Zionsville and Plainfield are still in contention to land Little League International’s Central Region headquarters, but Westfield has apparently struck out.
The mismatched identities causes problems, especially for businesses, because ZIP codes determine the city used in an address.
A locally-based subsidiary of Japan-based Toyota Industries Corp. plans to spend $8 million to build a 90,720-square-foot factory east of U.S. 31 near 196th Street.
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.
Word of the training camp’s move to Westfield leaked out Tuesday night, but further details were added by the NFL team and city officials at a Wednesday morning press conference at the Grand Park Events Center.
Team officials and officials from Westfield have scheduled a morning press conference to reveal “a major partnership that will make Westfield a destination for sports fans beyond youth sports,” the team said.
Westfield-based manufacturer IMMI announced plans on Monday to hire more full-time workers to keep up with demand for lap-and-shoulder belts for school buses.
Plans for the 856-home project, initially pegged at 780 acres, were introduced in August. Even after developer Pulte Homes made major revisions, the Westfield City Council on Monday scuttled the plans.
The company says it patented all-digital production process allows it to produce labels faster, cheaper and in smaller quantities than by the traditional screen printing method.
Carmel Clay Schools and Sheridan Community School Corp. on Tuesday will ask voters to approve a seven-year tax hike for operational funding, and Westfield Washington Schools will ask to cover $90 million in construction projects.
Little League International announced Thursday that it had narrowed the field to five finalists, with three in the Indianapolis area and two in Illinois.
After months of plan revisions and heated discussions, the Westfield Plan Commission on Monday night gave Pulte Homes a nod of support for its controversial 856-home development proposal.
The company dreamed of becoming a major hospitality industry player and saw Grand Park Sports Campus as the place to hit a home run. But there were signs of trouble from the start, and unpaid bills quickly piled up.
The tournaments had been hosted in Indianapolis for more than 25 years but they’re moving to Westfield for at least one year while Little League looks for a new Central Region headquarters.
The Grand Millennium Center, proposed by EdgeRock Development LLC, is expected to include a civic center, YMCA, aquatics center and health care facility, convention center and at least one hotel with possibly 500 rooms.
The Westfield City Council on Monday also agreed to send a proposal for a housing development around the Wood Wind Golf Club back to the city’s plan commission.