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Opinion: RiverSouth is Ideal for Innovation District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: RiverSouth is Ideal for Innovation District

As Brent Warren reported on Thursday, Troy Miller spent his final days on Columbus City Council studying the feasibility of creating an Innovation District plan in Columbus, which would encourage the creation of a centralized cluster of entrepreneur-focused facilities. That could include startup incubators, business accelerators, industry-specific development hubs, shared resource and co-working spaces, and […]

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Innovation District Proposed to Boost Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Innovation District Proposed to Boost Entrepreneurism in Columbus

The Short North, Franklinton or Downtown could one day be home to an “Innovation District” – a cluster of buildings offering office space, living quarters and complementary businesses that together local leaders hope would provide a boost to the city’s entrepreneurial culture. Former City Councilmember Troy Miller commissioned a feasibility study on the idea, and […]

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Proposal Would Redevelop Two Long-Vacant Campus Apartment Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Redevelop Two Long-Vacant Campus Apartment Buildings

A Buckeye Real Estate proposal calls for the redevelopment of two long-vacant apartment buildings south of the Ohio State University campus. New apartments, townhomes, and parking would be added to the back of the two structures – a three-and-a-half story brick building at 1509 North High Street and a two-story row house behind it that […]

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Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Brent Warren Brent Warren Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Plans to demolish a three-story brick building at 330 Oak Street appear to be off the table, as the owner of the property now is actively looking to sell the former pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc.(BIRI), an affiliate of Roxane Laboratories, submitted an application to the Downtown Commission last month to demolish the […]

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Neighborhood Opposition Puts Olympic Apartments On Hold

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Neighborhood Opposition Puts Olympic Apartments On Hold

Plans for a large-scale development project in Clintonville have come to a halt after drawing the ire of certain community groups. Local real estate developer Kyle Katz submitted plans to construct a mixed-use building on the site of the now-closed Olympic Swim Club on Indianola Avenue to the city this summer. The building would include […]

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Five Stories Proposed for Corner of Fifth and Summit in Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five Stories Proposed for Corner of Fifth and Summit in Italian Village

Add the southwest corner of East Fifth Avenue and Summit Street to the long list of proposed mixed-use developments in Italian Village. A two-part proposal from developer Brad Howe and Shremshock Architects calls for a three-story townhome building as well as a five-story residential and retail development for the corner, which is currently home to […]

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Dublin Green Shopping Center Adds Retail Competition to Northwest Suburbs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin Green Shopping Center Adds Retail Competition to Northwest Suburbs

Columbus has seen relatively little in the way of large-scale suburban retail development in recent years, but that’s about to change. Nearly 400,000 square feet of retail space known as “Dublin Green” will emerge from the corn fields of Jerome Township, located approximately half-way between Dublin and Plain City. While the far-flung location seems remote […]

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