Monday, July 14, 2014

Indy Goes to Work!!!

Indy Goes to Work!!!

Second Quarter Jobs Report from the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce for the Metropolitan Area

In the second quarter of 2014 (Q2), the region saw diverse growth across various sectors.  More than 2700 new jobs were committed in Q2, bringing the total year to date up to 5,400.  Capital investment figures showed more than $350 million in the second quarter bringing the year to date total to $500 million.

Logistics and warehousing were the winners with the most jobs committed with 960 new jobs.  Information technology came in a close second with 700 jobs.

Some notable second quarter wins for the area include:

ULTA, Inc - nation's largest beauty retailer announced plans to locate a fulfillment and distribution center in Greenwood adding up to 537 new jobs by 2018 with a $51.6 million in capital investments.

Walmart - announced plants to locate an e-commerce fulfillment center in Plainfield, creating up to 303 new jobs by 2016.

Interactive Intelligence - announced plans to expand its headquarters, creating up to 430 high wage jobs by 2016. This growth goes along with construction of a new 112,000sf office building estimated at $28million.

TOA, LLC - Metal stamping and automotive suspension parts manufacturer with operations in Mooresville announced plans to expand operations and create up to 220 new jobs by 2015.

Beck's Hybrids - Nation's largest family-owned seed company announced plans to expand headquarters, production, research and distribution operations creating up to 100 new jobs by 2017. They will also invest $60 million to renovate and equip its current location in Atlanta, IN.

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