Marconi Square Renews sparkspace Lease

Columbus, OH (September 24, 2012)

MarconiEntrancesparkspace has renewed its lease in the Arena District for ten years.

sparkspace, a business meeting and conference center, has been a tenant at Marconi Square, 300 Marconi Boulevard, since 2001.

The new lease consists of 6,454 square feet inside the former Dean & Barry paint factory on the corner of Marconi Boulevard. and Nationwide Boulevard – now known as Marconi Square and the Marconi Design Center.

Mark Henson, founder of sparkspace said, “We’re proud to be a Columbus company. We love Columbus and we want to continue to help it grow. Being in the Arena District keeps us at the heart of our great city in an area that just keeps getting better and better.”

Marconi Square is owned by Putnam Hill Company, the partnership responsible for the redevelopment of Marconi Square and the Marconi Design Center, and is represented by Capitol Equities Realty.

“sparkspace has been a great tenant at Marconi Square for several years now, and their business has only continued to grow and succeed,” says JR Kern, principal of Capitol Equities Realty. “The creativity of sparkspace and the dynamic, loft style environment that Marconi Square provides, has made for a great partnership. Putnam Hill is very pleased to have extended this relationship for the next decade.”

sparkspace was represented by The Schenck Company and Ice Miller.


sparkspace is a business meeting and conference center located in Columbus, Ohio. It offers 5 unique meeting spaces for rent and also provides workshops, keynote speeches, and web-based training products that help companies develop engaged employees and create more positive workplaces.