Columbus, located in the center of Ohio, is the state’s largest and fastest growing city, as well as its capital. The city’s recent growth has been spurred by a welcoming blend of friendly neighborhoods, trendy restaurants and retail, burgeoning entertainment options, and business-friendly environment. Prestigious companies call Columbus home—among them, Nationwide Insurance, Battelle Memorial Institute and Hexion—and the region has always been an entrepreneurial hothouse. As a result, growth has been above national averages. Educational opportunities abound—Columbus is home to The Ohio State University, a diverse range of smaller colleges and universities, and nationally-recognized preparatory and public schools. Columbus consistently ranks high in surveys on a variety of livability issues—the city’s mix of urban living neighborhoods and pleasant suburbs give residents a large number of attractive lifestyle choices. There’s a rich, vibrant arts and cultural community as well, with world-class symphony, ballet and opera, the Museum of Art, and an array of smaller museums and galleries. It all adds up to a city with lots to offer for everyone.
Charles R. Rocky Saxbe, Partner-in-Charge
Population of Metro Area: 1.7 million
Major Corporations/Employers: Battelle Memorial Institute, Chemical Abstract Services, Huntington Bancshares, Limited Brands, Nationwide Insurance, The State of Ohio, The Ohio State University, Worthington Industries, Wendy's International
Cultural Offerings: Columbus Museum of Art, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Center of Science and Industry, Franklin Park Conservatory, Ohio Historical Society
Professional Sports: Ohio State University and its championship athletics, Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL), The Columbus Crew (MLS), Columbus Clippers (Triple A Baseball), Columbus Destroyers (AFL)
Other Attractions of Note:The Ohio Statehouse, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, German Village, The Short North, Arena District, and world-class shopping at Easton and Polaris.
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