Columbus’ Board of Aviation Commissioners has approved allowing a makerspace group to lease its property, provided that certain conditions are met.
The board approved lease terms Tuesday for the makerspace subject to “an environmental review to ensure that the building is safe,” according to board attorney Mary Stroh. This condition was the result of a discussion regarding potential issues with asbestos.
Airport director Brian Payne said that the lease is for a property known as buildings 45 and 49, which are owned by the airport and currently leased to Cummins, Inc.
Cummins plans to leave at the end of its current lease, meaning that the buildings will be vacant as of July…