Indianapolis Business Journal

OCTOBER 12-18, 2015 appears to have scrapped plans to build its own downtown headquarters building and instead is seeking a huge block of space in an office tower to satisfy its aggressive growth plans. Scott Olson and Jared Council have the story. Also in this week’s issue, Anthony Schoettle looks at the future of daily fantasy sports in Indiana now that legislators are examining how closely the pastime fits the definition of gambling. And in Focus, Chris O’Malley catches up with commercial group in historic Irvington.

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Where Brewer, Hogsett stand on city’s toughest issues

IBJ asked mayoral candidates Joe Hogsett, a Democrat who is leading in contributions and key endorsements, and Chuck Brewer, a Republican small-business owner who has the support of outgoing Mayor Greg Ballard, about their approaches to hot-button topics of particular interest to the business community.

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Lawmakers may spoil fantasy sports party

State and federal lawmakers are taking a serious look at the legality of the services of fantasy football goliaths DraftKings and FanDuel—a move that could put the companies out of business in Indiana and other states.

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Some executives already bracing for next recession

While many CEOs are planning for the next fiscal year, a cohort of local executives is planning for the next fiscal downturn. Group members have their eyes on 2019, forecast by some economists to be the year the next economic contraction arrives.

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Goodwill CIO jumps to Bluelock

Jeffrey S. Ton, who led information technology at Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana Inc. since 2010, has joined Bluelock as vice president of product and service development.

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