Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School broke ground this week on a new wellness center named for Mark G. Kite. The project, shown here, results from the largest donation in the school's history.
Backers of a planned Indiana Museum of African American History are eyeing IUPUI-owned land along Indiana Avenue, as the museum's option for a two-acre parcel in White River State Park is about to expire. The full story is here.
New York-based Kaplan College plans to open a new campus near Interstate 465 and U.S. 31 in Southern Plaza. The higher-ed congolomerate plans to take about 20,000 square feet. The postsecondary facility is scheduled to open in late 2008, a spokeswoman for Kaplan says. The college also has a campus near I-465 and West 71st Street.
A couple of national restaurants have filed plans to build at Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville. Olive Garden plans to take 7,400 square feet along Tegler Drive near Campus Parkway. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is planning a 6,000-square-foot restaurant along Harrell Parkway.
Schouten is an Indianapolis native and Indiana University graduate who joined IBJ in 2006 after stints at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Arizona Republic. He covered the real estate beat for most of those years, and launched the Property Lines blog, before taking over as managing editor in March 2013.
Schouten has been honored for investigative and enterprise reporting by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Alliance of Area Business Publications and the Society of Professional Journalists in Indianapolis. During his tenure as moderator of Property Lines, the blog was recognized twice as the best among business journals by the AAPB.
Schouten serves as secretary of the board of governors of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and is set to serve as the organization's president in 2016. He is treasurer of the Indianapolis Press Club Foundation, and a board member of the Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation.
He lives in Butler Tarkington with his wife and two rescue dogs.