The Indiana Commercial Board of REALTORS has elected Bennett Williams, Cushman & Wakefield, and Stephen Daum, Colliers International Indianapolis, to its board of directors. Williams has been elected to serve as the appointed representative for ICBR’s district three area. He joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Office Services division in 2008. After graduating from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Williams worked as a research specialist at the company from 2006 to 2008, compiling reports for clients. Daum has been elected to serve as secretary, joining ICBR board of directors as an officer and member of the executive committee. He brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate transactional and development experience to the ICBR board of directors with emphasis on working with Individuals, Corporations, Trusts and Estates on disposition solutions and commercial property sales and leasing.
As the only board of REALTORS in the state dedicated to commercial real estate, ICBR’s board of directors consists of many of the industry’s leading professionals as well as representatives from partner organizations similarly aligned.
The full ICBR board of directors includes: Jim Baker, Baker Commercial Real Estate; Lisa Brand, ADM Real Estate; Chris Barth, Newmark Grubb Cressy & Everett; Chris Cockerham, F.C. Tucker Bloomington; Tony Hupp, Colliers International Indianapolis; Chris Jackson, Woodward Commercial Realty; Brad King, RE/MAX Ability Plus – Commercial Division; Andrew Martin, Avison Young; Debi O’Heran, WSProperty Group; Troy Reimschisel, SVN International Corp.; Steve Shook, Coldwell Banker Commercial Shook and Carolyn Spake-Leeper, BND Commercial.
By Brian Harris Executive Creative Director, Bradley and Montgomery
It may sound like a marketer’s dream scenario: efforts have proven to be so successful it appears a company has completely saturated their target audience. While it may be a good problem to have, it still may be a problem. Hitting a marketing plateau is an opportunity for companies in any industry to reevaluate, re-energize and come to the table with new ideas for better understanding existing customers and engaging new audiences.
FK Restaurant Group has named Shaina Keck sales and banquet manager for Pier 48 Fish House and Bar in downtown Indianapolis. She previously served in sales at Kilroy's Bar & Grill. Keck is a graduate of Indiana University Kelly School of Business with a bachelor of science degree in finance and accounting with a concentration in international studies.
The face of downtown retail in Hammond is changing once again with the demolition of Carson’s department store, the one-time the anchor of Woodmar Mall. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report excavating crews have started to demolish the last vestige of the shopping center which stood since the 1950s.
Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel has announced it will idle its tin mill operations in East Chicago, affecting nearly 300 workers, half of which will lose their jobs. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report U.S. Steel blames the layoffs on the Del Monte food company which announced its own mass layoffs.
Last month, it became legal for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp and a Gas City-based startup is being aggressive in being among the first to take advantage of market opportunities. Heartland Harvest Processing is helping farmers connect the new agricultural commodity to consumer products, including CBD. Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Chris Moorman says the first hemp harvest under the new law is expected to begin next month. In an interview with Business of Health...
The city of Bloomington has promoted Lucy Schaich to volunteer network coordinator, a program of the Community and Family Resources Department. She served as assistant coordinator from 2000 until 2018, when she became the volunteer network’s interim director. Schaich is a graduate of Indiana University.