Archive for the ‘Regional Spotlight’ Category

Short North a Growing Hub for Small Businesses

Short North a Growing Hub for Small Businesses
Short North is known as one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Columbus. A go-to attraction for visitors and residents alike, the stretch of High Street between OSU’s campus and downtown is packed with a high density of small businesses. From boutiques to bars to art galleries, the Short North...
March 10th, 2014 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Worthington Develops Businesses Through Community

Worthington Develops Businesses Through Community
Whether in need of retail, office or warehouse space, Worthington has the capacity. The northern-Columbus city sits right inside the outerbelt and offers a community-driven atmosphere catering to mostly white-collar businesses. Economic Development Manager Jeff Harris says Worthington is home to a healthy...
November 11th, 2013 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Upper Arlington Promotes Professional Small Business Development

Upper Arlington Promotes Professional Small Business Development
The small businesses and entrepreneurs calling Upper Arlington home reflect the professional nature of the community. UA has a stable, educated population with over 70 percent of residents holding a Bachelor’s degree and home ownership rates exceeding 80 percent. UA Chamber of Commerce President...
September 17th, 2013 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Powell working closely with business owners considering the area

Powell working closely with business owners considering the area
With the top-rated Olentangy Local School District and a .75 percent  income tax rate, Powell is widely considered a great place to live in Central Ohio. However, the city also considers itself a great place to do business. In fact, the Powell Community Improvement Corporation actively makes incentive...
April 29th, 2013 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Despite being a mature suburb, Bexley is looking to grow

Despite being a mature suburb, Bexley is looking to grow
Established in 1908, Bexley is a first-ring suburb of Columbus and a locale worth a second look for entrepreneurs and small business owners. The city offers a variety of incentives to bring new businesses to the city, including income tax grants for office users, façade grants for improvements to property...
April 23rd, 2013 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Clintonville home to many thriving small businesses

Clintonville home to many thriving small businesses
Clintonville’s proximity to The Ohio State University has long made it a desirable residential neighborhood, but the business community is increasingly taking notice of its attributes. Restaurants, coffee shops and other gathering places have generally been quite successful in Clintonville, even...
December 10th, 2012 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Mount Vernon improves its downtown, helping area businesses thrive

Mount Vernon improves its downtown, helping area businesses thrive
Situated just 40 miles northeast of Columbus, the city of Mount Vernon continues to grow its residential and business communities while maintaining its small town charm. Mount Vernon’s location has made it a magnet for people from larger neighboring cities, such as Westerville, Mansfield, and Newark,...
September 21st, 2012 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Grandview still focused on redevelopment, attracting businesses

Grandview still focused on redevelopment, attracting businesses
With its proximity to downtown Columbus and The Ohio State University, it’s arguable that Grandview Heights has long been an attractive bedroom community. But that wasn’t good enough for city officials. They wanted businesses to take up residence there as well, and in recent years they set...
August 31st, 2012 | Regional Spotlight | Read More