Category: Development News

Year in Review Highlights City’s Accomplishments

In a year like no other, New Albany continued to attract new business, helped existing businesses expand, opened Rose Run Park, added leisure trails and refined its path to progress through strategic planning. Facebook began serving traffic at two of five planned data centers prompting a national site selector to …


New Albany Expands Economic Development Team

The city of New Albany recently expanded its economic development team with the appointment of Michael Loges as economic development manager. Loges brings more than 12 years of development experience, including work for the Ohio Development Services Agency, city of Columbus and the Central Ohio Transit Authority. He offers expertise …


Business-Centric City Services, Talent, Location Drive Steady Growth

In a year like no other, the New Albany International Business Park continues to experience steady growth and expansion that several businesses attribute to the city’s “business centric”  approach to economic development, ideal location and strong talent pool. 

Alene Candles, a leading private label candle and diffuser manufacturers, recently …


Industry Leaders Applaud Beauty Campus Benefits

Featuring a highly accessible location, adapted vehicular circulation patterns and LEED-certified building standards, the New Albany Personal Care and Beauty Campus’s highly integrated hub has attracted national attention as well as hundreds of millions in private investment from some of the industry’s leading solutions providers. Coined the “Silicon Valley of …


Tech Giants Praise New Albany’ Fast, Efficient, Collaborative Approach

When it comes to landing major IT players, New Albany is much more than a triple threat. Its robust, high-speed fiber optics, triple feed electric capabilities in excess of 500 MW capacity and strong talent pipeline are coveted assets for data centers. Yet, what really sets the city apart is …


Companies Praise Beauty Campus’ Speed, Agility and Innovation

New Albany’s Personal Care and Beauty Campus, one of the City’s fastest growing sectors, offers a unique, vertically integrated supply chain that has attracted the country’s leading solutions providers in product development, design, manufacturing, packaging and distribution. Coined the “Silicon Valley of health and beauty manufacturing,” the one-of-a-kind hub has …


Why the Beauty Campus Attracts and Grows Business

The Personal Care and Beauty Campus has attracted 12 industry-leading companies seeking to benefit from common supply chain demands, workforce needs, energy capabilities and logistical considerations. Close proximity to other suppliers drives collaboration and fuels innovation. The campus is a model of agile manufacturing – products travel only 1.9 miles …


City’s Support Is Part of Campus’ Formula for Success

New Albany receives high marks from Personal Care and Beauty Campus executives and site selection consultants for its responsive, collaborative, pro-business approach and commitment to seeing businesses and employees thrive. Close working relationships between the development staff, planning commission, council, businesses and developers provide a predictable, cohesive path to development. …



Corporate expansion demonstrates how New Albany anticipates what businesses need to succeed and delivers.

  • Hands-On Approach 

When it comes to economic development, a commitment to ongoing relationships with businesses long after the deals close has resulted in strong retention and robust expansion across the New Albany International Business Park. While …


Corporate Cluster Attracts Global Players, Game Changers and Innovators

From its pedestrian-friendly Market Square with restaurants, cafes and shops to its large expanses of technology-ready, shovel-ready sites and 50+ miles of leisure trails, it’s easy to see why New Albany is a popular choice for corporate headquarters. Now, a new video about the New Albany International Business Park’s Corporate …


Google Plans $600 Million Data Center in New Albany

New Albany is gearing up to welcome another multinational technology company to its fast-growing Information Technology cluster. Google, one of the industry’s leading innovators, has acquired a 447-acre site in the New Albany International Business Park where it plans to invest $600 million to build a state-of-the-art data center. The …


How New Albany “Gets” Business

Among the many attributes that set New Albany apart in its business attraction efforts is a commitment to collaboration and public/private partnerships that fuels continuous improvement in its service delivery.

The city offers efficient customer service, 25% faster permitting than competing communities, technology- and shovel-ready sites pre-zoned for business and …


Park’s IT Cluster Among City’s Fastest Growing

With data centers and mission-critical facilities, ranging from Facebook, Nationwide, Motorists Insurance and Discover Financial to TJX, AEP and, soon, Google, the Information and Technology cluster accounts for $2.8 billion in private investment in the New Albany International Business Park. As data centers continue to play a central role as …


20th Anniversary Video Captures Park’s Momentum

A recent commemorative video of The New Albany International Business Park provides a historical chronology of the park’s progress from its initial days as a cornfield to its meteoric success as one of the region’s fastest growing and largest master-planned business parks. Learn why the park is “uniquely positioned among


Park Offers New Amenity In the Heart of New Albany

New Albany recently broke ground at Rose Run Park, a new civic amenity in the heart of the community, designed to foster connections among people and with the environment.

When completed in late 2019, the new “central park” will link Market Square, the Heit Center for Healthy New Albany and


New Albany Ranks Among Ohio’s Best Hometowns

In its annual Best Hometown’s issue, Ohio Magazine recently recognized New Albany as one of the five best hometowns in  the state. Among the reasons cited in New Albany’s selection was the community’s commitment to “lifelong learning and healthy living, as well as its thriving sense of arts and culture.”


Celebrating 20 years of Collaboration, Innovation and Commerce

Now in its 20th year, the New Albany International Business Park is realizing the return on investment in a proactive master plan that taps the city’s entrepreneurial DNA, public private partnerships that inspire innovation and an expedited planning process that accommodates businesses’ need for speed.

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