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The Confluence Cast: Kaufman Development

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Kaufman Development

How do commercial real-estate developers create community? I sat down with Brian Suiter, Director of Real Estate Development for Kaufman Development to talk about the future of development in Columbus, Kaufman’s development goals and philosophy, the many moving parts involved in large-scale real estate, and The Gravity Project, an impressive new mixed-use building (and community […]

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Smart Columbus Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Apartment Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Smart Columbus Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Apartment Projects

A new Smart Columbus program was announced today that aims to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations in apartment and condominium buildings. The program offers a rebate of $3,500 per plug or parking space to owners of condos or apartment buildings — or to developers of new residential buildings — with a maximum […]

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Apartments Mostly Taken in LeVeque Tower, Condos Still Available

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Mostly Taken in LeVeque Tower, Condos Still Available

A tour of the LeVeque Tower last summer revealed plenty of work still to be done on the residential units in the upper floors of the historic building. This summer is a different story, with over 80 percent of the building’s 69 apartments occupied and the final finishes being put on eight for-sale condominiums on […]

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List of Finalists Narrowed for Scioto Peninsula Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren List of Finalists Narrowed for Scioto Peninsula Project

Although the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) will not officially announce which team of developers is selected to build the 21 acre Scioto Peninsula redevelopment project until September, the list appears to be narrowing. Columbus Underground submitted a public records request for the proposals submitted by the four finalists, which were announced by the CDDC […]

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Two Major Short North Developments Approved by Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Major Short North Developments Approved by Commission

The Victorian Village Commission approved two major Short North developments at its March 9 meeting – Kaufman Development’s nine-story mixed-use project between West Second and Price Avenues, and the Pizzuti Companies’ two-building project on West First Avenue. The projects were approved with conditions, meaning that both developers will have to return to the commission for […]

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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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Today’s the Last Day to Get Phillip’s Coney Island Before They Close for Renovations

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Today’s the Last Day to Get Phillip’s Coney Island Before They Close for Renovations

Shortly after celebrating their 105th anniversary, Phillip’s Coney Island, located at 450 West Broad Street, announced that they’d be temporarily closing for renovations. “Our restaurant needed a face lift anyway,” said Kristen DeAtley, manager at Phillip’s Coney Island. After this Saturday, Phillip’s and the businesses on either side will be shuttered and bulldozed to make way […]

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