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

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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 [...]

Columbus ranks No. 3 in small-business growth gauge

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

By Mark Williams · October 19, 2017 Columbus is among the top metropolitan areas in the country by one measure of small business growth. The study from the Kauffman Foundation, looking at the nation’s 40 biggest metro areas, puts central Ohio at No. 3 trailing only [...]

Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland among top 10 cities for finding and enjoying a job – Glassdoor report

November 21st, 2017|0 Comments

By Carrie Ghose · September 13, 2017 Columbus is the seventh-best metropolitan area in the United States for finding a satisfying job in a livable city, according to the latest ranking by workplace review website Glassdoor. The capital city is followed in the top 10 by [...]

AMERICA’S NEW TECH HUBS? LOOK TO ITS SMALL CITIES

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

By The Daily Dose · September 28, 2017 Exposed pipes run above a pod of hot desks, crammed with hoodie-clad software engineers tapping at their laptops. Though millions of dollars are being generated here, it’s not your typical corporate environment; the buzzy room is brightened [...]

Sign of the Times: Columbus Wins Facebook

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Facebook deal shows central Ohio has joined the big leagues. By Jeff Bell · September 25, 2017 Persistence paid off big time for New Albany in its pursuit of a $750 million Facebook data center project that will bring about 100 high-paying jobs to the [...]