Burlington Coat Factory Reportedly Coming To Delaware County

3 Jul , 2019  

In a Monday story, Columbus Business First reported that Burlington Coat Factory is on its way to Delaware County.

The chain will be opening a 38,000 square foot store in part of the former Toys R Us at 1400 Gemini Place Road, the post stated. This will be the Burlington’s fourth store in central Ohio; the others are in Hillard, East Main Street, and on Dublin-Granville Road. More…

Business, History/Tourism

Preferred Great American Rail-Trail Route Crosses Delaware County

29 Jun , 2019  

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy(RTC) recently unveiled its preferred route for the Great American Rail-Trail™—or the “Great American”—underscoring the organization’s commitment to creating an iconic piece of American infrastructure that connects more than 125 existing trails and 90 trail gaps over 3,700miles between Washington, D.C., and Washington State. That route goes right through Delaware County. More…

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Area Unemployment Numbers Remain Steady

27 Jun , 2019  

When the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released its monthly employment numbers for Ohio for May, the news was good both statewide and locally.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in May 2019, down from a revised 4.2 percent in April. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 3,900 over the month, from a revised 5,597,500 in April to 5,593,600 in May 2019. More…

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Business, Sunbury

Renovations Continuing At Former Sunbury Bank

25 Jun , 2019  

From former bank to future watering hole – that is the course that Jassen Holderby has in mind for what was the Chase Bank at 45 East Granville Street on the Square in Sunbury. With a background both in bartending and in building renovation, that decision came naturally. Holderby owns local contracting firm J. Holderby Renovations. More…


Business, Powell/Lewis Center

Evans Farm To Feature 2019 Parade Of Homes

22 Jun , 2019  

The ambitious Evans Farm development in southern Delaware County will be a busy place next month.

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Evans Farm, Ohio’s only community designed around the principles of new urbanism,will be the site of the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes. More…



Grief Sees Continued Success By Helping Companies Reach Environment Goals

19 Jun , 2019  

Greif, Inc., a Delaware company that serves as a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, is seeing continued success with a tool developed nine years ago.

There is a in demand for its successful Greif Green Tool as companies proactively explore new ways to reduce their environmental footprint. More…

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Chicken Salad Chick Is Now Open

16 Jun , 2019  

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has opened its first-ever Ohio restaurant at 687 Worthington Road, just south of Polaris Parkway.

The company has rapidly expanded over the last several months, moving into four new states and opening its 105th restaurant, and is carrying that momentum into 2019 with this debut in Ohio. The location is owned and operated by first-time franchisee and Ohio native Jen Crichfield of Buckeye Chick, LLC. More…


Chuy’s Coming To Polaris Parkway This Fall

14 Jun , 2019  

In 1982, two young entrpreneurs opened restraint in Austin, Texas that was, as shared on its website, “…a Tex-Mex restaurant that served authentic and fresh food in an atmosphere that appealed to everyone.” Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurants have grown since then. More…



Sweet Carrot Closes At Polaris, Dublin

12 Jun , 2019  

In a heartfelt message on its Facebook Page, Sweet Carrot founder Angela Petro announced on Monday that the chain’s locations at Polaris and Dublin have closed.

As Petro noted, the chain began with a single location at Grandview and Fifth in Columbus, and then grew to three locations within three years. More…


The Dipped Donut Opens

7 Jun , 2019  

The wait is over for Delaware’s newest home for tasty baked goods!

The Dipped Donut is holding its grand opening on Tuesday, June 11 with normal business hours as below: More…

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Greif, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results; Has Strong Performance

6 Jun , 2019  

Greif, Inc., a world leader in industrial packaging products and services based in Delaware, announced second quarter 2019 results on Wednesday.

Second Quarter Highlights include (all results compared to the second quarter of 2018 unless otherwise noted): More…



Dressbarns To Close Nationwide, Including In Delaware County

31 May , 2019  

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. reported this week that its Dressbarn brand has announced plans to commence a wind down of Dressbarn’s operations.

This decision has no impact on the operations of any of Ascena’s other brands and will strengthen the Company’s overall financial performance. More…



Business First: Delaware County Officials Pushing Massive New Business Park

29 May , 2019  

On Tuesday, Business First reported on a planned 2,000 acre development that would transform a large section of Delaware County stretching along Route 36/37 from the Tanger Outlets area to Sweeney Road near Delaware.

The Berlin Business Park would primarily focus on commercial and light industrial business, with some retail and medical offices as well, according to the article. More…

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Blue Bird First To Offer New School Bus Fueled By Compressed Natural Gas

28 May , 2019  

School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas that are 90 percent cleaner than the national emissions standard, opening more opportunities for funding that supports reduced emissions.

“Our customers want bus innovations that are environmentally friendly and allow them to access emissions-based grant funding, and the Blue Bird Vision CNG bus delivers,” said Phil Horlock, president and CEO of Blue Bird Corporation. “This is a huge step for Blue Bird and the school bus industry as we continue to be the first to bring the newest and cleanest engine technology into our lineup of buses.” More…


Chase Sponsoring 2019 BIA Parade Of Homes

21 Apr , 2019  

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Chase is its presenting sponsor for the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes, to be held July 13-28 at the new Evans Farm development located in Lewis Center. More…