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KSM Location Advisors to Lead TrustBelt Discussions

Aug 19, 2019 | KSMLA

Katie Culp and Tim Cook have been tapped to lead and participate in TrustBelt’s Corporate & Consultants Forum, a conference that brings together corporate decision makers, site consultants, and economic development agencies who make vital location decisions for the U.S. Rust Belt region. Culp, president of KSM Location Advisors, will moderate a panel discussion on … Continue reading KSM Location Advisors to Lead TrustBelt Discussions

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Hoosier Logistics Doubling Workforce in Multi-City Expansion

Aug 16, 2019 | KSMLA

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 15, 2019) – Hoosier Logistics Inc. (Hoosier), a logistics and supply chain management provider, announced plans today to grow its operations in Indiana through multiple expansions, scaling its corporate office in Indianapolis and adding its first satellite office in Fort Wayne, more than doubling its Indiana workforce by adding up to 45 new jobs over … Continue reading Hoosier Logistics Doubling Workforce in Multi-City Expansion

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BWI Group Cuts Ribbon on First U.S. Production Facility in Central Indiana

Jul 29, 2019 | KSMLA

GREENFIELD, Ind. (July 26, 2019) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell joined executives from BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. (BWI), a Beijing-based premier chassis supplier, today to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new, $80 million production facility in Greenfield. BWI’s new Indiana operation, first announced in 2017, is expected to … Continue reading BWI Group Cuts Ribbon on First U.S. Production Facility in Central Indiana

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(i) on Economic Development: Opportunity Zones: Changing the Course of Real Estate Investment

Jul 26, 2019 | Tim Cook, JD

This article originally appeared on insideindianabusiness.com. The economic divide in large cities continues to expand. Despite a financial resurgence following the 2007-2009 recession, the system wasn’t fixing itself. Enter Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ), a program included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 designed to boost development in economically distressed communities. In exchange for new … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: Opportunity Zones: Changing the Course of Real Estate Investment

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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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