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Carlyle’s Watch sets auction for unsold condos

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Business First of Columbus wrote Developer sets auction for unsold condos September 14, 2007 by Brian R. Ball The developer of Carlyles Watch in Columbus will try to auction off 35 condos at the 10-story development in an effort to combat the drag of slow sales. Paul Sherlock, a partner in Urban Loft Ventures I […]


Nationwide snatching up Grandview Heights property

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Columbus Local News wrote Nationwide snatching up Grandview Heights property A stone’s throw from the Arena District, the city’s industrial area may be in for big changes. By KHALILA PERRIN Saturday, September 8, 2007 One local merchant is the latest to roll up his business and move on as Nationwide Realty Investors Ltd. acquires more […]


Apartments and Retail filling between OSU & SN

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cmhindependent wrote GOODBYE PARKING LOT Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Posted by JP You all may have noticed Suds and Java’s N. High parking lot torn up recently and assumed it was just some more impervious asphalt going down. Nope. Based on the laundry mat attendant, the landowner is putting in a three to four-story apartment […]


Weinland Park Kroger in line for a renovation

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ColumbusRetroMetro wrote Weinland Park Kroger in line for a renovation Posted by Paul Bonneville September 12, 2007 This is just a small sound bite to pass on something I picked up at the Short North Business Association’s monthly meeting last week: Sounds like plans for a major renovation for the Krogers at 1350 N. High […]


Panhandler or parking attendant?

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Panhandler or parking attendant? Homeless upset customers, shop owners say Monday, September 10, 2007 By Mark Ferenchik and David Conrad The men who hang around the N. High Street lots aren’t attendants, Short North merchants complain. They’re panhandlers. Raymond Allen prefers the job title “homeless valet.” Energetic, chatty and polite, Allen, […]


King-Lincoln condo construction to start soon

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote King-Lincoln condo construction to start soon Wednesday, September 5, 2007 By Mark Ferenchik It was once the site of a crime-ridden public-housing complex, and now is a vacant field. But city leaders believe there is a market for 28 new condominiums in the King-Lincoln neighborhood on the Near East Side. The […]


Skybus planning another route to Florida

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sun-herald.com wrote Airline will replenish airport’s coffers — but how much? By BOB FLISS 09/01/07 Columbus, Ohio-based Skybus Airlines is being closed-mouthed to the extreme about its reported plans to open a route to Charlotte County Airport this fall. The airport staff and commissioners have had to play along to honor confidentiality agreements. Still, there […]


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