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Central Ohio Population To Boom

15 Nov , 2019  

Central Ohio to house 1 million more people by 2050

A report released by Measurement Resources, a Powell-based research company, predicts central Ohio will be home to 1 million more people by 2050. The research shines a light on the need for more affordable housing. The report titled “Equitable Housing in Central Ohio: Redefining Affordability for All” evaluated growth trends and the average spending for rent and mortgages by county and zip code.

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World’s Largest Bifacial Solar Array Installed In Delaware County

13 Nov , 2019  

EGEB: JPMorgan installs world’s largest bifacial solar array – Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): JPMorgan launches the world’s largest commercial installation of bifacial solar modules – and also leads in fossil-fuel lending. Energy CEOs voice defiance on efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Video: The top 15 largest oil-producing countries from 1966 to 2018.

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COhatch Continues Growth

12 Nov , 2019  

Columbus-based start-up COhatch, a social enterprise offering a new kind of shared work, social, and family space built on community with three locations in Delaware County, continues its aggressive expansion plans with the addition of another 10 locations in Cincinnati, and the inking of its first in-market deal with RPT Realty.

Currently COhatch has 10 locations in Columbus, Dayton and Springfield, Ohio and another 10 planned for Indianapolis and now Cincinnati — representing a tripling of its footprint since the company’s inception in 2016. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Get Social At Kitchen Social

12 Nov , 2019  

The description of the cheddar and scallion biscuits at the just-opened Kitchen Social restaurant at Polaris sounds like a feast for taste buds:

“Cheddar and scallion scratch made, rolled and folded seven times creating a light, fluffy, and buttery biscuit with a turbinado sugar crust… topped with house made honey butter.” More…

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ODOT Approves Final Funding List; Delaware County Project Included

8 Nov , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Transportation will invest an additional $398 million into major-new projects over the next four years. ODOT’s Transportation Review Advisory Council, known as TRAC, approved the final funding list this week during a meeting in Columbus. This investment is a direct result of the transportation budget approved by the Ohio General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine last April. More…

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What’s Next For Arcadia – Planet Oasis?

8 Nov , 2019  

Lawsuit Settled, but Future Uncertain for Delaware County Mega-Project – ColumbusUnderground.com

The courts have picked a winner among the two dueling developers who each claimed to be building a $2 billion entertainment and shopping complex near the Tanger Outlet Mall in Delaware County. Blue Horseshoe Ventures, the company led by Tony and Alex Sekulovski, has the exclusive right to pursue the project, according to an October …

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Polaris Macy’s One Of 36 Nationally With New “Story”

7 Nov , 2019  

Macy’s partners with Kellogg’s for its holiday ‘story’

Macy’s is celebrating the holidays – with a little help from a cereal giant – in its latest experiential store concept. The department store retailer has added “Home for the Holidays” shops to 36 locations nationwide.

Business, Ohio Wesleyan University

Looking Ahead, Money-Wise

7 Nov , 2019  

Experts to Discuss Financial Forecasts Nov. 12 at Annual Ohio Wesleyan Conference

Three experts will share their forecasts for the local, national, and international economies during Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2020 Economic Outlook Conference. The free panel discussion will begin at 7:30 PM November 12 in Benes Room B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware. More…

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Rose & Remington Opening At Polaris Fashion Place

6 Nov , 2019  

The newest store at the Polaris Fashion Place Mall will be one providing “luxuty boho-chic-style clothing, accesories, and home decor” according to the chain’s news statement.

Rose & Remington, started in Lebanon, Ohio by a mother-daughter pair, is in the midst of a purposeful expansion plan. A year ago, the chain had nine stores; the hopes are to turn that into 40 stores by the end of 2020, More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Could New York City’s Loss Be Delaware County’s Gain?

30 Oct , 2019  

That question is an actual one based on a report released on Monday by financial media company Bloomberg.

In a piece entitled, “JPMorgan Weighs Shifting Thousands of Jobs Out of New York Area,” Bloomberg shared news that the banking company is considering moving thousands of employees out of its Manhattan headquarters in light of a possible future recession. More…

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Dispute Over Planet Oasis/Arcadia Settled

26 Oct , 2019  

Dispute over planned Sunbury-area amusement complex settled

What was Planet Oasis is now officially Arcadia. A lawsuit between two developers claiming to have the rights to an expansive entertainment complex planned in Delaware County was settled earlier this month, with Tony Sekulovski’s company, Blue Horseshoe Ventures, emerging as the sole developer. Sekulovski filed the suit Nov.

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Taquero and #Fryways to Join Culinary Lineup at Polaris Fashion Place

25 Oct , 2019  

For the second time in two days, Washington Prime Group has announced new stores or developments at Polaris Fashion Place Mall.

The day after sharing information about the large FieldhouseUSA sports complex, the company announced on Wednesday that two local favorites – Taquero Mad Street Food and #Fryways – will be the first operators as part of the new KTCHN food venue at Polaris Fashion Place®, the premier lifestyle destination in Columbus, Ohio. Taquero and #Fryways are expected to begin serving guests at KTCHN by the end of November. More…

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Big News At Polaris Fashion Place: FieldhouseUSA To Replace Former Sears

24 Oct , 2019  

Washington Prime Group Inc. has announced that FieldhouseUSA will anchor planned mixed use redevelopment efforts at two of its town centers – Polaris Fashion Place® and Town Center at Aurora. Both town centers are situated in prime locations in densely populated corridors within their respective catchment areas, and FieldhouseUSA is expected to draw a significant increase in annual visitors, benefitting existing tenants and generating strong future leasing demand for both retail and mixed uses. More…

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County Unemployment Rate Lowest In Region

23 Oct , 2019  

Cincinnati, Columbus tie for Ohio’s lowest metro-area unemployment rate in September

Cincinnati has pulled into a tie with Columbus for the Ohio metro area with the lowest unemployment rate.Both cities had jobless rates of 3.7% in September, according to Ohio Department of Job and Family Services data released Tuesday.Both cities saw declines from August, when Columbus was at 3.8% and Cincinnati at 3.9%.For years, the two cities have had the lowest rates among Ohio’s metro areas, with Columbus’ rate usually a bit lower.

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Orthopedic One Building New HQ, Business First Reports

12 Oct , 2019  

A new headquarters building for Orthopedic One will soon be erected in Delaware County, Columbus Business First reported earlier this week.

The firm, Ohio’s largest independent orthopedic practice, is building a four story, 80,000 square foot building. It will be located at Polaris Parkway and Africa Road in the Westar development. More…

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