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Development Roundup: News from Harrison West, the Near East Side and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: News from Harrison West, the Near East Side and More

The latest Development Roundup features news from the Near East Side, Grandview Heights, Harrison West, and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, groundbreakings, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Work wrapped up earlier this year on a Vetter Property Group development in Harrison West called the Concord. The […]

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Construction Roundup: March 2018 – Part 2

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

As most residents are already aware, there’s a lot of construction going on in Columbus right now. The deluge of active building sites has caused us to break up our Construction Roundup series into multiple parts, providing smaller snapshots of what’s being built around town. You can CLICK HERE to jump back to part one […]

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Pilot Program Helps Low-Income Moms Relocate to Suburbs

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pilot Program Helps Low-Income Moms Relocate to Suburbs

Ten families will be moving from “low opportunity” neighborhoods to suburban apartments this August as part of the initial pilot of the Move to Prosper program. An initiative of the City and Regional Planning program at Ohio State University, the program will provide rental assistance and personal coaching to the families to support their transition. […]

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Franklin Park Conservatory Adds Children’s Garden, Expanded Visitor Experience

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Franklin Park Conservatory Adds Children’s Garden, Expanded Visitor Experience

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has announced two expansion projects, including its “newly expanded visitor experience” and the launch of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden. This is the conservatory’s largest expansion to date. The expanded visitor experience comes at the addition of ten acres of land—extending from three acres to 13—dedicated to more exhibitions, art […]

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192-Unit Apartment Development Proposed for Milo-Grogan

Brent Warren Brent Warren 192-Unit Apartment Development Proposed for Milo-Grogan

A new development proposed for Milo-Grogan would bring 192 new apartments to the southwest corner of Cleveland and Reynolds Avenues. The project, from local developer Avenue Partners, calls for eight three-story buildings, a clubhouse and a pool. Although the neighborhood has seen some major investment in recent years – including the Rogue Fitness facility and affordable […]

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Construction Roundup: March 2018 – Part 1

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: March 2018 – Part 1

Spring has officially arrived, and while it may still be a bit cold outside, the sun is at least shining to make outdoor photography look enhanced under blue skies instead of gray. This month’s multi-part installment of our Construction Roundup series features many development sites that are at least half way through construction and entering […]

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OSU Seeking Developer for Hotel at 15th and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Seeking Developer for Hotel at 15th and High

A new storm sewer has been installed underneath North High Street and a six-story apartment building with a ground-floor Target is set to open this summer, but there hasn’t been much new to report about the centerpiece of the 15th and High plan – a large boutique hotel that will look out onto a new […]

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