The Union Offers New Tech Home

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - As companies and organizations publicly announced their intentions in late 2016 and early this year to move into The Union 525 scale-up space on the south edge of downtown Indianapolis, the congratulatory emails to managing partner John Hurley almost always contained the same ...


Tech groups ally for venture capital event

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Some of Indiana’s most acclaimed technology and entrepreneurial events are joining forces for a multi-day June conference, an effort aimed at boosting venture capital in a state that struggles to draw it...


Former downtown high school turning into tech hub

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Five years ago, Indiana didn't have any shared work spaces dedicated for entrepreneurs. Today, there's a network of 39 co-working spaces throughout the state and the newest one to the list, Launch Indy, is expected to be the new hub for the entrepreneur community in central Indiana...


Tech firm Levementum planning to add 175 high-wage jobs

Arizona-based tech firm Levementum LLC, which opened an Indianapolis office less than a year ago, announced expansion plans Wednesday that include creating as many as 175 jobs in Indiana over the next five years...


Levementum Bringing Tech Jobs to Indy

An Arizona-based customer relationship management and business consulting firm is expanding in Indiana with plans to add up to 175 jobs by 2021. Levementum says it will move into new space at The Union 525 in downtown Indianapolis. The company says the new location puts it closer to a major partner and will allow for further growth of its automation-focused practice. Levementum says it is currently hiring consultants, developers and strategic account executives...


Launch Fishers moving into Indy

Launch Indy will be in another shared startup space, Union 525, at 525 S. Meridian St., and manage events and programs for both at the location...


Purdue High School Lands Temporary Home

INDIANAPOLIS - The building that served as the former home of Manual and Wood high schools will be the temporary home of the new Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis. The Union 525 will house the school during the 2017-2018 academic year while renovation work on the school's permanent home continues...


Downtown's south end poised for construction projects

The fast-growing IT company, which has been a top destination for venture capital, is assuming about 6,200 square feet of space in The Union 525, the flexible-lease space in the former Harry E. Wood High School downtown. The move-in date for its roughly local 45 employees is March 1...


Scale Computing secures new digs downtown

The fast-growing IT company, which has been a top destination for venture capital, is assuming about 6,200 square feet of space in The Union 525, the flexible-lease space in the former Harry E. Wood High School downtown. The move-in date for its roughly local 45 employees is March 1...


Short-term leases help small firms grow

Certain companies, especially high-growth tech firms, don’t like committing to the usual five-year-or-longer leases, because they’re not comfortable predicting how much space they’ll need that far in the future. So real estate operators are increasingly offering lease terms that are as short as a few months...


Indy’s new scale-up focused tech campus impresses

Tech companies at every stage have been known to create office space where form and function are one in the same. Young startups may choose open coworking spaces that allow for flexibility in use and increase team collaboration. Enterprise tech companies have the ability to build out an office building that suits their needs from the ground up...


The Union Attracts Tech to Former School

New Indy Chamber Vice President of Economic Development Ian Nicolini says flexible space like what is now offered at The Union at the former Emmerich Manual High School is important for high-growth companies in the city's burgeoning technology scene...


'Flexible' lease space for tech firms to open downtown next year

A group of investors have launched a real-estate operation that allows adolescent tech companies to sign 1-, 2-, and 3-year office leases—as opposed to the longer-term deals that often cause headaches for these often highly unpredictable companies...


Coming in 2017: The Union, Downtown Indy’s Massive New Tech Space

John Hurley, CEO of SmartFile and a partner in The Union, is very clear about what his newly announced downtown venture is not: a co-working space. Instead, he envisions The Union to be a hub of offices located in the 122,000-square-foot Brougher Building created to appeal to tech startups on the brink of serious growth....


New Indianapolis Tech Space “The Union” to Open Q1 2017

The Union, a building focused on housing scale-up technology companies, will officially open Q1 2017 in The Brougher Building. The former Eli Lilly property is located at 525 South Meridian on the south side of downtown Indianapolis. It features over 122,000 square feet of turnkey office space with short-term one to three year leases. Health analytics company Springbuk joined in November and SmartFile, a file governance and management company, will follow in February 2017.....