In the News 2018-05-02T13:09:30+00:00

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International cargo capabilities surge at Rickenbacker International Airport

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

By Columbus Regional Airport Authority   · June 1, 2018 Clothes arriving from Sri Lanka. Jet engines made in southwest Ohio heading to northwest Washington. The last Sumatran rhino in the Western Hemisphere departing for a sanctuary in Indonesia. The type of cargo traveling [...]

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Central Ohio surpasses 2020 job-growth goal 2 years early

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

By Mark Williams    · May 30, 2018 Columbus 2020 has reached a goal early that it set back in 2010 when the economic-development group got its start. The region has added 159,000 jobs since 2010, Columbus 2020 said Wednesday, topping its goal of [...]

Census: Columbus is the 4th Fastest-Growing Big City in the US

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

By Walker Evans   · May 25, 2018 The U.S. Census released its official population estimates for cities across the country, and Columbus continues to boom. The city proper grew by a total of 15,429 people between 2016 and 2017, climbing to an estimated total [...]

Three to know: Why these out-of-town developers plan big building in Columbus

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

By Tristan Navera   · June 20, 2018 Central Ohio's building boom has attracted nationwide attention, including from some companies with a big appetite to build here. The city's development community has a full list of local names building residential and commercial projects, and [...]

Reviving Downtowns With Cultural Institutions

May 11th, 2018|0 Comments

By BRIAN J. ROGAL   · April 18, 2018 COLUMBUS—The desire of so many millennials to live in or near a true downtown has municipal leaders across the US brainstorming how they can make core areas more attractive and livable. Few cities have done as [...]

Russian air cargo carrier adding service at Rickenbacker

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

By Marla Matzer Rose  · April 2, 2018 Russia-based AirBridgeCargo Airlines will become the fifth international air cargo freighter operator at Rickenbacker Airport this week when it launches weekly scheduled flights on Thursday. AirBridge, also referred to as ABC, will join Cargolux, Cathay Pacific Cargo, [...]

Record year for Central Ohio’s industrial sector powering economic growth – and there’s more to come

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

By Tristan Navera · March 29, 2018 The pace of leasing of big warehouse space in Central Ohio doubled last year. And yes, that matters to us all.  Central Ohio was one of the fastest-growing markets for industrial real estate in the nation last year, [...]

Drive Capital’s Chris Olsen sees the Midwest as the ‘frontier of innovation’ after 5 years in Ohio

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

By Anna Hensel · February 20, 2018 When Sequoia Capital partners Chris Olsen and Mark Kvamme left Silicon Valleyto start their new venture capital firm in Columbus, Ohio, they bet their careers on the idea that the Midwest was one of the biggest overlooked investment opportunities. Today, [...]

Businesses Move To The Midwest, First Stop: Columbus

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

By Tom Walker · February 18, 2018 According to VentureOhio’s 2017 Venture Report, more VC funding is currently flowing through Ohio than at any point in the state’s history. In fact, in 2016, $470 million was invested in 210 startups, a 46 percent increase over the previous [...]

An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

By David Gelles COLUMBUS, Ohio — It was a scorching day outside, hot even for late summer in Ohio, and yet I was freezing. I had stepped inside the EB Ice Box, a meat-locker-like display at the Eddie Bauer store here that was cooled to 13 [...]