The 52-year-old was hired to lead the Madam Walker Legacy Center in November 2018, after several years at Visit Indy.
The firm sued the city in mid-November, after it threatened to take the 91-acre site from Ambrose, by eminent domain if necessary, to ensure the property is developed.
The Indianapolis Colts have inked a 10-year deal with Florida-based sports merchandiser Fanatics Inc. to operate the team’s in-stadium, online, mobile and roving retail shops, the team and company announced Thursday.
The money is expected to go a long way in funding three events on the city’s calendar: the NBA All-Star Weekend and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four in 2021 and the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2022.
The land formerly was owned by Eli Lilly and Co. and then was included in Elanco’s 2018 spin-off from the pharmaceutical company.
Schmidt Associates principal and CEO Sarah Hempstead said her downtown firm has been looking to expand by tapping into new markets.
The board approved eight bids—mostly to local firms—for the first and second phases of the $360 million project.
Correspondence obtained by IBJ between town officials and the developer reveal a tug of war over information on the hotel’s status and a disagreement over whether the company has violated a project agreement.
Plans call for the gourmet burger restaurant to occupy 4,855 square feet on the ground floor of a new office building, with indoor seating for up to 135 people and additional patio seating.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series—the second tier in professional stock-car racing—will run the race Saturday, July 4, on a road course that uses part of the historic speedway oval.
The apartments-and-retail project slated next to the Athenaeum has been in the works since 2016 but encountered hurdles including a lengthy legal battle that reached the Indiana Supreme Court.
The Indianapolis-based developer hopes to build 21 units ranging in price from $275,000 to $365,000 over several vacant parcels, but city staff has recommended denial.
A city hearing examiner recused herself from ruling on a variance for a proposed 40,000-square-foot health and family center at Broad Ripple Park. The recusal automatically advances the proposal to the city’s Metropolitan Development Commission.
Plans for the hostel have been recommended for approval by city staff, because it “would be appropriate and would recognize [the building’s] historical and architectural value.”
Progress on the 126-room Wilshaw, at the southeast corner of Main and 16th streets, has been stalled since early July while Indianapolis-based developer Loftus Robinson awaits the release of its first loan installment to finance the project.
A deal to build a new family center at Broad Ripple Park could be just the first of several privately funded projects considered by the park system.
Two earlier plans for the building failed, but by spring it could house a business for the first time in five years.
Arrow Street Development hopes to build two five-story buildings—each with ground-floor parking garages—as a single complex called Wesley Place on North Illinois Street.