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Canal Pointe Project One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality

The Broad Ripple village is not exactly known for its high-end rental market. On the single-family residential side, there are smaller rental homes, most of which are short on space and lacking in modern upgrades, even though they don’t come cheap. On the multifamily side there are moderately-priced apartments, none of which would qualify as […]

Indianapolis Survives Elimination: Will Bid to Host 2018 Super Bowl

The city of Indianapolis will try to make history next May when it asks the NFL’s league of 32 owners to do something it has never done before: Award hosting rights to the Super Bowl to a cold-weather city twice in just a six-year span. But considering the level of competition the city had to […]

Pacers Sign Rising Star Paul George to $90 Million Contract Extension

The Indiana Pacers made it official on Wednesday when they announced a multi-year contract extension for veteran guard/forward Paul George. The contract will reportedly pay him between 80 million and $90 million, and contains an escalator clause which could earn him even more. The move follows a new contract for David West that will pay […]

Capital Improvement Board in Negotiations with Pacers for New Deal

Though their lease doesn’t expire until 2019, the Capital Improvement Board of Marion County is already in negotiations with Pacers Sports and Entertainment to keep the Indiana Pacers for the long-run, according to CIB President Ann Lathrop The IBJ recently reported that the Board has $11 million set aside, which it is prepared to give […]

Swag Truck: A Mobile Brand Experience

With the exponential growth of food trucks and pop-up shops, now more than ever, we are witnessing companies taking their business to the streets. It’s all about bringing your product to the customer which makes it easy and convenient for them and also makes your business stand out amongst competitors. Kelly Elsner, the founder of […]

Ironworks at Keystone is Coming Spring 2014

Driving down north Keystone Avenue, it’s hard to miss the towering lattice booms of the cranes that operate daily as construction progresses on what is expected to be a beautiful $30 million mixed-use development called Ironworks at Keystone. It started in April, as Mayor Greg Ballard, together with executives from Hendricks Commercial Properties and representatives […]

Graeter’s Ice Cream to Open First Indiana Location in Butler-Tarkington Area

Residents of the Butler-Tarkington area will soon have new food establishment to frequent. The historic Cincinnati-based ice cream shop, Graeter’s, plans to seek a zoning variance to take over the space located at 5560 N. Illinois St., formerly occupied by Curley’s Cleaners. It will be the company’s first store in Indianapolis, let alone Indiana, and […]

Amazon.com Plans to Bring Hundreds of New Jobs to Indy Area

Hundreds of residents in the Indianapolis area will soon benefit from Amazon.com’s plan to beef up its Indianapolis and Jeffersonville distribution centers. In fact, Indiana is just one of 12 other states that will benefit from the online retailer’s plan to add as many as 7,000 jobs to its warehouses and customer service centers nationwide. […]

Expect New 28-Story Tower in Downtown Indianapolis by 2015

A sleek, 28-story tower will add its own distinctive flare to the downtown Indianapolis skyline on part of the land formerly occupied by Market Square Arena. Flaherty & Collins Properties, a local Indianapolis developer responsible for 3 other finished projects in the Indianapolis area, will build the $81 million complex which was designed by the […]

Warren Buffett Attends Ceremony for New Geico Center in Carmel Indiana

A opening ceremony for the new Geico customer service center in Carmel, Indiana was attended by Billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The ceremony took place at the facility that Geico plans to expand sometime within the next couple of years. As many as 1,200 workers will staff the service center when the expansion is complete. So […]

IndyStar in Negotiations to Lease Space Formerly Occupied by Nordstrom

The Indianapolis Star is reportedly in negotiations with Simon Property Group to lease approximately half of the 210,000 square feet that has remained vacant since Nordstrom left the Circle Center Mall 2 years ago. There is no doubt the move would represent an improvement over the current situation, even if it is not the improvement […]

Groundbreaking Ceremony to be Held for Nash Project in Carmel on Thursday

A groundbreaking ceremony for the soon-to-be-commenced Nash project will be held in Carmel starting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Carmel-based general contractor, Pedcor Companies, which has developed over 10,000 apartment units throughout 12 states, along with Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, the Carmel Redevelopment Commission, and Carmel City Council will participate. When it […]

msWoods Real Estate Agent Ryan Hakes Sets Record with $2,630,000 Sale

A lot of things have to go right in order to sell a home, not the least of which is finding a buyer. This is doubly true when it comes to selling multi-million dollar real estate, since most buyers simply can’t afford high-end homes. When it comes to finding high-end buyers in Central Indiana, no […]

Rolls-Royce New Drone Engine Contract Means Jobs for Indianapolis

The use of aerial drones for U.S. military operations abroad, and more recently, for domestic intelligence gathering operations, has come under increasing scrutiny in recent months. But there is an upside for the city of Indianapolis: British aerospace company Rolls-Royce recently won the federal contract to manufacture the engines for an upgraded drone Navy helicopter. […]

Lucas Oil Stadium to Add Luxury Box Seating & Digital Billboards

Lucas Oil Stadium is in for a few minor, but noteworthy, upgrades. The Indianapolis Colts recently announced moves to enhance luxury box seating capacity with the addition of two new luxury suites in the upper level of the stadium. Under the new arrangement, the Capital Improvement Board of Indianapolis will cover up to $2 million […]

Lucas Oil Stadium Rated #1 Sports Venue in the Country

For the second year in a row, Lucas Oil Stadium was rated as the #1 overall sports venue in the country by Stadium Journey Magazine. Said Paul Swaney, president and co-founder of Stadium Journey, “We looked at over 1,200 different stadiums when considering this pool. So to come out on top, you’ve got to do […]

Central Indiana Home Sales up 16.7 Percent Versus 2011

The Central Indiana real estate market and its 19 constituent counties of showed remarkable improvement versus this same time 1 year ago in at least 3 key areas: Total homes for sale, total homes sold and total pending sales. As the saying goes, the numbers don’t lie. A total of 4,131 more sales were finalized […]

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Meets, Exceeds $5 Million Goal

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will not being shutting down anytime soon, thanks in large part to strong financial support from the local community. Since a 5-week lockout that concluded in mid-fall, the Symphony’s 70 musicians had been working under a bridge agreement, with the understanding that a new 5-year contract would be contingent upon the […]

The Ripple: Surf and Board Shop in Broad Ripple

The Ripple Surf and Board Shop in Broad Ripple is the one stop shop for all your boarding activity needs. From surfing to skating to snowboarding and more, The Ripple has all the gear and apparel you need. What started as a wake board shop in Cicero, Indiana in 2008 has bloomed into an amazing […]

The Good Earth: Natural Food Store in Broad Ripple

The Good Earth Natural Food Company offers the best natural products at the lowest prices in Broad Ripple Village. This family owned Indianapolis business has been pleasing healthy palates in Indianapolis since it opened in 1971.  At Good Earth shoppers will find a distinctive and broad selection of natural and organic foods, supplements, beauty products […]