Indianapolis Business Journal

FEB. 23-29, 2024

With a new mayor and a completely new city council in Westfield, developers have resumed submitting projects to a city they say they’ve avoided for the past four years. Daniel Bradley explains how fresh faces have cleared the recent impediments to growth in Westfield. Also in this week’s issue, Taylor Wooten unpacks the challenges in Indianapolis of consolidating and relocating several city-county government departments to the same building in downtown’s core. And Mickey Shuey profiles Mel Raines, who in June will become CEO of Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

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Indiana 250: Alice Watson

Alice Watson became president and CEO of the Indiana Black Expo, which has 12 chapters throughout the state and hosts the Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic, at the start of 2023. She had served as senior vice president of operations—in which she oversaw all the organization’s departments—for 11 years. Before joining the expo, she […]

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Made in Indiana: Pickles by Sechler’s Pickles

History: The origins of Sechler’s Pickles dates to 1914 when Ralph Sechler operated a pickle station in St. Joe in northeastern Indiana for the D.M. Sears Co. After he spent time in college and the U.S. Army, Sechler returned to the DeKalb County town in 1919 and two years later established St. Joe Valley Brands. […]

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$868M project aims to bring broadband to all Hoosiers

That federal funding represents Indiana’s share of the $41.6 billion Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment program—called BEAD—which aims to extend broadband access to nearly 8.5 million U.S. addresses currently unserved or underserved by broadband infrastructure.

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