July 25, 2019 Joe Pellman

Mayor Joe Hogsett, Indy Chamber Unveil Roadmap for Inclusive Economic Growth for the City

New recommendations aim to broaden access to opportunity for all Indianapolis citizens through a repositioning of current economic development incentive programs INDIANAPOLIS – Mayor Joe Hogsett, leadership of the Indy Chamber, and community stakeholders gathered today at Ivy Tech Community College to unveil a new roadmap for economic development that…

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July 17, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Indy Chamber Opens Submissions for 2019 Monumental Awards

Annual awards ceremony celebrates Indy region’s built environment (INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber is accepting submissions for the 2019 Monumental Awards starting today, recognizing excellence in landscape architecture, interior design, real estate development, architecture, engineering, construction, neighborhood revitalization, reuse and public art. 2019 marks the 42nd Monumental Awards, highlighting the most…

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June 27, 2019 Susanna Taft

St’Artup 317 Season 2 Recap

This past may, our Develop Indy team experimented with pop-up retail as an economic development solution for activating vacant and underutilized space around Downtown Indianapolis. Since May in Indy is a very distinct time, we wanted to capture the energy and enthusiasm for our city while showing visitors a…

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June 15, 2019 Joe Pellman

6th Annual Civic Hackathon Tackles Barriers to Economic Mobility

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 15, 2019) Tonight the Indy Chamber announced the winners of its 6th annual Indy Civic Hack presented by AT&T Indiana at Launch Indy, located in the Union 525 tech venue in downtown Indianapolis. The hackathon enlists teams of volunteer participants from Indy’s tech community to use public…

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June 7, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Stakeholder Update: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

The theme of this week’s message from your Business Advocacy team is regionalism – unifying behind a long-term vision for an Indy Region with a stronger climate for commerce, more vibrant quality of life, and more compelling appeal to people, employers and business investment.  We’re all in this together; we…

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May 15, 2019 Joe Pellman

Indy Chamber Finds Downtown Retail ‘Buying Power’ at $440M and Growing

New study finds robust hospitality market, cites eye-opening 250%+ increase in residential income and retail spending potential downtown since 2000 (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 15, 2019) The future looks bright for current and potential retailers across downtown Indianapolis, according to a report being released by the Indy Chamber in partnership with…

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May 7, 2019 Courtney Smallwood

Indiana approves aggressive package of incentives for data centers

Effective July 1, 2019, with the signing of HB1405 into law, Indiana will offer aggressive incentives for data center development, including data center equipment, defined by statue as “computer equipment or software purchased or leased for the processing, storage, retrieval,…

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May 3, 2019 Susanna Taft

Permitting Process Improvements for Department of Business and Neighborhood Services

Through the last three quarters of 2018, Develop Indy and the Department of Business & Neighborhood Services teamed up with Katts Sapper Miller Consultants (KSMC) to conduct a thorough look at the BNS permitting process. Together, they outlined the process of how businesses interact with the city, identified pain points,…

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April 26, 2019 Joe Pellman

In Video: State of the Region

We want to to thank everyone who was able to join us for our annual State of the Region event at Newfields on Wednesday, April 24. During the Accelerate Indy Update, Indy Chamber President and CEO Michael Huber addressed our ongoing work in helping the Indianapolis region tell its story…

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April 16, 2019 Susanna Taft

St’ArtUp 317 Retail Pop-Up Program Announces Participants for Second Season

Develop Indy, a business unit of Indy Chamber, and PATTERN are thrilled to announce the artists and businesses selected to participate in the second season of St’ArtUp 317, an art and retail pop-up program launched in 2018 to activate vacant and underutilized first floor commercial spaces in and around Downtown…

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