With the county experiencing the second-highest growth rate in Indiana, builders and apartment developers have not been able to meet the increasing demand for affordable and workforce housing.
A developer and the city of Elwood have broken ground on what is expected to be the largest residential development in the community of 8,500 people about 20 miles northeast of Noblesville.
No particular industry sector appears safe from the impact, as the county’s unemployment rate falls below 3 percent. Companies in health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing and construction are all struggling to find workers.
The Yorktown Town Council voted 6-1 Monday against joining the commission for the propised $450 million Mounds Lake reservoir, a week after a similar rejection by the Daleville Town Council.
Growing demand for high-end, low-maintenance living is fueling an apartment-building boom in Indianapolis’ northern suburbs—and raising concerns among some leaders about the risks of adding too much too fast.
The campaign to expand public transit in the region has generated a busload of money for some media and marketing outlets, thanks to $1 million in federal grants to advertise the benefits of mass transit.