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Construction Continues On Downtown Apartments

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From NBC4: Construction Continues On Downtown Apartments, Condos By Denise Yost Central Ohioans have seen a steady decline in housing prices over the past two years. But that isn’t deterring the developer of the River South Condominium and rental project in downtown Columbus from progressing, NBC 4‘s Patrick Preston reported. The continuing construction of the […]


Developers Turning to Rental Construction?

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The following discussion is about the tanking housing industry and what developers may do to make money. Should they build more rental properties instead?


Best Neighborhood of 2008: The Short North

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(Photo by atalou) It’s no surprise that the Short North won “Best Neighborhood” of 2008 by a healthy margin over the competition. It’s easily the most complete urban neighborhood with a vibrant mix of residential spaces, unique restaurants, boutique shopping, art galleries, watering holes, swanky lounges, pocket parks, and more.


New Apartments Planned for Market Exchange

Josh Miller Josh Miller New Apartments Planned for Market Exchange

Business First wrote Focus on downtown condos turns to rental units with E. Rich project Friday, October 10, 2008 by Brian R. Ball A complex of 30 apartments is planned for construction in downtown Columbus’ Market Exchange District, giving those looking for urban housing an option beyond buying a condominium. Powell architect David Plunkett expects […]


Downtown Re-Development Moving Forward

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Press Release wrote Demolition of Lazarus Sky Bridge will help prepare High Street for Active Retail In his 2008 State of the City Address Mayor Michael B. Coleman announced the creation of a new district downtown, The Mile on High District to focus on rebuilding the High Street Corridor with active retail, office and housing […]


Favorite Developments

  Favorite Developments

What’s Your Favorite Development? Okay, so we all bitch (well, at least me) enough about developments we loathe (everything from bad aesthetics, density, location and/or timeliness.) I want to know what are your favorite developments. There are some constraints: The development doesn’t have to be from Columbus, but must be appropriate for our city and […]


Seneca apartments ready for August move-in


Business First of Columbus wrote Seneca apartments ready for August move-in Monday, June 2, 2008 Downtown Columbus’ long-vacant Seneca Hotel will open its doors this summer after a $19 million renovation. Philadelphia-based Campus Apartments Inc. spent three years renovating the 10-story building, which sits at South Grant Avenue and East Broad Street, after buying it […]


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