Category: Business Park Updates

City Plans Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

The City of New Albany plans to launch DORA Village Center, a designated outdoor refreshment area that will provide another way to support local businesses by offering more opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy an alcoholic beverage while shopping, strolling or socializing. Expected to open this Spring, the DORA …

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Chamber Hosts Annual Meeting & Delta Awards

New Albany Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Meeting & Delta Awards Presentation Luncheon from 11:30 am to 1 pm on December 8 at the New Albany Country Club. The highly anticipated event recognizes organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in our community. These awards symbolize the …

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A&F Offers Same-Day Delivery, Promotes Sustainability

Abercrombie & Fitch, Co., the New Albany-based global omnichannel retailer, has partnered with Uber, Shipt, Postmates, Roadie and software provider Delivery Solutions to improve fulfillment capabilities and delivery speed for its new same-day delivery service. Meanwhile, A&F CEO Fran Horowitz was recently featured in Forbes Magazine explaining how listening to …

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City Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The City of New Albany recently received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award reflects the commitment of the city council, city management and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. A Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation was presented to the individual primarily …

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VanTrust Expands Footprint, Earns NAIOP Recognition

After completing construction and leasing of its first two properties, Northeast 302 and Innovation I in New Albany International Business Park, VanTrust Real Estate, LLC, has announced the completion of Innovation II ahead of schedule. Now, the business community has taken note of its success. VanTrust was recently honored …

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Loans Help Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

The state has announced two new loan programs to help minority- and women-owned businesses grow and boost the Ohio economy. The new Women’s Business Enterprise Loan Program and Ohio Micro-Enterprise Loan Program were priority initiatives included in the 2022-2023 operating budget, which was passed in June by the Ohio General …

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COTA Launches New Digital Fare Payment System

On November 1, COTA launched a new digital fare payment system to ensure all customers have the same access to discounts, cash conversion, Smartcards and digital services. This new initiative was designed to correct digital inequity in transit prices, make fare purchasing easier, help customers get the best fare whether …

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Heit Programs, Events Offer Something for Everyone

From one-time cooking or hiking events to a series of classes, the Heit Center for Health New Albany’s ever-expanding programs and services offer something for everyone. Fitness programs are designed to increase strength and fitness. The Lunch and Learn series feature expert panelists discussing public health issues including substance abuse …

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Support Local during Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 27 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our communities. Please join the Small Business Administration and organizations across the country in supporting our local small businesses by shopping at a small business on Small Business Saturday …

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Holiday Tree Lighting Scheduled for November 21

Join the New Albany community as it kicks off the holiday season at the annual New Albany Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration from 2 to 5:30 pm on Sunday, November 21at Market Square. Free family fun includes pictures with Santa, horse and carriage rides, live entertainment, bounce houses, stilt-walker, juggler, face …

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Google Commits $1 Billion to New Albany Expansion

Google, one of the top three global leaders in the information technology industry, has announced plans to invest $1 billion to expand its New Albany data center operations. In 2019, Google broke ground on a $600 million data center complex, its first in the city, on 441 acres of land …

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Speculative Building Projects Underscore Park’s Appeal

New Albany International Business Park continues to attract new speculative building projects to meet growing market demand. Tenby Partners and Oakridge Development have formed a joint venture to invest $6.75 million to develop a 130,000-square-foot facility. Scannell Properties is also planning its first development here, a $30 million investment in …

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Wallick Communities Announces New Leadership

New-Albany-based Wallick Communities, a leading affordable and senior housing developer and owner, has promoted Amy Albery to the role of CEO. For the past year, Albery served as chief operating officer in preparation for her transition to the CEO post. She joined Wallick in 2011 and has held key …

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A&F Earns Great Place to Work Certification

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., the global omni-channel specialty apparel retailer, has received the prestigious Great Place to Work® Certification™ from the global authority on workplace culture. The certification is based entirely on current associates’ feedback about their experience working at A&F. This year, 93 percent of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. …

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Batter’s Up at Accessible Mirolo Dream Field

Mirolo Dream Field at ADS Stadium recently opened in Swickard Woods at Wexner Community Park, allowing children with special needs to experience the joys of America’s favorite sport firsthand with their families and friends. The Miracle League of New Albany, offers adaptive baseball at an accessible stadium for children …

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