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Pittsburgh Area Developer Plans to Establish Speculative Development in Marysville
Hardy World, LLC, based in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, has announced plans to establish a speculative industrial development at Marysville, Union County, Ohio, pending local approval. Hardy World was founded in 2017 by Joe Hardy, who also founded 84 Lumber. This speculative development will be located on 9 acres of land in the 33 Innovation Park and will be Hardy World’s first foray into the Columbus-area market.

Velocys, An Alternative Fuels Company Expands Manufacturing in Union County
Velocys manufactures reactors that produces advanced biofuels from large, sustainable carbon sources such as household waste and forest residues. This technology enables sustainable fuels made from waste materials for aviation and heavy goods transport to help achieve net zero emissions and improve air quality.

Velocys Inc. has signed a 15-year lease for a $10 million, 52,000-square-foot production facility off Warner Road in Jerome Township.

Scotts Miracle-Gro to Expand in Marysville with New State-of-the-Art 1.3 Million Square Foot Distribution Facility
Scotts Miracle-Grow has called Marysville home for over 150 years, operating its world headquarters and largest manufacturing facility in the city. Over the past 150 years, they have invested millions of dollars in the city, and employed thousands of associates in Marysville.

Their new state-of-the-art 1.3 million square foot distribution facility will be located on Industrial Parkway and Fladt Road. This expansion project will improve operational efficiencies and support continued growth for years to come.
EASE Logistics Establishes a Center for Innovation in Marysville
Welcome to the 33 Innovation ParkEASE Logistics recently announced their new high-tech warehouse in the City of Marysville, Ohio USA. EASE plans to transform the warehouse into a state-of-the art facility that utilizes technology and the latest best practices to maximize efficiency and productivity while reducing errors.

Univenture Is Growing
Univenture, an award-winning manufacturer with facilities located in Union County, has announced a new funding round for angel investors at Wefunder.com/univenture.inc. Univenture has a focus on creating unique products and technologies with a philosophy of continual improvement which gives them a technological advantage. The organization can credit a lot of their successes to ingenuity, and it shows with over 50 patents issued worldwide. "We are inviting the community and investors to be part of our evolution, by investing in our crowdfunding campaign our customers, investors, and fans can be part of an American company that has a leadership aspiration in sustainable products and a life science discovery" Ross O. Youngs, CEO and Founder of Univenture.

News Around the Columbus Region
MORPC and the Columbus Partnership Supports Amtrack Expansion in Ohio
The organizations held two briefings in the fall with Amtrak executives and former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and have convened a group of thought leaders that includes officials from Ohio State University, the Greater Columbus Convention Center and the Columbus and Franklin County governments.

This map that Amtrak released March 31 last year shows where Amtrak said it could expand service if it received $80 billion in federal aid. The dark lines show Amtrak's national network. The light lines show where there would be new service or possible new service.

The Columbus Opportunity: Region Can 'leapfrog' Rivals by Collaborating on Infrastructure Investments
The Columbus region is one of a few in the country where public-private collaboration already is strong enough to harness the incoming “fire hose” of federal infrastructure spending to truly bring regional prosperity that’s both equitable and sustainable, said Bruce Katz, director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University.

Grow Your Business Here!
Industrial Showcase -Southgate Spec Building, Innovation Park, Marysville
Property Highlights
  • 84,000 Square Feet
  • Can be lease in 18,000 Square Foot sections
  • Up to 14 dock doors

Office Showcase - 16900 Square Drive, Marysville
Property Highlights
  • ADA access
  • Flexible Lease Terms
  • Ample Parking

Industrial Showcase - Richwood Industrial Park
Property Highlights
  • 20 acres available - will subdivide
  • Enterprise Zone Tax Abatement Available
  • Shovel Ready

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