Indianapolis Business Journal

MARCH 9-15, 2015

The cost of sponsoring emerging NASCAR star and Type 1 diabetic Ryan Reed may be a drop in the bucket for Eli Lilly & Co., which spends more than $445 million annually on advertising. But the investment in Reed is starting to pay off and could help boost Lilly's market share in diabetes, IBJ's Anthony Schoettle reports. Also this week, Kathleen McLaughlin explains how the owners of 20 polluted industrial sites are hiding behind legal protections of a state-run voluntary cleanup program, and Lindsey Erdody reports that pizza and beer could be the key to a commercial turnaround for the Village of West Clay in Carmel. And in A&E Etc., a caffeinated look at the pour-over coffee craze and Lou Harry reviews the homegrown Icarus Ensemble.

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Analysis: New nursing homes didn’t cause glut

An IBJ analysis of occupancy data from nursing homes built since 2012 and open at least one year found that newer facilities are filling their skilled-nursing beds at a lower rate than established nursing homes statewide.

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Land Bank trial could turn on government wiretaps

Reginald T. Walton is guilty of "very poor judgment" and "ethics violations" and also "did a pretty good job concealing" his involvement in private real estate partnerships during his tenure leading the Indy Land Bank, but he's not guilty of any crime, his attorney argued in federal court Wednesday.

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BRIZZI: Netanyahu doesn’t deserve the bile

The Democratic response was embarrassing. Not only did it mock a twice-wounded and decorated war veteran who leads a nation purported to be our closest ally, but even more disturbing is the lack of historical perspective and empathy for what Israel and its people have endured throughout history.

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Simon interested in acquiring West Coast mall owner

Simon Property Group Inc. has approached Santa Monica, California-based Macerich Co. about an acquisition after taking a stake in the company last year, sources say. Macerich, with a market value of $13.3 billion, has a high concentration of West Coast properties.

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Local economic development veteran Katie Culp is joining KSM Location Advisors in the newly created position of president. Culp, 38, came from DTZ, formerly Cassidy Turley, where she spent 10 years.   Culp Founded in 2004, KSM Location Advisors is an entity of local accounting firm Katz Sapper & Miller LLP. The 12-person team is […]

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