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Columbus Partnership Announces New CEO for 2022

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Partnership Announces New CEO for 2022

Last week the Columbus Partnership announced a change in leadership for the first time in 13 years with the news that CEO and President Alex Fischer would be exiting his role at the start of next year. Fischer will transition into an advisor position with the organization while Kenny McDonald steps into the role as new […]

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Columbus Partnership Buys Vacant Downtown Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Partnership Buys Vacant Downtown Building

The Columbus Partnership has bought a prominent building Downtown and plans to work with a local developer to renovate it. Some combination of retail, office and residential uses is likely for the seven-story building at 145 S. Front St., according to Alex Fischer, President and CEO of the Columbus Partnership. The organization first signed a […]

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Columbus Partnership to Buy Vacant Downtown Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Partnership to Buy Vacant Downtown Building

The Columbus Partnership plans to buy a prominent downtown building that has been vacant since 2006. The building, at 145 S. Front St., was once the home of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. As WOSU recently reported, several attempts to renovate the building ran into political and economic headwinds and were abandoned […]

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Driverless Shuttle Planned for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Driverless Shuttle Planned for Downtown

A driverless shuttle bus could be roaming Downtown streets before the end of the year if a new Smart Columbus initiative moves forward as planned. Mark Patton, Smart Columbus Vice President at the Columbus Partnership, shared the news yesterday during a tour of the about-to-open Smart Columbus Experience Center. “I think the next thing that […]

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The Confluence Cast: Save the Crew

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Save the Crew

In the fall of 2017, the owner of the Columbus Crew SC announced their intention to move to Austin, Texas. Almost immediately, a grassroots movement was born; aptly named, Save the Crew. Since then, lots of things have been said, proposals floated, and actions taken. This week, we get a primer on the whole situation […]

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