Test Project



Paula Galloway
Manager, Business Development
Indy Chamber Regional Economic Development
[email protected]

Troy Whittington
Director, Business Development
Indy Chamber Regional Economic Development
[email protected]


Project Rhumba

Prepared for Steve Weitzner, Silverlode Consulting

April 16, 2015

Dear Mr. Weitzner,

On behalf of Indy Partnership please extend our gratitude to your client for including the Indianapolis Region in their evaluation for a national service center operation. We look forward to learning more about this project and working with you to help your client locate and grow in our community.  We have completed the Project Rhumba RFI and the information is attached to the right.

Attachments include:

  • A list of Indy Region Technology Companies is your specified occupation categories
  • Indy Region Wage Data for specified technology occupation categories
  • Indy Region Degrees Awarded - Non-Public Institutions
  • Indy Region Degrees Awarded - Public Institutions (Note: there are 4 tabs to this Excel document)

This web portal was created specifically for Project Rhumba to present data about the Indianapolis Region. This is a secure portal that can only be accessed with the link provided to you.  It is not searchable on the internet.

You and your client will find the State of Indiana and the Indianapolis Region offers these competitive advantages to companies located here:

  • Indiana Ranks 1st in the Midwest and 5th Nationally in 2013’s annual “Best & Worst States” survey – Chief Executive Magazine, May 2013
  • Compared to other major metros, the Indianapolis Region is in the lowest 10% when consideringreal estate costs and the lowest 25% of electricity costs
  • Indiana ranks 1st in the Midwest & 2nd nationwide for Top 10 Competitive States – Site Selection, May 2013
  • Indiana ranks 1st in the Midwest & 10th Nationwide for Business Tax Climate Index – Tax Foundation – 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index, October 2013
  • No tax on professional services
  • There are over 250,000 students enrolled in higher education within a 90 mile radius of Indianapolis
  • 20 College/university campuses within 70 miles of Indianapolis
  • Indiana has triple-A credit ratings
  • The Indianapolis Region has a regional workforce in excess of one million workers

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us; our contact information is below. Thank you for considering Indiana and we look forward to working with you!

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