Three developments have opened this fall: one just south of Indianapolis International Airport, one on the near-east side, and one in Fishers. A fourth is planned for Whitestown.
After long-time Republican dominance, Democrats now hold a 20-5 supermajority on the City-County Council under maps drawn by Republicans in 2012. Now, it’s the Democrats’ turn to draw the maps.
Indianapolis is making preparations for its first Black-led Community Development Financial Institution, which will aim to offer businesses in economically disadvantaged communities access to capital and other help.
Most of of the funding will will go to improve mortgage access, capital access for small businesses and other education resources in the northeast-side neighborhood.
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday unanimously approved funding of nearly $30 million for new Fort Benjamin Harrison and Glendale library branches.
Greg Fehribach has been an attorney for 35 years, but he’s also plenty of other things: accessibility expert, panel trustee for a U.S. bankruptcy court in Indiana, person behind Ball State University and Eskenazi Health’s internship program for disabled students, and tourist.
RecycleForce says the 102,500-square-foot facility will allow it to recycle 12 million pounds of electronic waste and employ 600 people annually, doubling its capacity.
More than two dozen Indianapolis parks will receive funding allocated to Indianapolis under the American Rescue for renovations to their playgrounds, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration announced Thursday.
The city will release a request for proposals to developers to repurpose 29 of the 89 former charging-station sites before the end of the year, according to the Department of Metropolitan Development.
Indianapolis officials first pitched a wider Monon Trail in 2014 and planned to start construction in 2020, but legal problems sidetracked the project. Now, construction bidding is scheduled for November,
The nine planned projects stretch across the city. Each connects to existing and planned trails, bike-friendly streets, bus rapid transit lines and city landmarks.
City officials will present the results of the 209-page report on potential options for redevelopment at a City Market board meeting Thursday, along with concrete plans for $5 million in maintenance and basic improvements.
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, which plants 3,000 to 4,000 trees in the city each year, is digging even deeper into data and working more closely with local government to make sure its tree-planting plans benefit all areas of the city in a more equitable way.
The City-County Council on Monday evening approved rezoning for a mixed-use, affordable housing project set for Fall Creek Place, overturning a Metropolitan Development Commission denial and ending months of pushback from some residents.
The projects are part of the Circle City Forward infrastructure initiative announced by Mayor Joe Hogsett in February.
A team of three contractors will build a 1,000-space garage slated to serve an office building in development by Browning Investments, as well as a 300-space garage to serve court staff.
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday unanimously approved about $467 million in spending for pandemic recovery initiatives, rental assistance, a range of new public buildings and several greenway projects, most of it funded with federal coronavirus relief dollars.