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Retail woes continue with Cabela’s

Banking on the regional draw of outdoor retail giant Cabela’s, developers have been planning more than 100 acres of hotels, a water park, restaurants and other retail space for the southwest corner of…

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Cummins expansion in Columbus

Cummins Inc. plans to build a four-story, 100,000-square-foot building as part of a revitalization of the old Commons Mall in Columbus. The project calls for demolishing much of the mall and replacing…

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When factories close, what’s next?

A Bloomington developer is planning a $20-million revival of the former Thomson Consumer Electronics plant on the city’s near east side. The 50-acre Sherman Park property has become an eyesore since the…

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New JW design unveiled

Plans for a 1,000-room JW Marriott convention hotel now envision a taller building, with a whole new look and a larger pricetag. The hotel would be 34 stories, up from 29, and the project would cost $425 million, up from…

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Premier plows forward on Venu

A new site plan for the $750-million Venu project shows four anchor tenants: Whole Foods; Barnes & Noble; Arhaus, an upscale furniture retailer; and REI, an outdoor-gear superstore that would be new to…

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Farewell, Eastgate parking lots

Here’s the Lifeline Data Centers site plan for its reuse of the old Eastgate Consumer Mall. What do you think of the lake and walking trails?

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New life for Eastgate

The long-vacant Eastgate Consumer Mall finally is getting a new tenant: a data-storage and web-hosting company. City officials are planning an 11 a.m. announcement today detailing an expansion for locally based…

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Your wish list?

A final discussion question to consider today: What retailers, restaurants or development methods are missing from Indy? Plenty of new names are entering the market, and “green” building seems to be gaining…

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Your vision for Lucasville?

The host of Property Lines, Cory Schouten, is on vacation this week. Meanwhile, the blog will feature discussion questions about Indianapolis real estate. Today’s topic is the area surrounding Lucas Oil…

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Fixing a crumbling canal walk

The oldest portion of the downtown canal walk could soon get a $3.2-million upgrade. The city is finalizing plans for new pavement, stairs, retaining walls, lighting and railings along…

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Student-housing tower planned

A team of local developers is hoping to build a 550-bed, 16-story apartment tower near the IUPUI campus. The $40 million project, dubbed Paramount Tower, would target the lucrative student-housing market….

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Catching up: Simon honored

The Simon Property Group Headquarters took top honors at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s A Monumental Affair awards last week. The 30-year-old contest honors the city’s best architecture, development and construction. Last year’s top…

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A downtown transformation

A development team is finalizing plans for a $480 million mixed-use project that calls for condos, as many as three hotels, a theater and 175,000 square feet…

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New life at 71st and Binford

The once-blighted corner of 71st Street and Binford Boulevard continues to attract redevelopment attention, thanks in large part to the efforts of neighborhood group Binford Redevelopment And Growth, or BRAG. Developers plan to…

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A new ‘Landmark’ in Lockerbie

A local developer hopes to break ground next month on an $11.5-million condo project along East Street between Ohio and New York streets. Landmark of Lockerbie would feature 16 loft units,…

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Update on the Circle Truss

What do you think of the Circle Truss proposal? The 280-foot-tall, $10-million stainless steel structure, designed by Kevin K. Parsons & Associates Inc., would be lined with LED lights lit with colors…

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A wildlife-friendly business park

Holladay Properties and the Indiana Wildlife Federation plan to dedicate the state’s first “Certified Wildlife-Friendly Development” at an event tomorrow. The 1,500-acre AmeriPlex Business Park, southwest of the Airport, won the designation by…

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Saxony map features upscale tenants

Is it a wish list, or are some of the nation’s top retailers eyeing the Saxony project in Hamilton County? Some big names, including Lacoste, North Face and Polo, appear on a map…

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Westfield’s booming growth

The 19-square-mile, 24,000-population town of Westfield could balloon to 56 square miles and 110,000 people in the next several years. More than 11,000 new homes are in the works. And the residential rush…

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Penn Centre at street level

Here are two street-level renderings of Penn Centre, courtesy of Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf. The first shows the Omega Building along Maryland Street, and the second is a view from Pennsylvania Street. These still are early concepts and the developers…

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