Business View Civil and Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 7

120 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 7 C ruising down the curves of historic U.S. Route 40, you’ll discover the heart of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, “The City of Respect.” The term, coined in 2006 when immigrants from Nepal and Bhutan began to call the city home, is reminiscent of the Mid-western values and support for diversity that Reynoldsburg upholds. The thriving city of over 40,000 residents takes pride in its goals to put community first. Countless benefits, including its proximity to Columbus, affordability, and balance of green space, shopping, and entertainment are by-products of its aim to elevate the neighborhood and support opportunities. This attitude reflects why the city’s preferred tagline is “Home is Here.” Andrew Bowsher, Development Director of Reynoldsburg, acknowledges, “It’s our community-shared values, the belief that celebrating our past, embracing diversity and supporting our city’s vision motivates us to create a dynamic future for the people and businesses who call Reynoldsburg home.” No wonder that in August 2020, named Reynoldsburg the Second Hottest Housing Market in the