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Make Indy your home.

Whether you’re a homegrown accelerating startup looking to expand, a thriving business looking to relocate, or find yourself somewhere in-between, we have the resources and connections to help you grow in Indy.

Services & Assistance

From incentives to navigating the permitting process, Develop Indy works with and for you.

Data & Research

Discover industry trends, research workforce needs, understand your customer base, analyze your competition and more.

Quality of Life

Indy has built success by being open and inclusive. Its connection to art, nature, culture and more offers something for all ages.

Property Search

Is it time to find a new or expanded home for your business? Let us help.

Making an Impact

Our mission is simple: guide businesses large and small in their growth so they can make a lasting impact on the community. We’ll serve as your first stop to navigating the Indy business community, whether you are a neighborhood resource provider, local startup, or international firm.

Thriving Companies, Thriving Commmunity

Part of our mission is placing a spotlight on the people and companies who are investing back into their neighborhoods and, in turn, the greater economy.

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Committed to Inclusion

While business attraction and marketing are continued activities, Develop Indy is focused on making long-term investments in competitiveness while ensuring that more residents can connect to economic gains. This includes re-orienting existing incentives, introducing new ones, and building partnerships to help advance community objectives and prioritize inclusivity.

Inclusive Incentives Strategy

Community Programs and Initiatives

Leveraging a wide network of partners, we collaborate to grow Indy’s economy through various programs.

  • Anchor Revitalization Program
  • Indy Music Strategy
  • Great Places 2020
  • Opportunity Zone Consortium
  • Retail Development Strategy & St’Art Up 317 Pop Up Initiative
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Community Programs and Initiatives

Leveraging a wide network of partners, we collaborate to grow Indy’s economy through various programs.

  • Anchor Revitalization Program
  • Indy Music Strategy
  • Great Places 2020
  • Opportunity Zone Consortium
  • Retail Development Strategy & St’Art Up 317 Pop Up Initiative
Learn More

Indy Makes Headlines

“This city is ready to prove it belongs in the big leagues.” – USA Today

“When it comes to companies looking for tech talent, Indianapolis is the top bang-for-your-buck market in the country” – CBRE

#5 City for Creating the Most Tech Jobs
Forbes, 2017

#2 Best Cities for Jobs
Money, 2017

Best Cities for Women in Tech
FastCompany, 2016, 2017

#7 State for Doing Business
Area Development, 2017

Top 8 Thriving Tech Cities
Money Under 30, 2016

Top 10 States for Millennials
Money, 2017

America’s Best City for Renters
Forbes, 2017

Top 10 Most Underrated Cities
Travel + Leisure, 2017

Industries & Companies

Focused Industries

  • Tech
  • Manufacturing
  • Life Sciences
  • Motorsports
  • Creative Industries

Major Public Companies

  • Anthem
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Simon Property Group
  • Salesforce
  • Allison Transmission

Recent News

We love Indy, but more importantly, we love talking about the people and businesses that make it special. Take a look at our recent blog posts and announcements to keep up-to-date on economic development in Marion County.

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September 13, 2019 12:53 pm

Develop Indy: Meet the team, learn about our work.

As the economic development organization for the City of Indianapolis and Marion County, Develop Indy focuses on business attraction, retention, and expansion to support the people, communities, and companies that make up our economic landscape. The Develop Indy mission is simple: guide businesses large and small in their growth so…

July 25, 2019 3:31 pm

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…

July 17, 2019 11:12 am

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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Are you looking to expand or relocate your business in Marion County? Do you have questions about how the process or a service we provide? Contact one of our team of experts.

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