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Business Park Companies Generate Attention

Two local businesses ranked among the Columbus Business First top Places to Work in central Ohio. Civil engineering consulting firm, EMH&T, among the first companies to move into the park, ranked second in central Ohio for companies with 250+ employees. Lower.com, an online mortgage and refinancing company, was ranked second …

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Pizza, Coffee, Financial Services Open for Business

Roosevelt Coffeehouse, a coffee shop and social enterprise that donates a percentage of proceeds to address unclean water, hunger and human trafficking, has opened its fourth central Ohio coffee house inside 31 Gifts’ new corporate headquarters, 8131 Smith’s Mill Road, where the public is welcome to caffeinate. Sbarro, which has …

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Tech Businesses Join Innovate New Albany

Two new startups co-founded by New Albany residents, DAtAnchor and Wright Stuff Aircraft Dispatcher School, now call Innovate New Albany their home office. DAtAnchor, founded by New Albany resident Emre Koksal, PhD, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at The Ohio State University, uses its novel crypto-technology to allow …

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Video Underscores Benefits of Personal Care Campus

New Albany’s Personal Care and Beauty Campus, a vertically integrated supply chain, has drawn 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 brought $358 million in investment to the park since 2012. …

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SmartRide New Albany Goes Greener with Electric Shuttle

SmartRide New Albany, the city’s express bus service between downtown and the business park, is getting greener thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation that will allow the city to replace one of its current 15-passenger shuttles with an electric bus. The Low- or No-Emission Grant funds …

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What’s New in New Albany? Ask Alexa

Stay up to date on New Albany news with the New Albany Minute, an audio news briefing compatible with all Echo devices. Subscribers receive a 60-second update each Tuesday and Friday. Subscribing is easy! Just tell your Amazon device, “Alexa, open the New Albany, Ohio skill” and follow the provided …

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New Albany Businesses’ Achievements Recognized

Feazel Roofing, which is currently building its headquarters in New Albany, made the Business First list of Fastest Growing Private Companies. The company credits its focus on customer service for its 43.7% growth in annual sales. Brad Griffith, president of Buckeye Interactive, a digital marketing firm, was named to the …

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Party, Donate, Volunteer at A&F Challenge

The 18th annual A&F Challenge takes place September 6 at the Abercrombie and Fitch corporate office in New Albany. The one-of-a-kind, family-friendly event features concerts by up and coming bands, Camp Fitch’s zip line, archery and rock climbing and fresh eats from local food vendors. The party benefits SeriousFun …

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Innovate New Albany Supports Tech Success

Since the city’s technology incubator launched in 2011, it has attracted and nurtured the growth of a variety of tech companies in a space conducive to collaboration and entrepreneurship. Myonexus Therapeutics, a gene therapy startup that grew out of Nationwide Children’s Hospital research, was sold to Sarepta for $165 million. …

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Walking Classic, A&F Challenge Attract Thousands to New Albany

The 15th annual New Albany Walking Classic, the largest walking-only race in the country, will wend its way through the 10K USA Track & Field certified course in the master-planned community’s neighborhoods, leisure trails and parkland on September 15. With a start and finish at Market Square, the event attracts …

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Jefferson Series Promotes Life-Long Learning

The seventh season of the New Albany Foundation’s Jefferson Series 2019-2020 will feature a debate between Newt Gingrich and Valerie Jarrett, a program with Michael Phelps, plus a panel discussion, moderated by Fareed Zakaria, featuring former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell. Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s appreciation for …

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Business Park Companies Get Local and National Recognition

Among New Albany’s strengths is the number of companies and business leaders that receive local and national recognition for their work. Recently, Dan Snyder, founder and CEO of Homeside Financial, a fintech lending startup, received the national Glassdoor Top CEO Award. Glassdoor is one of the world’s largest job and …

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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 …

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New Albany Seeks Community Input on Latest Strategic Plan

New Albany recently kicked off Engage New Albany, our latest strategic plan update. Since the first master plan was adopted in 1998, it has been updated every five years based upon broad community input and sound planning principles to effectively managed growth. We invite all business owners and employees to …

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Development Magazine Focuses on Value of NA Master Plan

As a master-planned community, New Albany collaborates with residents and businesses through our strategic planning process to achieve an outstanding community of choice. Now, in a recent article in Development Magazine entitled “An Ohio Suburb’s Strategy to Win Business Investment,” the city describes how the success of the 4,200-acre New …

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Auto Detailer Celebrates Five Years in New Albany

Esoteric – Fine Auto Finishing of New Albany, a professional auto detailing service that elevates restoration and customization to an art form, has operated in New Albany for the last five years at 9801 Karmar Court. It recently celebrated with an open house where it unveiled a rare Pagani Huayra. …

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