Suggested moniker of Indianapolis Regional Airport needs approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.
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.
Gem Utilities Inc. and Gem Water Inc. have offered their sewer and water operations to the town of Cumberland for $6 million.
The locally based battery maker serves as collateral on the financing lined up by its New York-based parent, Ener1.
Lithium battery-maker will get incentives worth $53.1 million for expansion into Hancock County.
Lithium battery-maker had requested a Hancock County zoning exemption to establish a manufacturing operation in the Mount
Comfort business park.
In high-turnover industry of gas stations and convenience stores, Greenfield-based GasAmerica builds loyalty under the guidance of CEO Stephanie White-Longworth.
Counties wanting to speed traffic among suburbs are building highways to avoid having to travel into Indianapolis. The result,
a 100-mile outer loop beyond Interstate 465, won’t be completed for years, and it won’t be built to consistent standards,
but it might help ease congestion.
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.
The Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority, IndyGo and other Indianapolis-area transit groups are the subject of
a study that could result in them being reorganized.
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.
Aggressive expansion plans by Indianapolis’ three biggest hospital systems have pushed Greenfield-based Hancock Regional Hospital
to change up its plans to build an outpost of physician offices in northwest Hancock County, near the borders of Marion and
Hamilton counties. But Hancock Regional isn’t backing down.