A major component of the public-private project is a health clinic operated by Community Health, which would occupy about one-third of the structure. The rest would be used for community activities, classes and other events.
The Capital Improvement Board has selected a Kite Realty Group plan from among three proposals in its effort to expand the city's convention capacity. The CIB is expected to vote Friday to move the project forward.
Local and national reporters clamored for interviews with Mayor Joe Hogsett about Indianapolis' chances, but city officials largely kept quiet while forwarding media to the Indy Chamber and influencing messaging behind the scenes.
An Indianapolis City-County Council panel on Monday night unanimously advanced proposals that would help Duke Realty Corp. move its headquarters from Carmel to a new $28 million office building it would build in Indianapolis.
Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb, who announced his legislative agenda Thursday, has roughly the same idea as Gov. Mike Pence when it comes to investing in early-stage Indiana companies, but wants to pay for the plan through a different fund.