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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.

 

Rapid Response Hub

Is your business impacted by COVID-19? Check out the Rapid Response Hub: a new online, informational and connections platform for Indy’s business community.

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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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July 17, 2020 6:00 am

RELEASE: Indy Chamber Partners with The Halo App to Help Small Businesses Finance Health & Safety Improvements

Indy Chamber Partners with The Halo App to Help Small Businesses Finance Health & Safety Improvements (INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber announced a new partnership today with locally-based peer lending community The Halo App to help capital-constrained small business owners purchase necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and other improvements to…

July 7, 2020 4:00 am

RELEASE: TruLocal’s New Digital Marketplace Opens $700 Billion E-Commerce Market to Small, Locally-Owned Businesses

TRULOCAL’S NEW DIGITAL MARKETPLACE OPENS $700 BILLION E-COMMERCE MARKET TO SMALL, LOCALLY-OWNED BUSINESSES — New Community-Focused E-Commerce Company Enables Easy, Convenient Online Transactions Between Locally Owned Brick & Mortar Retailers and Consumers — SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2020 – TruLocal, a new community-focused, e-commerce company that empowers local businesses…

June 26, 2020 11:15 am

WWD: Murals, Street-front Shopping: Retailers Use Ingenuity to Welcome Back Consumers

With many consumers now accustomed to staying close to home, retailers are trying more innovative strategies to try to welcome them back. By Rosemary Feitelberg on June 26, 2020 Original Article Posted on WWD: https://wwd.com/business-news/retail/murals-street-front-shopping-retailers-use-ingenuity-to-welcome-back-consumers-1203654083/ With stores across the country in varying stages of reopening, retailers and local organizations are…

 

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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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