Real Estate Development Areas - POLARIS Centers of Commerce

POLARIS The gateway to Columbus from the north.

Greater Columbus' Finest Office Park

With the potential of over 8 million square feet of office space, POLARIS is the best choice for office locations in Central Ohio. Already home to many corporate main/regional headquarters for firms such as Microsoft, Mettler-Toledo, McGraw-Hill Publishing and J.P. Morgan Chase, office opportunities at POLARIS are plentiful.

POLARIS provides an easy commute for employees and clients from anywhere in Central Ohio. They can dine in style or enjoy a casual meal at one of over 70 restaurants; shop the renowned POLARIS Fashion Place or golf on nearby championship courses. Enjoy choice, convenience and services that help make busy schedules easier to manage. In addition, residential development within POLARIS itself makes it even more convenient for employees to live, work and play.

Qualifying businesses are also eligible under the POLARIS CRA to receive real estate tax abatements up to 100% for 15 years. POLARIS is already home to many of Columbus' corporate powerhouses who are already experiencing the high-energy, high profile atmosphere that influences everything within it. This corporate atmosphere has elevated POLARIS from a place where business gets done to a place where ideas get started.

The Prime Location for Retail

POLARIS is the Center of Everything retail - from the most high end fashion to essential shopping needs; from international brand names to local small's all here at POLARIS. Take advantage of these dynamic retail Centers of Commerce.

Prime Retail development opportunities are available are available throughout POLARIS. From mall out-lots in The Pointe at POLARIS, to sites along Gemini Place in POLARIS North, along Lazelle Road in POLARIS West, along Polaris Parkway in POLARIS Westar and next to Ikea in the developing POLARIS 91 area, all are prime areas for retail development.

If you are looking for existing retail space, the POLARIS Neighborhood Centers offer move-in ready locations along the highest traffic areas in Columbus.

The Place for Great Hospitality

As the “Gateway to Columbus” from the North, POLARIS has become the best opportunity for growing restaurant and hotel businesses. Just 2 miles north of I-270, the area boasts a direct connection to all major Central Ohio freeways, Nearly 120,000 cars pass the POLARIS Interchange on I-71 each day, and thousands of travelers find POLARIS a destination for quality food and lodging.

With the landmark full-service Hilton Hotel and Conference Center at POLARIS dominating the skyline, POLARIS is a prime destination for hotel operators. POLARIS has seen continued growth within the hotel industry boasting some of the highest occupancy rates and ADR's in Central Ohio. Prime hotel sites are available in The Pointe at POLARIS, POLARIS Westar and POLARIS 91 developments.

POLARIS is already home to many fine dining options: The Cheesecake Factory, Eddie Merlot's steakhouse, Marcella's Ristorante, Molly Woo's Asian Bistro, Brio Tuscan Grille, Mimi's Café, Bar Louie, the Polaris Grill, and many more. In addition, dozens of fast food, quick service and casual dining restaurants dot the area. Whether you desire an in-line strip center location or a standalone out-lot, there's a place for your restaurant establishment.

The Recreation and Entertainment Destination

Recreation and entertainment opportunities abound in POLARIS. Cinemark’s Rave Cinemas found POLARIS irresistible, bringing their first-in-Columbus all-digital movie theater into this thriving mix of retail, office and hospitality. LA Fitness has seen strong membership growth in the physical fitness sector. Magic Mountain continues to draw crowds to their thriving family fun center, and Star Lanes has brought new life to the sport of bowling with their immersive experience.

In POLARIS 91, POLARIS Westar, POLARIS West, POLARIS North and The Point at POLARIS, there are exciting opportunities for recreation and entertainment businesses.

A place people call home

POLARIS PlaceThe Ravines at Westar801 POLARIS

For years businesses have called POLARIS home, now people do too! Elegant apartment communities have opened, providing over 1,000 residential units within POLARIS itself. This is ideal for local workers with a convenient place to live, work, shop and play without driving long distances.

Opportunities for future residential development exist in POLARIS 91, POLARIS West, POLARIS Westar, and The Pointe at POLARIS.