Grand Opening Planned for Mixed-Use Development, The Depot at Nickel Plate

The Depot - Exterior smallFISHERS, Ind. – Flaherty & Collins Properties has announced the Grand Opening of The Depot at Nickel Plate, a luxury mixed-use development in Fishers, Indiana. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 4pm-7pm at the site, 8594 E. 116th Street in Fishers.

“We are very happy to showcase The Depot at Nickel Plate to the Fishers community and its residents,” said David Flaherty, CEO of Flaherty & Collins Properties. “This project is a key component of the transformation of downtown Fishers.”

The Depot at Nickel Plate, which features 242 market rate luxury apartments and 17,045 square feet of street-front retail, is a $42 million project that includes the finest amenities in the state of Indiana, just 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis.

“It has been so exciting to see people walking around and enjoying downtown Fishers, and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the grand opening of The Depot,” says City of Fishers Mayor, Scott Fadness. “This is the project that started it all and continues to inspire further redevelopment of the Nickel Plate District.”

The Depot at Nickel Plate provides an upscale blend of residential and retail uses in a walkable, urban environment set in the emerging heart of downtown Fishers and 116th Street and Municipal Drive. The Depot at Nickel Plate and is one of the first developments in a series of projects to help transform downtown Fishers into a walkable, bike friendly hub of activity.

Key retail spaces at The Depot have filled up quickly, with five tenants (Dottie Couture boutique, Brixx Wood-Fired Pizza, Yogurtz, Flamme Burger and Salon Seven) occupying 10,796 square feet and opening in 2015. Currently, only 6,249 square feet of retail space remains.

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“Being involved with the new commercial growth in Fishers has been exciting for us at Brixx Wood Fired Pizza,” says Jim Lessaris, Managing Partner of Brixx. “Our first Indy location, at The Depot at Nickel Plate development, and where we serve as the anchor commercial tenant, has been a great experience for us. We would like to thank the city of Fishers and The Depot for offering such a great opportunity for Brixx to bring its brand to the Indianapolis area. We are looking forward to serving our guests here and at future locations for any years to come.”

Both residents and retail customers enjoy Fishers first parking garage. The 430-space structured parking garage includes access controlled spaces for residents and covered parking spaces for retail customers.

Community amenities include a health and fitness club featuring interactive group fitness onDemand, a yoga/Pilates studio, a Game Room, Cyber Café, Screening Lounge and Club Room. The Depot also features a pet wash and bark park. A participant in Fishers Bike Share program, The Depot features secured bike storage, with a bike wash and repair shop. Two courtyards create a relaxing and entertaining environment for guests, with dining and grilling areas, extensive landscaping, an outdoor TV lounge, fire pit and resort-style pool with cabanas and sun shelf. Residents also enjoy the convenience of three elevators for ease of use.


Apartments feature 9-foot ceilings, 42-inch kitchen cabinets, wood-style floors throughout, glass-tile kitchen backsplash, granite countertops, USB outlets, stainless steel energy efficient appliances and full size washer and dryers. Select units include Nest® thermostats, pre-wired Bluetooth® Surround Sound, upgraded appliance packages and rooftop decks with fantastic views and outdoor space for penthouse units.

“We’re excited to bring future residents, guests and retail tenants and customers at The Depot at Nickel Plate with cutting-edge technology,” said Chris Kirles, President of Construction for Flaherty & Collins Properties, who served as lead developer on the project. “It is a major asset to the property.”

Featuring a unit mix of 50 percent one bedrooms, 49 percent two bedrooms and 1 percent three bedroom, apartments range from 703 square feet to 2,297 square feet, with rent range of $950 to $3,850 per month.

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