Business

Delaware Greenhouse Closes Retail Store

10 Jan , 2019  

In a statement on Facebook and its website, Foertemeyer & Sons Greenhouse, a Delaware fixture for over 25 years, has announced the closure of its retail operation.

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Business

Sears Closing Another 80 Stores; Polaris Fashion Place Included

30 Dec , 2018  

As the venerable department store chain Sears continues its shrinkage as it nears possible liquidation, additional closures of both Sears and K Mart locations nationwide have been announced.

These include the two remaining locations in Columbus, at Polaris Fashion Place and at Tuttle Crossing. More…

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Business

Planet Oasis/Arcadia Development Most Read 2018 Story On Columbus Business First

29 Dec , 2018  

Matching the hype, there’s no doubt that initial announcement of Delaware County’s potential “billion dollar amusement park” this past June was big news.

With occasional references to a possible cost of two billion dollars, Columbus Business First described Planet Oasis this way in June: “The capstone would be a 200,000-square-foot UltraStar Multi-tainment Center, featuring a movie theater, bowling alley, laser tag arena, arcade and a “uni-coaster,” a roller-coaster-type attraction reaching 150 to 200 feet.

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Business

Namaste Nail Opens On Friday

28 Dec , 2018  

The newest location for Namaste Nail, one of America’s most innovative nail salons, opens on Friday in the Polaris Area.

The approach of the company is to provide manicures and pedicures in a setting which promotes mediation and relaxation. According to Namaste’s website, open and planned locations go from one coast to the other, with a hope to have 100 locations open by 2021.

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Business, Life in Delaware County

Population Estimates Show Extent Of Central Ohio Population Boom

26 Dec , 2018  

Central Ohio is on track to become a region of 3 million people by 2050, according to the latest population estimates from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC). The estimates are developed annually by MORPC to provide up-to-date insights into the patterns of growth in the 15-county region.

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Business

Greif Acquires Georgia Company In $1.8 Billion Deal

21 Dec , 2018  

Greif, Inc., headquartered in Delaware, is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services. The company announced on Thusday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Caraustar Industries, Inc., a leading recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion.

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Business, Life in Delaware County

First Two Weeks Of Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Statistics Released

18 Dec , 2018  

The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy has activated the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Patient & Caregiver Registry.

The Registry is the online portal where physicians with a certificate to recommend medical marijuana will register patients and caregivers, and also issue recommendations. Patients and caregivers will also complete their registrations, and update their registration details, using the Registry.

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Business, Life in Delaware County

State Of The Region Date Announced

18 Dec , 2018  

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, better known as “MORPC,” has announced that the date for its annual main event has been set.

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Business, Planet Oasis News

Planet Oasis Or Arcadia: Another Chapter

16 Dec , 2018  

Another week, and another unveiling by one of the former team behind the Planet Oasis (or Arcadia) entertainment complex near Sunbury.

This time, it’s developer Tony Sekulovski making an announcement.

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Business, Polaris Area

Coming To The Hilton Columbus/Polaris Next Year

12 Dec , 2018  

Delaware County location is continuing to serve the region and state as a venue for large conference sand workshops.

In specific, the Hilton Columbus/Polaris has become a very busy place for such meetings. Case in point; here is a sampling of scheduled events at the Hilton over the next six months; click on each for more information.

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Business, Sports

New Crew Stadium, Community Sports Park Announced

9 Dec , 2018  

One of the perks of living in central Ohio is that not only do we have wonderful shopping, attractions, and amenities close to home – particularly here in Delaware County – but that we are also in short driving distance to experiences with world class cultural and entertainment options.

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Business

Planet Oasis Is Becoming Arcadia, According To Media Reports

9 Dec , 2018  

When we last left the proposed sports and entertainment complex with the original name of Planet Oasis, the original team had split, both had vowed to continue with the project, one party had initiated a naming contest for the development, and the matter had ended up in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.

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Business

Delaware Store Moves To Larger Location, To Create 6-10 New Jobs

7 Dec , 2018  

American Freight Furniture and Mattress has relocated their Delaware-area store effective November 30.

The new location offers a larger retail showroom and offers easier accessibility and convenience. It is located on Highway 23 at 1141 S. Columbus Pike in the Delaware Square Shopping Center, in-between Goodwill and Dollar Tree. The store will create 10 new jobs initially with plans to create 6-10 more within the first year.

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Business

Nominations Open For Central Ohio Diversity In Business Awards

7 Dec , 2018  

The Central Ohio Diversity in Business Awards program, presented by Columbus Business First, honors the remarkable work of inclusive organizations and individuals in Central Ohio. More…

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Business

Sears Hometown Closing In Delaware

2 Dec , 2018  

A post on the Delaware Sears Hometown Store’s Facebook page Thursday shared some difficult pre-holiday news.

The store is closing, as are similar Sears Hometown outlets across the country. As reported earlier this year in the Wall Street Journal, the move is being made as the chain continues to experience very large losses. More…

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