Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 7-13, 2012

This week, see what sports marketers think of incoming Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's prospects off the field and read about why city leaders are scrutinizing the new incarnation of Georgia Street. In Focus, find out what recent turnover in the Indiana Supreme Court is likely to mean for the state's legal environment. And in Forefront, columnist Jim Shella says gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence is next in line to answer residency questions.

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Growth tear swells Simon Property Group

Simon Property Group Inc. this year joined the Standard & Poor’s 100 Index, a listing of the nation’s largest and most established companies including Apple, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s. The Indianapolis-based company is the only real estate company on the list and is now the largest real estate company in the world.

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NCAA making itself a target for criticism

The NCAA—the association governing a large swath of college athletics in the United States—has, over the last year, been called hypocritical, authoritarian and flat-out deceptive. Accusations of cronyism and favoritism have come from all corners.

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New Colts quarterback a ‘marketer’s dream’

Sports marketers call the genuineness and awe-shucks personality of new Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew luck a marketer’s dream. The line is forming to forge both for-profit and not-for-profit partnerships with the No. 1 NFL draft pick.

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Georgia Street redevelopment looking old already

The newly spruced-up stretch of Georgia Street between the Indiana Convention Center and Bankers Life Fieldhouse is looking older than its age. Stone pavers are dislodged and stained. The wooden boardwalk is badly discolored. Bollards are askance after taking hits from errant vehicles.

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NFP of NOTE: Partners In Housing

Partners In Housing assists the homeless and people with special needs by eliminating barriers to safe, affordable housing through the creation of beneficial partnerships.

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BioCrossroads launches second seed fund

BioCrossroads Inc. has raised an $8.25 million seed fund in its second attempt to help startup life sciences companies grow to the point where they can attract venture capital or a corporate funder.

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