Indianapolis Business Journal

JULY 2-8, 2012

This week, see how independent workers are getting much-need social interaction and read about what tops the new Center for the Performing Arts leader's to-do list. In Focus, find out what local industry could use some more diversity. And in Forefront, John Ketzenberger says Indianapolis philanthropists trump Tim Durham's greed.

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Lawsuit: Smulyan angling for Emmis buyout

Jeff Smulyan has been considering a new plan to buy out other Emmis Communications Corp. shareholders—a deal that could clear the way for him to finally take the Indianapolis media company private. But Emmis’ founder and CEO insists he has no plans to do so.

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A year later, Circle Centre Nordstrom vacancy lingers

Without a rapid-fire lease deal and renovation, the former Nordstrom anchor space at Circle Centre will sit idle for a second holiday season. The more general-audience-oriented department store chain Macy’s remains the odds-on favorite to replace Nordstrom, though it would take only a portion of the available space.

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Co-working spaces multiply, giving independent workers options

Co-working sites—shared office spaces designed to give entrepreneurs, free-lancers and consultants the tools they need to get the job done as well as the chance to interact with other professionals, sans cubicle—are gaining popularity nationally and, finally, in Indianapolis.

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Bank of Montreal targets Midwest, Indy for growth

Bank of Montreal’s 2011 acquisition of Marshall & Ilsley Corp. is finally helping it make in-roads in the U.S. Midwest. It has identified five U.S. markets, including Indianapolis, where it aims to add new branches or make acquisitions.

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WTHR launching Spanish news webcast

The webcast will be recorded in the Channel 13 studios and will provide news updates, weather and sports in Spanish each weekday. It will be co-anchored by Marco Dominguez and Rossina Lazaneo.

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