Indianapolis Business Journal


The $1 billion hospital complex planned for 96th Street in Carmel is just the latest evidence that central Indiana’s health care construction binge is continuing full throttle. John Russell reports that some in the health care industry are afraid that all of this construction could push up the cost of care. Also in this week’s issue, Lindsey Erdody examines the big influx of female candidates for political office, sparked in part by the 2016 presidential election and the #MeToo movement. And in Explore, Lou Harry charts the evolution of ComedySportz Indianapolis.

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Hospital construction boom fans overbuilding fears

Even before news broke that an unidentified health care system had lined up 30 acres at 96th Street and Spring Mill Road for a massive development, projects costing billions of dollars were underway or on the drawing board across the region.

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EDITORIAL: Public deserves details about $1B health project

The project is too big and too important in its potential size, location and services for the public to be in the dark about exactly what will be located on the site—especially as local officials prepare to start debating zoning changes that could make it possible.

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Leave forest alone

What is the value of an urban forest left standing? Besides absorbing flood runoff, and buffering noise and heat, a woods where people can walk their dogs and let the kids play is a precious asset on the north side of Indy. That’s why the Driftwood Hills Neighborhood is against Keystone Realty’s proposed Alexander at […]

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LETTER: Judges have the power

If you’d read Indiana law, you’d know judges already have the power to increase sentences for any reason if they feel there are mitigating circumstances such as “hate.”

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