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Selecting the Best Office Location for Your Business

A lot of our clients wonder what the most important items are in terms of searching for office space; is it location, price, workers needs or a combination of all three? We asked our Office Brokerage Group to give us some tips! No matter what city you are in, the location of your company is vital to your business from a variety of standpoints.  For starters, it’s the first impression you can give off without anyone knowing what you actually do.  More than ever, location greatly influences the ability for…

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NNN, Gross, Full Service – What Does it All Mean??

Not sure of the difference between all the lease types out there? To answer some questions, we taped into a 29-year veteran of leasing industrial properties, Curt Berlin, SIOR to help sort out the confusion! “I have been leasing industrial buildings for almost 29 years, and some things never go away. The confusion of who is responsible for paying operating expenses in leased space is one of these ‘things.’ This issue is addressed in the lease which sets forth the tenant/landlord responsibilities. The number and types of leases out there almost…

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Jim Merkle Receives Max Holzer Lifetime Achievement Award from CCIIR

COLUMBUS, OH – 2/9/2017 – Jim Merkle received the Max Holzer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors (CCIIR) group during their February meeting. This is the fifth time the award has been handed out since its inception in 1974. The organization was formed to help distinguish commercial agents from residential agents. The award is given out to honor distinguished members of the industry. “There is no one who has been more vital to the commercial real estate industry than Jim Merkle,” current CCIIR President Matt Osowski,…

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Columbus Realtors Commits $300,000 to South Side

The Columbus Realtors Foundation recently announced a $300,000 gift to fund the South Side Renaissance, a South Side housing development owned by Community Development for all People. With this donation, the area will expand the affordable housing developments over the next three years through acquisition and renovation of 45 vacant and blighted homes. Doing so will create a model and base for long-term homeownership and lift up the area as a whole. Additionally, a number of the homes included will be used to house expectant mothers and families with infants…

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NAI Ohio Equities Lists Redevelopment Opportunity in Dublin

COLUMBUS, OH – 1/9/2017 – NAI Ohio Equities has been hired to sell the former BMW dealership located at 5002-5016 Post Road in Dublin, OH. The site, located within the highly touted Bridge Street District offers 5.7 acres for future mixed-use development. Andy Dutcher, Matt Gregory and Philip Bird, with NAI Ohio Equities Office Brokerage Group are the sales agents on the property. The property is currently sub-leased to Toy Barn Cars with a master lease in place through January 31, 2019, giving a potential developer an income stream while…

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Klean-A-Kar Relocating to 3383 South High Street

COLUMBUS, OH – 12/27/16 – After its 53-year history on Main Street in Downtown Columbus, Klean-A-Kar is making a move to 3383 South High Street to make way for the new Home2Suites by Hilton, which is scheduled to be completed in March of 2018. Dan Ramsey, the owner of Klean-A-Kar cited the new building had everything he was looking for in a facility, including a self-service car wash and a spot for detailing, allowing him to hire six people. “The extra space with the ability to keep cars we need…

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NAI Ohio Equities Works with Epicenter to Find The Perfect Space

Columbus now has a new option for event and conference space. After a year of evaluating commercial real estate options, the team behind Epicenter Event Space is ready to open its doors to interested groups to visit the space on December 13th from 4-7pm. When they could not find event space they needed, they turned a problem into an idea. Chris Hawker, Sommer Renaldo, and Abraham Alexander made a commitment to opening a large gathering space that could accommodate a mix of uses and superb functionality to the many businesses…

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NAI Ohio Equities Represents both Parties on the New Wasserstrom Headquarters Deal

COLUMBUS, OH – 12/5/16 – NAI Ohio Equities assisted the restaurant-products supply company, Wasserstrom on finding a new headquarters for their 225 employees. The 114-year old company is moving from its headquarters in the Brewery District of 50 years to a 50,572-square foot building in Whitehall, Ohio. The building was sold to Wasserstrom from Apprisen Financial Services. The move will allow the company to spread out and create a more open, modern, collaborative workspace for its employees. “We were happy to help Wasserstrom find a new space, especially after being…

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NAI Ohio Equities agent Matt Osowski earns SIOR designation

NAI Ohio Equities is Please to Announce the Newest SIOR in our Office, Matthew Osowski NAI Ohio Equities, a member of the world’s premier managed network of commercial real estate firms, is proud to announce that Matthew Osowski received his SIOR designation. The SOIR designation is a professional achievement for highly qualified commercial real estate practitioners with a strong transactional history in brokerage, fee-based services, or executive management. SOIR Designees are specialists in industrial and office markets, transactional closers, top producing professionals and the best of the best. “We are…

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Northwoods II office building changes ownership; NAI Ohio Equities retains leasing

Ownership at the Northwoods II Office, located at 8101 North High Street has changed to the PNL Companies. PNL focuses on identifying and maximizing value in commercial real estate throughout the United States and was attracted to Northwoods II due to its timeless architecture and the resurgent Worthington office submarket. The company closed on the acquisition on August 3, 2016. PNL is planning an immediate investment of over $1 million in building upgrades and renovations, including roof, HVAC, LED lighting, parking lot and modernization of the restrooms and main lobby…

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