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Here's when Dublin's new $22.6M pedestrian bridge will open
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Here's when Dublin's new $22.6M pedestrian bridge will open

The pedestrian bridge in Dublin will be open in time for St. Patrick's Day. Dublin officials announced that the S-shaped cable suspension bridge...

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Viewpoint: 5 reasons why real estate investors should consider Columbus
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Viewpoint: 5 reasons why real estate investors should consider Columbus

I travel the world in search of the next big opportunity for global commercial real estate investment. Logging almost 200,000 miles a year, like...

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Vantage Point Logistics leaves Columbus for Westerville after doubling
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Vantage Point Logistics leaves Columbus for Westerville after doubling

A software company that saw sales soar 60% in 2019 and more than doubled staff to 75 looked at several larger offices along the north outerbelt....

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Exclusive: Here's where one of Central Ohio's largest nonprofits is moving its headquarters
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Exclusive: Here's where one of Central Ohio's largest nonprofits is moving its headquarters

Retirement community operator Ohio Living is moving its headquarters from 1001 Kingsmill Pkwy. to a Polaris-area office building that once was home...

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Newsmaker podcast: Brian Higgins on the changing face of Columbus
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Newsmaker podcast: Brian Higgins on the changing face of Columbus

Brian Higgins and his Arch City Development are busy all over Columbus. The Youngstown native thought Central Ohio would be a temporary stop when...

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These industries are the biggest drivers of commercial leasing in Central Ohio, new report says
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These industries are the biggest drivers of commercial leasing in Central Ohio, new report says

Technology companies, both established and startups, signed half of the leases for 1.6 million square feet of new office construction in the...

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Columbus developer planning 'active living' community in Centerville
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Columbus developer planning 'active living' community in Centerville

Nearly 20 acres of land at the Cornerstone of Centerville development will be transformed into senior housing. Oberer Cos. recently sold 19 acres...

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Hotels under construction in Central Ohio: Here's where they stand
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Hotels under construction in Central Ohio: Here's where they stand

The Columbus metropolitan area has 18 hotels under construction at the moment, with another two dozen or so more in the planning pipeline. The...

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Newsmaker: Here’s why Brian Higgins left his cubicle and became a neighborhood developer
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Newsmaker: Here’s why Brian Higgins left his cubicle and became a neighborhood developer

If you want to find Brian Higgins, stop by some of the toughest development projects in the city's most challenging places. His Arch City...

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Rickenbacker development: CT Realty out of Dallas plans logistics park
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Rickenbacker development: CT Realty out of Dallas plans logistics park

Dallas developer CT Realty has lined up plans for a 382-acre logistics park near Rickenbacker International Airport. The company plans 5.7 million...

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Exclusive: Meet the man working to rebuild the iconic Christopher Inn
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Exclusive: Meet the man working to rebuild the iconic Christopher Inn

Clyde Gosnell has had a hand in designing many landmarks Columbus residents pass by every day. But now the 89-year-old architect has set his sights...

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Newly renovated Capitol Square office tower lands new tenant
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Newly renovated Capitol Square office tower lands new tenant

One of the offices of the Ohio Supreme Court is moving to Capitol Square. The court's Office of Disciplinary Counsel has signed a lease for 10,000...

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German Village hotel halted again on height concerns
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German Village hotel halted again on height concerns

The latest iteration of a proposed German Village hotel will not move forward in its current form. Michael Casey of Wickford Holdings returned to...

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Columbus' industrial real estate market is soaring, but there's one thing holding it back
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Columbus' industrial real estate market is soaring, but there's one thing holding it back

Central Ohio's industrial market broke records of all kinds in 2019. But a nagging worry emerging over the past few years may in fact be holding...

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As Dispatch printing heads to Indy, here's what the future might hold for west-side production facility
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As Dispatch printing heads to Indy, here's what the future might hold for west-side production facility

The closure of The Columbus Dispatch printing plant could spell opportunity for companies in search of warehouse space on the west side. Alan...

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Longtime family business taps first non-family president
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Longtime family business taps first non-family president

A decades-old Columbus company is going outside the family for its new president. Hamilton Parker, a supplier of building materials and specialty...

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Business First Power Breakfast to focus on 'Billion-Dollar Belt' north of downtown
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Business First Power Breakfast to focus on 'Billion-Dollar Belt' north of downtown

Downtown Columbus is seeing an unprecedented level of investment as developers rush in to meet the growing demand for urban living and new ways of...

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Columbus Dispatch moving production to Indianapolis, up to 188 employees to be laid off as printing facility shutters
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Columbus Dispatch moving production to Indianapolis, up to 188 employees to be laid off as printing facility shutters

The Columbus Dispatch is moving its print production to Indianapolis. The paper announced Monday that it would close its printing and production...

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Crane Watch update: Downtown and suburban development is coming to Central Ohio in 2020
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Crane Watch update: Downtown and suburban development is coming to Central Ohio in 2020

A whole new set of big development projects are on the agenda for Central Ohio in 2020. Last year saw about $5 billion in new construction started...

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ROAD TRIP: Jimmy Buffett-themed Margaritaville Resort opening in Texas: PHOTOS
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ROAD TRIP: Jimmy Buffett-themed Margaritaville Resort opening in Texas: PHOTOS

The hospitality company tapped to oversee the Jimmy Buffett-themed resort under construction on Lake Conroe already is working to line up...

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Hungry? Here are some new restaurants coming to Columbus in 2020
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Hungry? Here are some new restaurants coming to Columbus in 2020

Dining options in the city's most-popular neighborhoods and corridors will continue to expand in 2020. Interest remains high in Easton Town Center,...

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Easton office market sale: M/I Homes sells HQ at 3 Easton Oval
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Easton office market sale: M/I Homes sells HQ at 3 Easton Oval

M/I Homes Inc. has sold its headquarters building as it readies to move elsewhere in the Easton development. The homebuilder sold the five-story,...

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Jeni's Ice Creams locations: Looking for more in Atlanta
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Jeni's Ice Creams locations: Looking for more in Atlanta

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is poised to open another scoop shop at a hot Atlanta address. The lauded Ohio creamery is moving into a space at 925...

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A look ahead 2020: Commercial development projects will continue to transform region
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A look ahead 2020: Commercial development projects will continue to transform region

Central Ohio begins the next decade as a region transformed. Whether you look downtown, in the suburbs, or outside the outerbelt, huge developments...

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BizSpotlight: Construction Systems Inc.
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BizSpotlight: Construction Systems Inc.

Discover the latest press releases from Construction Systems Inc. with the Columbus Business First's BizSpotlight...

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Year in Review: What the year's major real estate deals mean for Columbus
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Year in Review: What the year's major real estate deals mean for Columbus

Out-of-town names dominated the real estate market in Columbus in 2019. Filled with "must read" stories, industry news and reporter insights,...

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Year in Review: Here's how much Central Ohio construction activity surged in 2019
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Year in Review: Here's how much Central Ohio construction activity surged in 2019

Even in a decade where over $40 billion of new development has started in Columbus, 2019 has been exceptional....

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The 2019-2020 Book of Lists is out, compiling 75 lists from multiple industries
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The 2019-2020 Book of Lists is out, compiling 75 lists from multiple industries

The entire Columbus Business First team is proud to once again bring you our most anticipated and most popular publication - the annual Book of...

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Chase Tower downtown sells to Lingerfelt CommonWealth
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Chase Tower downtown sells to Lingerfelt CommonWealth

A downtown office tower will get a multimillion-dollar renovation under a new owner. Richmond, Virginia-based Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners LLC...

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Columbus restaurants: Here's what closed in 2019
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Columbus restaurants: Here's what closed in 2019

For all the excitement new restaurant openings bring, the business remains a notoriously tough one. Getting into the business is one thing -...

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