New Findlay townhouses cater to ‘downtown living’

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NINE NEW three-story townhouses are open for rent in downtown Findlay, at the corner of West and Front streets. The site of the townhouses once was occupied by vacant, run-down houses and a church. Open for rent in downtown Findlay: nine three-story townhouses for $1,825 or $2,300 per month. “Downtown living, I think, is something… Read more »

Findlay Council Seems Willing to Sell Parking Lot

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THIS ARTIST’S SKETCH, described as conceptual, shows a proposed residential and retail development along Main and Hardin streets in downtown Findlay. (Sketch provided)   After asking many questions, Findlay City Council on Monday expressed a willingness to sell a city-owned parking lot that would be used as part of a $31 million residential and retail… Read more »

Developer Unveils $31M Downtown Plan

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A DEVELOPER plans to buy the former Argyle apartments space in downtown Findlay, and the buildings to the north and south of that vacant lot — The Wine Merchant, at left, and the former Rieck’s Gallery — in order to construct a $31 million retail-residential development. (Photo by Randy Roberts)   California developer Tim Youngpeter… Read more »

Findlay Ranked Top Micropolitan Community in the U.S. Fifth Year in a Row

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Findlay Ranked Top Micropolitan Community in the U.S. Fifth Year in a Row Local Economic Development Projects top the national chart at 23 projects in 2018 (FINDLAY, OH, March 4, 2018) — For the fifth consecutive year, Findlay, Ohio has been ranked the top micropolitan community in the U.S. for new and expanding facilities by… Read more »

Marathon Runs the Race to Win in Findlay, Ohio; Its CEO Explains Why

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Marathon Runs the Race to Win in Findlay, Ohio; Its CEO Explains Why   Marathon has called Findlay home for more than 130 years. Marathon Petroleum by GARY DAUGHTERS   Gary R. Heminger is Chairman and CEO of Marathon Petroleum, headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. Heminger now leads the country’s biggest refiner by volume, as a… Read more »

Best Hometowns 2018: Findlay

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OHIO LIFE | BEST HOMETOWNS Best Hometowns 2018: Findlay This city exudes a small-town feel while boasting a vibrant downtown, strong businesses and welcoming neighborhoods. NOVEMBER 2018 BY JIM VICKERS | PHOTO BY KELLY WILT Flag City Clothing is the sort of place you expect to find in a city much larger than Findlay. T-shirt shops stacked… Read more »

Findlay Brewing’s new location is hopping

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  Findlay Brewing’s new location is hopping NOV 7, 2018 FINDLAY — Back in 2006 or 2007, lifelong pals Aaron Osborne, Alex Treece, and Josh Heitkamp were hanging out in a Findlay bar, drinking craft beer. “We said, ‘Hey, maybe we can make our own beer,’” says Osborne, co-owner and head brewer at Findlay Brewing… Read more »

Marathon completes acquisition of rival Andeavor

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Marathon completes acquisition of rival Andeavor OCT 3, 2018   FINDLAY — Marathon Petroleum Corp. said its $23.3 billion five-month effort to acquire Texas-based rival Andeavor is complete, making the Findlay-based refining and marketing company the largest U.S. oil refiner by capacity. The deal was completed Monday, a week after shareholders of both firms agreed… Read more »

Why ‘micropolitan’ cities may be the key to rural resurgence

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While the nation’s diverse rural areas, which cover roughly 90 percent of the U.S. and provide a home for about 60 million Americans, are often dynamic and inviting, many have recently faced economic headwinds. Huge social shifts, like aging populations, declining manufacturing activity, and the clustering of tech and service jobs in cities, have left less-dense… Read more »

Findlay named Top Micropolitan Community for fourth consecutive year

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Tuesday, March 6th 2018, 5:03 pm EST Tuesday, March 6th 2018, 5:22 pm EST By Jonathan Monk FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) – If they were a sports franchise, they would be considered a dynasty at this point. The city of Findlay has been ranked as the Top Micropolitan Community in the country for economic development. “It’s kind of… Read more »