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(i) on Economic Development: Quality of Place

Jun 26, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

From unique new restaurants to investments in public transportation, central Indiana is experiencing a tremendous uptick in quality-of-place assets. On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp joined Gerry Dick to discuss some of these additions and whether they have the ability to attract – and retain – economic development projects. Indy’s Food Scene … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: Quality of Place

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2019 Indiana Legislative Update

Jun 13, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

Hello, and welcome to KSM Location Advisor’s annual Legislative Update! You’ll find detail after detail about what legislative actions the 2019 Indiana General Assembly took in the world of economic development. For example: Is the Venture Capital Investment Tax Credit finally transferrable? It is! Will data centers become more prevalent in Indiana because of important … Continue reading 2019 Indiana Legislative Update

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(i) on Economic Development: The Indiana Pacers and Capital Improvement

Apr 23, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

The Indiana Pacers and the Marion County Capital Improvement Board have reached a deal to keep professional basketball in Indianapolis for the long-haul. On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp join Gerry Dick to discuss the benefits of the City’s reinvestment in this very important economic asset, as well … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: The Indiana Pacers and Capital Improvement

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State’s Skills Enhancement Fund Works but Is at Risk

Apr 22, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on IBJ.com. Indiana’s success (or failure) at talent development is key to its future. Legislators and Gov. Eric Holcomb have spent a lot of time addressing this challenge. They’ve created new programs, talked of consolidating agencies, and devoted a lot of money trying to do it better, smarter. We support and … Continue reading State’s Skills Enhancement Fund Works but Is at Risk

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(i) on Economic Development: Lilly Tax Abatement Debate

Mar 28, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

Eli Lilly and Co. received final approval for property tax abatement on a $90 million investment it’s making at its technology center in downtown Indianapolis. On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp sat down with Gerry Dick to discuss whether providing incentives for this type of project is good … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: Lilly Tax Abatement Debate

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Logistics Firm Debuts Fourth Plainfield Warehouse, Expanded Indiana Footprint

Mar 13, 2019 | KSMLA

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (March 13, 2019) – MD Logistics, a third-party logistics firm, announced the opening of its fourth Plainfield warehouse, which is expected to create up to 50 new jobs by the end of 2023. “Indiana-born companies like MD Logistics are providing continued and sustainable growth in our communities, creating quality career opportunities for Hoosiers,” … Continue reading Logistics Firm Debuts Fourth Plainfield Warehouse, Expanded Indiana Footprint

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(i) on Economic Development:
Economic Development Efforts Continue to Make Waves

Mar 11, 2019 | KSMLA

This article originally appeared on insideindianabusiness.com. Several high-profile economic development projects are making headlines in central Indiana. Indianapolis-based site selection firm KSM Location Advisors says efforts at the Indianapolis International Airport, as well as proposed projects such as Eleven Park and the expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and addition of two new downtown Indy … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development:
Economic Development Efforts Continue to Make Waves

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Erner Honored by Susan G. Komen Central Indiana

Mar 11, 2019 | KSMLA

Jennifer Erner has been honored as an Outstanding Volunteer Award recipient by Susan G. Komen Central Indiana. The award honors an individual who – though not a breast cancer survivor – is steadfast, passionate, dependable, dedicated, available, and overall has made exceptional contributions to the mission of Susan G. Komen Central Indiana. Fueled by the … Continue reading Erner Honored by Susan G. Komen Central Indiana

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Any Lessons Learned From Amazon’s HQ2 Debacle in New York?

Mar 8, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on REJournals.com. During the dawn of Amazon’s announcement that the world’s most beloved business was in search of a second headquarters (HQ2), economic development watchers predicted a bold, new day in site selection. Renowned renovator of so many fundamentals of our everyday lives – from how we purchase goods to how … Continue reading Any Lessons Learned From Amazon’s HQ2 Debacle in New York?

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Legislature Should Learn From New York’s HQ2 Flameout

Mar 4, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on IBJ.com. A collective sigh of relief could be heard from the losing cities that competed for Amazon’s HQ2 as they watched the frame-by-frame wreckage of the company’s flameout in New York. On an economic development disaster scale of 1 to 10, Jeff Bezos’ decision to pull out of the Empire … Continue reading Legislature Should Learn From New York’s HQ2 Flameout

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