Michael Ault was working at the Indiana University Health Foundation five years ago—overseeing events like the popular Rev fundraiser at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—when he received a call about a development job at Heartland Film Inc.
College football championship organizers prepare for kickoff
IBJ sat down with leaders of College Football Playoff Inc. and members of the local host committee to discuss the preparations underway to make the January game a reality.Read More
Lebanon plans 95-acre development anchored by $25M sports facility
The massive hospitality and entertainment district is slated to be anchored by a $25 million multisport venue surrounded by apartments, hotels, medical office buildings, restaurants, stores, senior-living facilities and condos.Read More
Here’s a peek at downtown’s newest hotel before it opens in October
The $35 million boutique hotel at 141 E. Washington St., at the corner of Delaware Street, will open in a remodeled 60,000-square-foot building that was constructed in 1969 for State Life Insurance Co. and was the home of local law firm Riley Bennett & Egloff from 2003 to 2019.Read More
NCAA to look into holding both Final Fours in same city
Combining the tournaments was one of the recommendations stemming from an external review of gender equity issues of the tournaments.Read More
The restaurant at 148 S. Illinois St. is family-, women- and minority-owned, according to an announcement of the closure. Its owners say they plan to return with a new project soon.
County officials have discussed using former quarries to develop trails, exhibits about the limestone industry and an outdoor concert venue.
The NCAA’s efforts to address equity imbalances could lead to a joint championship site later this decade, with Indianapolis believed to be a likely contender for hosting such a spectacle.
Jim Irsay wants to share his memorabilia with the world—and he’s been having early conversations with Indianapolis and other cities about creating a museum to do just that.
The Heirloom at NK Hurst, a new event center south of downtown, hosted its first event Sept. 4.
Over the past few years, interest in hosting environmentally friendly, “sustainable” business meetings and conventions has risen as inexorably as sea levels and summer temperatures.
Mitch Frazier succeeds Brad Chambers, who took the role of Indiana secretary of commerce in August.
Gaming Commission executive director Greg Small said the agency hoped to select a company for the Terre Haute license by the end of this year.
Westfield-based Henke Development Group had its development plan for a nearly 79,000-square-foot clubhouse featuring a slew of golf- and non-golf-related amenities approved this week by the Zionsville Plan Commission.
The designation puts the museum on Indiana Avenue in the same company with sites associated with Edgar Allen Poe, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Back 9 will feature a three-story building with 75 golf bays, a 350-person music pavilion, and a handful of bars and restaurant spaces, as well as meeting areas and a game area.
A first-time downtown Indianapolis food festival featuring some of the city’s best-known restaurants and brewers is already nearly a sellout, organizers said this week.
Plans for a new hotel across from Shapiro’s Delicatessen in downtown Indianapolis are moving forward after a year-long delay caused by the pandemic—now with a new name and a more experienced development team.
This year’s fair, which closed Sunday, was extended to 18 days, but saw its second-worst attendance figure since 2007.
The welcome centers will feature area-specific design features and exhibits intended to entice out-of-state travelers to visit regional attractions, including state parks.
Hard Rock International is assuming at least 85% ownership of a northwestern Indiana casino from an Indianapolis-based ownership group whose top executives have faced criminal and financial misconduct allegations.
The renovations are part of a three-phase $360 million project that tipped off in 2020.