The two blocks on the western edge of Carmel's Arts & Design District are residential, at least for now, but that’s expected to change as the population grows by 1,500 every year and the city continues its quest to create a walkable community.
Town officials hope plans for a roughly five-story, $70 million mixed-use project will spur additional development and help transform the nondescript downtown into a cluster of retail and residential character.
For businesses looking for small offices, Fishers is practically booked up. The demand for office spaces of 5,000 square feet to 10,000 square feet has ramped up recently in the fast-growing suburb, but supply hasn’t kept pace.
After a drawn-out battle with the town of Cumberland, Giant Eagle said that it won't pursue plans to demolish the St. John United Church of Christ to build a gas station and convenience store on the property.
Emboldened by the proposed development of a Marriott hotel, and prospects for another new hotel, the group that promotes downtown’s south side is beginning to lay the groundwork to transform the largely ignored area into a destination.