Business

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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Business

Multi-Tenant Food And Beverage Venue Coming To Polaris Fashion Place

9 Oct , 2019  

The game of reinvention continues in the retail world as online shopping is forcing changes in traditional, physical location shopping.

This is no more true than in the world of shopping malls. And this is certainly the case at central Ohio’s largest indoor shopping center, Polaris Fashion Mall.

Washington Prime Group Inc., the center’s owner, recently announced a new multi-tenant food and beverage venue slated to hit Columbus-based Polaris Fashion Place® in 2020. The venue will be home to an all-local culinary lineup, featuring at least two dining options at a time, with plans to incubate local food and beverage purveyors on a rotational basis. More…

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Business

Delaware County Leads State In New Business Starts, Dispatch Reports

4 Oct , 2019  

In a Thursday story by Columbus Dispatch reporter Mark Williams, the paper reported that recent years have seen a strong increase in the number of business locations in Ohio, but also that those locations are shifting to suburban locations.

In other words, the growth of suburban and exurban areas continues, particularly in those counties surrounding Columbus. More…

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Business

Bank Of America To Be Anchor Tenant In New Polaris Project

30 Sep , 2019  

VanTrust Real Estate, a national developer with a regional office in Columbus, recently broke ground for the second phase of the Pointe at Polaris project. It includes a 145,000-square-foot office building and 260 apartment units. Bank of America is the anchor tenant, having signed a long-term lease for 60,000 square feet. The project, expected to be completed by the end of 2020, is the second phase of the Pointe at Polaris project built as a joint venture with Polaris developer NP Ltd. More…

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Business

The Future Of Bowling Arrives At Polaris

24 Sep , 2019  

The future of bowling can soon be experienced in Delaware County.

Star Lanes Polaris on Lyra Drive has announed the arrive of HyperBowling on October 1, a new form of the sport from bowling equipment supplier QubicaAMF. More…

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Delaware

Local Urban Winery Adds New Partners; Plans Expansion

4 Sep , 2019  

The Oak & Brazen Wine Co, a thriving urban winery located in downtown Delaware, is adding new partners to the tasting room.  Amy & Justin Bresler of Delaware took over management control on September 1, along with all the events and community outreach the winery has become so well known for; while current owners, Jeff & Gina Kirby of Powell, focus their efforts on additional locations. More…

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Business

Greif, Inc. Shares Strong Third Quarter Results; Declares Dividends

31 Aug , 2019  

On Thursday, Delaware’s Greif, Inc., a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced third quarter 2019 results.

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

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Business

County Economic Development Office Provides Update On Recent Success

11 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Economic Development Office recently updated residents on the status of what it referred to as “…a big success.”

In a blog post, the office discussed the fac More…

Business

COHatch Continues To Grow By Expanding To Hoosier-Land

5 Aug , 2019  

Columbus-based start-up COhatch, a social enterprise offering a new kind of shared work, social, and family space built on community, recently announced that it has inked its first deal with Simon Property Group to open a Hamilton Town Center location in Noblesville as its first foray into the Indianapolis, Indiana market.

Currently, COhatch has 10 locations in Ohio, with three of those locations in Delaware County – The Newsstand in downtown Delaware, and The Pub and The Hub at Polaris Fashion Place. More…

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History/Tourism

Columbus Underground Looks At The Kilbourne Turnaround

4 Aug , 2019  

It might not be the most traveled corner of Delaware County, but those “in the know” know right where to find Kilbourne.

And that’s been the case for the last 200 years.

After all Kilbourne, a hamlet with a population of 139 according to the 2010 census, sits squarely on the “Old State Road,” Ohio’s first federally funded highway. More…

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Business

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…

Business

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…

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Business

Company Expands In Delaware County; Targets 40 New Jobs

28 Mar , 2019  

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (ATS), an industry-leading automation solutions provider, has announced plans to combine its two facilities in the Columbus Region and expand its operations at a new 25 acre site in Lewis Center, targeting the creation of at least 40 new jobs. Hiring for management, engineering, technical, production and administrative positions is expected to begin in Q1 2020. More…

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Business

Business First Profiles Kroger Distribution Center Expansion In Delaware

17 Mar , 2019  

This past week, Columbus Business First took a look at the future of robotics in Central Ohio with a look at a planned expansion in Delaware County.

In particular, the article looks at a 133,000 square feet expansion of the Kroger Great Lakes Distribution Center, which would bring the facility close to 900,000 square feet in total size. It can be read here.

The center is located at 2000 Nutter Farms Lane.

Business

Ricart Enters Sunbury Market; Reportedly May Be Looking To Expand There

22 Feb , 2019  

The Columbus Dispatch reported this week that the well-known Ricart Automotive, a new and used car powerhouse in central Ohio for decades, is getting into the motorcycle business through the purchase of the region’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealer, A.D. Farrow. Founded in the second decade of the twentieth century, this is the country’s oldest Harley dealership. More…

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