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.

On tap for $8M Carmel child-care center: bowling, theater, science

Phoenix-based Children’s Learning Adventure plans bring its state-of-the-art child-care concept to Indiana, proposing an $8 million facility at a prominent corner in Carmel.
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Pedcor promises plenty of parking at Carmel City Center

Carmel City Council’s finance committee is supporting a $20 million bond issue to finish the ambitious City Center mixed-use development, but not before persuading developer Pedcor Cos. to strengthen an already-unusual array of project guarantees.
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As deadline looms, crews prepare to reopen U.S. 31

Crews are scrambling to reopen U.S 31 in Carmel by Thursday—giving beleaguered business owners in the construction zone another reason to be thankful this week.
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Redevelopment panel scraps 2 bids for land in Carmel's Midtown

The Carmel Redevelopment Commission will wait until next year to sell five acres of property along the Monon Greenway in Carmel’s Midtown area, voting Wednesday to reject both bids submitted in response to an October request for proposals.
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Developer seeks $20M bond to finish Carmel City Center

Suburban sensibilities be darned: Density is not a dirty word when it comes to Carmel City Center. But it can be an expensive one.
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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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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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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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