Indianapolis Business Journal

NOVEMBER 16-22, 2015

The FBI probe of American Senior Communities LLC has thrust into prominence the Jackson family—the intensely private clan that controls the state’s largest nursing home company. J.K. Wall scores a rare interview with family members to discuss their interconnected businesses and how they developed. Also in this week’s issue, Lindsey Erdody examines how the planned Ikea could change Fishers. And in A&E Etc., Mike Lopresti tries to make sense of the Colts’ season so far.

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Hotels, retailers expected to follow Ikea to Fishers

Hundreds of acres of undeveloped land surround the 35-acre site the popular Swedish home furnishing company selected—land now ripe for new projects. And in other communities, hotels, restaurants, retailers and even tech companies have followed Ikea stores.

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Outside banks nab deposits in Indy

Several out-of-town community banks have launched a full-court press on Indianapolis over the past decade and are seeing solid traction. Experts say they’re coming here because per-capita income and populations in their own back yards are growing more slowly and, in some cases, even declining.

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KENNEDY: Now comes the hard part–governing

How will mayor-elect Joe Hogsett and the new City-County Council provide even the most basic public services, from public safety to paving streets to picking up trash, in the face of steady erosion of the resources needed to deliver those services?

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HUBER: Indy region needs Regional Cities lift

There’s no “manifest destiny” for Indianapolis. We aren’t sharing in the national migration of talent to metropolitan America. We lag most other large regions in population growth, including peers like Nashville, Denver and Columbus.

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