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.
Columbus 2020 team member Justin Bickle named a top 50 economic developer.
Ohio State University’s engineering school finished in a tie for 27th in a ranking of best engineering program by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.
National Veterans Memorial and Museum named state’s best-designed building by Architectural Digest
Realtor.com lists the top 10 cities for graduates, and Columbus comes in at No. 3.
A local restaurant chain, a children’s garden and an effort to save a sports franchise are among the winners of this year’s Expy Awards
Ohio is ranked a top 10 state for business in 2019.
Columbus continues to be one of the best cities in the country for new college graduates, although its reign atop the list was short-lived. According to a new ranking compiled by SmartAsset, Columbus is the third-best city in the U.S. for new college graduates, behind Nashville (No. 2) and Cincinnati (No. 1).
According to a new report from Realtor.com, Columbus has claimed the number one spot on their list of “hottest real estate markets” in the United States. The Columbus Metro Area ranked 9th place in February’s report, jumping eight spots in March, displacing larger and more expensive metros like Boston and San Francisco.
Ohiohealth is ranked one of the top places to work in healthcare this year. Take a look at the other companies that made the list.
The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual list of companies with pro-LGBTQ policies, and this year six from the Columbus region got perfect scores in the annual Corporate Equality Index. There were 572 businesses nationwide that got 100 percent on the index.
While some may dismiss Ohio as fly-over country and others may think Columbus is just an overgrown sports-obsessed college town, the capital city boasts one of the most vibrant arts communities in the region.
L Brands is the company behind America’s most well-known underwear brand, Victoria’s Secret. L Brands was established by its current CEO, Les Wexner, in 1963 at Columbus, Ohio. It was named one of the top fashion brands in the USA.
While venture dollars have traditionally been concentrated on the coasts, Columbus, and the Midwest as a whole, are seeing an influx of capital.
Ohio now ranks as the No. 10 state in the U.S. for total tech jobs and No. 10 for most jobs added in the past year.
A New York Times Travel columnist details his trip to Columbus and why he included it in his list of 52 Places to Go This Year.
Columbus-based chain Bibibop offers fast-casual Korean inspired food and is one of the top restaurants to watch in 2019.
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program — a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute — released its 2019 rankings on Tuesday, and the rankings showed more of the same for Delaware County. For the fifth year in a row, Delaware County was named the healthiest... View Article
According to the U.S. News & World Report 2020 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, The Ohio State University offers a vast array of top graduate and professional programs, with 15 ranked in the top 10 and three ranked best in the nation.
Ohio was one of the top states for corporate expansions last year, with several cities landing multiple projects, according to Site Selection magazine’s widely watched annual rankings.
In today’s highly connected society, consumers in metropolitan markets across the US are becoming even more dependent on their smartphones. Mobile users expect an always-on experience and demand that mobile carriers provide a fast and reliable experience everywhere they go. While network performance is generally strong in major markets across the country, our data shows... View Article
From a daredevil nurse who saves lives at 2,000 feet to an innovative market that provides food pantry clients with fresh produce, this year’s honorees remind us how fortunate we are when it comes to healthcare in central Ohio. When it comes to healthcare, central Ohio is rich. We’ve got four highly regarded health systems... View Article
Several major Central Ohio employers have been named to a nationwide list of the best places to work.
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AAA on Thursday announced its annual Diamond awards and, for the 24th straight year, The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro earned its Four Diamond designation as did M at Miranova, which was honored for the 13th straight year.
The number one Columbus attraction on TripAdvisor isn’t on the Experience Columbus website. In fact, until a recent phone call, reps from the city’s tourism bureau didn’t know the place existed.
Columbus distillery Middle West Spirits received the Innovation Award for Whiskey from the American Craft Spirits Association.
WalletHub compared all 50 across 54 key indicators of affordability, economic well-being, quality of education and health, and quality of life.
The Japanese automaker employs nearly 7,000 workers in Union County and nearly 4,000 in neighboring Logan County. Both counties also are home to other foreign companies that provide parts and supplies to Honda.
Speedwell & Yarrow is one of just 10 companies in the United States, and the only one in Ohio, to participate in the accelerator that kicks off this week.
Columbus’ thriving workforce and diversified economy is competitive with metros of much larger sizes – assuring present success and signaling future gains.
Root Insurance is added to the list for its dedication to helping the under-served save more.
Columbus earned a spot on the list of the best places to travel in 2019 for its vibrant downtown, lush gardens, and beautiful parks.
Leaders of Columbus restaurant companies Wendy’s and White Castle are recognized nationally for their significant achievements.
The Business Journals’ Influencers series spotlights 100 executives who stand to be in the headlines throughout 2019 in cities across the country.
Short North Stage won eight Roundtable awards for four 2018 shows, including Outstanding Professional Musical Production for “La Cage aux Folles,” Outstanding Professional Play Production for “The Mountaintop” and best professional ensemble cast for “Hair.”
Nina West, portrayed by Andrew Levitt (a Columbus Business First 40 under 40 honoree in 2018), has been named one of 14 contestants on the upcoming season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
In 2018, three of the city’s startups — Root Insurance, Beam Dental, and Olive, raised the three largest VC rounds of any Ohio tech startup, excluding the state’s health care startups.This followed the 2017 acquisition of Columbus’ CoverMyMeds by San Francisco’s McKesson for $1.1 billion.
Columbus is home to one of the 10 Best Bourbons Beyond Kentucky, according to Forbes. Watershed Bourbon was placed on that list by writer George Koutsakis for its “unique four-grain mash bill.”
Jobs like nurses, physician aides, information security analysts and research analysts will grow by 78,007 positions from 2018 to 2023, according to the report, which ranks jobs in three wage tiers — high, middle and low.