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July / August 2016

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Volume 19, Number 4





COVER STORY: Big Build Finally Occurs
The Ohio River Bridges Project has been a long time coming. Learn about the downtown construction challenges and the East End economic growth. [Full story]

Vision Review and Update
At the approximate one-third mark of the Indiana Vision 2025 plan, a Chamber task force analyzes the progress and makes some adjustments. [Full story]

Towering Achievement
Ash Skyline Plaza and the adjacent Skyline Tower become signs of achievement and progress in downtown Fort Wayne. [Full story]


All About Those Alliances
Congressional caucuses have been around for a long time. What are some of the unique causes that bring lawmakers together? [Full story]


Information Salvation
Lifeline Data Centers offers an important service to a growing number of companies and organizations at all levels. [Full story]

Completing the Route
Facts, figures, maps and a southwestern Indiana view on the impact of Interstate 69 from Evansville to Indianapolis. [Full story]

Breaking Down the Numbers
Affordable energy has long been an Indiana strength, one especially important for manufacturers. The advantage is becoming more difficult to maintain. [Full story]

Access and Speed
The U.S. is not keeping up with other countries on some broadband measures. A lack of assistance from Washington is cited as one of the reasons why. [Full story]

Briefly Speaking
Partnering for energy efficiency improvements; taking shovel ready to a new level; adding to shipping records at Indiana ports. [Full story]


Building Talk
Skilled workers, technology changes, signature projects and more are in the spotlight as industry leaders discuss construction today and tomorrow. [Full story]

Back to the People
Indianapolis International Airport converting acreage for public uses. Discover what’s in store for properties in Hendricks and Marion counties. [Full story]

Positive Diagnosis
Medical campus to make a major difference in many ways in downtown Evansville as project complements other initiatives. [Full story]

You Can Bank on This
Real estate requirements change as online banking services continue to grow. Branch conversions become more common. [Full story]

Maybe It Makes Too Much Sense
Indiana University dean among those making the case for a federal regulatory budget. He explains why Washington needs a new approach. [Full story]

Corporate Social Responsibility
Impact investing remains a bit ahead of its time, but that doesn’t stop anticipation of what could be coming in the future. [Full story]

County Focus: Jefferson


President’s Message

Tweet Street

Workforce survey results

Postsecondary Pathways
Honda event

In Pictures
Gubernatorial candidates

Guest Column
IndianaMap geographic resource

In Pictures
Best Places to Work in Indiana

Found Elsewhere
Construction employment