Best in the Midwest: Columbus
A City on the Rise
With lower cost of living, higher employment rates and future development plans, Columbus has been a city on the rise. Major retailers such as L Brands and Victoria Secret, along with 150 other retailers have moved to Columbus over the past few years making it possible for Columbus city wages to rise 6.2%. Recently the city was awarded a $50 million dollar grant for the Smart City Challenge along with $90 million the city had raised to implement modern transportation such as self driving cars, and electric city cars.
Making the Midwest Cool
There is no part of the city you can’t get to within 30 minutes or less. Downtown Columbus offers access to a variety of neighborhood pockets such as the Arena District, Short North, Franklinton, Grandview Yard and more. Residents of apartments such as Flats on Vine, Flats II, and Arena Crossing have a variety of restaurants, bars, movie theaters, concert venues and an Arena all within walking distance. Parks Edge, a high end condominium development will have window views and easy access to the Scioto Mile. Other developments such as 828 at the Yard condominiums and Apartments at the Yard are located right in the center of Grandview Heights, which provides residents an easy access to the urban lifestyle of Columbus with a suburban surrounding.
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