First Commercial Tenant Officially Announced for The Pearl

The Pearl, a mixed-use facility located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, welcomes Ducky’s at the Pearl as one of its first official commercial tenant. Ducky’s is a family friendly, full-service restaurant featuring duckpin bowling. It’s the latest venture of local restaurateurs Johnny Perez and Esli Barrón Perez of Te Gustó Hospitality. Te Gustó… Read more »

Surack Enterprises Celebrates Topping Out of the Pearl

The Pearl, a mixed-used development being constructed at 248 W Main Street in downtown Fort Wayne, reached a significant milestone today with a festive steel topping out ceremony held at the construction site. The event marked the completion of the structural framework and symbolized the progress made on this exciting project. Weigand Construction and Surack… Read more »

Renderings of The Pearl

Today Surack Enterprises unveiled new views of The Pearl, coming in 2024 The Pearl will become a cornerstone of growth in our city and for our residents.

The Pearl Construction Site

This photo was recently taken at dawn at the construction site of The Pearl building.  

Commission gives The Pearl its blessing

The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission gave final approval for The Pearl, a $50 million mixed-use, 7-story development underwritten by Chuck and Lisa Surack that will complement The Bradley, a classy boutique hotel at Main and Harrison streets that opened its doors last year. Demolition on existing buildings at the site is already underway. Residents can… Read more »

Unique Development Planned for Downtown Through Partnership Between Surack Enterprises and City Of Fort Wayne

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is partnering with Sweetwater founder Chuck Surack and Lisa Surack, now of Surack Enterprises, to bring more development to the downtown area. The project, known as “The Pearl,” will be an investment of nearly $50 million by the Suracks. It is anticipated to include a seven-story mixed-use… Read more »