Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 6-12, 2022

A long-planned, $92 million mixed-use redevelopment project—the first of its kind in this city of 64,000—is taking shape on a 19-acre site in downtown Greenwood, starting with a city-owned sports fieldhouse. Susan Orr outlines the strategy behind The Madison and reinvigorating Greenwood’s core. Also in this week’s issue, John Russell has all the details about Eli Lilly and Co.’s new weight loss drug, tirzepatide, which has performed spectacularly well in clinical trials and could boost Lilly’s top line by $5 billion per year. And Leslie Bonilla Muñiz examines how a 13-member state task force plans to address Indiana’s affordable housing shortage, in large part by rethinking regulations that builders and critics say drive up construction costs.

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Q&A: Restaurateur makes everything ‘just peachy’

Just months before the pandemic, Charity Elliott decided to launch her own restaurant, Just Peachy Cafe, in her hometown of Shelbyville. And with the help of her retired mom, husband Chad and sons Gavin and Garett, the restaurant has grown a loyal following in Indy’s southern suburbs.

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Letters: Willows plan raises questions

IBJ reported details of a massive, high-density development at the Willow Event Center property in Broad Ripple [“Developers planning $61M residential project for Willows property,”, April 5]. The ramifications of this development have the potential to become an inflection point for Broad Ripple Village—balancing thoughtful development with neighborhood integrity and stability.

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