Preparations continue on 2024 NBA All-Star Game

The report is in from Cleveland on the 2022 NBA All-Star Game, and it bodes well for Indianapolis. Pacers Sports & Entertainment President & COO Mel Raines has the latest on the city’s preparations to host one of the NBA’s showcase events.... Read More

16 Tech Innovation Hub – Makerspace

The makerspace inside the Innovation Hub will be called Machyne and is being developed by Executive Director Alex Bandar, one of the pioneers in the national maker community. He launched his first makerspace in Columbus, Ohio in 2008 and today it serves more than 500 members. Alex joins us to tell us why he chose […]... Read More

16 Tech Innovation Hub – The AMP

Another major component to 16 Tech involves the transformation of the former Indianapolis Water Co. headquarters into The Innovation Hub. HqO as it is branded, will include a makerspace, an artisan marketplace, and a food hall. The artisan marketplace will be known as AMP and will feature fresh food and produce from local retailers and […]... Read More

1776 Moving Into 16 Tech Innovation Hub

A third component to the Innovation Hub will feature more than 50,000 square feet of flexible office space, incubator, and meeting space. 16 Tech is partnering with Philadelphia-based incubation network 1776 to develop the space. We spoke with 1776 Principal and Advisor Shelton Mercer about his vision for the project.... Read More

16 Tech Innovation District – History From Greg Ballard

Greg Ballard served as Indianapolis mayor from 2007 through 2015 and played a key role in getting the ball rolling to make 16 Tech a reality. In 2011, he spearheaded the transformation of Bush Stadium into Stadium Lofts Apartments, which laid the groundwork for 16 Tech. We spoke with Mayor Ballard about those early planning […]... Read More

IBRI Moving Into 16 Tech Innovation Building 1

The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute will soon be relocating its headquarters to the new 16 Tech Innovation Building 1 in a move expected to open more doors for collaboration. Launched nearly 10 years ago, the non-profit research institute bridges university investigators with life sciences companies to spark innovations. Business of Health reporter Kylie Veleta talks […]... Read More

16 Tech Innovation District – Community Impact

One of the architectural signature pieces of the 16 Tech project is a planned $14.5 million bridge that will span Fall Creek and link district with neighborhoods, trails, IUPUI and the IU School of Medicine. That’s not 16 Tech’s only impact on the community. Inside INdiana Business reporter Mary-Rachel Redman explains how the project is already shaping […]... Read More

16 Tech Innovation District – Impact on Indianapolis Economy

The 16 Tech Innovation District has been in the works for more than 20 years. The $500 million project is coming to life with the ribbon cutting of Innovation Building 1. We chat with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett to get his take on 16 Tech’s impact on central Indiana’s innovation economy, how it will change the […]... Read More

CICP on 16 Tech Innovation District: Inclusion

There has been an intentional effort by 16 Tech leaders to involve the community and neighborhoods in the planning process. Central Indiana Corporate Partnership President and CEO David Johnson explains why it is one the things that makes 16 Tech so unique.... Read More