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Work Continues – For Now – on These Major Construction Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Continues – For Now – on These Major Construction Projects

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Governor Mike DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order went into effect on March 24, but work on some of the biggest construction projects in Columbus is continuing. The order defines construction as “essential infrastructure,” meaning that workers will be expected to continue to […]

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Development and Construction Industries Already Seeing Impact of Coronavirus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development and Construction Industries Already Seeing Impact of Coronavirus

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Although many construction sites around Columbus are still buzzing with workers, significant disruptions from the Coronavirus pandemic have already been felt by developers, architects, construction workers, and others in the industry. Columbus Underground reached out to some local developers to get a sense […]

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Updated: Commission Meetings Canceled, Permit Desk Closed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Updated: Commission Meetings Canceled, Permit Desk Closed

The City of Columbus has announced that several upcoming pubic meetings will be cancelled, and more announcements are expected in the near future. The following meetings administered by the Department of Building and Zoning Services are cancelled, with the meeting date in parentheses: Board of Zoning Adjustments (March 24) Columbus Building Commission (March 17) Development […]

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Construction Roundup: Trail Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction Roundup: Trail Edition

Central Ohio’s trails and greenways remain open for business, and are actually seeing quite a bit of traffic as people continue to utilize them both for transportation and recreation. The trails provide great views of the natural world along our river corridors, but they also can be a good place to catch a glimpse of […]

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First Residents Move into New Huckleberry House Community

Susan Post Susan Post First Residents Move into New Huckleberry House Community

The first residents will move into Huckleberry House’s new Kenmore Square community in Linden starting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17. The organization, which helps Central Ohio youth and families in crisis, purchased the 56-unit Kenmore Square apartment community from Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority. The renovated units will provide Columbus-area youth experiencing homelessness a place to call […]

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Photos: “Dublin Link” Pedestrian Bridge

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: “Dublin Link” Pedestrian Bridge

The City of Dublin hosted a media preview last week to showcase the grand opening of the “Dublin Link” pedestrian bridge that connects Historic Dublin with the Bridge Park development over the Scioto River. Public grand opening events were scheduled for this week, but have been postponed due to Coronavirus / COVID-19 concerns. The new […]

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Developer Selected for 50-Acre Whitehall Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Developer Selected for 50-Acre Whitehall Development

A developer is now in place to shepherd a major mixed-use project at the northeast corner of Hamilton Road and East Broad Street. The City of Whitehall announced today that Florida-based NR Investments has been chosen to develop the 50-acre site, which is comprised of the former Woodcliff Condos as well as a portion of […]

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