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Census: Columbus Ranked 13th Fastest Growing US City

Walker Evans Walker Evans Census: Columbus Ranked 13th Fastest Growing US City

Columbus is growing. Quickly. The US Census Bureau released initial estimates for the period running between July 2013 and July 2014 earlier this year, which showed the Columbus Metropolitan Area gaining 25,504 people and Franklin County gaining 17,559 people. Updated numbers released today for that same time period show the City of Columbus proper gaining 12,421 people, […]

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Columbus Region has Added 100,000 Jobs Since 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Region has Added 100,000 Jobs Since 2010

Economic development organization Columbus 2020 announced today that the Central Ohio region has added a total of 106,000 net new jobs in the past five years. The organization set out with a mission in 2010 to support the creation of 150,000 jobs in ten years, which means they’ve surpassed their goals thus far. “When we […]

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Columbus Region Grows by Over 25,000 in Past Year

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Region Grows by Over 25,000 in Past Year

The US Census bureau released new population estimations this morning, and both Franklin County and the entire Columbus Metropolitan Area are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. According to the data, Franklin County added another 17,559 residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. The entire 10-county region added a total of 25,504 […]

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Residential Population Continues to Climb in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Residential Population Continues to Climb in Downtown Columbus

Approximately 7,080 people call Downtown Columbus home. While that number is still much lower than the all-time high of 30,000 residents in the 1950s, it’s still a significant improvement over the all-time low of 3,488 that was recorded just 15 years ago. The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District released their quarterly Downtown Economic Development Update […]

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Study Results Show Impact of Different Types of Development on Region

Brent Warren Brent Warren Study Results Show Impact of Different Types of Development on Region

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission – along with partners Columbus 2020 and ULI Columbus – have released the final draft of their Insight2050 report. The aim of the study is to paint a detailed picture of four different growth scenarios for the region, providing public and private decision makers with a huge amount of […]

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Columbus Ranked #8 US City for Economic Growth

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked #8 US City for Economic Growth

The US Bureau of Economic Analysis released new data last week that takes an updated look at the current state of economic output generated by individual US metro areas. Columbus ranked at #8 on the list with a 3.3% GDP growth since 2012, which is nearly double the 1.7% national average. “The metros where economic output […]

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Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

The Columbus Brewing Company is planning for growth over the next few years… exponentially. CBC Owner and Brewmaster Eric Bean just closed on a new manufacturing facility for their brewing operations at 2555 Harrison Road, which is nearly ten times the size of the former brewery. “We weren’t looking for nearly this much space, but it […]

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