Chuck has more than a decade of experience working in international economic development.
City of Indianapolis officials voted overwhelmingly this week to authorize the creation of a flood control improvement district in the area between the White River and the Central Canal, which would help fund the construction of a new levee along the White River.
Plans call for the company to spend $11.8 million on the real estate improvements and another $5.7 million on new IT equipment and freezers.
A software-as-a-service firm founded last year under the wing of Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha announced Tuesday that it plans to spend $1.4 million to establish a downtown headquarters.
Opus Packaging Group said it will invest $3 million to build and equip a 170,000-square-foot facility, its first location in Indiana.
An Alabama-based company that makes pipes for water, oil and natural gas is planning to build the 30,000-square-foot research and development facility on 17 acres.
Genesys, which acquired Interactive Intelligence in 2016 and made extensive job cuts following the purchase, is working on the city to update its tax-incentive agreement after failing to comply with previous requirements.
A company that designs and makes cutting and grinding products and custom tools is moving forward on an expansion that includes adding more jobs in northeastern Indiana.
State lawmakers last month passed a much-ballyhooed law that exempts sales taxes on equipment, infrastructure and electricity costs for sizable data centers constructed in Indiana.
State and local leaders seem to agree that Indiana’s Regional Cities Initiative was successful—but don’t expect to see another round of funding for the program anytime soon, if ever.
Saab said the facility will be used to manufacture a significant portion of the T-X advanced pilot training aircraft, which will help train future U.S. Air Force pilots for generations.
Indiana’s short-listed proposal—submitted by Purdue University and state officials—was one of 136 received by the USDA last year from 35 states. Relocating the two research divisions to Indiana could bring 570 federal jobs.
The facility would process maize straw from as many as 150,000 acres of cornfields annually into a peat moss substitute for agriculture and foam products for material science uses.
The Atlanta-based company said the expansion would double its processing capacity and add 56 jobs over the next few years.
The 5-year grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. aims to further advance Indiana’s northwest region as a leader in manufacturing, entrepreneurship, applied analytics and technology.
Indy Chamber President Michael Huber said the local bid package was “one of two that were personally handed to Jeff Bezos” by the Amazon team. The chamber is now repurposing some of the materials from the package for more economic development efforts.
The Lebanon City Council Monday night approved a tax break valued at $1.3 million for U.S. Corrugated Inc., which plans to open a 470,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.
California Custom Fruits, whose products include fruit bases for yogurts, will erect a 65,000-square-foot plant in the Greenwood Park at 65 South industrial park.