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.
The commercial openings are part of the $1 billion Anson development, led by Indianapolis-based Duke Realty Corp.
A food-packaging maker and one of the world’s largest bearing manufacturers have plans to spend more than $22 million and lease more than 400,000 square feet of space in Boone County if tax incentives are approved.
Online auto retailer Vroom, which planned to hire more than 200 workers in central Indiana, has closed the massive fulfillment center it opened in Whitestown just more than two years ago.
After years of dreaming and planning, the pair opened the brewery in January in the historic Whitestown High School gym.
Plans from the two Indianapolis-area firms call for more than 2 million square feet of space in a development encompassing 170 acres.
The mismatched identities causes problems, especially for businesses, because ZIP codes determine the city used in an address.
The project, which could include nearly 1 million square feet of higher-end retail, would be developed by locally based Gershman Partners.
Amazon’s announcement last week that its future second headquarters will create 50,000 new jobs with an average annual compensation of $100,000 have cities across the country clamoring to submit bids. But there’s a short timetable, with proposals due Oct. 19.
Ten industrial buildings have been completed within the past 24 months, another three are under construction, and four projects are in the process of getting started.
Seattle-based running gear retailer Brooks Sports Inc. is considering opening a major distribution warehouse in Whitestown that could generate more than 100 new jobs.
In a lawsuit filed in Marion Superior Court, Whitestown is suing the wastewater division of Citizens Energy Group for breach of contract and is seeking a refund for connection fees.
The Shoppes at Whitestown would be located on 33 acres within the Anson development with room for about 20 retailers and seven outlots. It could open by fall 2018.
Facility Concepts Inc., one the country’s largest commercial furniture makers, plans to move its headquarters and 117 jobs to a $10 million development in AllPoints at Anson by Duke Realty and Browning Investments.
The company, which expects to nearly double its current employee count, began renovations to its facilities in late 2016 and could begin operations this month.
The Boone County town has a population about a quarter the size of neighbor Zionsville, but new single-family housing permits filed for Whitestown have outpaced Zionsville’s since 2014.
A company that sold more than 160,000 trucks last year intends to spend $12.35 million to lease and equip a 283,500-square-foot facility for sending parts across the Midwest.