Two community-focused organizations join forces to foster positive change in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Dec. 4, 2019) — King Park Development Corporation (King Park) and Renew Indianapolis announced today the merger of business operations to offer comprehensive community stabilization and development services in Indianapolis.
King Park and Renew Indianapolis have a long-standing and successful working relationship, providing access to affordable housing, economic prosperity, and social opportunities in Indianapolis. The merged organization, Renew Indianapolis Inc., will provide comprehensive community development services focused on:
- Revitalizing neighborhoods by renovating, building, and financing affordable housing
- Driving economic growth and sustainability with business lending and services
- Impacting and contributing to the quality of life of Central Indiana residents
- Connecting those willing to invest in the future to available properties through the land bank
“King Park is excited to merge with Renew Indianapolis to provide comprehensive community stabilization and development services,” says Steven Meyer, Executive Director of King Park. “The combined organization will be able to foster more positive change in Indianapolis and address the needs of residents and businesses.”
“This union forges two organizations committed to renovating and building affordable housing in resilient and inclusive neighborhoods,” said Bruce Baird, Executive Director of Renew Indianapolis. “In addition to blight elimination and neighborhood revitalization, we are committed to improving housing, economic development, and quality of life in Indianapolis.”
The Renew Indianapolis Inc. merger will take effect on January 1, 2020, and the transition will not impact any services or products currently provided.
About Renew Indianapolis Inc.
Renew Indianapolis Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to improving housing, economic development, and quality of life in the metropolitan Indianapolis area. Our mission is to foster positive change through comprehensive community development and stabilization initiatives. Our focus includes revitalizing neighborhoods by renovating and building affordable housing, driving economic growth and sustainability with our business services, directly impacting and contributing to the quality of life through public programs, and connecting those willing to invest in the future with the properties that need help through a land bank.
On January 1, 2020, King Park’s website will redirect to the newly published www.renewindy.org, the home of Renew Indianapolis Inc.
Learn more about Renew Indianapolis at: www.renewindianapolis.org.
Bruce Baird, Renew Indianapolis