The CEO of a fast-casual restaurant that offers customizable salads said there’s potential for 20 franchised locations in central Indiana.
Chef Leisha Berg has decided to “step away from the project,” Fishers city officials announced Monday. Berg had planned to run West Coast Nook, featuring California-inspired street food.
Scott Baldwin, president and owner of Indianapolis-based Envoy Inc., announced Monday that he is seeking election in Indiana Senate District 20 to replace Sen. Victoria Spartz, who is considering a run for U.S. Congress.
Florida-based Regency Windsor Capital Inc. is petitioning the city to rezone a 5.33-acre parcel just east of SR 37 and south of 141st Street so it can expand the existing Woods of Britton apartment complex with two new buildings.
The lion’s share of Fishers’ recent high-intensity development has taken place at East 116th Street and Interstate 69, but a wave of projects is coming together just to the south.
The land near Interstate 69 and 106th Street had previously been targeted by Sun King Brewing Co. as a location for a major brewery and tasting room.
Strongbox, a commercial development and construction management company, plans to spend $7 million to tear down a quarter of the existing store and then add a second retail building to the site.
The $157 million mixed-use project slated for the Nickel Plate District in Fishers is expected to include a five-story, 116-unit hotel under Hilton’s high-end Tapestry Collection brand.
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.
The funding round included investments from existing investor High Alpha and new investors Elevate Ventures and members of the Ricker family who previously owned the Ricker’s gas station chain.
As part of the move, the company and the city are considering an agreement that will set up a short-distance transportation system using self-driving vehicles in Fishers.
When completed, the 88-acre project, called Citizens Reservoir, will be able to pump up to 30 million gallons a day of captured rainwater into nearby Geist Reservoir.
By the end of the year, Recovery Force plans to seek FDA clearance for the system for hospitals that helps patients regain mobility. Sales could begin in mid-2020.
To incentivize the development, the Fishers City Council on Monday night voted to waive city fees associated with the project for up to 24 months.
Three chefs will take up residency at the kitchen for one to two years, showcasing their food, gaining business skills, and building a local following in preparation for moving on to open their own locations.
The city had hoped to begin construction this fall, but leaders are still finalizing design plans, Mayor Scott Fadness told IBJ.
Sitel Group, one of the world’s largest call-center management companies, said it plans to spend $4 million to open a Midwest customer service hub in Fishers.