About Us

Discover our story and exciting vision for the future.

Our Story

Merchants West is driven by a passion to be a voice in promoting and improving economic opportunities along West Washington Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our goal is to see the West Washington Corridor transformed into a vibrant, thriving neighborhood commercial district that supports a diverse mix of professions and livelihoods.

Brian Flinn

Chairman, Merchants West

Who We Are

An affiliate of the Westside Chamber of Commerce, Merchants West is a thriving business community located in the heart of West Indy.

Our Location

You can find Merchants West located along the West Washington Corridor. Amid a diverse and culturally eclectic community centered on West Washington Street, Merchants West reaches from Rockville Road to Minnesota Street. Our east and west boundaries stretch from Tibbs to Raceway.

Revitalization Plan

The West Side Strategic Revitalization and Airport TIF Implementation Plan is our vision for the future. The project provided a foundation for revitalization in the West Washington Corridor and a framework for strategic investment.


Merchants West is led by an experienced volunteer steering commitee and team of advisors.

Steering Comittee

Brian Flinn

MacAllister Rentals

Leonard Stringer

Mt. Olive Ministries
Vandalia Trail Alliance

Troy Brosseau

Tel Tech

Max Coconato

Enterprise Holdings


Lisa Bentley

Indy Gateway

Karlee Macer

Former State Representative

Jared Evans

City County Council

Brandon Fishburn

Westside Chamber of Commerce