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Beau Schoener Memorial Golf Outing

The Plain Township New Albany Firefighters Foundation will tee off for its annual Beau Schoener Memorial Golf Outing with a 9 am shotgun start on July 31 at New Albany Golf Links. The $121 cost per player includes golf, snacks, lunch, dinner, beer, adult drinks, silent auction and cash prizes. …

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Lower, EMH&T, Discover Named Best Work Places

Columbus CEO magazine’s annual Top Workplaces included several New Albany International Business Park businesses in its 2020 list. Lower.com, which has grown to nearly 200 employees since it launched its financial technology firm focused on digital banking, ranked first for mid-sized organizations with 125 to 349 employees. Two of …

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Bob Evans Farms Supports Veterans

New Albany-based Bob Evans Farms held its fourth annual Heroes to CEOs event virtually this year. Bob Evans awarded grants to three veteran-owned businesses. Bronze Star Homes and Baby So Right, based in North Carolina, each received $10,000. New York-based Milk Money Kitchens received $30,000, The program has given $260,000 …

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Loyal Customers Support Red Twig and First Responders

Despite having to cancel its 2020 Peony Festival which attracts 7,000 people annually, Red Twig Farms’ loyal customer base has helped keep the company on track despite having to close its farm store due to COVID-19. With 15,000 tulips ready to be harvested and sold in March, owners Lindsey and …

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CBF Power One Includes New Albany Leaders

The Columbus Business First Power 100, a compilation of central Ohio’s most influential leaders, spotlights Jennifer Chrysler, New Albany community development director, and Bill Ebbing, president of the New Albany Company, among the many notable C-suite business leaders, heads of nonprofits, elected government officials and other top decision-makers in …

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New Albany Ranks 25th in USA Today’s Best Cities

Stating that New Albany is one of the fastest growing cities in Ohio, USA Today recently ranked the city 25th among “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” The national publication also notes that the city is “less than 20 minutes from downtown Columbus and in easy commuting distance to …

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Facebook Opens First Data Center, Announces More

New Albany’s growing reputation as an ideal location for multinational data center operations just got another boost when Facebook recently announced plans to build its fourth and fifth data centers in the city, bringing its total investment to $1 billion. One of the world’s leading enterprise data operations, Facebook touted …

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Digital Health Company, Hims & Hers, to Locate Here

Citing its ideal location and strong talent pool, Hims & Hers, a direct-to-consumer digital health and wellness company, recently announced that it has chosen a 302,880 square-foot facility in New Albany for its new mail-order pharmacy and fulfillment center. The fast-growing digital enterprise leased an entire building at 9750 …

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Anomatic Plans to Invest $68 Million in New Albany

Anomatic Corp., one of the first companies to locate in New Albany’s Personal Care and Beauty Campus, has announced plans to build a 250,000-square-foot facility on a 23-acre site at the northeast corner of Innovation Campus Way and Harrison Road. The $68 million expansion project will add at least …

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American Regent Expands Workforce in Business Park

American Regent, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and supplier of sterile branded and generic injectable drugs, plans to hire 55 additional workers for its New Albany facility. Jobs range from entry level to advanced roles in production and packaging, laboratory quality control, and research and development. The Daiichi Sankyo Group …

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New Albany’s Expansion Featured in Columbus CEO

A recent feature in the June edition of Columbus CEO spotlights the wave of expansions at the 5,000-acre New Albany International Business Park. Shovel-ready, technology-ready sites, a robust fiber optic network, triple-feed electric capabilities and fast track permitting have been key to the city’s commercial growth. Expansions alone account for …

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COTA Launches COTA Plus Micro-Transit Service

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has launched a micro-transit service to complement existing transit options during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COTA Plus option is an on-demand pilot project designed to better serve northeast Franklin County customers impacted by COVID-19 service changes. The service is available from 7 am to …

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SBA Offers Disaster Loans for Storm Damage

Homeowners, businesses and nonprofit organizations are eligible for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration for physical property damage or economic injury as a result of severe storms and flooding on March 21 to 22 throughout central Ohio. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the SBA has opened …

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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 …

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City, Regional COVID-19 Resources Help Businesses

As the state gradually begins the Responsible Restart Ohio effort and more businesses begin to reopen with coronavirus prevention measures, a variety of resources are available to help area businesses facing unprecedented challenges as a result of COVID-19. One Columbus has assembled a list of federal, state and local programs …

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City Helps Construction Projects Stay on Schedule

The Community Development Department has modified certain procedures to enable active residential and commercial construction projects to continue despite the closing of city offices. Meetings are being held via video conferencing unless in-person meetings are deemed necessary. Permits and applications can be dropped off and picked up from 8 am …

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Incubator, Chamber, City Go Viral with Programs

There are no shortage of opportunities to participate in a TIGER workshop, chamber program or city council meeting during the COVID-19 outbreak. Innovate New Albany, the city’s incubator for technology and small businesses, is live-streaming its popular TIGER Talks, Tales and Workshops as well as its Expert Office Hours. …

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Support Your Local Businesses during Pandemic

New Albany’s growing roster of restaurants, auto services, builders and health care services are finding ways to safely serve customers. Need a good reason to get out of the kitchen? Area restaurants, ranging from Freshii and Mellow Mushroom to Blue Agave and Rusty Bucket, are open for takeout, curbside pick-up …

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