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Conference center plan for Hendricks County gets positive interest

A recent feasibility study came out in favor of creating a small conference center with an adjoining hotel near Interstate 70 and State Road 267, the Hendricks County Convention and Visitors Bureau said. The study found that planners nationwide have interest in a conference center there for two reasons: the new midfield terminal at Indianapolis […]

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Metropolis could get Bass Pro

Plainfield’s top retail destination could become a much larger draw if a Florida-based developer gets its way. DeBartolo Development has a preliminary deal to buy Metropolis and hopes to land Bass Pro Shops…

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Who wants a piece?

A Michigan-based bakery and cafe concept plans to open as many as six new restaurants in Indianapolis, beginning with a location at U.S. 31 and Stop 11 Road. Grand Traverse…

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Yats, Aldi and another steakhouse

Montana Mike’s, a Kansas-based steakhouse chain, hopes to claim Indianapolis as a lucrative new market. The chain wants to open in Greenwood first, said Madison Jobs, Montana Mike’s vice president of franchise…

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Houlihan’s gets hip

Kansas-based restaurant chain Houlihan’s has inked deals for new diners at Castleton Square Mall and Hamilton Town Center and hopes to open two other restaurants in Plainfield and Greenwood. The chain also has…

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Better know a developer: Lauth

Locally based Lauth had a big week. They announced plans for a 7.1-million-square-foot distribution park on 555 acres at Interstate 70 and State Road 39 near Plainfield. But lately the company…

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Indy fitness craze continues

With so many new fitness chains entering the central Indiana market, will Hoosier become synonymous with svelte? The latest additions: A Minnesota fitness chain has plans for new locations in Avon, Brownsburg, Carmel,…

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Red Robin, Red Robin …

Colorado-based burger chain Red Robin is entering the Indianapolis market in a big way starting later this month. The chain plans to open its first location in Plainfield on June 18. It…

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Lauth plans huge business park

Lauth Property Group is working to complete the purchase of 550 acres it has under contract at the northeast corner of Interstate 70 and State Road 39, one interchange west of Plainfield. Lauth plans to build 7.5-million-square-foot industrial park, dubbed Westpoint Business Park.

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