The 47-year-old told IBJ he hopes to make the most of what he learned in Germany—where he grew up and got his start in hospitality—as well as in Dublin, Phoenix and Virginia, with hopes of adding some authentic German flair to the hotel’s specialty menus.
While the city and Kite Realty Group discuss a slower development timetable for the massive hospitality project, White Lodging said it is holding off on plans for another downtown hotel “until we figure out what’s going on at Pan Am Plaza.”
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday overwhelmingly approved proposals to help fund the Capital Improvement Board’s long-term strategic plan, including chipping in $270 million to help fund a massive overhaul of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Hancock County native and Ball State University graduate Angela Ahrendts joins the home-sharing startup after a five-year stint overhauling Apple Inc.’s retail operations.
Local firm KennMar plans to turn a downtown law office building on East Washington Street into a Tribute by Marriott-branded boutique hotel with 90 rooms, a restaurant, a courtyard and a rooftop patio.
The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website for 2,000 homes in 100 markets in the United States, Europe and Latin America.
After a legal battle and mediation, Centier Bank plans to relocate its branch while the owner of the historic tower at Pennsylvania and East Washington streets prepares to revamp it as a swanky hotel.
A powerful group of hoteliers that opposes a proposal to build a pair of hotels on Pan Am Plaza scored a victory in the Legislature. But the plan to construct the project remains very much alive.
National Rifle Association insiders and longtime observers describe an organization at war with itself over a central question: Has it strayed too far from its original mission of gun safety and outdoor shooting sports and become too political?
A 43-year-old pizza chain with more than 100 restaurants in 22 states is planning its first foray into Indianapolis with a location near the airport. It also plans a Whitestown location early next year.
Ironworks Hotel Indy, which opened on the city’s north side in September 2017, joins only seven other hotels in the city to earn the coveted designation.
Indiana is one step closer to closing what lawmakers have described as a loophole in online sales and hotel tax collection, but online travel sites oppose the legislation.
The so-called Tiny House Hotel is a big part of an effort to attract fans of miniature abodes to the city.
A coalition opposed to the development of two downtown convention hotels plans to launch a “significant” multimedia advertising campaign Thursday with hopes of swaying the public—and lawmakers—on the issue.
Some of the most prominent hotel operators in downtown Indianapolis told state lawmakers Wednesday that the process that led to developer Kite Realty Group Trust and Hilton being selected for the Pan Am Plaza project was unfair.
Some of the biggest hotel operators in Indianapolis say the city would not be able to absorb the 800-room and 600-room hotels planned by Kite Realty Group Trust alongside the proposed expansion of the Indiana Convention Center at Pan Am Plaza.
The owner of a historic downtown office building that’s being redeveloped into a hotel is seeking city approval to build a towering addition that would replace most of an adjacent 96-year-old building.
A record 28.8 million people visited the Indianapolis in 2017, generating a $5.4 billion economic impact, according to figures released Wednesday afternoon by Visit Indy as part of its State of Tourism event.
The new locally developed seafood eatery is one of four retail tenants that have agreed to lease space in the dual-branded Hyatt Hotel development across from Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The restaurant plans a second location at the Yard at Fishers District.