Latest Blog Posts about Economic Development
By Andrea Davis on September 09, 2016
Severe weather may have kept them from watching professional golfers at the BMW Championship in Carmel on Thursday, but a group of site-selection consultants visiting central Indiana this week saw enough of Hamilton County to be glad they made the trip.
Topics: "City of Carmel", "Economic Development", "Hamilton County"
By Andrea Davis on September 08, 2016
Economic development leaders and elected officials from three Hamilton County communities got some face time Thursday morning with corporate site consultants visiting central Indiana for the BMW Championship in Carmel.
Topics: "Economic Development", "Hamilton County", "Quality of Life"
By Andrea Davis on September 07, 2016
Financial incentives were an important factor in BlueSky Technology Partners’ decision to build its $6 million headquarters in downtown Noblesville. But owners Todd Irwin and Eric Warne were just as impressed by the city’s plans to redevelop the area west of the White River.
Topics: "Case Studies", "City of Noblesville", "Economic Development", "Hamilton County", "Quality of Life"
By Tim Monger on August 24, 2016

A $188 million-plus road project designed to ease congestion on State Road 37 in Hamilton County could do more than get traffic flowing, according to an analysis from Boston-based Economic Development Research Group, Inc. The transportation improvements also are expected to bring “substantial economic benefits” to the region.

Topics: "City of Fishers", "City of Noblesville", "Economic Development", "Hamilton County", "State Road 37"
By Tim Monger on August 24, 2016

During the first half of this year, businesses announced plans to add more than 2,100 employees in Hamilton County—surpassing the job-creation total for all of 2015.

Topics: "Business Investment", "Economic Development", "Hamilton County", "Job Creation"
By Andrea Davis on July 12, 2016
Fast-growing tech firm CloudOne knew it needed a “real” office when a prospective client plugged its address into a search engine and discovered its headquarters was inside an Indianapolis Mailboxes, Etc. store. Now the company occupies about 11,000 square feet of custom-designed space in the Switch development in downtown Fishers—part of an ambitious effort to build what local leaders call a smart, vibrant, entrepreneurial city. We sat down CEO John McDonald last month to discuss the company’s recent move and what comes next.
Topics: "City of Fishers", CloudOne, "Economic Development", "Hamilton County", Headquarters, "Quality of Life"
By Andrea Davis on June 15, 2016
Portions of Carmel and Fishers are among seven neighborhoods in the Indianapolis metro area that researchers have identified as regionally significant “walkable urban places,” or WalkUPs.
Topics: CEDS, "City of Carmel", "City of Fishers", "City of Noblesville", "Economic Development", "Quality of Life", Walkability
By Tim Monger on May 25, 2016

A unit of Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker Inc., Stanley Convergent Security Solutions designs, installs, monitors and services security systems for industrial, government, commercial and residential customers...

Topics: "Case Studies", "City of Fishers", "Economic Development", Headquarters, "Stanley Security Solutions"
By Andrea Davis on May 23, 2016
Hamilton County’s economic engine was in high gear during the first quarter of 2016, as businesses announced plans to invest more than $108 million on expansion and relocation projects expected to create 1,700-plus jobs.
Topics: "Economic Development", Employment, Headquarters, "Location Intelligence"
By Andrea Davis on April 26, 2016
Keeping Hamilton County's economic engine on track isn’t as simple as hitting the cruise control, Oxford Economics' Ed Cone told business local leaders.
Topics: "Economic Development", Employment, "Soft Skills", "Workforce Development"
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