This new, permanent section will feature stories produced, written and edited by our new colleagues: Gerry Dick, Alex Brown, Wes Mills, Reed Parker and Mary Roberts. Business news from places like Lafayette, Terre Haute, Hammond, New Albany, Elkhart and beyond will now be more readily available to IBJ readers.
Ersal Ozdemir, founder of Keystone Group and the Indy Eleven professional soccer team, is pressing ahead and betting big on our city’s future.
IBJ Media’s acquisition this week of Grow INdiana Media Ventures and the Inside INdiana Business platform is a significant step toward building a more connected, engaged and prosperous Indiana.
Foreign investment, great corporate citizenship and consistent leadership have played key roles in Jackson County’s growth. A model worth replicating throughout Indiana.
The work of one of the foundation’s fellows has brought the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Indiana.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has awarded The Sachem—the state’s highest honor, which is reserved for Hoosiers whose virtue and lifetime accomplishment have significantly benefited the lives of their fellow Indiana residents—to Morris, a long time business and community leader.
The program encourages counties, cities and towns to develop regional initiatives that focus on talent retention and attraction, as well as economic growth.
Let’s examine some water cooler chatter about the 2024 governor’s race (even though it’s early).
At this year’s event, IBJ will present its inaugural Forty Under 40 Alumni Award, which recognizes a previous honoree who has continued to make significant contributions to the central Indiana community.
Winning sports programs help drive alumni engagement, leading to more donations that help support a university’s educational mission. A winning tradition also helps drive reputation and enrollment.
Let’s use some of the $3 billion from the Biden “American Rescue Plan” to attract and retain talent that will create the businesses and jobs of the future.
IBJ invited a group of community leaders who have been involved in sports and economic development throughout the past 40 years to talk about the city’s sports strategy, how it developed and why it remains important. The panel includes Mark Miles, Allison Melangton, Susan Williams, John Thompson and Ryan Vaughn.
Hosting March Madness is an opportunity that has been in the making for nearly four decades as city leaders focused their economic development efforts on the business of sports.
Emotions are understandably running high after the unimaginable events of the past year and City Hall’s lackluster response. But lawmakers should reconsider legislation that could seriously undermine Indy’s future growth and prosperity.
The irony of this effort is that Republicans typically are in favor of “home rule” policies and laws, which allow a community to tailor its local government to meet local needs.
Hoosiers fortunately have great examples of elected leaders who understood that, with great power comes great responsibility. The responsibility to tell the truth, inspire and implement reforms that bring about positive results.