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Powell Hosting Transportation Workshop

Powell Hosting Transportation Workshop

How to Get Around Downtown Powell City of Powell will have its first Keep Powell Moving Public Workshop on Tuesday, June 28, from 7-9 p.m. at the Municipal Building’s Council Chamgers. The event will include discussion on how to get around downtown and more. The Municipal Building is located at 47 Hall Street in Powell, …

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Two Teachers on the Edge Signing Books

Two Teachers on the Edge Signing Books

Authors Signing at Destination Discount Books Saturday What Do I Want to Be When I Grow Up? authors Amy Loring and Lori Smith will be at Destination Discount Books on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. for a book signing. The books are a fun-filled exploration of professions based upon a letter of the alphabet. The book …

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PPG Earns Recycling Award of Excellence

PPG Earns Recycling Award of Excellence

PPG recently announced that its coatings and resins manufacturing facility in Delaware has earned a 2016 Award for Excellence from the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council for a project that increased its recycled materials by 63 percent in 2015, diverting an additional 24 metric tons of materials from the landfill. Under the theme of “Waste Watchers,” …

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Women’s Ministry Yard Sale Saturday

Women’s Ministry Yard Sale Saturday

Second Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will host a yard sale on Saturday, June 11 in Delaware, Ohio. The yard sale will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church. If it rains, the sale will be moved indoors – so come on down rain or shine! Second Baptist Church is …

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Sunbury Holiday Inn Sells For $3,500,000

Sunbury Holiday Inn Sells For $3,500,000

Inspire Hospitality LLC may not be a doctor, but now they own a Holiday Inn Express. The company purchased the hotel – located at I-71 and State Route 37 – for $3,500,000 this week. The 61-room hotel has an indoor pool and rooms average $121 – $167 per night according to TripAdvisor. Located on Eastwind …

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West Central Medical Center Funding Closed

West Central Medical Center Funding Closed

Everest West Central LLC announces its initial MOB offering through CrowdStreet is oversubscribed and closed to new investors. West Central Medical Center is a core medical office building located at 454-460 West Central Avenue in Delaware, Ohio. Everest West Central LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Everest Medical Core Properties acquired the property on March …

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Refinancing Saves Delaware Residents Money

Refinancing Saves Delaware Residents Money

Study: Delaware No.1 in Refinance Savings A recent SmartAsset study highlighted the amount of money saved per refinance and named Delaware County as tops in Ohio and #348 on the national level. Delaware and Warren Counties ran first and second. Which seems fitting in that for most of the 21st-century the two have swapped the …

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Tangier Announces Store List, Open Date

Tangier Announces Store List, Open Date

Outlet Mall Opening June 24 Tangier Outlets is opening the doors on its newest outlet mall on June 24 at 9 a.m. with more than 75 name brand stores to choose from. The company announced on Tuesday the complete store line-up and the ribbon cutting event. A complete list of stores is on its Web …

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Tartan Fields’ Home Sells For $765k

Tartan Fields’ Home Sells For $765k

Prestigious Sub Division Lands Two in Top Five Tartan Fields was popular this week with two of the top five single-family real estate transactions occuring in the prestigious community. That included the highest-sold price home this week for $765,700. 10017 Archer Lane is a 5 bedroom, 4.1 bathroom home with 4,107 square feet that sits …

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Epcon Pays $2.3 Million For Church Site

Epcon Pays $2.3 Million For Church Site

Epcon Bradford made a huge step in The Courtyards at Bradford Court last week when it purchased the former Sawmill Baptist Church for $2,333,520. Triangle Properties LLC, a local real estate development company, purchased the property from Sawmill Baptist Church at $1,391,250 and the second parcel for $500,000 from a private owner. Consolidating the parcels …

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Delaware Veteran Plaza Dedication Monday

Delaware Veteran Plaza Dedication Monday

Parade of Flags Also Monday Veterans Plaza will be dedicated Memorial Day, May 30, 2016, at Noon at the Delaware YMCA on South Houk Road in Delaware, Ohio. The plaza is a collaborative effort , spearheaded by City Council member Joe DiGenova. The City, Delaware County and the state all contributed funds toward the project …

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Time Still Left on Scoreboard

Time Still Left on Scoreboard

Liquor License in Transition Scoreboard came out of the gate really hot, but then hit the legal system and time has slowed to a crawl. Reports that the facility had sold its liquor permits were not correct. A listing in the Business First on April 22 had the Scoreboard sending the license to VJK Sports …

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Georgetown Square Fetches $2+ Million

Georgetown Square Fetches $2+ Million

Georgetown Square Apartments sold recently for $2,153,851 to GSA Apartments LLC on Delaware’s west side. The fifty-unit senior-housing property is located off Troy Road, just north of West Central. The property is approved for Section 8 housing funds and appears to be entirely one-bedroom units. GSA Apartments, LLC was founded in July 2015 and lists …

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Medical Center Draws $3.7 Million

Medical Center Draws $3.7 Million

The OhioHealth Medical Center on West Central Avenue recently changed owners and the new owner is looking for investors. The property located at 454 – 460 West Central Avenue was purchased in early April for $3,700,000 and sold to Everest West Central LLC – a wholely-owned subsidery of Everest Medical Core Products –

Fighting Mosquitoes in Delaware County

Fighting Mosquitoes in Delaware County

HEALTH DISTRICT WAYS TO PREVENT MOSQUITOES Mosquitoes are not only pests that interrupt our outdoor activities, but they also carry diseases such as West Nile virus and Zika virus. Mosquitoes need water to reproduce, therefore most techniques to prevent mosquitoes are aimed at preventing the creation of stagnant water. The Health District offers a few …

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Existing Home Sales Dominate Top Five

Existing Home Sales Dominate Top Five

$831,000 Sale in Westerville Tops List Delaware County transfers have bucked the national trend with a lot of new home sales dominating the market the past few months. However, this past week that changed with the top-11 residential sales all being existing homes. 8286 Tillinghast Drive in Dublin led the way with a sale price …

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95 Acres Nets $1.23 Million in Harlem Township

95 Acres Nets $1.23 Million in Harlem Township

Grace Brethren Church Land Transferred The Columbus Grace Brethren Church has sold more than 95 acres, located at 6311 Miller Paul Road in Westerville, that is aquired a year ago for $1,213,330 according to the Delaware County Auditor. DNJS Investments LLC, based in Johnstown, purchased the property. According to public records, the LLC has been in existence …

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Two Million Dollar Houses Top Sales

Two Million Dollar Houses Top Sales

Delaware County had two homes sell for more than $1 million this past week. Builder Romenelli & Hughes paid $2,479,500 for the 1/4 acre lot located at 9559 Fair Oaks Drive in Powell. The development is also site of the 2016 BIA Parade of Homes this fall and is part of the former Shamrock Golf …

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Sunbury Starbucks Sold For $1.3 Million

Sunbury Starbucks Sold For $1.3 Million

Berkshire Township Property Sold Starbucks on State Route 36/37 at I-71 in Berkshire Township in rural Sunbury has a new landlord. The 0.716 acre lot – located at 7305 State Route 37 – sold this past week for $1,387,500. The second multi-million dollar NNN lease land transfer in the past few weeks with Ashley’s Dollar …

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Tartan Fields Homes Sells For $1.1 Million

Tartan Fields Homes Sells For $1.1 Million

Delaware County’s Top Two Sales in Dublin Subdivision Tartan Fields was a popular – and expensive – place to purchase a home this week. As the top two sales in the county occurred on the same street just houses from each other. But then that’s the neighborhood. There are 21 houses in Tartan Fields that …

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Garage 26 Landing in Delaware

Garage 26 Landing in Delaware

Garage 26, an auotomotive repair shop, will soon sit at the corner of Little and East William at the edge of downtown Delaware. The former Shell station has been sitting vacant for more than a decade and in the eyes of some become an “eyesore”. “This will be a little more upscare than typical repair …

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Ashley Dollar General Location Sells For $1,377,800

Ashley Dollar General Location Sells For $1,377,800

Everything in the Dollar General store might be about a dollar — well except the land on which it sits. New York-based Fontainebleau Estate Inc. has purchased the two parcels on which the Ashley Dollar General store sits for $1,377,800. The transfer occured on April 1 — and this is no joke — with Ashley DOHP VIII …

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Ikea Finalizes $7.75 Million Land Purchase

Ikea Finalizes $7.75 Million Land Purchase

Ikea finalized the purchase of 19.8 acres along Powell Road this past week for $7.75 million according to the Delaware County Auditor’s office. The location — which on the former Germain / Polaris Amphitheater — has already seen ground work in anticipation of this transaction closing. The property “changed owners” on March 29 with NP/FG LLC …

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Rev. Stockman Appearing Twice in Delaware

Rev. Stockman Appearing Twice in Delaware

Steve Stockman at Terra Nova! The Reverend Sgteve Stockman, author of Walk On: The Spriritual Journey of U2 will make two appearances in Delaware, Ohio on Sunday, April 10. At 10:30 a.m., Rev. Stockman — minister of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast Northern Ireland — will lead the service at Terra Nova Community Church at …

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