Local hoteliers and hospitality officials are bracing for a soft 2018. And some in the industry are pointing to the fallout from a controversial 2015 law as the culprit responsible for an expected one-year downturn.
The City-County Council committee vote came after Mayor Joe Hogsett’s top adviser urged members to say yes—the first time the mayor’s office had expressed an opinion publicly about whether the tax increase should pass.
Restaurant Brands International Inc. has agreed to buy Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc., adding a fried-chicken outfit to its lineup of burgers and doughnuts. The two chains have about 70 restaurants in the Indianapolis area.
The 8,500-square-foot residential space features a private elevator that will provide access to Red the Steakhouse, which is expected to open on the ground level in April, in addition to several other amenities.