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Steelton Village Rebirth Attracts Small Businesses to The Fort

NAI Ohio Equities had a strong October with more than 26 closings last month. Our office sold or leased more than 255,000 square feet, and signed or renewed leases with 17 tenants. Our October closed transactions include the addition of several new tenants to The Fort, our featured property. The Fort, located on Columbus’ south end in Steelton Village, serves as a business incubator to roughly 30 tenants including a number of creative studios and business professionals. Set in a former 19th-century ladder and fire truck factory, The Fort is…

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Ohio Equities Finds Industrial Warehouse Space Fueling BARK Co. Expansion and Job Growth

The rapidly expanding Original BARK Company announced in a press release last week that it would be creating 500 full-time jobs in Columbus over the next four years, tripling its staff. Launched in 2012 with its monthly, themed subscription, BARK Box, BARK has now expanded to include BARK Super Chewer, BARK Bright and BARK Eats. The success of these expansions, and specifically the success of BARK Eats, drove co-founder Carly Strife to think about expanding its industrial space here in Columbus, Ohio, which accounts for some of the job creation…

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Looking for an Investment Property? Self-Storage May Offer a Unique Opportunity

September commercial real estate transactions remained steady and accounted for roughly 325,000 sq. ft. in sold or leased, office, investment, industrial, and retail properties in our office. One of our largest sales was 485 Lee Street in Belpre, Ohio. The self-storage facility featured nearly 78,000 sq. ft. of rentable space and an astounding 465 units. Self-storage continues to be a desired investment sector, and has gained significant interest recently for several reasons. To begin, explained Investment Team Broker, Tyler Watkins, self-storage properties tend to be easier to manage and have…

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August Transactions in Central Ohio

August did not slow down this year for commercial real estate transactions. Our office closed on a number of industrial, investment, land, retail and office properties. One of our largest sales was 105 Innovation Court in Delaware, Ohio. This 60,000 SF industrial investment property sold for $5,700,000 by Doug Shull. The Central Ohio Commercial Real Estate market continues to be a great market for both small businesses and larger corporations. Get in touch with us if you need an opinion of value on your commercial space!

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July Transactions – Another Hot Month for Central Ohio Real Estate

July was another busy month for NAI Ohio Equities. Our office closed on another record number of industrial, office and retail properties. One of our large office sales included the sale of the former Volunteers of America building located at 1776-1780 E. Broad Street. It was sold for $3,510,000. You can read more about the sale here. The Central Ohio Commercial Real Estate market continues to be a great market for both small businesses and larger corporations. Get in touch with us if you need an opinion of value on…

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Industrial CRE: the party isn’t over yet!

Real Capital Analytics (RCA) has released their latest US National All-Property Index data for industrial, apartment, retail, and office sectors, which shows index growth of 8.4% year-on-year to April 2021. The biggest gains were evident in Industrial (up by 9.4%), which we all know has been one of the few spaces for which Covid-19 proved to be a boon. But GlobeSt analysis of Crexi data and Moody’s Analytics suggests that a “market correction” may be on the cards In the monthly Crexi National Commercial Real Estate report, they write, ‘for…

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Green and lean: smart ways retail, and CRE, can clean up its act

Green and sustainable retail has been a talking point for at least two decades, but it has previously been characterized as “unachievable” and even “unaffordable” with some of the big brand retailers detailing how they experienced push back from consumers as greener principles led to increased prices, especially in the early 2000s. This is, however, a very different conversation today in 2021, with Gen Z and younger millennials sustainability-minded. There is a long-overdue green movement in retail, and adoption is often rewarded with customer loyalty. So how can you make…

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What’s Selling the Fastest in Central Ohio? One Word: Industrial

We kicked off 2021 with over 25 transactions sold or leased for the month. The sector that is doing the best? Hands down, it’s the Industrial market. It allocated over 75% of our sales and leases in January and the sector continues to be great throughout the first quarter of the year. Read, share and download our January Transactions ⬇

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3 Ways Brokers Can Protect Their Data

It’s 2021 and nothing is more valuable than data. In today’s world of business, data is gold. For commercial real estate, data has been playing an imperative role in shaping successful strategies. From small boutique brokerages to global firms, being data-driven is a must to keep pace with the industry’s contemporary movements. When it comes to data, the most important thing is knowing how to properly leverage the information. Having data is necessary, but the value of data depends on how it’s used. As businesses strive to better flex their…

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December 2020 Transaction Sheet

December was another busy month for NAI Ohio Equities. Our office closed on another record number of industrial buildings, both sales and leases. The largest sale was the former Dispatch Printing Facility, which sold for $11,500,000. You can read more about the sale here. The Central Ohio Commercial Real Estate market continues to be a great market for both small businesses and larger corporations. Get in touch with us if you need an opinion of value on your commercial space!

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