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Economic Development

Indianapolis is a great place to do business because of our low costs, central location, talented workforce, and the health of our local and state economies as compared to other cities and states across the nation.
In 2012, the city secured commitments from 58 companies to create or retain 12,072 jobs and invest $599 million over the next few years in Indianapolis.
In 2011, the city secured 11,538 job commitments and $607 million in capital investment​. 
Indianapolis offers a thriving business economy, world-class cultural amenities and tremendous quality of life. 

​Low Cost of Living
Indianapolis consistently ranks high on the list of most affordable cities in the U.S.

Low Cost of Doing Business
Indianapolis has some of the lowest business operating costs in the nation based on labor, energy, and taxes.

Educated Workforce
The city is at the center of a higher education corridor producing tens of thousands of engineering, life science, advanced manufacturing, management, and logistics graduates each year

Our City also continues to offer more and more K-12 educational options for families as well.

Workforce Development
The City of Indianapolis​ and the State of Indiana and offer a wide variety of programs, incentives and assistance for companies that invest and create jobs in Indianapolis

The Center of It All
Indianapolis is accessible by five major interstates, five rail lines, and boasts a state-of-the-art $1 billion international airport. 75 percent of the population of U.S. and Canada are within a one-day drive of Indianapolis.