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Development Roundup: June 2019 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: June 2019 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from the South Side, the West Side, Downtown and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: The Marble Cliff Village Council voted on May 20 to approve the rezoning for a closely-watched development […]

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Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

The Columbus region has an affordable housing gap. Local experts estimate that an additional 54,000 units are needed to close that gap today, with more units needed to serve the rapidly growing region over the next several decades. Development reporter Brent Warren recently spoke with Leah Evans, Vice President of Real Estate Development at housing […]

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Community Needs Hearing

  Community Needs Hearing

The City and Columbus and Franklin county are going through the 2020-2024 consolidated planning process, which identifies priority needs in community development for funding from The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD.) Please join us for a community meeting on April 1st to share the most pressing needs of your neighborhood. You can also […]

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Homeport Releases More Details on Linden Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Releases More Details on Linden Project

With City Council approval secured, Homeport is now just waiting on financing before it can proceed with a 50-unit affordable housing project in Linden. The development will feature a three-story, 45-unit apartment building at 2959 Cleveland Ave. — across the street from the New Salem Baptist Church — as well as five single family homes […]

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Photos: Moody Nolan’s Legacy House in Linden

Susan Post Susan Post Photos: Moody Nolan’s Legacy House in Linden

Local architecture firm Moody Nolan’s Legacy Project has come to life. A family will be given the keys tomorrow to the modern, new house on McClelland Avenue in Linden. The 750 square foot, three-bedroom, two-bath house is move-in ready for the family which was selected by the YMCA of Central Ohio and Southeast Inc. The […]

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Land Trust Touted as Anti-Gentrification Tool

Brent Warren Brent Warren Land Trust Touted as Anti-Gentrification Tool

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced last week the creation of the Central Ohio Community Land Trust, to be overseen by the Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation. It’s an effort that has been in the works for months, and one that advocates hope can become an effective tool in the fight against gentrification. […]

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Firm Building Modern Home in Linden Hopes it’s the First of Many

Brent Warren Brent Warren Firm Building Modern Home in Linden Hopes it’s the First of Many

What started as one company’s desire to do something more tangible with a share of its annual corporate giving has turned into a modern, 750-square-foot home, now under construction in Linden. In February, a soon-to-be-selected family will be given the keys to the home. And, later that month, the firm behind the house giveaway plans […]

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