Property Lines

Welcome to Property Lines, Indy's source for neighborhood real estate news. Your host is Scott Olson, IBJ's real estate beat reporter. Founded by Cory Schouten.

Transit center construction: A birds-eye view

Construction on the new downtown transit hub progressing nicely. Check out the view from atop the City-County Building. And for real-time action, IndyGo is chronicling the construction via webcam.
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Roundup: BL&T, Kuma's Corner, Wildwood Market

New eateries are popping downtown, in Fountain Square and in Fletcher Place, with a mix of cuisine inspired by French menus, finger food and heavy metal.
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Fletcher Place distillery ships first batch, readies new restaurant

12.05 Distillery and the accompanying Repeal Restaurant are set to open in April in the historic Virginia Avenue State Bank building.


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East-side battle over gas station plan rages on

The property owner at 10th and Emerson is ready to present an alternative design that might not need any variances, much to the chagrin of his opponents.
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Roundup: Redemption, Twin Peaks and R2GO opening

New microbrewery Redemption Alewerks is opening on East 96th Street in space formerly occupied by Blue Crew Sports Grill, and Twin Peaks is set to breathe new life into the long-vacant Loon Lake Lodge building.
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Former Colt Brackett bringing Georgia Reese’s downtown

The upstart restaurateur will take street-level space in McOuat Place just south of Monument Circle for the second incarnation of his Southern comfort-food concept.
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Bank taking ground level of Broad Ripple office project

New Castle-based Ameriana Bank will open its first Indianapolis branch as part of a redevelopment along North College Avenue where two homes were demolished to make way for the project.
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Roundup: Rocket 88, Shapiro's, Scotty's opening next month

The holiday season will bring a host of restaurant openings to the Indianapolis area, including a few new spots from old standbys.
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Parcel along Central Canal in line for major makeover

The Indianapolis Parks Foundation and Downtown Indy are seeking a firm to mold the land into a "playscape" area at a cost of between $500,000 and $800,000, according to the request for qualifications.
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Hot restaurateur targets Amici's space downtown

Mike Cunningham of Mesh and Bru Burger wants to open a test kitchen and restaurant downtown at 601 E. New York St. But his original plan to tear down the building is meeting stiff resistance.
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