North of 96th

Welcome to North of 96th, your source for business news from Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and Zionsville. Your host is Andrea Muirragui Davis.

Trailside property in Midtown Carmel draws bids

Two development teams submitted bids for five acres of publicly owned land along the Monon Greenway in Carmel’s Midtown area, but their plans for the blighted property remain under wraps for now.
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Wellness provider beefing up new Carmel office

A year after announcing plans to move its headquarters from San Diego to Carmel, wellness provider American Specialty Health has about 170 employees working in central Indiana—including 60 who relocated from other offices. It plans to hire another 30 this year and up to 250 in 2015.
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Hawthorns golf club headed to auction; lender seeks control

The future of the Hawthorns Golf & Country Club in Fishers is expected to become clearer next week, when a bankruptcy court judge weighs in on the lender’s plan to take over operations.
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Carmel panel accepting bids for 'beachfront property' in Midtown

The Carmel Redevelopment Commission is accepting bids for almost five acres of land along the Monon Greenway in the city’s so-called Midtown area, which is being targeted for renewal.
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Carmel council OKs $3.8M bond for luxury apartment project

Keystone Realty Group’s $30 million The Olivia on Main apartment project cleared a major final hurdle Monday, when Carmel City Council unanimously agreed to issue $3.8 million in low-interest bonds to help prepare the five-acre site for construction.
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Fishers weighs tax break for Roto-Rooter facility

Fishers Town Council is expected to consider a tax abatement for Roto-Rooter Inc., which is weighing a site along Interstate 69 for a $6 million building to house its expanded regional operation.
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Palladium engineer agrees to $800K legal settlement

The Carmel Redevelopment Commission has accepted an $800,000 settlement offer from the engineering firm that reviewed plans for the Palladium concert hall’s roof, inching closer to resolving a years-long legal dispute over its flawed design.
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Hotel developer planning project near Hamilton Town Center

A hotel developer based in Columbus, Indiana, is working on plans to build a Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville. Could more hotels be coming down the pike?
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Meridian hoteliers rally to save I-465 'service' signs

Already stinging from this year’s U.S. 31 closure in Hamilton County, a group of Carmel hoteliers is asking the state for help keeping customers coming their way.
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Carmel council: No quick decision on City Center funding

Carmel City Council will take its time considering Pedcor Cos.’ request for public funding for a parking garage and other infrastructure needed to finish the City Center development downtown.
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