CASTO announced Hobby Lobby will join WestPointe Plaza in Hilliard
Hobby Lobby will open its sixth location in Central Ohio.
Hilliard, OH — CASTO, a leading real estate company, announced today that Hobby Lobby will join other strong national retailers including Walmart, AMC, Marshalls, PetSmart, and others at WestPointe Plaza located at the intersection of Hilliard-Rome Road and Trabue Road.
The existing retail space neighboring Marshalls and PetSmart will be demolished to create a new 55,000-square-foot Hobby Lobby.
“We are excited to have such a strong national retail tenant like Hobby Lobby join WestPointe Plaza,” said Adam Fights, CASTO’s senior leasing director. “This is CASTO’s third Hobby Lobby deal within the last several years. They are a wonderful tenant and will serve the growing community of Hilliard and the west side of Columbus well.”
Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Hobby Lobby is the largest privately-owned arts-and-crafts retailer in the world operating more than 900 stores. The retailer has been steadily increasing its locations opening 55 new stores and relocations in 2020.
“We offer a wide and ever-changing variety of craft and home decor products including many exclusive Hobby Lobby brands,” stated Kelly Black, Director of Advertising. “First-time shoppers will be pleasantly surprised at the store size and the exceptional service provided by our trained associates.”
Hobby Lobby anticipates opening its new store at WestPointe Plaza in mid-2022 generating approximately 35-50 new jobs to the area.
CASTO, a fully integrated real estate organization since 1926, is a recognized leader in the ownership, management, acquisition and development of multifamily residences, commercial shopping centers and office buildings. CASTO’s growing portfolio currently includes more than 26 million square feet of commercial property and more than 5,000 residential units located throughout the midwestern and southeastern United States. CASTO is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and serves a variety of clients from five offices in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. To learn more about CASTO, visit castoinfo.com.
About Hobby Lobby
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a major Oklahoma City-based corporation began as Greco, a miniature picture frame company in 1970. When David Green moved his business from the family garage to a 300 square-foot retail space in 1972, Hobby Lobby was born. It is now the largest privately owned arts and crafts retailer in the world offering more than 70,000 crafting and home decor products including floral, fabric, needle art, custom framing, baskets, home accents, wearable art, arts and crafts, jewelry making, scrapbooking and paper crafting supplies and seasonal merchandise. Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hobby Lobby stores are closed on Sunday.
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