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Alpha Suit Outfitting Columbus’ Young Professionals

Alpha Suit Outfitting Columbus’ Young Professionals
A well-fitting suit is iconic and timeless, but “Off the rack clothing is made for everybody so it doesn’t fit anybody,” so says the owner of Alpha Suit, a new custom men’s clothier. Sean McKee brings over 20 years of experience serving high-end clients to the venture that aims to...
January 30th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Boline Apothecary Headed to New Location with Expanded Services

Boline Apothecary Headed to New Location with Expanded Services
Clintonville herb shop Boline Apothecary is headed to new digs at 15 W Dunedin Rd. right behind Global Gallery in the heart of the neighborhood. For a store that opened in April of last year, an early move is a bit of an unexpected twist, but Proprietor Lily Shahar Kunning is turning it into an opportunity...
January 29th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Urban Nature Creating Community Development Strategies

Urban Nature Creating Community Development Strategies
There is certainly no shortage of urban development happening in Columbus. Mixed-use buildings and housing developments are cropping up in practically every neighborhood in the core of the city. But with each new building comes a change to the community in which it’s located. How is a building...
January 26th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Wondersauce Expanding from NYC to Columbus

Wondersauce Expanding from NYC to Columbus
Instead of a Columbus-based company eyeing expansion to a larger market like New York City, an NYC-based firm is ready and excited to open its second office in Columbus. Digital creative agency Wondersauce is making a second home at 445 N High St. in Short North. “When we were thinking about how...
January 21st, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus

2015 Economic Forecast Calls for 21,000 New Jobs in Columbus
Predicting that it’s going to be a pretty good year is an altogether rare and fun thing for an economist to say, but that’s exactly what Bill LaFayette, owner of Regiononmics, foresees for Columbus in 2015. “[The Columbus Forecast] is calling for an increase in employment of about...
January 19th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

At Work: Blue Laser Design’s Cool Arena District Space

At Work: Blue Laser Design’s Cool Arena District Space
When you have a business idea that you are unable to get a loan for, you have to start it the old fashioned way – working another job and doing your business on the side. Will Guthrie, President, started Blue Laser Design, a web design and development firm, in the year 2000. “I started out...
January 16th, 2015 | At Work | Read More

New Co-Working Facility Launches at 400 West Rich

New Co-Working Facility Launches at 400 West Rich
The addition of co-working space at the multi-purpose 400 West Rich Street building in Franklinton has been nearly a year in the works, but the new entrepreneurial incubation facility is officially up and running. Nearly 4,000 square feet of space has been dedicated to small private offices and flexible...
January 15th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending

Alternative Funding Sources: Exploring Peer-to-Peer Lending
Business owners are always talking capital – generally lack thereof or how to get it. There are several ways to get capital, none of them necessarily easy and each with their own challenges. Crowdfuning has become an industry favorite for statups as a means of idea justification and quick access...
January 14th, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More