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Columbus is hot. And we're not talking about the weather.

Columbus is undergoing huge economic expansion and population growth. Not only has Columbus surpassed Cleveland and Cincinnati as the engine of Ohio’s economic and population growth, but Central Ohio’s prominence is only expected to grow. The Columbus' population is projected to rise by more than 25% in the next 30 years—enough to offset a projected 3% population decline across the rest of Ohio.

Peel off those sweatpants: we're going out! 

That's right, it seems we've finally turned the corner. Restrictions are easing, mandates relaxing, the sun is out and the birds are singing! This is good news for all of us (obviously). It's very good news for the Central Ohio business community—and even better news for aspiring commercial real estate investors.

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The age of the cube farm is over. What about the commercial office itself?

Though many businesses were able to manage the past year remotely, in-person work isn’t going anywhere. It’s not a question of if business will get done in the office. Instead, it’s a question of what that office will look like.

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You’ll have better luck finding Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster than an investment that’s completely secure, profitable and tax advantageous.

But commercial real estate (CRE) is a safer financial investment than most stocks and bonds. It offers you a chance to diversify your investment portfolio with an investment that provides more stable returns. Here are our top reasons you should invest.

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Not all land is created equal.

Whether you’re an established business looking to expand operations or a new real estate investor assembling your portfolio, success or failure isn’t just about what you do: it’s also about where you do it.

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The only thing that’s constant in life is change, so learning to pivot your business focus can help you stay afloat during economic shifts. If your company can survive a global pandemic, it’s a pretty good indicator of your adaptability.