the karnerblue effect

Our collective efforts result in economic growth, job creation, social connections, and higher quality of life.


Aerial Photo of a City


Northwest Indiana
Regional Development Authority

$180 MM in regional investment
Shoreline Development
Airport Development

US EPA Region V liaison:

White House Partnership for Sustainable Communities, the Regional Brownfields Coalition & the Older Industrial Cities Project


City of Portage
Town of Burns Harbor
Town of Highland

$35+MM in local investment
Master Development
Regional Trail Development
Adaptive Reuse 
Land Use Strategy

Cross-sector Partnerships
Civic Engagement

Grant Writing & Management


City of Gary
City of Lake Station
City of Michigan City

$4.5 MM in federal & state awards

Brownfield Clearance 
Blight Elimination
Lead Abatement



“Karnerblue is bringing significant grant dollars to our development projects which gives us great returns and makes her contract worth the investment."

town president & redevelopment commissioner 

“Karnerblue provides a level of professionalism & comprehensiveness to sustainable development that is unmatched by other local firms.”

city director of community development & planning

“Tina's presence during the community workshops made me feel seen and heard.”

city official & life-long resident