Indianapolis Business Journal

JUNE 6-12, 2016

A prominent Indianapolis developer is pursuing two projects totaling $32 million that would bring a grocery and 200 apartments to a neglected stretch near 38th and Meridian streets. Scott Olson has details, including relocation of the United Way of Central Indiana headquarters. Also in this week’s issue, Lindsey Erdody charts the wild success of Zoobilation, the Indianapolis Zoo fundraiser now in its 30th year. Hayleigh Colombo explains how 87,000 Hoosier could be affected by new overtime rules. And in Focus, Lindsey has a blowout feature illustrating how the U.S. 31 corridor north of 96th Street is poised for surge in development.

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GUY: The only thing we fear is …

Cognitive bias has an outsized effect. It causes humans to take action when no action is indicated. It prompts a healthy person to seek major medical review when a neighbor has a heart attack, and sheriffs to create barely relevant strategies of personal defense.

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IBJ’s Innovation Issue misses the mark

You have taken years to perfect your publication—putting together columnists and articles on a weekly basis that your readers want and need to read. I look forward to reading my IBJ every weekend. And then for some unknown reason, you throw all of that good work away and put out an issue like this week’s [Innovation […]

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Art groups deserve fair spot

I was so disappointed to see the exclusion of the many arts organizations that count on the Broad Ripple Art Fair to spread the word about what is going on in Indy [Broad Ripple Art Fair—sans cultural organization booths—booms,, May 26]. It would seem that the Art Center would lend a hand to other […]

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Speedway deserves better

It is obvious that Anthony Schoettle is not a fan of nor well informed about the Indianapolis Motor Speedway [Elements in place to keep IMS under family ownership, May 23]. Tony Hulman bought the Speedway from Eddie Rickenbacker, not Wilbur Shaw. Hulman’s “tax avoiding maneuver” was as legal and ethical as writing-off interest on a home […]

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Two Statehouse veterans join Krieg DeVault

Krieg DeVault said it has bolstered its governmental affairs practice group by bringing aboard Michael Leppert and Mathew Norris, both previously with Taft Stettinius & Hollister. Leppert will serve as the firm’s director of public affairs, while Norris will be of counsel. Leppert has 26 years of public affairs experience, including 14 in the private […]

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