As we begin 2022, it’s important for all of us to reexamine the definition of the word “collaboration.” Not only is it the action of working together to create something, but it also includes making yourself a resource to your collaborators—your co-workers.
PRI Trade Show producer acquires building in Speedway
The organization behind the world’s largest racing trade show has purchased an office/industrial building in Speedway where it plans to open a headquarters for its new membership program.Read More
Lumina Foundation set to relocate to new building in Bottleworks
The foundation will occupy the top floor of the planned five-story structure at 820 Massachusetts Ave., using 23,700 square feet for about 50 of its employees.Read More
Tech firm adding coworking space as part of $27M refresh to former Marsh HQ
Knowledge Services Inc. acquired the five-story building at 9800 Crosspoint Boulevard—west of I-69 and north of 96th Street—in March 2020 for about $9 million.Read More
Some firms have nixed the office; others are doubling down
No matter which path companies choose, they’ve had to figure out new ways to keep employees connected now that their co-workers might not be in the same room—or even the same state.Read More
Chicago-based ActiveCampaign, which opened an Indianapolis office in 2019, had been searching for months for a new, larger space. Its new office will be an 8,800-square-foot space on Mass Ave.
Fast-growing software company Greenlight Guru recently moved into new, bigger office space at the Union Campus on South Meridian Street. The company says it is committed to maintaining physical offices, even as its remote workforce grows.
The company, which entered the market in 2020 by opening coworking centers in Broad Ripple and Noblesville, announced formal plans Wednesday to open additional Indianapolis-area centers—in Martindale-Brightwood, Carmel, downtown Indianapolis and Zionsville.
The acquisition by Felton Properties, which equals about $164 per square foot, marks the Oregon-based firm’s first venture into the Indianapolis market.
Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears said his hesitancy arises from concerns over how such a move could increase the prosecutor’s operating costs.
Over the last two years, the Stenz Construction Corp., Third Street Ventures and Pure Development have undertaken a $25 million renovation of the former U.S. Corrugated Box Co. building.
Last year, companies around the U.S. scrambled to figure out how to shut down their offices and set up their employees for remote work. Now, they are scrambling to figure out the best way to bring many of those employees back.
Some large downtown employers say they expect most or all of their workforce to return to the office full time. Others say they’re adopting hybrid models that offer employees the option to work remotely at least part of the time.
A Gallup poll taken between October and April found that 40% of white-collar workers would prefer to continue working remotely as much as possible, while 21% would rather return to the office (and 29% were not working remotely, while the rest didn’t want to go back because of coronavirus concerns).
Citing multiple sources familiar with the project, IBJ first reported on the company’s overall plans June 17. Rolls-Royce said Monday that it does plan to vacate two of the three buildings at the Meridian Center campus, but said it would continue to occupy a different building than earlier reported.
If built as proposed, the tower would be the tallest structure to be built downtown since the 28-story 360 Market Square building was completed in March 2018.
The embrace of “maximum telework flexibilities” amounts to a massive shift for the federal government, which has long lagged behind the private sector when it comes to offering remote work.
Indianapolis-based KennMar LLC acquired the former Caribbean Cove water resort property on the city’s north side and another Drury hotel site at Interstate 465 and West 71st Street.
The work-from-home and online-shopping trends are expected to permanently reshape demand for office and retail space, says Hessam Nadji, CEO of the Calabasas, California-based commercial real estate financing and advisory company.
Interior designer Regan Billingsley still spends some time in her Washington, D.C., studio, but for much of the past year, she has been doing a fair amount of work from home.
A 125-year-old landmark firehouse on East Washington Street that previously housed a photography business and a reception center for Angie’s List has been donated to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
Ford’s announcement sent one of the clearest signals to date that the pandemic has hastened a cultural shift in Americans’ work lives by erasing any stigma around remote work and encouraging the adoption of technology that enables it.