Indianapolis Business Journal

MARCH 14-20, 2016

Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, helps hold the purse strings to the $30 billion state budget, which for some folks might feel like a noose. But Kenley, Senate Republicans’ chief budget writer, is an expert at pulling strings and drawing the line, as Hayleigh Colombo write in her profile of Kenley. Also in this week’s issue, Scott Olson charts the boom in breakfast spots in central Indiana, and Anthony Schoettle explains why crisis communications guru Myra Borshoff decided to hang out her shingle again after retiring in 2014.

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Political outsider Scott Willis seeks to oust veteran Kenley

Westfield resident Scott Willis says it’s not an ideal time for him to be running for an Indiana Senate seat. But after he spent time in the fall canvassing the 20th district, he decided he couldn’t keep waiting to see if six-term Republican Sen. Luke Kenley would retire.

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Celadon eyes Mount Comfort for $20M headquarters

Publicly traded Celadon Group Inc. has had its headquarters at East 33rd Street and Mitthoeffer Road in Indianapolis since 1996. The company is looking elsewhere because that 40-acre site has no room for expansion and is landlocked.

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‘Scrappy’ developer Ambrose winning big projects

The eight-year-old firm is set to break ground in the spring on a $45 million medical facility in Mishawaka for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is partnering with Old Town Development to build a $33 million headquarters for Allied Solutions LLC in Carmel, and soon will build a $20 million office building for Stanley Security in Fishers.

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Carmel bond bank story inflammatory, off base

The article as it was originally written—and eventually changed after we objected—gave readers the impression that Carmel’s creation of the bond bank was done incorrectly and possibly illegally. There was not enough research done to verify this inaccuracy.

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Member of ABN leadership team dropped from website

Athlete's Business Network, which wants to build a $500 million medical complex at the airport, had listed Scott Gorman as president of its substance-abuse unit. His name was removed after IBJ reported he did not hold a state license in addiction recovery or a college degree.

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Blue Horseshoe planning $3.5M expansion in Carmel

The Carmel-based software firm announced plans Thursday to move into a new headquarters and add 70 highly paid employees over the next five years. Citimark is developing the three-story office building along the North Meridian corridor.

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