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IKEA brings revenue, jobs to central Indiana

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com FISHERS, Ind. — From comfy couches to colorful clocks, the country’s newest IKEA store offers thousands of items as well as a boost to central Indiana’s economy, bringing more jobs to the area and providing solar energy. “An average store generates $90 million revenue,” Richard Feinberg, professor of consumer science at […]

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Upstart tech company to create more than 250 new jobs

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com FISHERS, Ind. — A year ago Brent Oakley’s idea for a business was just taking shape. Now he expects to create 250 more tech jobs in central Indiana by 2020. Fuzic, founded in 2016 in Fishers, provides location-based businesses with a way to create music playlists and audio announcements with a […]

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Indiana’s first Internet of Things lab to open this summer

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is preparing for the future of flying cars and self-operating washing machines by investing in what tech gurus call “the Internet of Things.” The goal behind the Internet of Things is applying the Internet to everyday devices from wearable fitness bands to farm tractors. Devices that connect to […]

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$50 Million Construction Project For I-465/I-69 Interchange

By Rachel Hoffmeyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Drivers on the northeast side will see more construction in the coming years with the goal of easing traffic long term. Gov. Mike Pence Tuesday announced plans for a $50 million construction project to the I-465/I-69 interchange. The project will reconfigure the interchange used by more than 165,000 drivers […]

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Improvements planned for SR 37 in Hamilton County beginning in 2018

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State Road 37 in Hamilton County between 126th Street and 146th Street is getting a $124 million facelift. “Modern infrastructure is key to building the types of communities that invite investment and job growth,” said Gov. Mike Pence in a statement. “As communities like Fishers and Noblesville continue to grow […]