In prime time, first-round action for the tournament averaged 4.98 million total viewers on CBS, according to Nielsen, up 11 percent from last year’s 4.47 million on the comparable nights.
The not-for-profit is spending $4.5 million to renovate its new building following an agreement to sell its current property to the neighboring Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Zeller Realty Group has sold the two spacious buildings along the North Meridian Street office corridor after undertaking extensive renovations.
An investment team headed by Bill Oesterle says it’s planning a “playground for the creative and innovative” on the 17.5-acre property.
The Indianapolis-based manufacturer and seller of licensed products will develop a full line of apparel and novelties, in addition to a new e-commerce site, for the soccer team.
Only the Pan Am Plaza and a city-owned parking garage on Illinois Street jump out as prime locations for the mega-hotel Visit Indy wants downtown, hospitality industry observers say.
A 4-12 record last season and uncertainty over whether Andrew Luck will play this season is likely contributing to a significant decrease in season-ticket renewals at Lucas Oil Stadium.
City park leaders are seeking public input as they kick-start a master-planning process for improvements to the 62-acre piece of land along the White River.
City and tourism officials had requested proposals for a hotel that would rival the 1,004-room JW Marriott and include ballroom space integral to attracting more conventions to the city.
From the start of the season to mid-February, the average cost of tickets outside the box office increased nearly 42 percent. That gain was the fifth-best in the NBA, according to national brokerage TickPick.
The long-vacant P.R. Mallory building on East Washington Street is closer to becoming occupied, after plans to bring the Purdue Polytechnic High School there stalled over higher-than-expected renovation costs.
As part of a strategic plan to guide it into the future, the 99-year-old golf club has an arrangement to share the 9,200-square-foot indoor training facility with Butler University, which uses Highland as its home course.
The local developer has been awarded nearly $900,000 in incentives for a senior housing project in Cumberland that will be built near the church, which was once slated for demolition.
Hopes within the series are high that it can land a future broadcast agreement in the next month or so and a title sponsor before the season concludes in September.
A three-way partnership substantially brightens the future of the venue, which has offered minimal programming in recent years and badly needs upgrades.
Pacers officials, along with the host committee, traveled to Los Angeles last week to watch the game and to learn about staging the festivities in preparation for the event’s return to Indianapolis in 2021.
After experiencing tepid interest last year in Washington, D.C., the conference takes its show to the Big Apple, where pundits expect another bleak turnout from fans.