3/13/2012 8:23:00 AM 1st Source Bank executive says South Bend business owners 'more positive'
Gene Stowe, South Bend Tribune Correspondent
Increasingly confident business owners are borrowing money to invest and support increased sales as a thawing economy offers more likely rewards.
"We have seen an increase in loan activity, business activity, which started at the end of the third quarter and the fourth quarter 2011," says Joe Kuzmitz, senior vice president and business banking group manager at 1st Source Bank. "The start of 2012 has been better than what we've seen the last four years.