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Hinman Announces Acquisition of First Bank Building at 205 W Jefferson Boulevard in South Bend, Indiana

SOUTH BEND, IN – The Hinman Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of the First Bank Building, at 205 W Jefferson Boulevard, in South Bend, Indiana. “Having been invested in Downtown South Bend for many years with the Key Bank Building, we are pleased to add this building to our local portfolio”, said Roger Hinman, CEO of the Hinman Company.

The 6 story, 80,000+ SF building is located in Downtown South Bend, in the heart of the Central Business District (CBD) near the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard and Main Street, adjacent to the St. Joseph County Courthouse, County-City Building and Federal Building. Within walking distance of Century Center, much of the downtowns fine dining establishments, retail shops, hotels and entertainment venues are located in the CBD. 205 W Jefferson Boulevard is an ideal location for businesses looking to be in an energized downtown location.

Built in 1914, this timeless Chicago-style building was designed by Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton of Chicago. Originally constructed for Farmers’ Trust Bank, the building had been occupied by First Source Bank, previously known as First Bank & Trust, since 1940. Hinman has a longstanding commitment to historical structures, including the recently acquired Fifth Third Bank Building in Kalamazoo, MI, the Battle Creek Tower in Battle Creek, MI, and 77 Monroe Center in Grand Rapids, MI.

The Hinman Company will oversee the management of the building, and First Source Bank will continue to be a major tenant. Hinman also owns the nearby Key Bank Building; which is a fourteen-story, 124,000 SF, Class A multi-tenant office building located at 202 S Michigan Street in Downtown South Bend.

Founded in 1977 by Roger E. Hinman, the Michigan-based Hinman Company has established a diverse portfolio of office, retail and multi-family residential properties. Today, Hinman is proud to own and manage approximately four million square feet of space in the Midwest. Hinman is headquartered at The Trade Centre, 750 Trade Centre Way, Suite 100, Portage, MI. 49002.

For leasing information about the First Bank Building and other Hinman properties, please contact Anmar Atchu at (269) 342-8600.

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