Since our establishment in 1981, we have assisted the City of Hammond in developing a flourishing, prosperous community that business owners and residents are proud to call home.


Our mission as a 501(c)(3) in downtown Hammond is to continue to foster the economic development of Hammond by working on the revitalization of Hammond, building technology-based businesses, offering technology resources, developing and promoting the visual and performing arts and helping to develop minority, women, and Hammond-based businesses.


  • We’ve trained over 800 entrepreneurs!

  • We’ve funded 100 to 150 companies!

  • We own a 20,000 square feet theater building in downtown Hammond!

  • We financially manage the Hammond Urban Enterprise Association and HDC Entertainment.

  • We manage 100,000 square feet of downtown Hammond office space!