Buy Indy East

We promise to create healthy commercial corridors that provide desirable neighborhood goods, services and amenities that serve our residents and become a regional destination for shopping, dining, and recreation.
OUR GOAL: 

Increase Economic Activity

Commercial District Development

Provide comprehensive commercial district development resources and incentives targeting new and existing neighborhood-serving businesses, commercial property owners, and neighborhood-commercial developers.

Arts-based Community Development

Strategically target neighborhood-centered commercial redevelopment nodes to implement Arts-based Community Development (ABCD) initiatives as an economic a catalyst for commercial development, entrepreneurship and creative programming.

Implement Innovative Infrastructure

Implement innovative infrastructure including public gathering spaces, dedicated trail systems and streetscape improvements to attract a strong consumer base and utilize placemaking practices as catalyst for business development.

View the full Buy IndyEast Promise Zone strategy

Are you interested in learning more about the strategy behind Buy IndyEast goals? Access the full Promise Zone Goals & Strategy or those specific to Buy.

Buy IndyEast Promise Zone Funding History

Over the past six years, Buy IndyEast has leveraged has almost $60M to support the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. 

Federal Funding Leveraged for Buy IndyEast: $58,284,990
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Artworks

This ArtWorks grant from the National Endowment for the Arts funded the Harrison Center’s artist …

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Buy IndyEast Map

Buy IndyEast Map

Buy IndyEast map shows the area’s key assets and developments that the promise zone has focused on like the 10 East Arts District, the East Washington Street Plan, and IndyGo bus routes as an alternative method of transportation. The map also shows new businesses since the promise zone designation.

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News and Resources

Read the latest updates about Buy IndyEast projects, awarded grants, and milestones.