Flexing live/work spaces

Some see it as marketing opportunity for builders

Christopher Eley says he routinely puts in 15-hour days at the gourmet meat market he has owned for two years. At the end of a day like that, the last thing the Indianapolis businessman wants to do is face a long drive home. And so he doesn’t.

Instead, Eley secures the doors to his shop, called Goose, the Market, and treads upstairs to the 2,000-square-foot flat he owns.