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Is Columbus Finally Embracing its “Tech City” Status?

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Is Columbus Finally Embracing its “Tech City” Status?

The path to launching a successful startup or tech career seems narrow and obscured, but local experts describe the Columbus tech scene as a roadmap, with the city having more express lanes to success than any other in the Midwest — or beyond. That’s the city’s message for potential talent. Tech talent, far from meeting […]

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Local Real Estate Sector Expected to Remain on Growth Track in 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Real Estate Sector Expected to Remain on Growth Track in 2015

The Columbus chapter of the Urban Land Institute released their 2015 Real Estate predictions last week, providing an industry forecast as to what may take place in the region within the realm of development and construction in the year to come. The report is compiled based on a survey of local real estate professionals, city […]

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Franklin County was the Fastest Growing County in Ohio in 2012

 Stefanie Parks Franklin County was the Fastest Growing County in Ohio in 2012

This article is brought to you by the Schottenstein Real Estate Group. According to new census estimate data that was recently released, Franklin County led the state of Ohio in population growth in 2012. Additionally, the growth of Franklin County surpassed that of Delaware County, which was previously leading the state. We were curious whether […]

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Central Ohio Real Estate Market Projected to Continue Upswing in 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans Central Ohio Real Estate Market Projected to Continue Upswing in 2013

The Columbus chapter of The Urban Land Institute (ULI) just released a report on real estate trends in Central Ohio for 2013 to complement the national ULI Emerging Trends report. The findings of the report are based on feedback from local real estate leaders across a variety of sectors, and what it finds is that […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Spending (More) Locally

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Many of us Columbus Underground readers and contributors support local businesses. Or at least that’s what we say. We may cheer on the new restaurant or shop on Columbus Underground, or when talking to our friends (Hooray, new Short North boutique!), but how do we actually behave (Hrm… I’ll just buy that at Target) the […]

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Ohio’s Most Popular Baby Names

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The seventh edition of Community Research Partners’ Data Bytes analyzes birth certificates data from the Ohio Department of Health to explore patterns in baby names at the county and regional levels in Ohio. Ava and Jacob were the most popular names for Ohio babies born from 2006 to 2008. For babies born to mothers age […]

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How Columbus Will Get Around in the Year 2050

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The Urban Land Institute’s 2050 Blog has an interesting new post today about the future of transportation in Columbus. Guest contributor Jung Kim, Director of Community Data Services for Community Research Partners, assists by providing his thoughts on transportation technologies, urban mobility, and the effect of transit infrastructure on land values. The full article can […]

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