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What Does the Governor’s New Task Force Mean for the Future of Mapfre Stadium and the Fairgrounds?

Brent Warren Brent Warren What Does the Governor’s New Task Force Mean for the Future of Mapfre Stadium and the Fairgrounds?

Governor Mike DeWine has formed a new task force that will take a big-picture look at the future of the Ohio State fairgrounds and the state-owned land immediately surrounding it. “Today, I am announcing the formation of a task force, called ‘Expo 2050,’ to take stock of all of the great things going on at […]

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Project Update: Quarry Trails

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Quarry Trails

A little over two years ago, Wagenbrenner Development and Metro Parks announced a plan to transform a large former quarry site north of Trabue Road into the region’s 20th Metro Park and an adjacent mixed-use development (both the new park and the development are called Quarry Trails). Soon after, it was announced that the land […]

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Affordable Housing Projects Proposed for Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Projects Proposed for Franklinton

A trio of affordable housing proposals in Franklinton are working their way through the city’s approval process. At 731 W. Rich St., the Finance Fund has proposed building a three-story, 43-unit apartment complex on what is currently a vacant lot. An application for a council variance for the project has been submitted and it has […]

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Five-Story Building Approved for Fifth and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Building Approved for Fifth and Summit

A plan to build a five-story mixed-use development at the corner of East Fifth Avenue and Summit Street in Weinland Park is moving forward. The building, which will sit on the northwest corner of the busy intersection, will contain 108 apartments over ground floor parking and a 2,000-square-foot restaurant space. Several zoning variances for the […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Columbus State’s Mitchell Hall

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hard Hat Tour: Columbus State’s Mitchell Hall

The dedication ceremony for Columbus State Community College’s newest building is scheduled for August 12, two weeks before the start of fall semester. The three-story, 80,000-square-foot Mitchell Hall – located at 250 Cleveland Ave. – was a hub of activity during a recent hard hat tour, as workers loaded in equipment and put the finishing […]

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Hoster Brewery Redevelopment Wins Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hoster Brewery Redevelopment Wins Tax Credits

Dwight McCabe, the developer behind a plan to redevelop the historic Hoster Brewery complex, received some good news from the State of Ohio today. The Ohio Development Services Agency announced that the $70 million project has been awarded $5 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits. The Brewery District development, located at 477 S. Front […]

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Lyft Scooters Hit the Streets, Along with Discount for Low-Income Riders

Brent Warren Brent Warren Lyft Scooters Hit the Streets, Along with Discount for Low-Income Riders

Just shy of a year after the first rentable electric scooters were placed on Columbus streets, the ride-hailing company Lyft has entered the market. Starting this morning, users will be able to use the Lyft app to locate and rent the new scooters, which will cost one dollar to unlock and 15 cents for each […]

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