Indianapolis has fared better than some airports in terms of declining revenue, with passengers down
about 10 percent for much of the year and revenue off 16 percent at one point.
The developer of the proposed $80 million project is facing foreclosure on the property at the same time adjoining land critical
to the project’s development has been scheduled for liquidation by a lender.
Instead of buying and selling, investors with ready cash are buying houses at substantial markdowns, turning them into rental
properties and sitting tight until the market improves.
Markets, no matter how imperfect, not government programs, manage the economy.
One of the largest independent survivors of the subprime debacle is staking its future on a real estate appraisal business based in Indianapolis.
Real estate holdings of the nonbank-branch variety are growing fast on bank balance sheets.
Charter Homes recruited and paid buyers to take out inflated mortgages on dozens of central Indiana homes it built, promising to manage the properties as rentals and make payments for the owners, current and former Charter business partners say.
A Maryland company has taken ownership of downtown’s 28-story M&I Plaza just three months before a major tenant departure
leaves the skyscraper 70-percent vacant. The new owner is CapitalSource Inc., a commercial finance and investment firm based
in Chevy Chase, Md. It had been a lender to the former owner, which defaulted.