Capitol Equities News

Pins Mechanical Announces Second Charlotte Location Capitol Equities provides creative tenant representation services for Pins Mechanicals, which has just announced their second location in Charlotte, NC. Providing representation services like this, allows our clients to focus on their primary business operations.

Hoof Hearted Brewing Moving into the Short North The well-known Hoof Hearted Brewing, based in Marengo, Ohio, is opening a new taproom at 26 East Fifth Ave, in the Short North, this spring. They are moving operations from their current Italian Village location to the Short North, which will allow for great synergy with MiddleWest Spirits, Service Bar and Paulie Gee's Pizza. Capitol Equities represented the landlord in leasing 26 East Fifth Avenue.

Campfire Brewery opening in Westerville in Late Summer Campfire Brewery will be opening at 6300 Frost Road in Westerville, Ohio, in late summer 2024. Their new concept will include a large patio area with campfires, s'more making and lots of outdoor games and entertainment. Capitol Equities represented the owners of the property, which was formerly an auto-related shop with large yard, in negotiating the lease with Campfire.

Cornerstone Academy Purchases New Albany Offices Capitol Equities has assisted Cornerstone Academy in the purchase of multiple New Albany parcels, including two former office buildings, to expand their current academy to serve an additional 300 students.

Mikey’s Late Night to open at OSU in 2024 It's official! We can now share that our client, Mikey's Late Night Slice will be opening their newest location in the heart of OSU Campus in 2024. Capitol Equities has provided tenant representation for this central Ohio Pizza institution for several years.

101BeerKitchen arrives at Deerfield Central Ohio based 101BeerKitchen is set to open their first greater Cincinnati gastropub at the District at Deerfield development. Capitol Equities has provided tenant representation for 101BeerKitchen for the past decade.

Intown Golf Club coming to Bridge Park Capitol Equities is excited to announce our client, InTown Golf Club, will be opening their new location at Dublin's Bridge Park in 2024.

New CURRENT Artwork Transforms High & Gay Street The redevelopment and transformation of downtown Columbus continues with the recently installed public art work, Current, which is suspended across the intersection of High and Gay Street. This 229-foot sculpture anchors the thriving Gay Street community, drawing attention to the area which is experiencing exponential growth in residential and commercial projects.

Jackie O’s Set to Open New Columbus Taproom and Brewery Athens based Jackie O's is set to open its brand new taproom & brewery facility in downtown Columbus, featuring a brand-new, 2-story patio. The location, called Jackie O's on Fourth will open May 5th. Capitol Equities brokered the deal in 2021, with construction just wrapping in time for Columbus' patio season.

Celebrating 25 Years of Creative Real Estate Solutions Capitol Equities recently celebrate its 25th year of providing creative, innovative commercial real estate solutions. Take a walk down memory lane with this montage of a few of our redevelopment projects, and the quality consulting and expertise we provide our clients.

Larrimer & Larrimer Moves into 300 Marconi Blvd Capitol Equities has leased another creative, loft-office in the popular Marconi Square building, located in the heart of the Arena District, Columbus, Ohio.

Pins Mechanical Signed to The District at Deerfield Pins Mechanical, with several entertainment locations in the Midwest has now signed to join the new District at Deerfield entertainment district just north of Cincinnati. Capitol Equities provides tenant representation services for this high-profile duckpin bowling and pinball arcade concept.

Marconi Square Tenant Provides Luxury Short-Term Rentals GH Hospitality, the newest tenant at Marconi Square, in the Arena District, provides luxury short-term rentals throughout the Midwest. Capitol Equities has provided leasing and management services at Marconi Square for 15+ years.

Denison Edge Opens at Marconi Square Denison Edge, Denison University's new career hub, is now open at Marconi Square, in the Arena District. Capitol Equities provides leasing and management services for the property.

JR Kern Announced as Capitol Equities PresidentUpon the 25th anniversary of Capitol Equities Realty’s founding, the next chapter in the company’s story is beginning. JR Kern, Todd Kemmerer’s partner for the past 23 years, has stepped into the role of president of Capitol Equities.

Optimistic View For Office Market JR Kern, President of Capitol Equities, recently discussed the state of the central Ohio office market with the Columbus Business Journal. While affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, JR sees the market changing, not dying. There are many reasons for optimism looking ahead in 2022.

Third Quarter 2021 Deal Highlights Announced Capitol Equities is pleased to announce their 2021 Third Quarter Deal highlights, including several in the Arena District.

Denison University Expands to the Arena District Denison University, based in Granville, Ohio, has leased 10,000 sf of creative, loft office space at 300 Marconi to create a hands-on learning environment for students in the heart of Columbus' Arena District. Capitol Equities represented the landlord.

Law Bird Supply House coming to Grandview Heights The owners of Law Bird, the popular carryout located in the German Village, will be opening their second concept in the heart of Grandview Heights, at 1306 Grandview Ave, this fall. Capitol Equities provided tenant representation for Law Bird.

Pins Mechanical Owner Opens New Quick Serve Concept Rise Brands, behind Pins Mechanical and 16-Bit Bar, is now ready to launch its newest concept, a quick service restaurant, in two central Ohio locations. The first two Weenie Wonder restaurants are set to launch in 2021 at Bridge Park, Dublin and the Easton Town Center. Capitol Equities provides tenant representation services for Rise Brands.

S’wich Social opens in Italian Village S'wich Social, focused on made-to-ordre ice cream sandwiches, has opened its doors in the new Italian Village mixed-use development at the corner of Fourth Street and First Avenue. Capitol Equities provided leasing services for the first floor retail component of the project.

Penzone Salons Announces New Hamilton Quarter Super Spa Our client, Penzone Salons, has announced its newest 'super spa' will be opening in 2022 in the Hamilton Quarter development of New Albany/Gahanna. Capitol Equities represented Penzone Salons in the negotiations and acquisition of their new spa location, which will replace their salon on Cherry Way Drive.

Pins Mechanical Opening at Easton Our client, Pins Mechanical, is set to open their newest, and largest PINS concept at Easton Town Center March 4, 2021. Originally delayed due to the COVID pandemic, they are now set to open the 38,000 sf entertainment concept which is spread over two floors in the most recent construction phase of Easton.

Budd Dairy Food Hall Opening April 6th The much anticipated Budd Dairy Food Hall, operated by Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, is now set to open its restaurant incubator April 6, 2021. Located in the heart of the booming Italian Village, the Food Hall will be located on the first floor and rooftop of the Budd Dairy redevelopment project at 1086 North Fourth Street. Besides the Food Hall concept, the remainder of the building consists of dynamic, loft-industrial office suites. Capitol Equities has just three office suites still available to lease, ranging from 1,888 to 3,950 square feet.

Arena District Building Becomes Home to Two Law Firms Capitol Equities, assisting both Meyer Wilson and Cooper Elliott in separate office searches, finalized a unique deal to place both practices in the 305 West Nationwide Boulevard building. The complimentary practices and frequency of referrals between the two firms made this an attractive proposal for both, who were looking to establish their new offices near downtown Columbus. The building was the former home of Versa Coworking, which closed in August due, in part, to the pandemic.

Local Cantina Coming to Canal Winchester Local Cantina, a taco oriented bar and restaurant, continues its plans for expansion in downtown Canal Winchester. This will be the eleventh location for the restaurant in central Ohio. Capitol Equities represented the landlord in leasing the 20 West Waterloo retail space, which is part of the brand new mixed-use project completed in late 2020.

New Operator Opens for Business on Rooftop Milo's Catering, after operating in the central Ohio market for over 20 years, has just opened for business as the new event operator for both the rooftop and loft-style spaces at the historic Smith Bros' Hardware Building overlooking downtown Columbus.

The North 4th Corridor Opens For Business Even in the midst of a pandemic, opportunities present themselves. This is the case with the Milo's Catering business, who has just signed leases to open three event spaces located at the iconic Smith Bros' Hardware building, which overlooks downtown Columbus. The three spaces, which seat between 175 - 250 guests, will include Revery - the rooftop space built in 2017 which features retractable walls and roof - and Post 4 and Brick & Mortar - both industrial/loft style spaces. Operations begin November 1st, with corporate and private events being booked immediately.

Muse Pop Up Gallery at Smith Bros’ Hardware Did you know that the lobby of Smith Bros' Hardware building does double duty as a 'pop up' gallery for Muse Gallery? Take a peek at their recent artist tour with Joe on the GO from ABC6.

Zaftig Brewing Opens in new Italian Village Project Zaftig Brewing - brought to the Beeker building mixed-use project in the Italian Village neighborhood by Capitol Equities - opened its doors in December.

Buckeye Ranch Moves Headquarters to Whitehall The Buckeye Ranch recently announced its move to 4653 East Main Street, which Capitol Equities assisted them in purchasing in 2019, in an effort to consolidate locations and provide additional services to its client from a central campus.

Capitol Equities finalizes property sale to AEP Capitol Equities finalizes the sale of the Marble Cliff Place campus at the prominent Fifth Ave and Riverside Drive corner - where Upper Arlington, Grandview Heights and Marble Cliff Place meets - to American Electric Power Company. The sale wraps up a fifteen year relationship with the property, the former Highlights for Children campus, which Capitol Equities purchased in 2003, renovated and multi-tenanted.

MDwise Moves to New Indianapolis Offices Capitol Equities welcomes MDwise to its new Indianapolis headquarters at 2955 North Meridian Avenue. This deal, which consisted of renovating 60,000+ square feet of class-A office space, is just the latest tenant signed to the North Meridian building, which was purchased from State Auto Insurance in 2016 and converted to a dynamic, multi-tenant office complex with award winning design elements and unique amenities including an on-site fitness facility, cafeteria and free bike-share program. The site is also headquarters to non-profit giants, United Way of Central Indiana and the Indiana Association of United Ways, to name just a few.

No Soliciting Speakeasy Joins Bridge Park Capitol Equities' client, Rise Brands, is bringing its newest speakeasy concept to the Dublin Bridge Park development.

Penzone Opens New Short North Salon Penzone Salon + Spa has officially opened the doors to its newest salon. Located in The Castle building of the Short North, this salon incorporates the best features of Penzone's brand new Grand Salon in Dublin. Capitol Equities provided tenant representation and project management during Penzone's space search and construction process.

Beeker Building Announces Zaftig Brewing + DiCarlo’s Pizza Capitol Equities' retail leasing efforts for the Beeker Building, a mixed-use project in the Italian Village, have resulted in two new food related tenants - Zaftig Brewing and DiCarlo's Pizza - who will join the neighborhood when the project opens in 2019.

Fourth Street Quickly Becoming Hipster Haven The stretch of North Fourth Street in the Italian Village has benefited from the Short North building boom along High Street, which has pushed developers and tenants off High Street to less-expensive adjacent areas. The result is a mix of historic and new buildings that gives the neighborhood an edgy feel. The neighborhood, which includes redevelopment projects by Capitol Equities, includes several high profile restaurants, bars, breweries, and mixed-use developments.

Rise Brands Bringing Two Arcade Concepts to Indianapolis Our client, Rise Brands, continues their rapid expansion of Pins Mechanical and 16-Bit Bar + Arcade announcing two new concepts to open in Indianapolis in 2019.

Columbus Business First Cool Office Tour If you've wondered what type of office spaces we handle, look no further than the tour of cool offices by Columbus Business First. We've got three on the list. Check out interior views of Versa, The Forge and Schaefer Engineering to see the environments we help create.

Stirling Ultracold Opens Design + Sales Office in Smith Bros Building Stirling Ultracold, a venture-backed maker of energy-efficient deep freezers for hospitals and biomedical research has opened a Columbus sales, marketing and design office in the iconic Smith Bros' Hardware building to speed its growth with new customers and eventually new product line

Sparkspace Expanding in the Arena District "One of the great things about this building is the character and history that make it so unique," [Mark] Henson [of Sparkspace] said. "One of the not-so-great things is that space doesn't become available very often. So when this space opened up, we jumped on it. The timing was perfect.”

Rise Brands New HQ Planned in Downtown Columbus Our client - Rise Brands – the company behind PINS Mechanical Co. and 16-Bit Bar+Arcade – is planning renovation of a historic downtown building on East Long Street. Once fully restored, this 1875 building, adjacent to their PINS Mechanical downtown location, will serve as their company headquarters.

Inside the new Mikey’s Late Night Slice Mikey's Late Night Slice has opened its newest restaurant and bar next to the Columbus Convention Center, retaining its irreverent brand and style in the former, iconic Yankee Trader Building. Capitol Equities represented Mikey's Late Night Slice in locating and negotiating the deal.

NEW PENZONE SALON + SPA PLANNED IN SHORT NORTH Just three weeks after opening the new Penzone Salon + Spa Dublin, the company announced plans for a second location in the new Castle Development, in the heart of the Short North Arts District. Capitol Equities, WSA Studio and Borror are working with Pezone to create its second location combining traditional spa services plus Beauty Zone and Social Room elements.

Juniper Rooftop Patio Best in Columbus Juniper, the rooftop patio and restaurant built atop the Smith Bros' Hardware Building, offers unparalleled views of downtown Columbus and is considered one of the best in the city. Take a peek at the end result of our creative development on top of a historic and iconic building.

Capitol Equities Honored With 2017 CoStar Power Broker AwardCapitol Equities Realty has again been selected by CoStar Group, Inc, the leading provider of commercial real estate information and online marketplaces, to receive a CoStar Power Broker Award for 2017 lease transactions.

Small Office Holds Lots of Personality Why do we love what we do? Because we get to partner with amazing companies when it comes time to find their new 'home'. Working with companies like Fechtor Advertising to find and craft their creative office environments is what we live for.

Midtown Office Building Undergoes Massive Interior Makeover Capitol Equities has directed the massive interior makeover of a large office building in the Midtown neighborhood of Indianapolis. The transformed interior's modern feel focused on creating collaborative, open work environments to entice businesses to the heart of Midtown. The United Way of Central Indiana and the Indiana United Ways organizations are the first two tenants to join the updated site, which also houses State Auto Insurance.

Sneak Peek of Columbus’ Unrivaled Rooftop Bar Located on the tippy top of the large brick building at 580 N 4th St, Juniper is Dock580’s premier rooftop bar. The transformable space is decked out with glass walls, a beautiful wrap-around bar, a huge patio terrace with a fireplace, and a glass, retractable ceiling. Capitol Equities, the real estate firm behind the project, has been working long and hard to bring Columbus this unrivaled way of dining and drinking. Juniper will feature a menu of small plates and specialize in gin. It will be open to the public Tuesday-Thursday and will host private parties on the weekends.

Juniper, The New Rooftop Venue Atop The Smith Bros’ Hardware Building, Is Open Rooftop Patio isn't the right term for Juniper. The 12,000-square-foot restaurant and event space perched atop the Smith Brothers Hardware building is the latest and biggest addition to the growing dining/drinking skyline around Columbus. “We built a building on top of a building,” said Steve Rayo, owner-operator of the Dock580 event company, the operator of Juniper.

Where Are Pins Mechanical and 16-Bit Opening Up Next? Capitol Equities client, Rise Brands, announces expansion plans for both their Pins Mechanical and 16-Bit Bar + Arcade concepts in markets including Indianapolis, Nashville, and possibly Austin. Operations in Over-The-Rhine and Dublin Bridge Park are also expected to open in 2018, joining their successes in Columbus and Cleveland.

Things Are Looking Up As Restauranteurs, Building Owners Add Rooftop Bars, Dining Rooftop bars and restaurants are on the rise in Columbus, both in new builds and retro-fitted to existing buildings - such as the case with the Smith Bros' Hardware building. The new rooftop event space - Juniper - was added as the 'seventh story' to the almost 100 year old adaptive reuse project in the Italian Village.

Drunch – Brunch and Bar Spot Now Open in Italian Village Drunch Eatery & Bar is ready to serve those who crave french toast or chicken and waffles for dinner. The new Italian Village restaurant held a soft opening last week at 995 N. Fourth St. and will open on its regular schedule Tuesday. It is the latest tenant in a Capitol Equities project that also includes Cosecha, the Royal Rhino Club and the Amaze escape room.

Downtown Building Brings ‘A Little Dirt, a Little Grit’ to Express’ New Space Capitol Equities' newest adaptive reuse project brings 'a little dirt, a little grit' to its recently completed office space in downtown Columbus. Express Inc. is moving into the almost 20,000-square-foot former Weisheimer Vacuum building, which will be used for photographers, videographers, stylists, hair and makeup artists, copywriters, art directors and more.

Express’ Creative Team Moving Into Renovated Historic Digs When the creative team of apparel retailer Express takes up residence in its new Downtown space next week, the employees will find a building that’s bright, spacious and fresh — but hardly new. Capitol Equities, which specializes in turning historic buildings into creative office space, bought the 18,000-square-foot building at 235 N. 4th St. in October and began renovations in January.

A Case Study on United Way of Central Indiana’s New Headquarters Advancing culture and preparing for the future through office design - a case study on United Way of Central Indiana's new headquarters in Capitol Equities' redevelopment project located in Indianapolis' Midtown neighborhood.

Rooftop Event Space Fills Need for Dynamic Venues A high-profile construction project in Columbus is the addition of a rooftop venue to the Smith Bros. Hardware building just north of Downtown. The brick building, with its distinctive rooftop water tower, can’t be missed by those traveling into or through Downtown from the north. Management is capitalizing on the location and views of Downtown to build what will be the third — and the largest and showiest — of three event spaces in the 1920s-era building.

Fashion Retailer Express Moving to Former Weisheimer Building Capitol Equities, which specializes in turning historic buildings into creative office space, bought the Weisheimer building in October and will be leasing the site to Express' creative development team when renovations are complete later this summer.

Weisheimer Vacuum Building Becoming Office + Photography Studio The former Weisheimer Vacuum Building is the latest piece of North Fourth Street property redeveloped by Capitol Equities in downtown Columbus. The use of the building, when renovations are complete, will be divided between creative office space and a photography studio for fashion retailer Express.

Mikey’s Late Night Slice Coming to Yankee Trader Mikey’s Late Night Slice, tenant representation provided by Capitol Equities, and The Candle Lab will take the final two spots in that Short North structure with both first floor and basement spaces for both in the Triad Architects Ltd. project.

Bourbon, billiards and master barbers: Inside Charles Penzone’s vision for the Royal Rhino Club Royal Rhino Club, Charles Penzone company’s first foray into the barbershop world in its 48 years, will open May 15 in a nearly 2,000-square-foot space at 993 N. Fourth St. in Capitol Equities' Italian Village redevelopment project, offering customers not just stylish cuts, but maybe a drink and a game of pool if they’re so inclined.

Amaze Opens in Italian Village Columbus has a new team-building concept for corporate groups and fun-seekers. Amaze, the Columbus Escape Experience, has opened in the Italian Village. Amaze joins other high profile tenants in Capitol Equities' recently completed renovation project on North Fourth Street.

Smith Bros’ Rooftop Event Facility On Track for Fall Capitol Equities has begun construction of a 12,000 square foot dining and event space with full kitchen and bar on the rooftop of the iconic Smith Bros' Hardware building. The one-of-a-kind facility will provide expansive views of downtown Columbus and is scheduled to open in fall 2017.

Capitol Equities – Spotlight on Creativity Downtown Columbus Business Member Spotlight on Capitol Equities. Providing creative redevelopment projects in central Ohio.

Indianapolis Building Upgrade Capitol Equities has undertaken a multi-million-dollar renovation of an office campus on Meridian Street, Indianapolis. The renovation project is to focus on providing a creative and updated environment for tenants including the United Way of Central Indiana.

Drunch, a New Italian Village eatery announced Drunch Eatery & Bar will be opening in Capitol Equities' Italian Village retail development in 2017. Their concept, brunch 7 days a week, will be joining an all-star mix of tenants including Cosecha Cocina (by the Harvest Pizzeria group) , the Royal Rhino Club (a new men's hair concept by Charles Penzone), and Amaze - The Columbus Escape Experience, and others. The 12,000+ square foot project formerly served the neighborhood as an appliance warehouse and vacant, historic carriage house.

Columbus’ Coolest Offices: Grandview Project In The Spotlight Capitol Equities' Grandview warehouse redevelopment project resulted in a cool, distinct office environment for Schaefer. The project is also home to Reed Arts, Bikram Hot Yoga and Crystal Remembrance glass studio.

Commercial Real Estate Spotlight: Short North moves east The vibrant Short North Arts District is spreading to North Fourth Street with the redevelopment and building of several businesses and residences. Even though Capitol Equities' project at 995 North Fourth Street is not yet complete, several lease have already been signed including Cosecha Cocina, a new Mexican concept by Grow Restaurants, and a new men's salon by Charles Penzone.

Capitol Equities To Redevelop Former Weisheimer’s Building Capitol Equities, which specializes in turning historic buildings into creative office space, plans offices and possibly ground-floor retail on 4th Street in the former Weisheimer's Sales & Service Building. Officials say the project will enhance and fit into the larger goals of Downtown Columbus.

Historic Buildings Gaining Popularity As Office Rehabs Capitol Equities knows the joys and the challenges of remaking old buildings in central Ohio. Reuse of historic properties is important for the community, history and fabric of Columbus, and companies want that original, stimulating work space.

Capitol Equities wrapping up work on Italian Village retail Capitol Equities is about to wrap up redevelopment of the former Servall Appliance site in the booming Italian Village. With just two units still available to lease, the retail project is set open with a Mexican restaurant concept by the Harvest Pizzeria founder, a new Charles Penzone men's salon, yoga studio and Amaze Escape Games team building operation.

Charles Penzone bringing barbershop to Italian Village project It has been confirmed that the Charles Penzone Salons are opening their new Royal Rhino Club barbershop brand at Capitol Equities' development project on North Fourth Street.

Harvest Pizzeria owner bringing Mexican restaurant to Italian Village Grow Restaurants - behind Harvest Pizzerias and The Sycamore Gastropub - have signed a lease with Capitol Equities for their Italian Village redevelopment project at 995 North Fourth Street. Grow's new Mexican restaurant concept, yet to be named, will be part of the growing Fourth Street community including Jeffrey Park, Seventh Son Brewing and Fox in the Snow Cafe.

Arena District getting cheesesteak shop with takeout window Capitol Equities has signed Sandman Gourmet to Marconi Square, in the heart of the Arena District in downtown Columbus. Sandman's newest location will provide an inside deli counter and take-out window facing the Nationwide Boulevard patio.

101 Beer Kitchen taking craft beer, craft food to Westerville 101 Beer Kitchen plans to open their Polaris Parkway location this summer. This marks the third location for 101 Beer Kitchen, currently operating restaurants in Dublin and Gahanna, for which Capitol Equities has provided tenant representation services.

Charles Penzone building new Grand Salon in Dublin; designed as ‘scalable platform for future growth’ The Charles Penzone company, and its real estate partner, Capitol Equities, is working with the city of Dublin to gain approval for a new Dublin Grand Salon. The project will consist of a 12,000 square foot new salon, with the company retaining the former 18,000 salon, possibly to be used as a training academy.

Capitol Equities Awarded 2015 CoStar Power Broker AwardsCapitol Equities is again honored to be the recipient of two CoStar Power Broker Awards for 2015 leasing volume in the Columbus, Ohio Market.

16-Bit owner bringing nostalgic gaming venture downtown Capitol Equities brings the newest bar & entertainment concept from 16-Bit Bar + Arcade to 141 N Fourth Street, Columbus, with a planned opening in Summer 2016.

Smith Bros Proposing Rooftop Facility Capitol Equities has submitted plans to the Columbus Downtown Commission to add a rooftop venue to the Smith Bros' Hardware Building.

Smith Bros’ Downtown View Getting Even Better Proposed plans for a rooftop patio event space at the Smith Bros' Hardware Building would mean terrific views of downtown Columbus.

Retail Renovation Coming to the Italian Village in 2016 With the final variances now received from the Italian Village Commission, Capitol Equities plans to have retail space renovated and available by July 1, 2016. Plans for the 995 N Fourth Street project include various retail/office suites and restaurant space with patio.

Jeffrey Park, Budd Dairy, Burwell Heights and more on packed Italian Village Commission agenda – RENDERINGS The Italian Village Commission has a full plate before it on St. Patrick's Day.

ContactUs plans 350 jobs at defunct Mill Run Big Bear A former Big Bear supermarket building at the Market at Mill Run may become a call center for fast-growing ContactUs Communications LLC, a decade after the store went dark at the Columbus shopping center.

Capitol Equities Defends Retail Proposal for Italian Village Last week, the Italian Village Commission weighed in on a redevelopment plan for 995 North Fourth Street that proposed the renovation of two buildings for retail use and the creation of additional paved surface parking lot spaces behind the building. Most members of the commission voiced major concerns with both the renovation and the parking addition.

Schaefer Moves Near Grandview Yard Schaefer engineering firm will be moving into the final available unit of Capitol Equities most recent development project on West Third Avenue, near Grandview Yard. Schaefer will be joining Crystal Remembrance Glass Studio, Bikram Hot Yoga and Reed Arts custom framing studio.

Zipline Logistics headed for Marble Cliff The former Highlights for Children offices recently was home to Babbage Simmel, a business and IT training company. Zipline will move in May from 781 Northwest Blvd. in Grandview Heights.

Historic Smith Bros’ Hardware Building Continues Ongoing Rebirth Columbus Underground sits down with Stacy Miller Moock about the history and rebirth of the historic Smith Bros' Hardware building.

Marconi Square Renews sparkspace Leasesparkspace renews its lease at Marconi Square.

Capitol Equities honored with 2011 CoStar AwardsCapitol Equities Realty receives two 2011 CoStar Awards.

Capitol Equities receives 2010 CoStar Power Broker AwardsCapitol Equities receives top honors for 2010 from the CoStar Group.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Facility Opens at 399 East Main StreetCapitol Equities announces the opening of Nationwide Children's Hospital's newest Close to Home facility.

OEConnection Opens Columbus Office at Smith Bros’ Hardware Building An online parts provider for car dealers and repair shops has opened a satellite office in Columbus.

Lutheran Social Services Moves to WorthingtonLutheran Social Services of Central Ohio will be moving to its new office space at Officescape I.

Capitol Equities receives 2009 Power Broker AwardCapitol Equities receives CoStar Group's 2009 Top 10 Power Broker Award.

Capitol Equities Achieves 100% Occupancy at Smith Bros’ HardwareCapitol Equities announces a major leasing accomplishment at the Smith Bros' Hardware building.

Taste of the Dine Originals 2010 at Smith Bros’ HardwareDine Originals Columbus and The Buckeye Ranch will be hosting the 2010 Taste of the Dine Originals event at the historic Smith Bros' Hardware building.

Capitol Equities Receives CoStar 2008 Power Broker DistinctionCapitol Equities receives multiple CoStar Group Power Broker Awards based upon 2008 leasing activities.

BX Craftsmanship Award Given To Art in 101 East Town StreetJohn Pollock of Construction One has been awarded the Builders Exchange 2008 BX Craftsmanship Award.

Capitol Equities named CoStar 2007 Power BrokerCapitol Equities receives the CoStar Group's Power Broker Award for Leasing Firms.

Fahlgren Announces Move To EastonFahlgren Inc. announces it will be moving to a newly built office space at Easton and combining its two central Ohio offices under one roof.

Buckeye Ranch Looks at move into Hilltop Buckeye Ranch looks to move into former Hilltop Grocery.

Capitol Equities Awarded Leasing and Management Of 101 East Town StreetCapitol Equities announces the addition of 101 East Town Street in downtown Columbus to its leasing and property management portfolio.

2200 West Fifth Avenue Renovations & Leasing CompletedCapitol Equities announces the completion of interior renovations to the 27,000 square foot 2200 West Fifth Avenue building, formerly part of the Highlights for Children campus.

Capitol Equities Renews Marconi Square LeasesCapitol Equities announces the renewal of three major tenants at Marconi Square.

Paul Werth Signs Lease For Broad & HighCapitol Equities announces the signing of Paul Werth Associates Inc. to a 10-year lease in the historic Broad & High project.

State Auto Insurance Leases Smith Bros’ Hardware TowerCapitol Equities announces upcoming alterations to the Smith Bros' Hardware building.

Capitol Equities Sells Berry Boltworks BuildingCapitol Equities announces the sale of the Berry Boltworks building to a local investor.

Berry Boltworks Named 2006 James B. Recchie Design Award FinalistCapitol Equities announces the nomination of the Berry Boltworks Building as a finalist for the 2006 James B. Recchie Design award.

Capitol Equities Breathes Life into spaces, buildings Redevelopment projects like the Smith Bros' Hardware building and Berry Boltworks in the Italian Village highlight the creative thinking behind the owners of Capitol Equities. The commercial real estate firm and developers frequently combine original artifacts with modern office units and amenities to create artistic, dynamic space in their development projects.

Smith Brothers Renovation Done By Design Looks can be deceiving when it comes to the $13 million acquisition and renovation of the former hardware supply warehouse and distribution center at 580 N Fourth Street. The 1998 renovation has slowly produced a Class A downtown office complex, combining historic downtown architecture with the amenities of a state-of-the-art suburban office building.

Smith Bros’ Hardware Eyesore to Eyestopper The Smith Bros' Hardware renovation just north of downtown Columbus will turn an eyesore into an eyestopper. And this redevelopment deal, six years in the making by R. Todd Kemmerer, will spur the pace of redevelopment in the Warehouse District.