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February 24, 2016 3:51 pm at 3:51 pm in reply to: Millennials Driving Downtown Real Estate Boom in US Cities #1115619
Poll: Majority not ready for driverless cars
By Mario Trujillo – 02/08/16 09:34 AM EST
A total of 51 percent of voters said they would not ride in a driverless car, while 63 percent said they were unlikely to buy a self-driving car in the next decade, according to a new poll. A Morning Consult poll released Monday showed that car makers have work to do change the public’s perception about autonomous car technology. Those feelings could change as the technology becomes more widespread and regulated.
READ MORE: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/268589-poll-majority-not-ready-for-driverless-cars
Cleveland won’t recover recession job losses until 2018: Columbus and Cincinnati have rebounded
By Olivera Perkins, The Plain Dealer
on February 04, 2016 at 8:05 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Greater Cleveland won’t recover all its recession-era job losses for nearly two more years, according to a recent analysis. Both Columbus and Cincinnati already have regained the jobs each metro area lost, says the United States Conference of Mayors’ report, which is based on Labor Department and other government data.
READ MORE: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2016/02/cleveland_wont_recover_recessi_1.html
Charters still lag Ohio’s urban districts in student performance
By Bill Bush
The Columbus Dispatch • Monday February 1, 2016 5:52 AM
Ohio’s charter schools are struggling to make gains in student performance, making the large urban districts they were meant to reform look good by comparison, state report-card information released last month shows.
READ MORE: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/02/01/charters-struggle-to-beat-scores-of-big-traditional-urban-schools.html
Oats and Barley Market Bringing Grocery Store to The Short North
January 11, 2016 11:17 am – Walker Evans
While the loss of the gym is certainly sad news, nearby residents will be pleased to hear that the space will not sit empty for long. A new health-food centric grocery store called Oats and Barley Market is planned to replace it.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/oats-and-barley-market-short-north-groceryJanuary 8, 2016 3:19 pm at 3:19 pm in reply to: Proposed Mixed-Use Development at Lane/High – Shell Station #1110101
Five-Story Mixed Use Development Proposed for Lane and High
January 8, 2016 1:32 pm – Brent Warren
Schiff Properties has proposed a five-story mixed-use development for the former Shell Station at the corner of East Lane Avenue and North High Street. The plan, which calls for 50 apartment units, 157 parking spaces, and multiple retail storefronts, was presented to the zoning committee of the University Area Commission earlier this week.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/lane-and-high-development-bw1-2#comment-138148January 8, 2016 3:19 pm at 3:19 pm in reply to: Campus Partners to Redevelop High from 17th to 14th #1110100
Proposal at 16th & High Calls for New Six Story Building, Eight Demolitions
January 8, 2016 2:56 pm – Brent Warren
The first of what will likely be many proposals for nine acres of land surrounding the intersection of 15th Avenue and North High Street has been submitted to the University Area Review Board. Edwards Communities has proposed a six-story, 170-unit, mixed-use building that would fill the entire east side of High Street between 16th and 17th avenues.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/16th-and-high-development-bw1
Brioso Coffee Opens on Long Street
January 4, 2016 12:21 pm – Walker Evans
Two years ago, the owners of Cafe Brioso on Gay Street announced plans to open a new roasting-facility-slash-coffee-bar location on East Long Street in a building that formerly housed the Faith Mission homeless shelter. After several delays, the new operation is officially open as of 7am this morning.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/brioso-coffeeJanuary 2, 2016 1:34 pm at 1:34 pm in reply to: Should Suburban Office Parks Run Shuttles to Downtown Neighborhoods? #1108863
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Real Estate Giant: Suburban Office Parks Increasingly Obsolete
by Angie Schmitt
What tenants want in an office building is changing, and the old model of the isolated suburban office park is going the way of the fax machine. That’s according to a new report from Newmark, Grubb, Knight and Frank [PDF], one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the world.
READ MORE: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2015/12/10/real-estate-giant-suburban-office-parks-increasingly-obsolete/January 1, 2016 2:05 pm at 2:05 pm in reply to: Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign in Columbus #1108821
2015 Local Crowdfunding Report
Part 1: Columbus Crowdfunding Campaigns See Marginal Success: http://www.themetropreneur.com/columbus/crowdfunding-roundup-general-results/
Part 2: Why a Business Rasies Funds Has a Big Impact on Success Rate: http://www.themetropreneur.com/columbus/crowdfunding-report-why-a-business-raises-funds-has-a-big-impact-on-success-rate/
Easton Town Center reviewing safety after recent fight
BY MICHAEL MCCARTHY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31ST 2015
Northeast Columbus — Security staff and police were investigating two fights this past week at Easton Town Center as cell phone video of the brawls spreads on social media. The first incident happened the day after Christmas inside Foot Locker.
READ MORE: http://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/easton-town-center-reviewing-safety-after-recent-fightDecember 28, 2015 2:46 pm at 2:46 pm in reply to: Running a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign in Columbus #1108373
Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns in Columbus 2015
TRENDSPOTTING — BY SUSAN POST ON DECEMBER 28, 2015
Columbus had its fair share of business-based crowdfunding campaigns this year, with 73 different campaigns making our monthly roundup – that’s more than one a week! Today, we take a look at some of the most successful campaigns for the year. We’ve tallied up the most funded campaigns both by dollar amount and percentage funded.
READ MORE: http://www.themetropreneur.com/columbus/funded-crowdfunding-campaigns-columbus/
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ makes $1 billion in a record 12 days
by Frank Pallotta
December 27, 2015: 1:03 PM ET
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has made $1 billion at a light speed pace. Disney (DIS) said Sunday that its blockbuster broke the $1 billion mark around the world faster than any other film in history.
December 17, 2015 11:33 am at 11:33 am in reply to: Affordable Housing Development Proposed at Long & Front Downtown #1107183
Tax Credits Provide Boost to Local Projects, including Long Street Renovation
December 17, 2015 11:32 am – Brent Warren
The renovation of four buildings at the southeast corner of Front and Long Streets downtown will be moving forward now that the state has approved historic preservation tax credits for the project.
Retail Renovation Coming to Italian Village in Summer 2016
December 17, 2015 9:36 am – Walker Evans
A pair of warehouse buildings in Italian Village will be reborn next summer as a retail hub for small businesses when local developers at Capitol Equities completes a full renovation planned for the site. Located at 995 North Fourth Street, the property takes up the entire block between Fourth Street, Third Avenue, Hamlet Street and Punta Alley.
READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/italian-village-retail