Powell Hosting Transportation Workshop

How to Get Around Downtown Powell

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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, Ohio.

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 Club along Powell Road just west of Sawmill Parkway.

1685 Hardin Lane is a 4-bedroom, 5-1/2 bathroom home with 4,568 square feet and situated on 8.13 acres in rural Powell that sold for $1,275,000. The property went through foreclosure in 2014 and sold for $585,000 and then to FDT Group in April 2015 for $622,000. Not a bad return on the investment.

Delaware County’s Top Five Residential Transfers

  1. $2,479,500; 9559 Fair Oaks Drive, Powell.
  2. $1,275,000; 1685 Hardin Lane, Powell.
  3. $675,000; 8341 Whispher Trace, Delaware
  4. $632,900; 1589 Kearney Way, Delaware
  5. $689,900; 4444 North Hampton, Dublin

We omitted a transfer for 131 Joy Avenue in Delaware that was listed for $765,000. However that would be greatly out of line for that area and we are assuming a recording error in that situation.

Library Director Holding Hours At Each Location

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New Delaware County District Library Director George Needham will be hosting open office hours at each location to become better acquainted with the Delaware library communities. Branch visits will be completely open to public and all are welcome to visit.

“This is a nice, casual opportunity for local patrons and business owners to stop by and get to know George without having to venture any further than their home branch library,” said Communications Manager Nicole Fowles. “Whether patrons have a pressing issue on their mind, or they just want to stop by and put a face to a name, we look forward to many warm conversations.”

Meet Needham on the following dates:

  • Monday, November 2, at the Powell Branch Library (460 S Liberty Rd, Powell) 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 3, at the Delaware Main Library (84 E Winter St, Delaware) 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 4, at the Ostrander Branch Library (75 N Fourth St, Ostrander) 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 10, at the Orange Branch Library (7171 Gooding Blvd, Delaware) 4 – 6 p.m.

Light refreshments will be provided at the visits.

Historical Society Presents Stagecoach Stops in Delaware County

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Brent Carson present stagecoach presentation
Brent Carson to present “Stagecoaches in Delaware County” on February 9.

Delaware, Ohioused to be home to more than 20 stagecoach shops prior to the arrival of the railroad.

On Monday, February 9, 2015, local Historian Brent Carson will present “Stagecoach Stops of Delaware County” at Liberty Township Hall at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Powell Liberty Historical Society.

Amazingly several of these stops are still around — and they will have photographic proof!

Liberty Township Hall is located at 7761 Liberty Road in Powell, Ohio.

A flier on the event is available in PDF Form.

Second Made Local Marketplace Saturday in Powell

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Simply Vague and Generation Opportunity next Made LOCAL Marketplace show is Saturday, December 13, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with VIP shopping from 8:30 – 9 a.m. at the Bridgewater Conference Center in Powell, Ohio.

The second-annual Holiday Show – and sixth show to date – is to be the biggest one yet! There will be more than 85 Ohio vendors and live local music. The mission is to promote shopping local and keeping the money here in Central Ohio.

Proceeds from the event benefits Miracle for Madison & Friends, a 100% volunteer group, raising awareness and funds to cure Spinal Muscular Atrophy which is the number one genetic killer of children under two years of age.

The Made LOCAL Marketplace holiday show is sponsored by Generation Opportunity. Shoppers that attend will be encouraged to vote for their favorite participating vendors, the three vendors that receive the most votes will win a $1000 prize from Generation Opportunity!

Admission is free but for those looking to purchase early shopper passes

The Week in Delaware County Real Estate

Delaware County was another hot-bed of real estate activity last week with 179 total properties transfering – including 100 valid sales – for an average of $321,177.

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Top Five Real Estate Transfers Last Week

  1. $1,600,000, 3384 East Powell Road, Lewis Center, 599 – Other Residential
  2. $930,000, 3499 Market Street, Powell, 430 – Restaurant; Cafeteria
  3. $890,900, 1424 Kearney Way, Delaware, 500 – Residential vacant land
  4. $838,339, 5511 Via Alvito Drive, Westerville, 500 – Residential vacant land
  5. $775,000, 0 Tillinghast Drive, Dublin, 510 – Single family dwelling

Top Delaware County Sales by City

  • Ashley (1) – 9307 Smith, $219,500
  • Columbus (1) – 1561 Sarin Street, $162,000
  • Delaware (22) – 1424 Kearney Way, $890,900
  • Dublin (2) – 0 Tillinghast Drive, $775,000
  • Galena (7) – 5036 Normandy, $409,000
  • Lewis Center (21) – 3384 East Powell Road, $1,600,000
  • Ostrander (1) – 0 Penn Road, $179,000
  • Powell (20) – 3499 Market Street, $930,000
  • Radnor (1) – 2390 Penry Road, $297,500
  • Sunbury (7) – 4693 State Route 61, $582,450
  • Westerville (18) – 5511 Via Alvito Drive, $848,339

Delaware’s Top 5 Real Estate Transactions Last Week (July 6-13)

Delaware County continued to experience solid but not spectacular results this week with the county having a total 171 units transfer – of which 49 where not-valid sales – occur between July 6 and 13.

Delaware County Top Real Estate Transactions

July 6 – July 13, 2014

  1. $750,000. 41 Commerce Park Drive, Westerville. Office Buildings 1- and 2- stories.
  2. $717,800. 3677 South Old 3C Highway, Galena. Single-family Residential.
  3. $702,900. 2868 Summer Leaf Court, Galena. Single-family Residential.
  4. $660,000. 8624 Coldwater Drive, Powell. Single-family Residential.
  5. $650,000. 270 Valley Run Place, Powell. Single-family Residential.

On the week there was 120 homes transferred as valid sales or 70.2 percent of all properties transferred this week. The average sales price was $288,332.