Indianapolis Business Journal

NOV. 23-29, 2018

Amazon’s decision to split its HQ2 project between New York City and Washington, D.C., exposed just how far Indianapolis lags behind other major metropolitan areas in terms of tech talent. Anthony Schoettle reports that local leaders are busy assessing the area’s weaknesses and discussing the massive effort that will be required to make up ground. Also in this week’s issue, Hayleigh Colombo details the findings of a new report showing that, in otherwise similar circumstances, black children in Indianapolis grow up to earn significantly less than their white peers. And in this week’s Explore section, Lesley Weidenbener has the lowdown on the new twists and turns in the Eiteljorg’s Jingle Rails layout.

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Kite seeks to minimize risk in convention-hotels project

Hospitality industry observers say this is far from an ideal time for Kite—a publicly traded real estate investment trust specializing in shopping centers—to veer outside its core business and tackle what would be a risky and colossal project that easily could cost more than $600 million.

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Franciscan clinic in Greenwood smaller than originally planned

Franciscan Health has opened an 87,000-square-foot clinic in Greenwood offering urgent care, primary care and specialty care. The clinic, at 1703 W. Stones Crossing Road, opened Nov. 14. It is called Franciscan Health at Stones Crossing. With a price tag of $35 million, it’s the biggest investment for Franciscan in central Indiana since it spent $300 million […]

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State police collect unused medicines

Indiana State Police collected more than a ton of expired and unwanted prescription medications Oct. 27 as part of the national “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Letter: Red Line Construction—The pain will be worth it

As one of the 25 most-visited museums in North America, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a peer to museums in cities where visitors expect to have easy access to them via transit. With the Red Line, Indianapolis will meet those expectations.

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