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  1. ColDayMan

    Columbus: Restaurant News & Info

    Brassica Announces January Grand Opening for Upper Arlington Location The new year will bring many restaurant openings, but one of the earliest will be Brassica in Upper Arlington. The Short North-born restaurant will open its third location at 1442 W. Lane Ave. on Friday, Jan. 18. Brassica originally opened in 2015, and doubled its locations last summer with a spot in Bexley. Named for a family of vegetables, the restaurant puts a Mediterranean twist on salads and sandwiches and serves them up in a fast casual format. More below: https://www.columbusunderground.com/brassica-announces-january-grand-opening-for-upper-arlington-location-ls1
  2. Developer to restore 2 historical OTR buildings A Cincinnati real estate developer plans to restore two historical buildings in Over-the-Rhine. The building at 226 Mohawk St. will become two apartments. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/14/developer-to-restore-2-historical-otr-buildings.html
  3. ColDayMan

    Ohio: Marijuana Industry

    First medical marijuana dispensary OK'd to open in Ohio Ohio's first medical marijuana dispensary has the OK to open at the eastern edge of the state – and it could do so and make its first sale before the end of the year. CY+, located in Wintersville in Jefferson County, will be operated by Chicago-based Cresco Labs, a seed-to-sale cannabis company licensed in six states. "We look forward to servicing the patients of Ohio, but won’t officially open until product is available in the market," spokesman Jason Erkes said via email. "Once the grower's product is tested, we expect to receive the first product in the market and conduct the first sale in the state." More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/14/first-medical-marijuana-dispensary-okd-to-open-in.html
  4. Deep-dish pizza chain moves forward with first Dayton-area location A Chicago pizzeria chain famous for stuffed deep-dish pizza is moving ahead with its plans to open its first Dayton location in 2019. Giordano's recently applied for a liquor license for its future store at 2819 Centre Drive in Beavercreek, according to records from the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. The address is the site of the former Logan's Roadhouse, which closed permanently in 2016. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/14/deep-dish-pizza-chain-moves-forward-with-first.html
  5. ColDayMan

    Dayton: Downtown: Development and News

    Downtown Dayton building awarded $4M in historic tax credits A long-vacant building in downtown Dayton has been awarded $4.4 million in state historic tax credits. The Fidelity Medical Building at 211 S. Main St. was the only project in the Dayton region chosen in the latest round of recipients in the Ohio Historic Tax Credit program. The owners of the building, Fidelity Development Group LLC, plan to transform the nearly 126,000-square-foot building into 94 market-rate residential units, with retail space on the first floor. The estimated cost of the project is around $22 million. The project has also raised over $12 million in private financing and has been awarded $3.3 million in federal historic preservation tax credits, according to the state historic tax credit program application. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/12/downtown-dayton-building-awarded-4m-in-historic.html
  6. ColDayMan

    Cincinnati: Restaurant News & Info

    Fast-casual chicken salad chain to open in Greater Cincinnati An Alabama-based restaurant chain will soon open a location in Greater Cincinnati. Chicken Salad Chick, which specializes in homemade Southern-style chicken salad, will expand its presence beyond the Southeastern United States into the Midwest and the South Central regions. Chicken Salad Chick's first Ohio stores, both the result of new franchise agreements, are planned for Mason and Columbus, according to a news release. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/13/fast-casual-chicken-salad-chain-to-open-in-greater.html
  7. ColDayMan

    Columbus: Housing Market / Affordable Housing

    Columbus 'not even coming close' to meeting housing needs, report finds, hurting our competitiveness Columbus needs to build nearly half a million new housing units by 2050 if it wants to keep up with projected population growth.“I love this city and I’ll never move, but the limitations on density that builders are encumbered with here are making it impossible for housing developers to meet the level of demand.” More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2018/12/13/columbus-not-even-coming-close-to-meeting-housing.html
  8. Ohio brewery to open in former church in downtown Troy A western-Ohio brewery will be expanding its craft beer footprint to Troy. In the last week of November, Moeller Brew Barn began construction on its second location in downtown Troy. The new location, housed in a former church, is expected to open in April or May of next year. The estimated $2 million project includes a complete revamp of the church, said city of Troy’s Assistant Development Director Tim Davis, who has helped lead this initiative. The church was built in 1912 and is one of Troy’s historical landmarks. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2018/12/10/ohio-brewery-to-open-in-former-church-in-downtown.html
  9. 50 apartments may occupy former Greater Cincinnati municipal building The Blue Ash developer who built a complex of high-end apartments, restaurants and shops in Hamilton plans to build 50 market-rate apartments in the city's former municipal building on High Street, the Journal-News reports. Municipal Brew Works, which occupies the back of the building at 20 High St. on the street level in a space that used to be a fire station, will continue as a tenant, but the city’s Hamilton Mill business accelerator and the museum that now occupy the building would have to move, said Jody Gunderson, Hamilton’s economic development director. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/10/50-apartments-may-occupy-former-greater-cincinnati.html
  10. ColDayMan

    Cincinnati: Restaurant News & Info

    Terry’s Turf Club to close Terry’s Turf Club, a popular Greater Cincinnati burger restaurant, is closing its doors. The restaurant posted on its Facebook page on Sunday night that it will be closing “in about 2 weeks.” According to the post, the Linwood eatery’s owner, Terry Carter, is retiring. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/09/terry-s-turf-club-to-close.html
  11. Former Ohio Casualty complex may become hotel The former Ohio Casualty complex of buildings in Hamilton may become a hotel – a commodity that will be needed to serve the planned nearby Spooky Nook sports complex – the Journal-News reports. Or it may become offices, residences and a hotel, the building’s ownership group said. “We think there’s a lot of opportunities, so we’re looking at whatever would best suit the city, and what the market may demand,” Justin Lichter, vice president of Los Angeles-based Industrial Realty Group LLC, said. “We feel like offices would be a natural fit, because that’s what it is now, but there’s a lot of office space in the market, so we can keep some office, and maybe some residential, and maybe some hotel.” More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/12/06/former-ohio-casualty-complex-may-become-hotel.html
  12. $70M Brewery District project hopes to change the neighborhood Developer Dwight McCabe has spent a year lining up plans for the former Hoster Brewing Co. properties at 477 S. Front St. that would turn a complex of brick buildings into a 245,000-square-foot mixed-use project with restaurants, retail, offices and a new hotel in the Brewery District. A $70 million plan would bring a new mixed-use development to the former brewery complex at 477 S. Front St. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2018/12/06/70m-brewery-district-project-hopes-to-change-the.html
  13. Columbus Crew's proposed buyers pledging $645M total investment The ownership group planning to buy Columbus Crew SC is committing to make major investments in the team and the city. A big part of that commitment was unveiled Thursday with plans for a new $230 million stadium in the Arena District, anchoring a larger mixed-use development in the far west part of the neighborhood. A plan for a new stadium was a condition to finalizing a deal for Major League Soccer and Crew SC operator/owner Precourt Sports Ventures to sell the team to Cleveland Browns owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam and the Edwards family of Columbus, including orthopedic surgeon and Crew team physician Dr. Pete Edwards Jr. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2018/12/06/columbus-crews-proposed-buyers-pledging-645m-total.html
  14. Plan calls for $230M Columbus Crew stadium in the Arena District, anchoring new mixed-use development The investor group in line to buy Columbus Crew SC is committing $230 million to build a new stadium in the Arena District, moving them closer to finalizing a deal with Major League Soccer to keep the team in Columbus. The new 430,000-square-foot stadium, initially dubbed Columbus Crew Arena, would go on land now owned by Nationwide Realty Investors Ltd. at the far west end of the Arena District, bordering the Olentangy River. More below: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/news/2018/12/06/plan-calls-for-230m-columbus-crew-stadium-in-the.html