Indianapolis Business Journal

FEBRUARY 20-26, 2017

Supporters of a proposal to raise income taxes to expand mass transit in Indianapolis have at least 11 of the 13 votes they need to implement the hike. Susan Orr polls the pols to get a sense of how the vote will come down. Also in this week’s issue, Scott Olson reports that condo construction, which came to a virtual halt after the housing market crashed during the Great Recession, is making a comeback in the city’s core. And in A&E Etc., Mike Lopresti returns from shadowing the Pacers for several days and still doesn’t know what to do about the team.

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Condos make comeback amid apartment boom

Several projects are in the works—a push led mainly by local developer Onyx+East, which plans to begin construction this year on nearly 150 units, 90 of which are in or near downtown.

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Hotel hiccup could cost agencies millions

Local hoteliers and hospitality officials are bracing for a soft 2018. And some in the industry are pointing to the fallout from a controversial 2015 law as the culprit responsible for an expected one-year downturn.

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EDITORIAL: Legislature’s goals are good ones

Tax increases should be transparent. The proposed cigarette tax hike is not. While we laud the Legislature’s goals, we urge lawmakers to separate these issues and ensure Hoosiers understand just what they’re paying for and how.

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