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Housing JV Impact Gala with Keynote: Angel Investor Manny Fernandez

  Housing JV Impact Gala with Keynote: Angel Investor Manny Fernandez

CREATING AN UNSHAKEABLE GENERATIONAL LEGACY “…Columbus is among the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. But the boom feels more like a bust to many residents whose lives are compromised by the high cost of housing.” —Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio Due to a confluence of favorable market forces, formerly down-and-out housing markets across the […]

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Four Acre Development Approved in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Four Acre Development Approved in Italian Village

A significant new residential development was approved this week by the Italian Village Commission. The plan calls for five new residential buildings containing a total of 196 units on the former Acorn Distributors site at 324 E. Second Ave. The large warehouse building that currently occupies the four-acre site will demolished, although a portion of […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

The majority of High Street continues to be a construction zone through most of the University District and Short North, although some of those projects under construction will begin to come to completion this summer. For now, there are cranes and orange barrels everywhere you look, and we’ve got another installment of our construction roundup […]

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Five University District Developments Set to Open this Summer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five University District Developments Set to Open this Summer

Five major developments are scheduled to come online this August in the University District, bringing an additional 531 apartments, 705 parking spaces and a significant amount of new retail space to the High Street and Lane Avenue corridors. Here are the basics on each project, including the retail tenants that have been confirmed so far […]

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Project Update: Grant Park Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Grant Park Apartments

Work will be wrapping up this March on the first of what will eventually be 13 new apartment buildings on North Grant Avenue in Weinland Park. The three-story building is part of the 246-unit Grant Park Apartments project from Wagenbrenner Development. The new apartments line the east side of Grant, south of East 11th Avenue, and […]

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More Than Half of Columbus Residents are Now Renters

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Than Half of Columbus Residents are Now Renters

Over the course of past decade, Columbus has become a “renter-dominated market” along with 21 other major U.S. cities. That means that more than half of the population of the city of Columbus now lives in a rental units rather than an owned unit. “There’s no nice way to put this — the idea of […]

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Opinion: A Big-Picture Conversation on Development is Necessary

Mike Brown Mike Brown Opinion: A Big-Picture Conversation on Development is Necessary

There is major new development in the heart of Columbus, and that is creating a needed conversation on affordability. Advocacy groups are working to drive a new generation of investment and policy in our region to spur affordable developments, along with various levels of government. We also have some voices very critical of the new […]

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