At Matthews LLC, it’s our dream to make life more connected, enjoyable, easier, less isolating, more sustainable and fun. We want beautiful space that is walkable, promotes interactions with neighbors, inspires a sense of community and fosters people belonging to their place. We believe that by putting our heart and passion in to the minute details of design and construction we will create homes, shop spaces, parks, sidewalks, roads, trails and communities to positively influence how we live & interact with each other, thus making the world a better more livable place. Join us on the journey to better living.
Matthews LLC is promoting one development in Warsaw, IN, by Matthews Warsaw LLC. It’s a charming development on Center Lake, and has a great selection of town houses for purchase.
In South Bend, on the East side of the St. Joseph River, is a neighborhood with a vibrant art scene, great dining options, amazing recreation and athletic activities, a local print newspaper, and access to the region’s best health and human services. Housing options include the new mixed use buildings, 300 E LaSalle and East Bank Flats, as well as the occasional town house and condo rental. Use the interactive map to look at floorpans and apartment amenities centered at the Commerce Center, but available to all tenants in a Matthews’ property.
The East Bank is the most recreation and athletic friendly neighborhood in the region. Miles of trails border the St. Joseph River and the East Race white water rapids course (with work out stations). The sidewalks along the shops and restaurants are well lit, and the ice-skating is superb. There is a great neighborhood dog park between Niles Ave and the East Bank Trail, so even the furry friends can romp around and socialize. There are neighborhood yoga studios, dance classes, and a fitness center. A private gym is also available to tenants in a Matthews property.
Enjoy the comfort of a modern home along with the convenience of a neighborhood community. Walk to popular restaurants and cafes, shops, parks, city offices, the Northside Riverwalk, and work. 300 E LaSalle provides an unparalleled living atmosphere, tailor made for those looking to experience the art of urban living.
Arts & Entertainment
The East Bank is where South Bend’s Art Beat festival started. Organized by local artists and galleries to promote local and regional artists. Today paintings, sculptures, metalsmiths, and galleries are popping up throughout the neighborhood. Check out: Fire Arts, Alloy, Circa Arts, and keep an eye out for pop ups like the Birdsell Project and The Magic Factory.
Directly across the river is the South Bend Museum of Art, The Palais, The Morris Performing Arts Center. The Civic Theatre is a few blocks away, and performs in the East Bank’s neighborhood parks during the summer season. The half-mile walk from Corby’s bar at LaSalle Avenue & Niles Avenue, to Jefferson Blvd, and then East to Barnaby’s pizza has several bars (including an Arcade Bar). Many of the bars and restaurants have artwork on rotation (and for sale) by local artists. The River Lights Music festival lights up the nights one weekend every summer. Outdoor live music is available almost every day of the week during the summer, and indoors most days during the cooler months. Be sure to check out Merriman’s Jazz Club inside the Commerce Center Office Building.
Restaurant Incubator’s allow new food-entrepreneurs to setup shop with minimal capital, and also get support with marketing & promotions. There are two locations, one is located inside the Emporium Building, and three are inside the Commerce Center Office Building. The neighborhood has a growing food scene, with some of the best tasting restaurants in the region. A non-profit (farmer operated) Farmer’s Market is located inside the Commerce Center Office Building every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. CSA’s are available. A grocery store is opening up in the Spring of 2021 on the 1st floor of the 300 E LaSalle building. Keep an eye on the neighborhood website at: www.EastBankSB.com
Health & Service
Physical Therapist, Doctor’s offices, Dentists, Ophthalmologists, Pharmacy, accountants, attorneys, and spas are all within an easy walk within the East Bank neighborhood. Memorial Hospital is about 6 blocks away and is the regions only Level II Certified Trauma center and works with MedFlight. Memorial also has a new children’s hospital, cancer care center, surgery center, and rehabilitation services. Living in the East Bank means it’s easier to walk to services, and that the best care in the region is within a few city blocks.
65’ long rooftop swimming pool, with club house, on top of the East Bank Flats building.
Orangery (Green House)
Enjoy this year round greenhouse with aromatic citrus trees, including lemons, limes, oranges, and kumquats.
Sit outside and enjoy the flowing water while staying warm in the evenings with multiple fire pits along the East Race.
Biergarten & Dining Along the East Race
A beer garden with picnic tables, and food from the Restaurant Incubator at the Commerce Center.
Local chefs try out and are awarded a 24 month lease to put their best plate forward at the Commerce Center Restaurant Incubator
Oliver Coworking Suites
Month to month business office rentals with a focus on entrepreneurship, include wifi, cleaning, all utilities, conference room, board room, kitchenette. From $250/month.
River Valley Farmers Market
The neighborhood farmers market is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday between 7am and 3pm.
Jazz Club – Merryman’s Playhouse
Enjoy a wide assortment of Jazz, from touring musicians and weekly jam sessions.
Our neighborhood pharmacy also delivers.
Located on the 1st floor of the building. Opening in the spring of 2021.
Abundant ground floor visitor parking.
Buzz visitors in via a tablet or smartphone, and have a video chat with them before granting access.
UPS, USPS, and FedEx
East Race Raceway
White water rafting, river kayaking, with walking trails and outdoor seating along the race to watch participants.
The riverwalk connects downtown South Bend to Mishawaka, and St. Mary’s college.
Fire Arts gallery, studios, and classes
Shop from local artists who specialize in the fire arts (jewelry making, sculpture, pottery, metal casting, etc), sign up for classes, or join and rent your own studio space.
A key park is a private park that requires a key to use. Access is included with your apartment.
Rooftop club house
On the 6th floor of the East Bank Flats building
Rooftop Dog Run
On top of the East Bank Flats building.
Unit amenities (all units)
Individual HVAC (gas)
Tankless Water Heater (gas)
Dishwasher, Microwave, Oven & Range (gas)
Full Size Clothes Washer & (gas) Dryer
Grill Hookups on Balconies
In building garage parking (extra charge)
This is a list of available residential units for lease in South Bend. The floorpans for apartments at 300 E LaSalle have photos showing off views from similar units, but may be taken from a different floor.