The North Face plans to open its first Indiana store at The Fashion Mall at Keystone
near Pottery Barn in the former home of Raleigh Ltd. The California-based outdoors gear supplier has 32 locations. The Fashion
Mall store is scheduled to open in October.
Raleigh Ltd. at The Fashion Mall is working on a move to a larger space next to Coldwater Creek. Meantime,
the store is operating out of a temporary location near Nordstrom.
Kimu Asian Restaurant is set to open in July in strip center space next to Yats along U.S. 31 near County
Line Road in Greenwood. The 2,100-square-foot restaurant is owned by Salai Pi.
Discount Tire Co. has filed plans to open a new store at 11705 Olio Rd. in Fishers. The 9,000-square-foot
shop will be the 10th in the area for the Arizona-based chain.
The Tamale Place, known for its handmade tamales, tortillas and tortilla chips, is moving from its current
home at 5242 Rockville Road into 2,200 square feet of new space at 23 N. Lynhurst Drive. The homegrown spot is owned by Angela
Green and Vladimir Ronces.
Panda Express plans to move its restaurant at 7035 E. 96th St., in front of Menards, to the other side
of Interstate 69, in front of Meijer. The restaurant hopes to open the 2,350-square-foot building in December.
The Vitamin Shoppe plans to open its fourth Indianapolis-area store in a new strip center called Washington
Square Commons. The New Jersey-based chain is taking 3,600 square feet.
Aspen Dental also plans to open a new office, its 16th in the area, at the shopping center at 10110 E.
Washington St. The dental chain will take 3,400 square feet in the Thompson Thrift-developed center.
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.