The IBJ Podcast

A weekly take on business news in central Indiana. For more, go to IBJ.com.

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Incumbent Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly and Republican challenger Mike Braun are locked in one of the nation's most-watched Senate races. The winner could determine control of the U.S. Senate. Already,...
October 21, 2018
Just west of the White River and south of the Indianapolis Zoo is the site of the former GM stamping plant — 103 acres of mostly concrete that's been waiting for development for years.  Now, Ambros...
October 15, 2018
Jack Hope launched his plumbing company to help him pay for his master's degree in philosophy. But Hope Plumbing was so lucrative that by the time he graduated, Jack was making as much as might as a t...
October 7, 2018
Ellie Symes, a rising star in the Indiana's tech ecosystem, leads The Bee Corp., a data-analytics firm that helps bee keepers and growers optimize the pollination of their orchards and fields. Symes, ...
September 30, 2018
Indianapolis has about 2,800 new hotel rooms slated to come online downtown in the next five years. Some of those hotels — such as the 316-room Hyatt Place/Hyatt House project across from Bankers Li...
September 24, 2018
Just two decades ago, Indiana had no grape and wine industry worth talking about. But today, more than 100 wineries dot Indiana. The annual harvest (and the 2.4 million gallons of wine it makes) gene...
September 16, 2018
Where tens of thousands of motorists every day saw just another scrubby little hill along an interstate, Tom Battista saw a park. A place for reflection or respectful debate, to the soundtrack of hund...
September 9, 2018
Eli Lilly and Co. pulled its Lilly Diabetes brand name off a race car driven by Conor Daly after his father — Derek Daly — was fired from his job as a WISH-TV Channel 8 racing analyst for a raci...
September 2, 2018
NASCAR's Brickyard 400 drew a crowd of 275,000 people when it debuted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1994. And it came at a great time, as then-Speedway President Tony George created the Indy R...
August 26, 2018
Central Indiana business leaders are pushing lawmakers to pass a hate-crime law, joining 45 states that already have one in place. They say without it, Indiana is an unappealing place for workers, es...
August 19, 2018

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