Several new businesses are preparing to open their doors in the sprawling Anson development in Whitestown that includes retail sites, industrial space and housing.
The retail section, located at exit 130 along Interstate 65, is bustling with activity. On Monday, a Qdoba is slated to open at 6196 Whitestown Parkway. In addition, ATI Physical Therapy held a ribbon cutting for its new location at 6058 Whitestown Parkway last week. ATI has more than 40 locations across the state, including in Fishers, Carmel and Noblesville.
Down the street at 7113 Whitestown Parkway, the Whitestown Pet Wellness Clinic is preparing to open next month. Dr. Michael Graves, owner of the practice, opened Bridgewater Animal Hospital in Fishers in 2005 and began opening Pet Wellness Clinics shortly after in Noblesville, Westfield and Indianapolis.
Near Whitestown’s Pet Wellness Clinic, a Hot Box Pizza will open at 7155 Whitestown Parkway late this month or early next month. Hot Box Pizza also has locations in Fishers, Carmel, Indianapolis, Westfield and Noblesville.
In other retail, real estate and development news north of 96th Street:
— Rosie’s Place, which has locations in downtown Noblesville and Zionsville, is opening a third location in Carmel later this month. The eatery will open at The Olivia, 1111 W. Main St. The first Rosie’s opened in Noblesville at 68 N. Ninth St. in 2010.
— MJ Insurance Inc. has completed the relocation of its headquarters from the northeast side of Indianapolis to Carmel. MJ Insurance announced in April 2017 that it planned to move to a 30,000-square-foot space at 571 Monon Blvd. in Carmel’s Midtown District. The insurance agency was previously located at 9225 Priority Way W. Drive in the Precedent Office Park. The privately-held company, which also has an office in Phoenix, has more than 150 employees.
— Rebellion Doughnuts opened last week in Noblesville at 17677 Cumberland Road. The menu includes about 12 to 15 different flavors of doughnuts at any given time, including a lemon cream-filled doughnut with lavender icing and a hollowed-out doughnut that holds Nutella spread and a shot of espresso. Rebellion’s owners, law partners David Pumphrey and John Manley, also own the Copper Still Kitchen & Bar in downtown Noblesville, which focuses on house-made American fare, including pulled-pork sandwiches and burgers.
— British Swim School recently opened its first Indiana location in Carmel at the Residence Inn at 11895 N. Meridian St. The local site is run by franchisees Katie and Greg Blair. British Swim School offers a two-step curriculum for teaching children and adults water safety and survival skills in addition to developing swimming skills. The program operates in 200 pools across the country. In 2017, it conducted 600,000 lessons. Lessons start at $22.75, according to the Carmel website.
— The city of Fishers this week held a ribbon cutting and open house for its new police station. The 44,000-square-foot facility is nearing competition, and the department will begin moving in next week. The $16 million new space includes a lab and training room. A 240-space public parking garage is also attached to the building.
The city of Fishers this week also held a ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. The roughly $6 million project extended the stage in the downtown district to accommodate a broader variety of artists, graded the viewing lawn and improved sidewalk connectivity. It also added a fountain and community meeting pavilion to the site.
— On Saturday, Whitestown will hold a groundbreaking for a new town park. The $5 million project, called Main Street Park, will be built on 11 acres at the intersection of Blue Indigo Drive and Main Street. It will include basketball courts, tennis courts, a splash pad, sledding hills and a community garden.