An Indianapolis City-County Council panel on Monday night unanimously advanced proposals that would help Duke Realty Corp. move its headquarters from Carmel to a new $28 million office building it would build in Indianapolis.
The economic development deal marks the largest jobs commitment the Indiana Economic Development Corp. has received since the agency was established in 2005. But it's not the largest incentive package the state has offered.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and state economic development officials have been pushing Infosys in a series of meetings to make Indianapolis a major training campus for the thousands of employees it plans to hire across the country.
Real-world opportunities can range from colleges funding internship and experiential learning programs to businesses giving young professionals room to flex their muscles and earn their wings, according to experts in Indiana workforce issues.
A food-packaging maker and one of the world's largest bearing manufacturers have plans to spend more than $22 million and lease more than 400,000 square feet of space in Boone County if tax incentives are approved.