The Dose - John Russell

The Dose

Investor interest keeps Cornerstone busy in medical office building market

Indianapolis-based Cornerstone Cos. has invested more than $84 million in recent years to buy medical office buildings, clinics and surgery centers. Now it is about to start its fifth investment fund.

Implant maker Nexxt Spine to double size of Noblesville headquarters, add 25 jobs

The company said it needs more space after acquiring six laser beam printers. In the past decade, more than 600 spine surgeons have performed procedures using Nexxt Spine products.

Major exhibit on opioid epidemic coming to Indiana State Museum

The exhibit, which opens Feb. 1, covers 7,000 square feet and invites visitors to “unravel the crisis one step at a time,” with displays on the biology behind addictions, American history with other health crises, and personal stories from addicts and families.

Four more Hoosiers sue Juul for deceptive advertising in e-cigarettes

The latest lawsuit says the company targeted young people for its flavored e-cigarettes without warning that the products were highly addictive and dangerous.

60 Indiana hospitals penalized for high number of readmissions

The federal government says readmissions are often unnecessary and cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars a year for treatments that should have been caught the first time around, or were not followed up adequately.

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Property Lines - Susan Orr

Property Lines

L.A. Fitness taking over empty north-side Marsh store

The chain’s 11th gym here will be an upscale version of what local members are used to. Also this week: Chuy’s restaurant and Vinny’s Drive Bar.

Wisconsin-based sub sandwich chain targets Indianapolis market

Cousins Subs, which recently opened its first Indiana location in Crown Point, is hoping to open eight to 10 stores in the central Indiana market. Also this week: News on Ellison Brewing and Massage Heights.

Bravo! restaurant closes, site up for sale

The demise of the Castleton restaurant follows the chain’s sale to a private equity group. Also this week: Kilroy’s, Becker Supply, Nurture, Purse Strings and more.

Axe-throwing studios snap up retail sites

At least six venues are open or in the works. Also this week: Dottie Couture, Book Warehouse, Cupid Couture and MBP Distinctive Catering.

International Marketplace sees flurry of restaurant openings

The area around the old Lafayette Square Mall will have almost 110 ethnic eateries by the end of the year. Also this week: Sun King, Chick-fil-A and Boot Barn.

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North of 96th - Samm Quinn

North of 96th

Carmel consultant promotes Christkindlmarkt to Hallmark for Christmas movie

New York-based Rob DeRocker, who is paid up to $125,000 a year to promote Carmel, said he’s pushing the movie idea because the city is becoming more telegenic and “movie-genic.”

Luxury pet resort expanding into Hamilton County

Barkefellers got its start in 2009 when owners Rick and Christi Coffey decided to open an upscale pet hotel on the south side of Indianapolis.

Jensen chooses senior administrators ahead of becoming Noblesville mayor

Chris Jensen, who is running unopposed in Noblesville’s mayoral election, plans to create two positions that will be equivalent to the city’s existing deputy mayor position.

Humane Society firms up plans for move to Fishers

At 40,000 square feet, the new facility will quadruple the Humane Society’s space, allowing it to better serve the animals in its care while expanding educational and outreach programming.

Roundup: Meijer moves Westfield store forward

Retail giant finalizes plans three years after buying site. Also: Urban Chalkboard, Marco’s Pizza, Riverview Health and more.

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