The Indianapolis Advantage
Indianapolis is called the “Crossroads of America” because more interstate highways converge here than in any other U.S. city, including I-65, I-69, I-70 and I-74, enabling us to reach 75% of the U.S. population within one day’s drive. Indiana ranks as the #1 place to do business in the Midwest and #6 in the nation (Chief Executive Magazine, 2015), and it offers the best business tax climate in the Midwest (Tax Foundation, 2014). Thanks to its central location, pro-business government, skilled workforce and world-class educational institutions, numerous industries thrive in Indianapolis, such as advanced manufacturing, logistics, life sciences and information technology.
Indianapolis is home to the world’s second-largest FedEx hub, with 4,000 employees and 2 million square feet of real estate. the Indy metropolitan statistic area industrial real estate market comprises 242 million square feet, while the office market totals more than 31 million square feet, including nearly 12 million in the central business district. The city is known for hosting major sporting events such as Super Bowl XLVI, the NCAA Men’s and Women’s final Four Basketball Tournaments, the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball tournaments, the Big Ten Football Championship Game and “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the Indianapolis 500. Indianapolis consistently ranks high on the list of most affordable cities in the U.S., making it a great place to live and work.