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Changes Made to Lineup of Smart Columbus Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Made to Lineup of Smart Columbus Projects

Changes have been made to the blueprint that has guided the city and its private sector partners since Columbus won the Smart City Challenge in June of 2016. The original list of 15 Smart Columbus projects funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has been revised, with four of the projects being dropped all […]

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Large Apartment Complex and Commercial Development Planned for Trabue Road

Brent Warren Brent Warren Large Apartment Complex and Commercial Development Planned for Trabue Road

Columbus City Council will weigh in next week on a plan from developer Preferred Living for the corner of Trabue Road and McKinley Avenue on the west side. A 480-unit apartment complex would be built on an 18-acre site south of Trabue and west of McKinley, while a 15-acre site adjacent to the apartments would be […]

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Development Roundup: Announcements and Updates from Downtown to Upper Arlington

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Announcements and Updates from Downtown to Upper Arlington

The latest Development Roundup features news from Downtown, German Village, Grandview Heights, and Upper Arlington, along with lots of nuggets from up and down High Street. Read on for an assortment of project updates, proposals, ribbon cuttings, and other news that we haven’t had a chance to cover yet: Design work is underway for the new […]

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Plans for New Convention Center Garage Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for New Convention Center Garage Moving Forward

Plans for a new parking garage behind the Greater Columbus Convention Center are moving forward. The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority (FCCFA) has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the design of the garage, and will soon issue a second RFQ for firms interested in managing its construction. The FCCFA board authorized those steps […]

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Columbus City Schools Auctions Three Sites; Chicago Developer Among Buyers

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus City Schools Auctions Three Sites; Chicago Developer Among Buyers

Columbus City Schools auctioned off three prominent properties on Tuesday. Nationwide Children’s Hospital bought the former Africentric school on Livingston Avenue, local company Galbreath Properties bought the Maennerchor building in the Brewery District, and Chicago-based developer Clark Street Holdings bought 1300 Forsythe Ave., a three-acre site on West Fifth Avenue that most recently held the music […]

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Verizon Store Planned for Corner of North Broadway and High in Clintonville

Brent Warren Brent Warren Verizon Store Planned for Corner of North Broadway and High in Clintonville

A prominent corner in Clintonville is getting a Verizon store. Speculation has swirled about the half-acre parcel at the northeast corner of East North Broadway and North High Street since an excavator appeared on the site earlier this month. With the asphalt parking lot being torn up and most of the existing building demolished, many […]

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Developer Takes Grand Central Plans Off Table After Floating Site for New Crew Stadium

Brent Warren Brent Warren Developer Takes Grand Central Plans Off Table After Floating Site for New Crew Stadium

An ambitious plan from Schottenstein Real Estate Group to build a mixed-use development on 20-plus acres of land next to the Arena District will not be moving forward. “After months of meetings with city and state officials, prospective users, and neighboring owners, Schottenstein Real Estate Group has decided not to move forward in the purchase […]

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