Columbus, OH Commercial Real Estate Market Overview
Columbus, Ohio, offers many advantages to the business community, as well as top talent in search of employment opportunities. The city is home to Battelle Memorial Institute — the world’s largest private research and development foundation — in addition to Chemical Abstracts Service (the world’s largest source of chemical information), and one of the largest universities in the United States.
Companies such as Wendy’s, Big Lots, White Castle and Siemens drive the demand for commercial real estate properties here.
Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) handles public transportation within the city though its extensive fleet of buses. Inter-city bus service is provided by Greyhound, Miller Transportation, GoBus and Barons Bus Lines. The city is also serviced by John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Ohio State University Don Scott Airport and Bolton Field, as well as the Rickenbacker International Airport — a major cargo facility in Franklin County.