ARTICLES

RENN: An Rx for repopulating Center Township

We have to go beyond standard yuppies.
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RENN: How about it? 'Naptown' as Indy's brand

Naptown is easy to connect to Indianapolis and can easily be imbued with positive connotations, implying a cool, urban, edgy vibe. Think Naptown Roller Girls and you’ve got the right idea.
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RENN: Beyond brain drain to talent magnet

Indy is no longer a sleepy, backwater state capital. While it certainly has a way to go in some departments, it is at the point where it can compete at a much higher level than many think.
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RENN: Hoosiers shouldn't gloat over Illinois taxes

Illinois may be content to tax itself into oblivion, but just because Indiana has taken care of fiscal business, it still has plenty more work to do.
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RENN: Indianapolis must reinvent itself ... again

Despite outperforming not just the Midwest, but America as a whole, long-term challenges facing Marion County put the region at risk.
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RENN: Indiana builds through the hard times

Major infrastructure investment at the state and local level is a significant reason for optimism for the long-term competitive positioning for the city and state.
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