Raising Cane’s Opening Date Announced

16 Aug , 2019  

In a Facebook announcement posted on Thursday, Raising Cane’s unveiled the opening date for Delaware’s newest eatery.

“Coming to Delaware September 10, 2019,” it reads. More…


Life in Delaware County

Dispatch Looks At Impact Of New Distribution Center In Morrow County

22 Jul , 2019  

On Sunday, the Columbus Dispatch took a look at one aspect of the massive Dollar Tree Distribution Center, now under construction just north of the State Route 61 intersection with I71 in southern Morrow County.

What caught the attention of writer Dean Narciso could be summed up in one word:

Traffic. 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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Business, Delaware

Delaware Council To Consider CRA For Downtown Building Investment

25 Mar , 2019  

On Tuesday evening, Delaware City Council will consider approval of a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) agreement that would see a tax abatement to facilitate a $850,000 investment in a historic downtown building.

In specific, SELO BELNO LLC, which owns and operates the Son of Thurman restaurant at 5 North Sandusky Street, is looking to invest that sum to being commercial leased office space to the second and third floors of that structure. Those offices would include a new home for the restaurant’s offices as well. More…

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Orange Township

Toy Box Construction To Begin Soon In Orange Township

5 Jan , 2019  

Yes, you read that correctly. It’s not just any “Toy Box,” however – it’s the Toy Box of Columbus, storage condominiums designed to house vintage and luxury cars, business inventories, private collections, boats, or even RVs in a climate-controlled building. More…



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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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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Easton Announces $500 Million Expansion Project

20 Nov , 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.

On occasion, we will be sharing news of major developments taking place in the Columbus area that provide such opportunities for Delaware Countians. One such project was announced on Monday. More…

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Delaware, Delaware County, OWU

“Fabulous Partnership” Between City, County, And OWU Results In First-Of-Its-Kind Facility

6 Oct , 2018  

The October 4 opening of The Delaware Entrepreneurial Center at Ohio Wesleyan University has created the first-of-its-kind private university, city, and county collaboration dedicated to business acceleration and education.

But for Ohio Wesleyan student Jack Foley ’22, the opening of 6,000-square-foot entrepreneurial center means something a little more personal. “My first office is going to be here, and I’m excited,” said Foley, who kicked off remarks at the ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration. “It is a good day to be a Bishop.” More…