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YMCA partners with Whitehall for New Facility

An old activity building at Whitehall Community Park is in for a major overhaul that will turn it into a community gathering place with craft space, a kitchen and an “airnasium.” The city announced a partnership with the YMCA of Central Ohio Tuesday to renovate and expand the building and make it a hub for […]

‘Microhospital’ Proposed for Whitehall

A second microhospital is proposed for Franklin County, a 15-bed facility in Whitehall on the site of a closed Applebee’s, according to an item to be introduced Tuesday at City Council. The location, 4600 E. Broad St., compounds the mystery of what health system would operate the 18,600-square-foot facility. Developer Embree Asset Group Inc. typically works with […]

Whitehall Golf Dome Sold to Make Room for New Development

The city of Whitehall received less than a windfall in ridding itself of a massive inflatable dome last week, but it gained something it considers more valuable than money: marketable real estate in a prime location. Although an online auction to sell the former Four Seasons Golf Center’s 86,000-square-foot, 85-foot-tall inflatable dome on East Broad […]

Nonprofit: Older folks make good workers

Anyone could use a little assistance when looking for work, but older job-seekers might find particular challenges in their search. That’s why a new Whitehall-based nonprofit organization provides help for those 50 years and older who are searching for a new career. Employment for Seniors Inc. opened in late April at its new location in […]

Expansive makeover plan for Broad and Hamilton grows

Expansive makeover plan for Broad and Hamilton grows Whitehall and Continental Real Estate Cos. are fleshing out details of a transformation planned at the site of a crime-ridden apartment complex on East Broad Street and growing the scope of the $50 million project even before work begins. Four months after the city said it would […]

New building soon to rise near airport

Whitehall leaders expect a new 260,000-square-foot industrial building to be completed by the end of the year at the Airport South Commerce & Tech Park, north of East Broad Street between North Yearling and Poth roads. The new industrial building is a second phase of collaboration with developers Mark F. Taggart and Fed One Dublin, […]

City of Whitehall selects Continental Real Estate Companies to develop key site

Whitehall, Ohio] November 29, 2016 – The City of Whitehall has named Columbus-based Continental Real Estate Companies to lead redevelopment efforts of a critical City entry point at the intersection of East Broad Street and Hamilton Road.  Planning for the mixed-use development is underway and will continue into the first quarter of 2017 with construction […]

Columbus CEO: Commercial Real Estate Spotlight – Whitehall

From Columbus CEO’s November 2016 edition: Columbus banker Scott McComb did not lack options when he decided in late 2015 that his Heartland Bank could not successfully renovate the original, historic passenger terminal at Port Columbus International Airport—now John Glenn Columbus International Airport—into offices for its new headquarters. “When (the airport site) didn’t work, all […]

Whitehall welcomes fast-growing international hydration solutions manufacturer Takeya USA

Takeya USA, a lifestyle products company that designs innovative and sustainable beverage and food storage products, has announced its move to Whitehall’s Airport South Commerce & Tech Park. The company, which will operate in a newly-built multi-tenant industrial space at the corner of Poth and North Hamilton roads, was established in 2008 in Huntington Beach, […]

Heartland Bank debuts renderings for new Whitehall corporate headquarters

Heartland Bank is fleshing out details of its new headquarters campus in Whitehall. The 13-branch community bank has named Ruscilli Construction Co. Inc. as general contractor for the roughly $10 million project (including furniture and equipment), a planned move from its longtime headquarters in Gahanna that was first made public in March. Read more here […]