Businesses find Carmel an attractive place to locate. Carmel's Meridian Street Corridor is home to the second largest concentration of office workers in the state of Indiana. It is home to more than 40 corporate headquarters including Delta Faucet, Monster.com, Ingersoll Rand Security Technology, CNO, Midwest ISO, Telamon and Orchard Software.
Located just north of Indianapolis, Carmel has grown to a population of more than 79,000 - a city in its own right. Businesses and residents are drawn to Carmel's thriving and vibrant atmosphere where there is a highly educated professional workforce. Carmel's strong, responsive government leaders understand the connection between high quality of life and economic development. They continue to expand the cultural and recreational opportunities available in the community so that employers can attract the type of workforce they need to compete in the global marketplace,
High volume transportation routes such as Interstate 465, 65, 69 and 70 are easily accessed from Carmel. Major roadways, US 31 and Keystone Parkway, also pass through the City. Keystone Parkway has been reconstructed allowing for the free-flow of traffic with six roundabout interchanges for cross streets access.
Air travel is easily accessible from Carmel with three nearby airports. The Indianapolis International Airport is just 40 minutes from Carmel for easy connectivity to major air carriers. Additionally, the Indianapolis Executive Airport and Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport are just minutes away in neighboring towns.
Convenient travel between Carmel and downtown Indianapolis is available on the Indy Express Bus during the work week. Hamilton County Express and private taxi services provide other transportation options. Seniors also have transportation options through Prime Life Enrichment as well.
As part of the City's economic development initiative to work closely with local businesses, the Carmel Small Business Network (CSBN) was formed. CSBN hosts meetings between small business owners and City officials to encourage communication and to foster growth and development.
An active Carmel Clay Chamber of Commerce promotes and encourages business by establishing a valuable working relationship between the community and its businesses. The Chamber of Commerce is a strong organization in Carmel and has successfully worked with the City to create a favorable commercial climate.
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