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32 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2016

Brent Warren Brent Warren 32 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2016

As we usually do at this time of year, we’ve compiled a list of projects – mostly in urban Columbus – that were either completed, started, or announced this year. After going back and sorting a year’s worth of stories, here are some of our take-aways about 2016: Downtown was humming all year, with more […]

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Browns Backing Out of Plan for Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Browns Backing Out of Plan for Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

The Cleveland Browns have backed out of a plan to build a practice facility at Tuttle Park in the University District. The Browns notified the city today that the proposal – which called for a new, larger recreation center at the park as well as three new practice fields and other improvements – would not […]

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Rejected: Four North Market Development Proposals That Didn’t Make The Final Cut

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rejected: Four North Market Development Proposals That Didn’t Make The Final Cut

Representatives from The City of Columbus announced this morning that they had selected three finalists from a group of seven development proposals that would transform the surface parking lot at the North Market into a new mixed-use structure in Downtown Columbus. That means that four development proposals did not make the final cut in the […]

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Three Development Ideas Considered for North Market Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Development Ideas Considered for North Market Parking Lot

The City of Columbus has narrowed the list of finalists to develop the North Market parking lot to three. Nationwide Realty Investors, Pizzuti, and the Wood Companies/Schiff Capital Group are the developers that made the cut. “We look forward to continuing our evaluation with these three teams,” said Development Director Steve Schoeny. “When we reviewed […]

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Best Urban Development in Columbus: The Madison

Best of CU Best of CU Best Urban Development in Columbus: The Madison

Everywhere you look around Columbus, you’re likely to see construction cranes in the sky. For some people that means extra traffic and noise, but to most people it means that our city is growing and evolving. While Columbus Underground Writer Brent Warren covers the daily development beat, the end of the year is a time […]

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Report: Rents Continue to Rise, Vacancy Rates Continue to Fall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Report: Rents Continue to Rise, Vacancy Rates Continue to Fall

According to a new report from REJournals.com, the Columbus market for apartments continues to be hot. With the steady increase in regional population comes increased demand for rentals, which is resulting in both higher prices and lower vacancy rates. The report points out that the hottest areas for builders includes both suburban locales (Dublin, Hilliard […]

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Motorists Unveils Development Plan for Surface Lots Near Topiary Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Motorists Unveils Development Plan for Surface Lots Near Topiary Park

Motorists Insurance Group has announced plans to build a 68-unit apartment building on a parking lot downtown that has long been viewed as a key piece of the revitalization puzzle for both the Topiary Park and the Discovery District neighborhood that surrounds it. The lot in question, which is just over an acre in size, sits […]

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