Some state lawmakers want to require paper tickets, but event organizers say they can easily be manipulated and duplicated. Digital ticketing reduces fraud, they say.
Experts say CIB is thin on liability coverage for event venues
The board carries $56 million in liability insurance for its facilities, including a $1 million general liability policy and a $55 million umbrella policy.Read More
Indy Eleven can’t move forward on stadium until team secures site, financing
Owner Ersal Ozdemir still has many hurdles to leap to make his soccer stadium a reality, even though he scored a huge Statehouse victory in April by winning approval of a funding mechanism.Read More
Indy Eleven’s race to join Major League Soccer must clear many hurdles
Legislation passed by the Indiana Senate makes money for a soccer stadium available only if the city gains a Major League Soccer franchise—but that same legislation could make it more likely the MLS gives it a team.Read More
Ideas abound on where to put Indy Eleven soccer stadium
Owner Ersal Ozdemir isn’t revealing possible locations for his $550 million Eleven Park project, but community leaders and other observers are bandying about lots of options.Read More
Westfield-based Henke Development Group, which helped the city develop Grand Park, plans to spend $77 million developing Championship Park, a commercial development on land next to the sports park. A hotel could also be part of the project.
A committee of the Indianapolis City-County Council has signed off on bonds and financing the Capital Improvement Board needs for its share of the $360 million overhaul of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The extension, announced Wednesday, means Indianapolis will keep the event through at least 2021. It has hosted the combine since 1987.
The Indians will get a new club and additional space in their administrative offices with a multi-million-dollar project expected to start once the 2019 season concludes. The project has received approval from the Capital Improvement Board.
The Rules and Public Policy Committee on Tuesday decided to table two items related to a long-term deal with the Indiana Pacers.
The city of Westfield has quietly used its Grand Junction tax increment financing fund to begin settling a lease disagreement with NinjaZone, which comes after the inaugural Colts Camp at Grand Park last summer took over the events center because of inclement weather.
The Metropolitan Development Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a resolution expanding the city’s primary professional sports development area, or PSDA, to include nine additional downtown hotels.
Podcast host Mason King talks with IBJ reporters Lindsey Erdody and Mickey Shuey about the legislation the General Assembly passed to help fund a 25-year, $800 million deal with the Indiana Pacers.
State lawmakers have given their final approval to legislation that creates funding plans for most of a $360 million renovation of Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the construction of a $150 million soccer stadium for the Indy Eleven.
State lawmakers are done making changes to legislation that would provide millions in additional revenue to the Capital Improvement Board, help keep the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis for the next 25 years and potentially support a permanent soccer stadium for the Indy Eleven.
The former Indianapolis Colts quarterback is hosting and serving as an executive producer for "Peyton's Places," a five-part, 30-episode series celebrating the NFL's 100th season.
The Indiana Fever would have to find a new venue in which to play home games for the better part of three seasons, due to the extensive fieldhouse renovation and expansion planned from 2020 to 2022.
Here’s a breakdown of the 158-page agreement that the CIB was considering Friday morning.
The agreement between city officials and the NBA team provides nearly $800 million in tax revenue to the Pacers over the life of the 25-year deal.
A major deal to keep the Pacers in Indianapolis for decades is expected to be voted on Friday during a meeting of the Capital Improvement Board.
State lawmakers on Monday significantly amended legislation designed to provide long-term funding mechanisms to the Capital Improvement Board, keep the Indiana Pacers in the city for at least another 25 years and support building a permanent soccer stadium for the Indy Eleven.
The wireless infrastructure at Lucas Oil Stadium could see significant improvements in the coming months as part of a three-way deal between the Colts, the Capital Improvement Board and Verizon.
The Indy Eleven would likely need the $150 million soccer stadium proposed by owner Ersal Ozdemir for only about 20 matches a year.
A bill passed by the Indiana Senate would require the Indy Eleven to become an MLS franchise within three years to unlock tax money to build a stadium dedicated to soccer. But is that realistic? IBJ's Anthony Schoettle says it's an uphill climb — but by no means out of the question. He talks to […]