The City and Columbus and Franklin county are going through the 2020-2024 consolidated planning process, which identifies priority needs in community development for funding from The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD.) Please join us for a community meeting on April 1st to share the most pressing needs of your neighborhood. You can also […]
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Who: Councilmember Jaiza Page Councilmember Elizabeth Brown When: Wednesday, June 20, 5:00pm Where: Columbus City Hall Council Chambers 90 W. Broad Street What: Councilmember Jaiza Page, chair of the Economic Development and Small Business Committee and Councilmember Elizabeth Brown are hosting a public hearing on proposed changes to tax incentive policies in Columbus. These changes […]
In 2010, the regional economic development group known as Columbus 2020 set out with some ambitious goals, one of which was to add 150,000 net new jobs to the 11-county area surrounding Columbus. Today, the group announced that they’ve achieved that goal, two years ahead of schedule. “We selected the 150,000 net new jobs goal […]
What do Jack Ma, Robin Li, Wang Jianlin all have in common? They all started as entrepreneurs and have built their own businesses. And now they are among the richest men in the world. Could you be the next? The Columbus region is home to a thriving business and entrepreneurial community ready to help you […]
After plenty of local speculation, the City of Columbus has formally submitted a proposal for the construction of Amazon’s second headquarters project, which could include up to eight million square feet of office space and 50,000 new high-paying jobs. “The City of Columbus submitted a proposal in response to Amazon’s request for proposals for the […]
Frustration is growing on the West Side as the another year passes with no movement on the Westland Mall site. Although it looked like demolition of the mall was imminent last December — when Franklin Township officials cited the property’s owner for a series of code violations — those issues were resolved a short time later and the mall […]