On September 7th, 2018, NBC News published “Two Ohio cities illustrate a growing divide between the old and new economy.” The article, written by Dante Chinni, tells the story of Columbus’s massive growth, among other things. In it, Chinni details the role that Lykens Companies plays in Columbus’s development:
Away from downtown, on North 4th Street, Kevin Lykens is converting the red-brick Budd Dairy Building into a 14,000-square-foot food hall. The owner of Lykens Companies, he says the building already has 70 restaurants that have applied to move into the space. And he’s not worried about foot traffic to support them — the refurbished space will be only steps from the Columbus’s Short North hipster enclave, where he also has apartment buildings.
Read the rest of this great story here.