Indianapolis Business Journal

JULY 7-13, 2014

Ambrose Property Group is making a name for itself by buying struggling office properties and reviving them. This week, Scott Olson focuses on its latest diamond-in-the-rough project as Ambrose takes a stab at rehabbing a 436,000-square-foot complex at 500 N. Meridian. Also in thio week's issue, Kathleen McLaughin details the Indy Chamber's effort to stem membership losses. And in Focus, Dan Human profiles the family firm Pillow Logistics as its owners prepare for a generational shift in leadership.

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Ex-Hoosier funnels millions back home to local tech firms

West Coast investor Parker Hinshaw and his wife, Jean Balgrosky, in 2012 founded San Diego investment firm Bootstrap Incubation LLC and in 2013 the Bootstrap Venture Fund, which have funded three Indiana companies in less than a year. A fourth deal is about to close.

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State sits on prime downtown property near Statehouse

Three locally based firms responded to a state request for private-sector parking management, plus the construction of new spaces, by proposing mixed-use buildings for a 3.2-acre lot north of the Statehouse, according to response documents made public late last month.

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Obamacare generates windfall for insurers

Obamacare’s tax credits are pumping nearly $400 million into the coffers of health insurers in Indiana this year, according to data released by the federal government and the insurance companies.

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RUSTHOVEN: Things you don’t know about Hobby Lobby

From reaction on the left to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, you’d think it ruled that corporations have First Amendment “free exercise of religion” rights, allowing them to refuse contraceptive coverage for women employees despite the Affordable Care Act’s statutory command. You’d be wrong. Literally none of this is true.

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Autistic children still denied benefits

Imagine your child had a chronic condition requiring on-going treatment, like diabetes, epilepsy or cystic fibrosis, and every six months you had to fight for weeks in order to continue medical treatment, even though your child’s entire clinical team and physicians agree that treatment is medically necessary.

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