Lois J. Fisher & Associates

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  • Kettering Backpack, Inc.
  • Kettering Backpack, Inc.
  • Kettering Backpack, Inc.


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Lois Fisher of Lois J Fisher & Associates is the owner of a small real estate investment and development company that specializes in bringing buildings from the past into a useful future. She has developed an outdated strip mall into a thriving medical and corporate center.

For the past fifteen years, the company has taken on the redevelopment of approximately twenty buildings in the heart of downtown Marion, and redefined their use from introducing loft living to many of the upper floors to reinventing old department stores into viable office and commercial use.

Lois is currently introducing student life to the attendees of Ohio State University Marion and Marion Technical college by revitalizing the Marion Star building, currently known as the Starfish project, which was built in the 1920's and will be used for student housing and recreation. The project is anticipating providing customers for the adjacent businesses and downtown property owners to continue the mission of revitalization of downtown Marion. All made possible with the help of the city leaders, Downtown Marion, Inc and her family, including her husband Nicholas, and daughter, Kate Fisher, who is the lead assistant on the Starfish Project.


Location: 115 N. Prospect St., Suite 3A , Marion, Ohio 43302, Marion County
Type of Industry: Real Estate Development
  1. Providing revitalization to older buildings in downtown Marion including introducing and developing loft living in Downtown Marion
  2. Providing commercial office space - including medical offices
  3. Providing executive housing
Number of Current Employees: 3 (plus multiple contracts with local trades)
Year Company Started: 1982


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