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Warehouse and Distribution Center Site Selection: Seeking a skilled workforce

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

While warehouse and distribution centers (DCs) have historically been located where land is cheap and transportation networks are excellent, today’s criteria needs to include a skilled workforce ready to manage an increasingly digital operation.

By Karen E. […]

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Columbus region among 8 picked for research project on global trade

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

By Doug Buchanan • June 30, 2017
The Columbus region will join seven other metropolitan areas as part of a Brookings Institution effort to study effective trade strategies both globally and regionally.
Columbus was picked to join the study group through […]

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Columbus Ranked 2nd Best City for College Grads

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Walker Evans • June 21, 2017

Remember two weeks ago when Columbus was ranked 8th best city in the US for college graduates? Well, now we’re number two.

Actually, this newest ranking was compiled by SmartAsset.com, while the one […]

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Columbus fashion scene holds potential to become the city’s calling card

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Dan Eaton • June 9, 2017
While there is value in the jobs and products created by Central Ohio’s fashion industry, the more lasting benefit may be reputation.
“(Columbus doesn’t) have an identity,” said Thomas McClure, founder and […]

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Columbus region No. 8 – and Ohio No. 2 – for corporate investment, Site Selection finds

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Evan Weese • March 1, 2017
The Columbus region, and Ohio as a whole, are being recognized among the country’s top locations for corporate investment.
Site Selection magazine has released its closely watched annual report tracking new and expanded […]

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John Glenn Airport is development magnet

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

By Marla Rose
The Columbus Dispatch

Several years from now, the road around John Glenn Columbus International Airport will be a giant construction site as a planned billion-dollar new terminal is built.

In the meantime, plenty of smaller […]

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Columbus overtakes Indianapolis to become country’s 14th largest city, with several suburbs growing quickly as well

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

By Laura Newpoff • May 25, 2017

Columbus’ population has grown to 860,090, making it the 14th largest city in the country and the second biggest in the Midwest after Chicago, according to new Census estimates released Thursday.

Columbus’ population […]

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Cost of living index: Columbus is among the most-affordable cities in the U.S.

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

 

By Laura Newpoff • Feb 1, 2017
It’s cheaper to live in Columbus than in Cincinnati and Cleveland and, really, a lot of other places across the U.S.
The Council for Community and Economic Research has published its latest Cost […]

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Columbus distribution activity driving rents up, vacancy down

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

 

By Evan Weese • Feb 10, 2017
Central Ohio’s industrial real estate market is red-hot.
Brokers and research analysts are pointing to a record 2016 as proof and labeling the Columbus region among top markets to watch.
The […]

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Columbus region No. 8 – and Ohio No. 2 – for corporate investment, Site Selection finds

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Evan Weese • March 1, 2017
The Columbus region, and Ohio as a whole, are being recognized among the country’s top locations for corporate investment.
Site Selection magazine has released its closely watched annual report tracking new and […]