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Reservations Being Accepted for Columbus Commons Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Reservations Being Accepted for Columbus Commons Apartments

Carter USA, the Atlanta developer behind the Highpoint on Columbus Commons, is now accepting reservations for apartments in the five-story project currently being constructed on South High Street downtown. Laura Swadel, vice president of investment at Carter, said they are very pleased with the level of interest they’ve received in the apartments, especially considering that […]

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Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

Brent Warren Brent Warren Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

The Greenspot Rain Barrel Program, which distributed nearly 1,000 discounted rain barrels to county residents last year, has been renewed for 2013 and will officially get going again in April. Rain barrels collect rain water by connecting directly to a downspout; diverting the water collected on a house’s roof from the stormwater system and providing […]

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Public Meetings Under Way for Southern Gateway Revitalization Effort

Brent Warren Brent Warren Public Meetings Under Way for Southern Gateway Revitalization Effort

Southern Gateway, the public-private partnership first announced by the Mayor in the 2012 State of the City address and officially launched last summer, has started its engagement with the neighborhood. Four public meetings have been held so far, and another two are scheduled: March 28 at the Parsons Avenue Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library […]

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Library Considering Multi-Story, Mixed Use Building for New Northside Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Considering Multi-Story, Mixed Use Building for New Northside Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) is looking at putting a new, larger Northside branch into a mixed-use development on the same site. Hoping to take advantage of its location between the Short North and the OSU campus, the library has selected the Pizzuti Companies to develop concepts for the branch, which sits at 1423 North […]

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270-Unit Apartment Building Planned for Polaris

Brent Warren Brent Warren 270-Unit Apartment Building Planned for Polaris

Kaufman Development, which hopes to have its 600 Goodale project near Grandview completed by this summer, is set to break ground soon on another five-story apartment building, this one in the Polaris area. The project, to be called 801 Polaris, will feature a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom units. The 270 apartments will have […]

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Dublin Moves Ahead with Bridge Street Corridor Plans, Connecting Across River

Brent Warren Brent Warren Dublin Moves Ahead with Bridge Street Corridor Plans, Connecting Across River

With last year’s Bridge Street Corridor Plan, Dublin laid out an ambitious blueprint for a dense, walkable district that would add approximately 8,000 new residential units to the area. City of Dublin Planner Rachel Ray was kind enough to share some thoughts on the recent progress the city has made toward realizing their goals, what […]

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Atlas Building Conversion to Apartments Set to Start

Brent Warren Brent Warren Atlas Building Conversion to Apartments Set to Start

Plans for the Atlas Building at 8 East Long Street Downtown are starting to come together. Michael Schiff, Principal of the Schiff Capital Group, outlined the latest plans and gave some background on the project Wednesday night at a ULI Columbus event at the building. Approximately 100 apartments are planned, with a mix of studios, […]

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