Columbus City Council last night approved legislation giving the development director the authority to negotiate the creation of a tax-increment financing district for fast food operator White Castle to expand its corporate offices on Goodale Street and create 300 housing units.
Columbus City Council last night approved two tax breaks totaling for Columbus-based Huntington Bancshares to convert a vacant Cleveland Avenue grocery store into an office building with 14 hundred workers.
Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve a 10-year, 75-percent property tax abatement for United Parcel Service to expand its Trabue Road facility, retaining 748 jobs and creating 75 new ones.
The City of Columbus is transferring ownership of the house and garage near Eddie Rickenbacker’s childhood home on East Livingston Avenue to the Rickenbacker-Woods Technology Museum and Historic Park group, a nonprofit that plans to turn the Rickenbacker home into a museum.
Columbus City Council last night voted to forgive 2.5 million dollars in municipal loans made to the YWCA in 1994 to renovate the Griswold Building on South Fourth Street to serve in part as a shelter for low-income and homeless women.