INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Steak House to Anchor $30 Million Development

2013-05-06T12:17:00Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Steak House to Anchor $30 Million DevelopmentGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
May 06, 2013 12:17 pm  • 

A Wisconsin-based developer says a nearly 500-seat Ruth's Chris Steak House will be the anchor tenant of a $30 million development set to open next year in Indianapolis. Ironworks at Keystone by Hendricks Commercial Properties LLC will also feature 120 "high-end" apartments. A spokeswoman tells Inside INdiana Business Indianapolis-based Hoosier Hospitality Group will relocate a current Ruth's Chris near Carmel to the new spot and potentially add 20 jobs with the move. President Rob Gerbitz discussed the multi-million dollar project during a recent edition of Inside INdiana Business Television.

 

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