57 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2018
Although some of the cranes have come down in the University District and the Short North, plenty have sprouted in other neighborhoods. Below, you’ll find our roundup of the significant urban development projects that were under construction throughout the year.
Several large projects will likely be completed in 2019 after multiple years of planning and construction, including the 231-unit mixed-use development – now called the Nicholas — which will occupy the block of North High Street between Gay and Long.
Also in that category is a 12-story hotel across from the convention center, a nine-story building on Oak Street, the five-story Matan project, and the second LC River South building on South High Street.
The to LC RiverSouth buildings, under construction in October — Photo by Walker Evans.
Right next door to that building, work has started on the seven-story High and Cherry project.
Motorists Insurance Group held a ground-breaking ceremony for it Topiary Park-adjacent project in March.
A new culinary building is going up on the campus of Columbus State.
Finally, after a long delay, work has begun on an eight-story hotel on Park Street near the North Market.
The Moxy Hotel building, under construction in December — Photo by Walker Evans.
Ground was broken on the Yardley, a long-stalled Olde Towne East project. Down the street, work continued on a 15-unit condominium project, while further to the east, the Morgan and the Gemma are both under construction at the corner of Oak Street and South Ohio Avenue.
The Yardley, under construction in October — Photo by Walker Evans.
Construction continues on the new-build portion of the View on Pavey Square, although renters have moved into some of the historic buildings along High Street, and Japanese Oriental Restaurant has returned to its original space.
The View on Pavey Square, under construction in August — Photo by Walker Evans.
On Norwich Avenue, a five-story building overlooking Tuttle Park is starting to rise.
Work on the Metro Parks portion of the large project planned for former quarry land on the West Side has begun, but no timeline has been set for the development side of the project.
Some land has been cleared for an apartment and commercial development just west of that site, on the other side of Trabue Road.
The new Dublin Library is scheduled to open in 2019
Grandview Yard continues to grow.
Grandview Yard construction in May — Photo by Walker Evans.
Demo and site work has started on a new apartment development in Milo-Grogan
Work on Whitehall’s 20-acre development at the intersection of East Broad Street and Hamilton Road continues.
A major project is well underway just north of Weiland’s Market in Clintonville.
The University City Shopping Center on Olentangy has been demolished and will be completely redeveloped, while just up the street, employees are scheduled to start moving into the new OhioHealth offices in 2019.
A new Target is scheduled to open next year in the Hamilton Quarter development near New Albany.