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Program Takes New Approach to Providing Affordable Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren Program Takes New Approach to Providing Affordable Housing

A group of local academics and affordable housing advocates are working on a unique response to the issue of economic segregation in the region. The plan is to help 100 low-income families move to “high opportunity” neighborhoods, providing rental assistance, coaching, access to educational resources, and other types of support to the families for three […]

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Mixed-Use Development in Clintonville Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development in Clintonville Moving Forward

A 300-unit apartment development in Clintonville is back on track nearly a year after it was initially proposed. Upper Arlington-based developer Vision Communities is in the process of finalizing drawings and submitting permits for the project, which will replace the former Dixie International warehouse at 3640 Indianola Avenue. The primary holdup was the capacity of […]

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Developers of Shipping Container Apartments Looking to Disrupt Real Estate Industry

Brent Warren Brent Warren Developers of Shipping Container Apartments Looking to Disrupt Real Estate Industry

The developers of a 25-unit apartment building taking shape on Old Leonard Avenue think that they are onto something big, and a quick look at the project’s timeline shows why. After breaking ground in November, it took just five days to stack and weld 54 shipping containers together to form the basic shape of the […]

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Over $1 Billion in New Development Proposed in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Over $1 Billion in New Development Proposed in Downtown Columbus

"This is probably the most activity I've seen in Downtown in a couple of decades." — Marc Conte

The Downtown real estate market shows few signs of slowing down, according to the latest report from the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District. Even though $116 million in new development projects were completed in 2016, there’s a collective $734 million still under construction at this moment, and another $1 billion in development still in the […]

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21 Acre Downtown Development Plan Unveiled

Brent Warren Brent Warren 21 Acre Downtown Development Plan Unveiled

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) has unveiled its long-awaited plan to develop 21 acres of city-owned and county-owned land on the Scioto Peninsula. The vision is of a dense urban neighborhood, with over 1,500 residential units, 180,000 square feet of retail, 240 hotel rooms, and as much as 840,000 square feet of office space. […]

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Latest Version of Victorian Village Proposal Heading to Commission Tonight

Brent Warren Brent Warren Latest Version of Victorian Village Proposal Heading to Commission Tonight

Kaufman Development is headed back to the Victorian Village Commission tonight with its proposal for the IBEW site just off of High Street in the Short North. The project, which was first brought to the commission in August and then revised multiple times, now stands at nine stories, with a maximum height of 115 feet. […]

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Affordable Housing Coming to Former Hospital Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Coming to Former Hospital Site

More affordable housing is coming to the Hilltop. Construction is well underway on a three-story, 42-unit building at 180 Wheatland Avenue. The new project, called Wheatland Crossing Senior Apartments, sits on the northern end of a 20-acre site that was once home to the Central Ohio Psychiatric Hospital. The City of Columbus bought the land […]

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