VanTrust Signs Two Tenants for Recently Completed Building in New Albany

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VanTrust continues its string of success with new tenants

Columbus, Ohio – April 6, 2021 –VanTrust Real Estate, LLC is pleased to announce two leases at its new project in New Albany. Innovation I, a 253,000 square foot building, was completed in December 2020. 158,000 square feet was immediately leased to Voyant Beauty, a supplier of beauty and personal care products. A leading manufacturer has taken the remaining 95,000 square feet, making Innovation I 100% leased. After finalizing the leases at Innovation I, VanTrust continues its momentum in New Albany by breaking ground on a sister building, Innovation II.

The quick leasing of Innovation I follows the success of VanTrust’s 302,000 square feet modern bulk distribution center that was immediately leased upon completion to Hims & Hers in February of 2020.

“We are extremely pleased that our projects in New Albany continue to drive demand into this business-friendly community,” said Andy Weeks, executive vice president of VanTrust. “New Albany is an ideal location for many companies to establish a Central Ohio presence. Companies like Voyant are growing their manufacturing operations and recognize that New Albany is a great place to do business.”

“We operate facilities supplying, beauty, skincare, haircare, over-the-counter topical drugs, and fragrance products,” said Richard McEvoy, CEO of Voyant Beauty. We like the New Albany area for its ideal location. We’re excited to invest in the region as we continue to provide affordable, quality beauty and personal care products.”

Jeff Lyons with CBRE was the broker for VanTrust.

About VanTrust Real Estate, LLC

VanTrust Real Estate, LLC is a full-service real estate development company. The company acquires and develops real estate assets for the Van Tuyl family portfolio and offers a broad range of real estate services including acquisition, disposition, development, development services, and asset management. Product types include office, industrial, multifamily, retail, institutional, governmental, hospitality, and recreational. VanTrust works nationally with regional offices in Columbus, Dallas, Phoenix, and Jacksonville with its headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. For more information, visit

About New Albany

New Albany, Ohio, is a master planned community of 11,000 residents located fifteen miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio’s capital city, and ten miles from the Port Columbus International Airport. New Albany is aspirational, welcoming, and collaborative, continually building upon its pillars of lifelong learning, culture, health and the environment. New Albany is also home to one of the largest master planned international business parks in the Midwest, featuring shovel-ready sites, triple feed electric power and fiber optic capabilities for companies of all sizes.