ZIONSVILLE – A chunk of empty land on 106th Street in Zionsville is the sign of a new beginning for growth and revenue for the town.
The Zionsville Redevelopment Commission announced plans to develop that land into Creekside Corporate Park. The park is designed to bring economic development and tax base diversity. The RDC closed on the land last year. It was made possible by a partnership between Zionsville Community School Corporation and the Town of Zionsville. The fact there’s no third-party developer apart of the purchase means the money made off the property will stay in the town.
“One of the things we are missing is a strong commercial tax base. And we feel like the corporate office has not been explored as much as it should be for the town,” said developer Paul Kite.
Creekside Corporate Park at Zionsville will be a conservation park designed for corporate headquarters and plenty of room will be left for woodlands. It will also be a Low Impact Development and environmental friendly.
“We’re going to try to keep all of the storm water on site and use it for irrigating plant life and not just have ponds that runs off into the creeks
and floods the area we’re going to concentrate on low impact development and create the least amount of impact when you build your office here,” said Kite.
Businesses will also have access to the village for shopping and dining.
Hat World Inc/Lids Sports Group is the first company set to move in. The company announced its corporate headquarters move to Zionsville earlier this year. Its expected to bring 758 new jobs by 2025.
Lids is expected to start construction this summer. The rest of the corporate park will start taking shape next year.