Develop Indy

Indianapolis Economic Development

As the economic development organization for Indianapolis and Marion County, Develop Indy is the front door to investment for the city.

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Develop Indy Successes

Completed Projects
$681 Million
Capital Investment
New & Retained Jobs
Average Salary of New & Retained Jobs

Developing a Stronger Indianapolis

Business, Retention, & Expansion

Develop Indy is focused on making long-term, competitive investments while ensuring that more residents can connect to economic gains.

Business Attraction

Whether you’re a homegrown accelerating startup looking to expand, a thriving business looking to relocate, or find yourself somewhere in-between, we have the resources and connections to help you grow in Indy.

Regulatory & Technical Assistance

Our Regulatory and Permitting Ombudsman helps identify issues before businesses ever step into a government office.

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Tools to Make Indy Your Home

Data & Research

Discover industry trends, research workforce needs, understand your customer base, analyze your competition, and more. 

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Quality of Life

Indy has built success by being open and inclusive. Its connection to art, nature, culture, and more offers something for all ages. 

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Property Search

Is it time to find a new or expanded home for your business? Explore how our services can help you.  


Incentives to Support Your Growth

Our inclusive incentives strategy aims to reposition existing economic development incentive programs to advance job opportunity for Indianapolis residents and remove barriers to employment.

Tax Abatement

Providing phased real property and personal property tax abatement for qualified investments up to a ten-year period.

Training Grant

Incentivizing high-growth companies in targeted sectors to locate in Indianapolis and create high-paying, skilled jobs that benefit Marion County residents.

Land Strategy

Marketing sites to developers and businesses interested in investing in Indy and helps market identified opportunity sites.

Community Impact

Supporting initiatives including workforce development, diversity hiring, transit and childcare access, while investment in underserved communities, among others.
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Indianapolis on Center Stage

Develop Indy is focused on making long-term investments in competitiveness while ensuring that more residents can connect to economic gains. This includes re-orienting existing incentives, introducing new ones, and building partnerships to help advance community objectives and prioritize inclusivity.

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Meet Your Economic Development Team

Ama Amzat
Project Manager
Aletha Dunston
Director, Indianapolis Economic Development
Emily McNeil
Project Assistant, Economic Development
Susanna Taft
Deputy Director, Indianapolis Economic Development
Tom Hellmich
Business Retention Program Manager

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