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Construction Roundup: April 2015 – Part 2

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: April 2015 – Part 2

In this month’s installment of our Construction Roundup photo series, we have updates from developments including Grant Commons, Grant Park, the Scioto Riverfront Greenways project, the new Convention Center parking garage, Jeffrey Park, the Julian, Poindexter Village, Children’s Hospital, LC Riversouth and 250 High. While it’s certainly informational and interesting to keep tabs on these […]

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Construction Roundup: April 2015 – Part 1

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: April 2015 – Part 1

In this month’s installment of our Construction Roundup photo series, we have updates from developments including The View on Fifth, Grandview Yard, Trotter’s Park, Harrison Park, 40 West, The Dennison, Truberry on Summit, Bishop’s Walk, The View on High, and the North Residential District on OSU’s Campus. While it’s certainly informational and interesting to keep […]

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Columbus is #5 Best City for Renters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus is #5 Best City for Renters

Forbes.com published a brand new list of the best and worst cities for renters last week, and once again, Columbus scored well in the rankings in 5th place for best. The study was based on four factors including average rent during the last quarter of 2014, vacancy rates, percentage of income spent on rent, and year-over-year […]

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New Renderings for Olympic Development Unveiled

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Renderings for Olympic Development Unveiled

New renderings showing the latest, revised plan for the former Olympic Pool site in Clintonville were revealed last night at a neighborhood meeting. Developer Kyle Katz, whose initial proposal for the site faced criticism from some in the neighborhood for its density and potential to cause traffic and parking headaches, said that he was pleased […]

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Historic Olde Towne East Building to Be Demolished After Wall Collapse

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Olde Towne East Building to Be Demolished After Wall Collapse

On Sunday evening, a wall collapsed on the side of a two story building located at 1112 Oak Street in Olde Towne East. The building has sat vacant and neglected by its former owner for several decades, but had been recently purchased by a new owner just a few months ago who had plans to […]

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Rental Market in University District Showing No Signs of Slowing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Rental Market in University District Showing No Signs of Slowing

If you’re looking for high-end student housing and were hoping to live in a new development like the View on High or Norwich Flats next year, you might be out of luck — both developments are fully leased for the fall, and have been since November of last year. “In about two and a half weeks, […]

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Wall Collapses at Historic Building in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wall Collapses at Historic Building in Olde Towne East

Earlier this evening, a portion of a wall collapsed from the side of a historic building in Olde Towne East, spilling out into the street at the intersection of Ohio Avenue and Oak Street. No one was reported as injured, though the collapse is threatening ongoing plans to renovate the building, originally announced back in […]

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