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Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus to Invest $400 Million in Neighborhood Programs

On Monday, Columbus City Council passed ordinances to authorize a new bond sale totaling just under $400 million, which would be invested into infrastructure, public safety, public housing and other neighborhood-centric programs throughout the city. “Our 2018 capital investments enhance the quality of life for all our residents by upgrading critical infrastructure needs and neighborhood […]

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New Ticket Tax Exemptions Announced for Smaller Venues and Events

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Ticket Tax Exemptions Announced for Smaller Venues and Events

After multiple rounds of public input, representatives from the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) have unveiled some revisions and exemptions to its ticket fee proposal that would help fund local arts and performance venues through a 7 percent tax. Essentially, the new exemptions would apply to smaller venues and smaller events, keeping them outside the realm […]

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Luxury Retailer Henri Bendel Closing All Stores

Walker Evans Walker Evans Luxury Retailer Henri Bendel Closing All Stores

Columbus-based apparel company L Brands announced yesterday that it would be shuttering its Henri Bendel line of stores, and ending online sales as well. Customers are able to say their goodbyes through the holiday shopping season though, as the closure won’t take place until January. “We are committed to improving performance in the business and […]

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Top Millennial Neighborhoods in Ohio Include Downtown & Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Top Millennial Neighborhoods in Ohio Include Downtown & Near East Side

The largest generation in the U.S. — the Millennial cohort, currently aged between 22 and 37 — are moving into urban neighborhoods in large numbers, according to a new report compiled by RentCafe.com. Data was gathered on population trends in major cities across the U.S. between 2011 and 2016, to find which zip codes saw […]

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The List: Top 10 Dangerous Intersections in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: Top 10 Dangerous Intersections in Central Ohio

If you’re going to be involved in a car crash in Columbus, it’s most likely to happen on a high-capacity arterial road. Streets including Cleveland Avenue, Morse Road, Broad Street, James Road and Dublin-Granville Road have continued to dominate the annual chart released by the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) of high-crash intersections. Many […]

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New Scooter Rules: No Sidewalks, No Speeding & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Scooter Rules: No Sidewalks, No Speeding & More

Just one week after the first round of scooter company regulations were established, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther rolled out a second announcement today with rules aimed at users of these new vehicles. A statement from the Mayor’s office said that the new rules are aimed at ensuring a safe experience for riders, as well as […]

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Construction Roundup: August 2018 – Part 2

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: August 2018 – Part 2

The second half of our Construction Roundup photo series includes an update on a variety of new projects. These include new apartment buildings, for-sale single family homes, new offices, hotels, retail spaces and more. This installment focuses on construction currently taking place in Italian Village, the University District, The Short North and Downtown Columbus. Check […]

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