Stringtown is surrounded by activity or proposed activity: at IUPUI to the east, 16 Tech to the north, the former Central State Hospital site to the west, and the former GM stamping plant to the south.
The mayor said his administration has been “very intentional and purposeful” in trying to address the fact that more than 20 percent of Indianapolis residents—and a third of Indianapolis children—live in poverty.
Keystone Realty Group is in line to receive financing help from the city for an ambitious plan that would overhaul two nearly vacant office properties near Monument Circle and bring a prestigious Intercontinental Hotel to Indianapolis.
With central Indiana on the short list for Amazon's $5 billion secondary headquarters project, IBJ's reporters for technology, real estate and economic development join forces to discuss what the internet giant wants and whether the Indy area measures up.
With time running out, Downtown Indy gathered enough signatures to present to the City-County Council, which ultimately will vote on the proposal to charge downtown property owners for beautification and other services.
Indianapolis officials have triggered a wide-scale review of the need for big municipal buildings downtown. Real estate executives are intrigued by the 28-story City-County Building's potential for private redevelopment.