Industrial Growth Heads South to Franklin

If you drive I-65 in Johnson County, you have seen the construction boom in Franklin. The city now has 4 million square feet of industrial space in use or under construction near the highway, but this figure is set to triple. Who’s developing the new buildings and where are they going?

City Celebrates Opening of Greenwood Fieldhouse

Mayor Mark W. Myers was joined by city and community leaders this pass Friday for the ribbon cutting of the Greenwood Fieldhouse. The 65,000-square-foot sports and fitness complex is part of the city’s transformation of Old Town Greenwood into a lively multi-use destination.

Indiana Women-Owned Small Businesses Encouraged to Apply for Comcast Program

Applications are being accepted until June 17th for the Comcast RISE Marketing & Technology Services grants. Comcast RISE was created to invest in the success of small businesses owned by people of color and women by providing valuable and practical support. To date, nearly 8,000 recipients in 590 cities across 34 states have been selected as Comcast RISE recipients.

Featured Property: 91 Linville Way, Franklin

The Aspire website features a sites and buildings database with industrial, warehouse, and class A zoned properties and buildings available for sale or lease. You can visit the database here. Check out May’s featured property, 91 Linville Way in Franklin, around 5 acres of industrial development land with all utilities near site and zoning in place. Thanks to T&W Design & Build for partnering with Aspire to build the database!

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Aspire Weekly Member Highlights
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Aspire is pleased to welcome Gerald Bush of GBKB Consulting and current Vice President of Membership for IndySHRM along with Abby Robertson, HR Director of and Alyssa Jones, Talent Acquisition Manager at Peterman Brothers, as they share creative benefits and perks employers are adopting to stay competitive in the labor market.

Attendees will walk away with ideas they can implement in their organizations, metrics used to measure impact, and strategies for employee engagement. Be sure to join us for this insightful conversation.

Tuesday, May 24th
11:30am - 1:00pm
Franklin College

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Thursday, May 12th
8:30am - 9:30am
Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Tuesday, May 17th
8:30am - 9:30am
Duke Homes - Aberdeen

You may have complimentary tickets to select events available with your membership. Contact Angie Keene for more information.
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Member Profile: AECOM Hunt 
Hunt Construction Group, Inc. (dba AECOM Hunt) was founded in 1944 in Indianapolis by Paul Hunt, Arber Huber and Harry Nichols as a privately-held organization. It was known as Huber, Hunt & Nichols at that time. The cornerstone of its founding began during World War II with industrial/manufacturing facilities.

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