One of the highest-profile tracts of undeveloped land in Zionsville could be transformed into a commercial and residential hub if Pittman Partners' 62-acre project gets the town’s blessing.
Subaru of America plans to invest $18 million to build and equip a regional distribution center in Lebanon, potentially tripling the scope of its Boone County operations.
CNH Parts & Service, the product-support division of international manufacturing giant CNH Global NV, plans a $13.3 million expansion in Lebanon.
Zionsville’s cash-strapped school district could collect almost $5 million from the town’s tax-increment financing district if an unusual land deal is finalized later this month.
Keeping its quaint Main Street viable as Zionsville ramps up commercial development elsewhere will require finding just the right mix of retail and service businesses to draw—and keep—customers downtown.
Escape artist Bill Shirk has retired his straitjacket, but remains active in radio broadcasting. His firm, Hoosier Broadcasting, in recent years bought a handful of radio stations on the Hawaiian islands and Shirk owns and is investing more money in a Boone County radio station.
Local franchise owners Terri and Dan Smith acquired two Villaggio Day Spas and plan to reopen them under the Woodhouse name following renovations.
It remains to be seen whether Fishers’ new rules for mobile businesses will increase food truck traffic in the Hamilton County town—and what impact their arrival could have on established restaurants.
Eric Bretzman, an engineer for Chip Ganassi Racing, closed March 1 on the purchase of 40 S. Main and negotiated a new long-term lease with il Villagio, an Italian restaurant that has operated in the 4,000-square-foot building for 10 years.