The Hancock County community is drawing interest because of recent hiring in the area and a strong population of seniors.
For the six general aviation airports that ring Indianapolis, landing business jets is like finding silver dollars in a bucket
of pennies. Though relatively few compared with the number of piston-engine planes, jets consume three times as much fuel
at the area's small airports.
In high-turnover industry of gas stations and convenience stores, Greenfield-based GasAmerica builds loyalty under the guidance of CEO Stephanie White-Longworth.
IndyGo, for all its faults, is the Cadillac of transit systems in the Indianapolis region. Service breaks at county lines
and the absence of passenger shelters are among the deficiencies facing transit systems in surrounding counties.
Indianapolis-based University Loft Co. expects to add 30 full-time jobs at its Greenfield manufacturing facility thanks to
a federal pact with the U.S. Marine Corps. The company recently was awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to supply metal
furniture for the Marine Corps’ Camp Lejeune base in North Carolina.
If certain people in Hancock County have their way, one of the fastest-growing new industries here could be adult education.