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Doden stepping down from state economic agency

Indiana Economic Development Corp. President Eric Doden plans to return to Fort Wayne in May after two years on the job.
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Indiana, U.S., shut out of new auto assembly plants

Every plant announced for North America since 2009 has gone to Mexico. The upshot is not only few assembly jobs, but fewer jobs and businesses that feed off of the massive operations.
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MORALEZ: Hoosier angel investment needs further shots in arm

When I started my first company, Bio-Storage Technologies, back in 2002, raising angel capital was time-consuming and inefficient, and the results were mixed at best.
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Cutillo ramrods entrepreneurship at Stonegate

Jim Cutillo, co-founder of the fast-growing mortgage company, pushes with military intensity.
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ROBINSON: Downtown vacancies will plunge soon

Something’s happening in downtown Indianapolis that I’ve never seen in my 25 years as a commercial real estate broker here.
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HOHMANN: Whatever happened to the fab 16 Tech?

Strong leadership is needed for the urban Indianapolis tech park to hit its high potential.
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Commercial Real Estate Power Breakfast transcript

Indianapolis Business Journal gathered leaders in the state's commercial real estate and construction industry for a Power Breakfast panel discussion Sept. 13.
Among the topics the panel discussed were the factors driving downtown growth, which types of office space are in demand, the types of projects being built, and how the industrial sector has sustained its strength.

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Caterpillar chief: Indiana growing more competitive

CEO Doug Oberhelman said Tuesday that government overhauls and an aggressive economic development policy have made the state among the most attractive for investment.
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Ideal owners needed for tricky north-side properties

Size and age complicate the sale of several prominent structures in Boone and Hamilton counties.
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Ten local innovations chosen to reap awards

New things ranging from apprenticeships to beer dispensers to the Indianapolis Zoo's orangutan exhibit are in line for awards at this year’s Day of Innovation at Hilbert Circle Theatre.
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