Indiana boasts nearly 200 farmers markets statewide that play a vital role in the local economies, according to research done by Purdue University.
Subaru to expand Lafayette plant, add up to 350 jobs
The automaker says it will invest $158 million to build a new service parts facility and add a transmission assembly shop. The 4.7-million-square-foot plant produces about 410,000 vehicles each year.Read More
Holcomb announces $400M Fiat-Chrysler investment, teacher pay plan in speech
According to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s prepared remarks, Fiat-Chrysler will invest $400 million in its Kokomo facility and hinted that an announcement will be made on Friday from Toyota in Princeton.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Deciphering 5G and the new Indiana 5G Zone
Host Mason King talks with Bill Soards, president of AT&T Indiana, and Sean Hendrix, who is the director of emerging technologies and partnerships for Purdue Research Foundation, about why 5G matters and how it could be used in the manufacturing, agricultural and other sectors.Read More
Penske’s IMS deal means hundreds of acres of opportunity, real estate experts say
The acquisition of Hulman & Co. will give Penske Corp. control of about 37% of all the land in Speedway, making the company the town’s single-largest landowner. Roger Penske said he wants to take advantage of that land.Read More
The report evaluated Indiana in four general areas—talent, business climate, infrastructure and creative culture—and considered educational attainment, per-capita income, government spending, health insurance premiums, smoking and obesity rates, energy prices, internet connectivity and entrepreneurship.
The change to the way tax incentives are awarded is part of the city’s quest to achieve “inclusive economic growth” by growing opportunities for the city’s middle class and poor, and came as the result of years of research.
The city of Fishers announced Wednesday morning that Genezen Labs, U.Group and Highbridge intend to grow their operations in the city.
Approved businesses will also be eligible for one-on-one business plan consulting through the term of the no- or low-interest loans.
When this time of social and economic uncertainty passes—and it will—let’s rededicate ourselves to the city’s upward trajectory.
The distribution arm of the New Jersey-based company plans to spend $110 million on project, which will include specialized handling and storage technologies for medical devices.
Senate Bill 350 would create a regional development authority framework for central Indiana to allow local officials to work together on significant economic development initiatives. The pilot program would be in place for five years.
ActiveCampaign, a Chicago-based marketing technology company that recently opened an Indianapolis office, announced this week it landed $100 million in Series B funding that will help it grow locally.
Lev added 92 employees in 2019, exceeding the goal of 70 new hires that it set when it announced the move of its headquarters to Indianapolis in February 2019.
Indianapolis’ economic development agency negotiated 67 relocation or expansion projects in 2019, the city announced Tuesday.
The shop in Castleton is expected to open in March and will sell fresh baby food plus merchandise for both babies and mothers. The company also offers baby food subscription boxes.
The tax abatement is for equipment the artisanal, vegan chocolate maker and distributor plans to use at at its new, 12,870-square-foot facility in the Circle City Industrial Complex, 1125 Brookside Ave.
The state plans to welcome hundreds of business and economic development leaders to Indianapolis in the spring for its first-ever Indiana Global Economic Summit.
Nice-Pak Products, a manufacturer of wet wipes for consumers, health care, food service and other commercial markets, announced plans Wednesday to build a 760,000-square-foot production and warehousing facility in Mooresville, creating 90 jobs.
Hamilton County officials are taking a more narrow approach than the state’s other 21st Century Talent Regions to promote educational attainment, foster higher incomes and grow its population.
The Fishers City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a 10-year tax abatement for the developers of the Hub & Spoke building and approved $3.125 million in road project bonds.
An investigation into Amazon employee injuries by a national not-for-profit journalism organization accuses Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration of absolving the online retail giant of any accountability in an Indiana worker’s death at the same time the state was bidding for the company’s coveted second headquarters.
Energizer Manufacturing Inc. is seeking tax breaks from the city of Franklin in return for opening a $62.7 million packaging and distribution center in Franklin Tech Park, just east of Interstate 65 and south of State Road 44.
University research budgets and federal funding levels are seen as increasingly important drivers of economic development as they give rise to more licensed technology and startup companies.