Turning a former German social club and gym into the offices of a medical claims management organization and international travel insurance company was no small order—especially because the building had to remain more-or-less true to its original form to qualify for the federal Historic Tax Credit program.
GCI Slingers said it will add 10,000 square feet to its existing 20,000-square-foot facility at 5005 W. 106th St.
The city of Indianapolis is set to receive $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which it will use to finance high-impact projects in low-income or distressed areas.
The 254-unit Nora Pines would be renamed but remain affordable housing. TWG Development is asking the city to issue $17.6 million in bonds for the project, which the developer would be responsible for repaying.
The facility would process maize straw from as many as 150,000 acres of cornfields annually into a peat moss substitute for agriculture and foam products for material science uses.
Accutech Systems Corp., a wealth management software provider, said it intends to hire nearly 50 employees for jobs at the new headquarters.
Grinds LLC—which produces pouches of flavored coffee designed as a healthy alternative to chewing tobacco—plans to invest $6.7 million and create 56 jobs.
The subsidiary of Israel-based Omen Casting Group wants to boost production to help meet demand in America and Germany for its aluminum drivelines, steering components and oil pumps.
Economic development officials from across the state presented a plan to the Fiscal Policy Committee that would establish a $100 million regional development tax credit and offer $150 million more for the Regional Cities Initiative.
Online music instrument and audio gear retailer Sweetwater Sound Inc. said the expansion project will include construction of a 350,000-square-foot warehouse and a 35,000-square-foot conference center.
The nation’s largest snack food company is adding two production lines and about 50 employees to its already-sizable operations about 45 miles northwest of Indianapolis.
A national credit-reporting and mortgage-data company founded in San Diego plans to spend nearly $3.6 million to establish its headquarters and operations center downtown in the Landmark Center.
SF Motors Inc., a Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle developer and manufacturer, said it could hire as many as 200 workers at the Indiana plant by the end of the year.
The economic development deal marks the largest jobs commitment the Indiana Economic Development Corp. has received since the agency was established in 2005. But it’s not the largest incentive package the state has offered.
The ultimate project, to be developed in phases over the next several years, is expected to be a $245 million, 141-acre complex with 786,000 square feet of facilities.
An Indianapolis City-County Council member has signed onto a pact with two other council members from the cities of New York and Austin, Texas, to oppose the “tax-break bidding war that Amazon has begun” in pursuit of its second headquarters.
Its $1.5 million investment is expected to help B2S Life Sciences more than double its staff and grow its client base, which includes contract research groups, pharmaceutical firms and biotech startups.
Indianapolis-based Earthwave Technologies Inc. is doubling the size of offices on the city’s northwest side.
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma said lawmakers could move an incentives bill “expeditiously” to attract Amazon’s proposed second headquarters, if necessary, but he wouldn’t be in favor of doing what Wisconsin did to lure Foxconn.