The town has agreed to sell the 15 acres to Kite Harris Property Group for $1 in an economic development agreement approved by the Whitestown Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday night.
Maxxis International has several original-equipment supply contracts with Midwest auto assemblers, including Subaru of Indiana.
Whitestown, which has a population of less than 9,000, is bracing for an estimated 20,000 to 40,000 visitors annually as well as national and international press who will attend tournaments that will be broadcast across the ESPN family of networks.
The sports footwear and apparel company is negotiating a lease to open in a roughly 635,000-square-foot building at 3519 Perry Boulevard.
A local food distribution company that plans to move its operations to Whitestown next year will have to pay off $98,406 in tax breaks, the Metropolitan Development Commission ruled this week.
Opus Packaging Group said it will invest $3 million to build and equip a 170,000-square-foot facility, its first location in Indiana.
Three more suburban communities are seeking to impose a food and beverage tax to help fund infrastructure, public safety and quality-of-life improvements.
The tax would have the biggest impact in Greenwood, where it could generate $2.5 million in 2020 and $2.6 million in 2021.
Norton will be tasked at MS Consultants with helping counties, cities and towns develop systems for day-to-day management of all administrative and governance functions and to raise money for projects and economic development.
The Whitestown Plan Commission has approved plans for a seven-building senior living center northeast of Main Street and Central Boulevard. The vacant land once was earmarked for a similar facility by another developer.
Norton became the town manager in 2013 and led the Boone County community through a period of significant growth and booming economic development.
The specialty and Italian food distributor plans to spend more than $5 million to open a cheese-processing, printing and warehouse facility near Interstate 65.
The new owner of the site is bullish enough on the Indianapolis market to start development of the 1 million-square-foot building without having a user signed for the space.
Where scrap once heaped along Interstate 65, town officials see a community center, sports facilities, an amphitheater and maybe even a convention center.
The Whitestown Town Council on Wednesday approved an agreement to buy 135 acres that previously served as the longtime home of the Wrecks Inc. automobile salvage yard. Little League International is expected to use about 20 of those acres.
Once populated largely by cornfields, the landscape at the intersection of I-65 and Whitestown Parkway has exploded in recent years with retail and restaurant projects. A smattering of hotels has followed, and two more projects now are in the works.
Emmis Communications is seeking rezoning for 70 acres of land it owns in booming Whitestown to make it more marketable.
A Fortune 500 company will invest $16.4 million in Boone County as it shutters warehouses in Illinois and Tennessee and consolidates those functions here.
An Indianapolis-based company that makes handheld medical testing devices plans to move its 150 employees to a new headquarters in Boone County, where it will hire an additional 50 to 70 workers.