Indianapolis Business Journal

MARCH 6-12, 2017

The Washington Street corridor on downtown’s east side is springing back to life, thanks to high-profile projects like the new Cummins Inc. office building, the apartment boom and city efforts to stoke more development. Scott Olson takes the wide view of the newly fashionable district. Also in this week’s issue, Anthony Schoettle catches up with plans to reinvigorate the 76-year-old Indianapolis Speedrome. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry reviews a new interactive exhibit on circus skills at the Children’s Museum.

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Development taking off in east-side corridor

Harrison College is asking $11.5 million for its two-building campus along East Washington Street, a steep jump from their assessed values but reflective of the area’s increasing potential for growth.

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Regions rolls out vision for branch of the future

Regions Bank last month unveiled a branch that does not feature teller lines, a format that likely will be replicated at other locations. The Birmingham, Alabama-based bank on Feb. 16 held a grand opening of sorts for the new branch, which is at 11447 Spring Mill Road in Carmel. It’s the second branch of its […]

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Indy shines in credit card study

Texas-based USAA found that Indianapolis residents have done well at taming credit card balances. In a new study, USAA found that 75 percent of local residents owe $5,000 or less on their credit cards, the highest percentage among the six cities surveyed. Nearly seven in 10 pay their credit cards in full every month, the […]

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Lake City adds banking veteran

Counts Warsaw-based Lake City Bank has hired Amy M. Counts as vice president and commercial banking officer, a move that adds depth to its Indianapolis-area operations. Counts has more than 17 years of commercial banking experience, most recently at Salin Bank. She’ll be based in Lake City’s Greenwood office, which opened in January, and serve commercial customers […]

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QUALLS: Reforms strangle regional banks, small biz

Dodd-Frank means regionals like Fifth Third, which have branches here in Indiana and focus mostly on consumer and commercial lending, face the same red tape as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, banks with distinct business profiles that involve risky trading activity with enormous sums of money.

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Fishers, Noblesville propose 9.2-mile Nickel Plate Trail

Fishers and Noblesville officials announced plans Tuesday morning for a $9 million project that will convert a stretch of the corridor previously used by the Indiana State Fair Train into a paved pedestrian and bicycle trail between the two cities.

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