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Millennial Tower will “Complete” RiverSouth Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Millennial Tower will “Complete” RiverSouth Plan

When Columbus Underground first broke the news that a new 25-story mixed-use tower was being planned for Downtown Columbus, the response was overwhelming, as expected. While some discussed and debated their viewpoints on the architectural style of the building, the majority of response to the news was generally positive, as Downtown Columbus has not seen […]

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Jim Sweeney Exiting Post at Franklinton Development Association

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jim Sweeney Exiting Post at Franklinton Development Association

After serving for 14 years as the Executive Director of the Franklinton Development Association, Jim Sweeney is “hanging up his spurs.” Sweeney has helped to oversee a wide variety of projects that the group has been involved with — both directly and indirectly — including the construction and renovation of over 150 single family homes […]

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25-Story “Millennial Tower” Announced for Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 25-Story “Millennial Tower” Announced for Downtown Columbus

The Columbus skyline is set to become a little bit taller and a little more contemporary in design in 2018. Local developer Arshot Investment Corporation announced today plans to construct a new 25-story 400,000 square foot building at the southwest intersection of Front Street and Rich Street in the RiverSouth district in Downtown Columbus. The new […]

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Report: 83% of New Large Rental Developments are High-End

Walker Evans Walker Evans Report: 83% of New Large Rental Developments are High-End

A new study from RentCafe.com confirms what many people are already aware of: new apartments are expensive. The report takes a look at the rent price of large new apartment complexes (containing more than 50 units) and concluded that 83 percent (12 out of 15 completed in 2015) in the Columbus Metro Area —including its […]

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Columbus Ranked #3 Best City for Renters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked #3 Best City for Renters

While rental rates are certainly on the rise in Columbus, the city still remains a more affordable place for apartment-dwellers when compared to the more expensive rates all across the country. According to a new list from Forbes.com, Columbus is ranked as the #3 city for renters in the United States, moving up from fifth […]

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Growth Has Columbus Region on Track to Hit 3 Million Mark by 2050

Brent Warren Brent Warren Growth Has Columbus Region on Track to Hit 3 Million Mark by 2050

Stronger-than-expected population growth in the last five years has led the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) to revise its estimate for future growth in the Columbus region. The organization’s Insight2050 report — released in 2014 — predicted that an additional 500,000 people would call the seven-county Central Ohio area home by 2050. The latest numbers, […]

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Planning Underway for Downtown Bike Hub at Front and Long

Brent Warren Brent Warren Planning Underway for Downtown Bike Hub at Front and Long

Planning is underway by the City of Columbus on a bike hub that would be located on the first floor of the new city parking garage being built at the northwest corner of Front and Long streets downtown. The facility would be open to the public and would offer cyclists a place to store their […]

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