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Interview: Bryan Brown on New East Franklinton Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Bryan Brown on New East Franklinton Development

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority and their partners recently revealed new details of their plan to develop 13 acres in East Franklinton. The project will likely be the first major development shaped by the vision laid out in the East Franklinton Creative Community District Plan – a high-density, mixed-use, urban neighborhood on the western banks of the Scioto River.  […]


Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

A collection of buildings at the southeast corner of Front and Long Streets Downtown is being considered for redevelopment as workforce housing; about 40 units of affordable apartments would sit on top of street-level retail. The project, along with another potential development on the South Side, would be the first under the city’s new Housing […]


Whitehall Neighborhood Investment Celebrated

Walker Evans Walker Evans Whitehall Neighborhood Investment Celebrated

Local civic leaders gathered in Whitehall today to celebrate the ripple effect of over $2.1 million in federal neighborhood stabilization and community development funds in the City of Whitehall. Since 2009, Franklin County has directed funding through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to projects in Whitehall that has let to new affordable housing and […]

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USA Today Highlights Columbus’ Economic Resilience

Walker Evans Walker Evans

A great article about Columbus’ diverse economy: Diverse economy helped Columbus, Ohio, in downturn By Christine Dugas, USA TODAY Columbus is well known as Ohio’s capital and home to one of the nation’s largest universities, Ohio State University. But fewer realize that it has a diversified regional economy. That helped it avoid many of the […]


Arena District Grows with Flats on Vine Apartments

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Last summer, Nationwide Realty Investors announced plans for a new apartment building and grocery store development on the northwest side of the Arena District, at the corner of Vine & Neil. The grocery store was dropped from the plans earlier this year, but as of today, the apartments are still moving forward. The new project […]


The Whitney Condos Break Ground This Summer

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It’s been four years in the making, but The Whitney condo development at the corner of Hamilton Avenue and Mt. Vernon Avenue in the King Lincoln District is about to start construction later this summer. Their new sales office is also opening soon in the Gateway Building directly across the street from the Lincoln Theatre. […]


Columbus Apartment Tour Takes Place June 12-21

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The Columbus Apartment Association (CAA) is hosting “Apartments Alive”, the first ever Central Ohio apartment tour event from June 12th through June 21st. Similar to the annual City Hop condo tour, this event will give potential residents a chance to check out a variety different places to live in a very easy and low-pressure fashion.


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!