Visitors spent nearly $681 million in the county in 2015, with most of the dollars used for food and beverages. That’s a 12 percent boost over 2014, nearly double the increase for the overall metro area.
Westfield officials have finally chosen a design—a series of modern, glass-and-stone structures with walking paths and bridges—for Grand Junction Plaza, a project that’s already more than seven years in the planning.
Craig Wood has spent most of his 60 years on 191st Street in Westfield, living and working on his family farm. For most of that time, the adjacent land has been other houses and farm fields, but that all changed on Nov. 18, 2011, when construction on Grand Park Sports Campus began.
The 300-plus-acre office, retail and residential project, which will be located near the southeast corner of U.S. 31 and State Road 38, to the west of Grassy Branch Road, is being pursued by developer Chris R. White.
Providence Wildlife Inc., located at 2425 E. 202nd St., cares for injured and orphaned Indiana wildlife. The group is located in the middle of the 317-acre site near the southeast corner of U.S. 31 and State Road 38 where developer Chris R. White is proposing to construct a mixed-use development with housing, retail, office buildings and warehouses.
Drexler Woods would include 490 single-family homes spread across 185 acres, as well as attached residential units and land for business use. Westfield officials will take a closer look at the project on Monday.