Finding out where to rent can be a pain. Can I find the right price? Does the location work for me or my business? Is this a place that I want to live in? And, even if all those boxes are checked, can I trust the person I’m renting from? Are they proven? Do they have a “tenant first” mentality? At Lykens Companies, we believe that we have a good thing going, but don’t just take our word for it. Here are 5 reasons to rent with Lykens (we think there are many more, but don’t want to seem too biased).
1. Two Decades Down
With 20 years (and counting) of experience, we believe that Lykens Companies is just getting started. We are driving toward constantly expanding and improving. For our renters, that means that they are connected to a business that is always striving to be the best. This is no accidental success. We are constantly looking to improve our quality, both in the buildings we rent out and in the way that our business operates. For you, that means the best units and the best service.
2. Location, Location, Location
Time Magazine recently listed Columbus, OH as the best city in the Midwest. Ohio’s capital is growing, affordable, and young. As Columbus makes its rise, why not live in the neighborhood that’s in the center of it all? The Short North. As the biggest property owner in the Short North, Lykens Companies helped transform the Short North into the booming Arts District that it is today.
We’re doing the same thing in Columbus’s other growing neighborhoods. Whether it’s Olde Towne East, Weiland Park, or near Ohio State, Lykens seeks to improve and grow the neighborhoods we invest in. Want more information on our different communities and the available units therein? Check out our Communities section.
3. Join a Network of Businesses
If you’re a small business, you’ll need a platform for growth. Lykens Companies rents to some incredible commercial tenants. From Mission Coffee to Rocket Fizz, the businesses that rent from us enjoy one-of-a-kind work spaces and exposure to thousands of tenants. We are proud of the businesses that rent with Lykens and are excited for them as they strive toward great futures.
4. A Fleet At Your Fingertips
We’ve all had that landlord that tells us he’s on his way to fix the leaking dishwasher, the window that won’t close, or the A/C that won’t turn on, only to have gotten no help a week later. At Lykens, we offer our tenants a fleet of dedicated, trustworthy workmen who fix problems as quickly as they come up. We don’t make you jump through hoops either. Check out our website on how easy it is to make a maintenance request.
5. One-of-a-Kind Living
You might have driven by our Wonder Bread Lofts and wondered why it wasn’t torn down to make something that could have been bigger, newer, and maybe more profitable. Well, at Lykens Companies, we believe that buildings tell their own story and enrich the neighborhood around them. With the Wonder Bread factory, we valued the way men and women went there every single day to make sure that they were able to make a living. We wanted to preserve that, but now, instead of it being a place to make a living, the Wonder Bread Lofts have become a place to live in. How cool is that?
In our renovation of the Wonder Bread factory, we made sure that each of the lofts is completely unique. Each unit, we believe, offers residents the luxury of a modern apartment, with the look, feel, and original materials that echo the factory’s original use. A quick walk around the apartment shows the exact same thing. For example, our tenants often enjoy sitting on our newest treasure: a bench handcrafted from the factory’s original wood.
What’s stopping you?
This is the tip of the iceberg. We could have mentioned exclusive discounts for our tenants, events, referral bonuses, or that our units just look really cool (see our Instagram for proof), but we decided to stop at five reasons. So, if you’re in the market to rent, what’s your reason for not renting with Lykens Companies? Can’t think of one? Apply to rent today!