Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 6, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick


Greensburg Daily News

---- — ITT acquires Minnesota company

Carmel-based ITT Educational Services has acquired a Minneapolis-based business training company. The for-profit education provider says the deal for Benchmark Learning supports its goal to increase access to career-based education.

‘Pig Adventure’ to mark grand opening

A new attraction at a major Indiana agritourism business is set for its grand opening Monday. Fair Oaks Farms’ Pig Adventure uses interactive displays and exhibits to educate the destination’s more than 450,000 annual visitors about pig farming.

State seeking input on energy plans

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is holding public hearings this month regarding two Indianapolis Power and Light Co. proposals totaling nearly $670 million. The most notable concerns constructing a new Morgan County natural gas plant, while the others involve converting a pair of coal-fired units at a Marion County facility to natural gas.

Interactive Intelligence, WGU Indiana Partner

WGU Indiana has signed a deal with Indianapolis-based Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ). The partnership involves a tuition discount for the software company’s employees.

Kite posts higher FFO

Indianapolis-based Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) is reporting second quarter funds from operations of $10.1 million, compared to $8 million for the same period a year earlier. The company also says its total portfolio was more than 95 percent leased at the end of the quarter.