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Fishers introduces new event center to host Indy Fuel and other developments.

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Fishers — A new event center for up to 8,500 people is coming to Fishers District — soon to be Indy Fuel’s new headquarters.

The center is one of several new economic, recreational and residential developments announced by the city on Wednesday. The project will be submitted to Fishers City Council on Monday.

Indy Fuel will call the building home from the 2024-2025 season, according to a city announcement.

A batch of $550 million developments in the Fishers District are planned east of Interstate 69 between 106th and 116th Streets southeast of IKEA.

“Today is a big day for our city,” said Mayor Scott Fadones. , Fishers residents and visitors are enjoying the Fishers District yards with demand not experienced elsewhere.This announcement to expand the District to more neighborhoods is an entertainment standpoint. It’s exciting news from New York, but also because of the promise of economic development. It can be the home of sporting events.”

Indianapolis-based real estate firm Thompson Thrift will be the master developer for the next phase of the Fishers District. The company previously developed The Yard in the Fishers District.

Ashley Boyd, Managing Partner of Thompson Thrift, said: “Part of our mission is to have a positive impact on the communities we serve. Attracting new businesses, new jobs and more entertainment to Fishers will help this development contribute to this dynamic community. We are confident that it will enhance the experience of those who live in it and those who visit it.”

Hallett Sports & Entertainment will handle day-to-day operations and reservation management as Indy Fuel moves its headquarters from the Indiana State Fairgrounds to its new center.

“We are thrilled to bring the fun and excitement of Indy Fuel hockey and its fan base to Fishers,” said Jim Hallett, owner of Indy Fuel and Chairman of Hallett Sports & Entertainment. “We are extremely excited to have Hallett Sports & Entertainment manage the new facility for the community as well as provide fuel for Fishers. and aims to provide unique experiences for fans, families and groups, bringing different types of events and attendees to cities and regions.”

The center includes family suites and enhanced hosting areas.

In addition to sporting events, the center also hosts plays and other entertainment events.

According to the announcement, the expansion project includes:

  • Slate, a previously announced multi-family and garden home community with direct access to the Fishers District
  • Upon completion, Union, an expansion of the district’s lifestyle, multi-family and entertainment options, will include approximately 250 luxury apartments, 60,000 square feet of retail and restaurants, 150 hotel rooms and up to 80,000 square feet. is feet in class A office space in a vertically stacked environment
  • The Commons is home to the new Fishers Events Center, new to market restaurants, retail stores, entertainment destinations and additional housing options.

In addition, Stevanato Group announced plans for Stevanato Group to build a 200,000-square-foot facility at Fishers Life Science and Innovation Park, investing $140 million to build the facility and create a high-paying innovation hub. We plan to employ 250 people for this purpose. position.

Stevanato plans to employ a total of 515 employees by 2031 and will submit a proposal to Fishers City Council to update its total investment to $512 million. According to the announcement, the Stevanato facility he plans to open in early 2024.

Andretti Autosport will build and establish its $200 million global headquarters in an undeveloped business park at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport. The headquarters will bring together all of Andretti’s racing operations, research and development and history museum operations on his one campus. Pending city council approval, the facility is expected to break ground in late 2022 and open in early 2025.