency, enhance sovereignty and increase generational wealth expansion.   The time has never […]
June 9, 2022

WBK Engineering Expands Expertise in Michigan

pdubey@v1-media.com on June 6, 2022 – in Corporate, News WBK Engineering, the Midwest’s premier civil engineering, planning and environmental resources consulting firm, is proud to announce the expansion of its office in Battle Creek, MI. The company will host a grand reopening and open house on June 16th. The WBK office is located at 68 East Michigan Avenue with the open house event running from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT. The […]
June 8, 2022

ENGINEERING FIRM DOUBLES IN SIZE

Building Indiana Business- News Release June 8, 2022 Battle Creek, MI-based WBK Engineering, a civil engineering, planning and environmental resources consulting firm, is expanding its office. WBK is owned by Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. The new WBK office has grown to include the second floor as well as a redesign of its existing space on the first floor. The doubling in size of the office space will […]
May 19, 2022

Mno-Bmadsen Takes Ownership Stake in City Center Lofts

May 19, 2022 Investment Represents Commitment to Honoring Ancestral Land and Supporting Communities. All photos courtesy of Mno-Bmadsen. Dowagiac, MI – Mno-Bmadsen, the independent non-gaming investment entity of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, recently announced it has acquired a 50 percent stake in City Center Lofts from Cressy Commercial Real Estate. Financial details about the transaction were not disclosed. Originally constructed in the 1880s, City Center Lofts sits on […]
May 18, 2022

Mno-Bmadsen Takes Ownership Stake in City Center Lofts in Benton Harbor

Investment Represents Commitment to Honoring Ancestral Land and Supporting Communities May 17, 2022 Mno-Bmadsen, the independent non-gaming investment entity of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, is proud to announce it has acquired a 50 percent stake in City Center Lofts from Cressy Commercial Real Estate. Financial details about the transaction were not disclosed.  Originally constructed in the 1880s, City Center Lofts sits on the corner of Main Street and […]
May 17, 2022

Mno-Bmadsen Acquires Ownership Stake in Michigan’s City Center Lofts

May 12, 2022 BENTON HARBOR, MICH. — Mno-Bmadsen, the independent, non-gaming investment entity of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, has acquired a 50 percent stake in City Center Lofts in downtown Benton Harbor, a city in Southwest Michigan. Cressy Commercial Real Estate sold the stake for an undisclosed price and will retain a 50 percent stake in the property. Originally constructed in the 1880s, City Center Lofts sits on […]
May 9, 2022

Mno-Bmadsen builds real estate portfolio via new partnership 

City Center Lofts in downtown Benton Harbor, Mich. (Courtesy photo) BY CHEZ OXENDINE  MAY 9, 2022 DOWAGIAC, Mich. — Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, has co-invested in a mixed-use property that aims to play a role in the revitalization of a Southwest Michigan city. Through its subsidiary Red Tail Properties, Mno-Bmadsen has acquired a 50-percent equity position in the City Center Lofts project in Benton Harbor, […]
May 9, 2022

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians acquires ownership position in Cressy’s City Center Lofts

May 9, 2022 – REJournals Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, has acquired an ownership position in Cressy Commercial Real Estate’s City Center Lofts mixed-use development in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Located on the corner of Main Street and Pipestone Street in downtown Benton Harbor, City Center Lofts is a two-story, 20,000-square-foot mixed-use building constructed in the 1880s. The structure was on the verge of […]