Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is the capital and largest city in Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States. The “Buckeye State” is also the fourth most populous state capital in the U.S., and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States.

The city has a diverse economy that spands from education, government, banking, fashion, food, logistics, energy, medical research, aviation, steel, insurance and was ranked no. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the nation by Forbes. Columbus is also well known for it’s universities such as The Ohio State University (OSU), one of the largest college campuses in the United States and Columbus State Community College.

Columbus being the states capital, there is a large government presence in the city, county, state, and federal employers, government jobs provide the largest single source of employment within Columbus. With the cost of living being significantly reasonable here than many other parts of the U.S. and with the universities, diverse businesses and continued growth, Columbus, OH is a great market to invest in single family homes.

  • Three out of the 23 Fortune 500 companies in Ohio are located in Columbus
  • 2014-2015 Fastest growing metro in the Midwest
  • 2015 No. 1 Metro for job growth in the Midwest
  • 2014-2015 No. 1 Metro for wage growth in the U.S.
  • Online retail giant AMAZON confirmed to open two new fulfillment centers in columbus which will create 2,000 new jobs in the region
  • Notable Company’s Headquartered in Columbus, OH include: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.,L Brands, Inc. which consists of Victoria Secret and Bath & Body Works, Wendy’s, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cardinal Health, Inc., Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Abbott Nutrition, Big Lots, American Electric Power, White Castle, Exel Inc., Battelle, Honda of America Mfg., Inc., Huntington Banchsares Inc., and many more….
  • The Ohio State University (OSU) is one of the largest college campuses in the United States
  • Forbes Magazine ranked Columbus as the best city for working moms
  • Columbus Region’s 10-year goal from 2010-2020 to add 150,000 net new jobs, generate $8 billion of capital investment, raise personal per capita income by 30%. Halfway through the decade, the Region is on pace to exceed all goals.