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Big Data’s Role in Site Selection

Oct 23, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on InsideINdianaBusiness.com. In the world of site selection, companies assess the pros and cons of various factors to identify the location that best fits their current and future business needs. The list may seem endless: labor availability, utility needs and costs, real estate options, tax climate, incentives, quality-of-life considerations, even an area’s … Continue reading Big Data’s Role in Site Selection

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Operation Rescue: Navigating Project Pitfalls from Start to Finish

Oct 18, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared in AreaDevelopment.com In a perfect world, every development project would be smooth sailing from inception and finish right on schedule — but that’s far from reality. From location analysis to groundbreaking, anything can go wrong at every point in the process What if most of those problems were avoidable? Anticipating that … Continue reading Operation Rescue: Navigating Project Pitfalls from Start to Finish

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Cook Weighs in on Indianapolis’ Efforts to Lure International Flights

Oct 1, 2018 | KSMLA

In an effort to up its economic development game, the state of Indiana has committed $20 million in incentives to attract international flights to Indianapolis. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb outlined this spend in his Next Level Connections program, the state’s infrastructure improvement plan. Airport accessibility is critical to any state’s ability to compete for economic … Continue reading Cook Weighs in on Indianapolis’ Efforts to Lure International Flights

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Duke Realty Breaking Ground on New HQ

Sep 24, 2018 | KSMLA

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 21, 2018) – Mayor Joe Hogsett of Indianapolis and other government officials were joined today by executives from Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE) and PK Partners, LLC to celebrate the start of construction of Duke Realty’s new corporate headquarters in the River North at Keystone mixed-use development just east of the Fashion Mall. Located … Continue reading Duke Realty Breaking Ground on New HQ

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Are Tax Incentives an Economic Development Answer?

Sep 19, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on InsideINdianaBusiness.com. Economic development deals are in the news all the time. As companies announce expansions or headquarter relocations, the media is rife with details about incentives offered to secure these projects. Some argue that these incentives would not be necessary if governments did not compete against one another for projects. But … Continue reading Are Tax Incentives an Economic Development Answer?

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The Pitfalls of Being in the
Running for Amazon HQ2

Aug 2, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared in Area Development. As we near the one-year mark since Amazon initiated its HQ2 search, the excitement and hoopla that greeted this economic development Super Bowl has given way to the criticism that’s inevitably foisted upon this sort of undertaking: The jobs, capital investment, and various other benefits are undeniable, but … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Being in the
Running for Amazon HQ2

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Australia-Based Tech Company Chooses Indiana For First U.S. Location

Jul 24, 2018 | KSMLA

INDIANAPOLIS (July 13, 2018) – SalesPond, a global lead generation, sales, data and marketing solutions provider, announced plans today to establish its first U.S.-based location in Indiana, creating 36 new, high-wage jobs by 2023. “Indiana is quickly establishing itself as a thriving and competitive hub for technology, gaining recognition across the U.S. and attracting new businesses … Continue reading Australia-Based Tech Company Chooses Indiana For First U.S. Location

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ROI Search Group Expanding Footprint, Adding New, High-Wage Jobs in Central Indiana

Jun 28, 2018 | KSMLA

FISHERS, IN (June 28, 2018) – ROI Search Group, a nationwide executive search, talent management and consulting firm, announced plans to expand its operations in Hamilton County, creating up to 25 new, high-wage jobs by 2022. “Indiana’s business-friendly environment, talented workforce and top-ranking communities like Fishers continue to attract companies like ROI Search Group,” said Elaine Bedel, president … Continue reading ROI Search Group Expanding Footprint, Adding New, High-Wage Jobs in Central Indiana

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National Economic Development Week

May 7, 2018 | KSMLA

May 7-12, 2018 marks the second annual National Economic Development Week. Created by the International Economic Development Council, the goal of Economic Development Week (EDW) is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and increase the quality of life. EDW is designed to highlight the importance of economic development taking … Continue reading National Economic Development Week

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