IBJ: First 16 Tech office building set to open in June; Innovation Hub to follow

2021-01-14T11:10:15-05:00March 9, 2020|

With the first 120,000 square foot building fully leased before construction is complete, the Indianapolis Business Journal looks at the 16 Tech Innovation District's upcoming first-phase completion success and the features that should bring established companies, startups and big thinkers to the Circle City’s highly anticipated innovation district. “This project has been a long time in the works, but now, with the construction and imminent opening of these first buildings, it’s becoming very real,” said 16 Tech CEO Bob Coy. “We’re starting to see a visual transformation, and with that happening momentum for this project is building and will feed on itself.” Learn what this project has in common with other similar and successful ventures around the country, and what makes the Indy endeavor unique.  [READ MORE]

IIB Perspectives: Pay Attention to 16 Tech

2020-02-14T10:05:33-05:00February 14, 2020|

In a recent Perspectives article on Inside INdiana Business, John McDonald, co-founder and board member of the Indiana Technology and Innovation Association, says it's time to "pay attention to 16 Tech." He is referring to the 60-acre, 16 Tech Innovation District northwest of downtown Indianapolis.  Multiple construction projects are currently underway in 16 Tech as the $500 million innovation district comes to life. Active projects include: • The district’s first new research and office building, which will be complete in the Summer of 2020. Innovation Building One will be home to the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI) and IU School of Medicine researchers. • Renovation of the former Indianapolis Water Company building into an Innovation Hub with flexible office and incubator space, a makerspace and an artisan market with food, entertainment and gathering space; [...]

16 Tech launches signature bridge project to connect innovation

2020-02-14T08:50:37-05:00February 14, 2020|

INDIANAPOLIS - 16 Tech Community Corporation is inviting teams from across the nation and around the world to submit qualifications to design a new bridge that will become a signature structure for the 16 Tech Innovation District near downtown Indianapolis. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) & Proposals (RFP) released today seeks submissions from teams for a bridge that will span Fall Creek from 10th Street and Riley Hospital Drive into the 16 Tech Innovation District as well as schematic designs for entrances and wayfinding within the 50-acre development. The 16 Tech Innovation District, located on the northwest edge of downtown Indianapolis, is being developed to build collaboration among innovators and entrepreneurs in life science, technology, advanced manufacturing and engineering in an urban live-work-play-learn environment. The $14.5 million bridge design and construction project is supported through a grant from Lilly Endowment [...]

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