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Long Street Project on Track for Spring Opening

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long Street Project on Track for Spring Opening

The opening of Industry Columbus this spring will mark the latest milestone in the ongoing transformation of Downtown’s Long Street corridor. The new mixed-use development, located at 230 E. Long St., will hold 234 apartments, a 205-space garage and 4,400 square feet of space for a restaurant or retail tenant. Amenities include a dog park, […]

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Bob Evans Sells Restaurants

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bob Evans Sells Restaurants

Locally-based Bob Evans (no relation) announced yesterday that it has entered an agreement to sell off the restaurant side of their business to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital. The company currently operates 523 restaurants in 18 states. “This is an important time for our brand, our company and our team, and this partnership will […]

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Rogue Fitness Opens Distribution Portion of New facility in Milo-Grogan

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Rogue Fitness Opens Distribution Portion of New facility in Milo-Grogan

Today, Rogue Fitness begins distribution operations in 200,000 square feet of its new 600,000 square foot facility at the corner of East Fifth and Cleveland Avenues. Construction on the facility began in 2015, with the manufacturing portion set to open on November 1, headquarters set to open January 1, and full transition to be completed […]

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Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Automotive Industry Moves Toward Lighter, Cleaner Cars

Ohio’s composites industry is getting some investment in hopes that research will give domestic car makers the technology to build lightweight cars that take alternative, cleaner fuel. The investment comes from a partnership between JobsOhio, the state’s non-profit corporation aimed at wooing outside businesses to bring jobs and money to Ohio, and Tennessee’s Institute of […]

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Diversification the Focus of Gee’s Last JobsOhio Meeting

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Diversification the Focus of Gee’s Last JobsOhio Meeting

At Tuesday’s JobsOhio Board Meeting, Governor John Kasich came to say hello and Gordon Gee came to say goodbye. This was Gee’s last meeting with JobsOhio, the nonprofit organization with the mission of encouraging investment and development throughout the state. Gee, who is currently serving as the president of West Virginia University, had been with […]

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Help Double the Size of the Columbus Idea Foundry

Walker Evans Walker Evans Help Double the Size of the Columbus Idea Foundry

The Columbus Idea Foundry is a 10,000-square-foot creative/industrial/technical collaborative workspace located in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood that houses multiple local inventors, artists and manufacturers. The operators of the Foundry just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,500 to double the size of their space and provide opportunities for a photographic dark room, a videography stage, a […]

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David Chesebrough Discusses the Future of COSI

Walker Evans Walker Evans

It seems like only yesterday, but COSI, the Center of Science and Industry has spent a full decade in their current location on Broad Street in Franklinton. Many people have fond memories of the original location while many more have spent the past ten years making new memories in the new building. More recently, COSI […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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