The Columbus Region receives national and international acclaim from a variety of sources for our business climate, quality of life and affordability. Below are some of the most recent accolades.
Dublin ranks No. 6.
Columbus' High Street makes the list, in no particular order, and is noted for eclectic galleries, vintage shops, ethnic restaurants and funky bar patios that spill onto the street.
Columbus ranks No. 5.
Granville takes the spot for Ohio.
Columbus ranks No. 15.
John Glenn Columbus International Airport is ranked most improved in North America.
Columbus ranks No. 8 among large metros with population over 1 million.
Ohio ranks No. 2 with 515 locations and expansions.
Among the 15 largest U.S. cities, Columbus ties for No. 1, with 53.8 hours needed to pay rent—less than any other city.
Columbus ranks No. 4.
Fabrisonic welding engineer Justin Wenning makes the list. Wenning works on building radiation shielding test components for satellites, and leads a project for NASA that is looking into the capabilities of heat exchanger design and fabrication.
Columbus makes the list, in no particular order. "The crossroads of Interstate 70 and Interstate 71, in conjunction with the availability of large tracts of developable land, make Columbus attractive to logistics providers and retailers," Colliers notes.
Columbus ranks No. 14.
Columbus ranks No. 17 on the list, based on housing indicators as well as broader growth trends.
Columbus makes the list, in no particular order.
Columbus ranks No. 9, with its shopping and dining amenities called out.
Columbus ranks No. 9 with 28 microbreweries within five miles of the city center.
Columbus makes the list, in no particular order, with a median home price of $189,900.
Columbus ranks No. 5. The ranking is based on 26 key indicators of academic, social and economic opportunities for students.
Columbus ranks No. 18. An open-response survey asked respondents to submit their favorite place and rate it in over 65 categories, including affordability, notable restaurants, and public parks.
Ohio ranks No. 11 overall, and No. 1 for quality of life.
The Ohio State University ranks No. 6 among public colleges. Denison University ranks No. 10 among private colleges.
Columbus ranks No. 6. SmartAsset considered the availability of hotels, hotel room rates, the average cost of a restaurant meal and the proximity of each city to a major airport.
Kenyon College ranks No. 10.
Columbus rank No. 20.
Ohio ranks No. 3.
Columbus ranks No. 1. Columbus shares several qualities with the nation’s current top real-estate performer, Austin, Texas. “Both have a low cost of doing business and a low cost of living, and on top of that, they are both state capitals and have major universities,” Mitch Roschelle said.
Columbus ranks No. 1 in the Midwest. The first-of-its-kind study measures overall satisfaction among visitors to the top 50 U.S. travel destinations for business or leisure. Columbus performs particularly well in the infrastructure; food and beverage; and cost and fees factors.
Columbus ranks No. 14.
Columbus received a perfect score for a fourth year in a row. The MEI examines how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and services are of the LGBTQ people who live and work there.
Columbus ranks No. 1.
Ohio ranks No. 6.
Columbus ranks No. 2 based on quality of life and game day experience.
Columbus ranks No. 7 for community and social service occupations, No. 9 for computer and mathematics occupations, No. 8 for healthcare practitioners and technical occupations and No. 10 for arts, design, entertainment, sports and media occupations.
Columbus' Scioto Mile project makes the list, in no particular order.
Diamond Hill Investment Group ranks No. 47.
Ohio ranks No. 8.
Columbus ranks No. 9 among the 25 largest U.S. cities by population, with a cost of $143 to upgrade from a studio to a one-bedroom apartment. Columbus ranks as No. 2 least expensive market to upgrade from one-bedroom to two-bedroom apartment.