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Self-Driving Shuttle Planned for Linden

Brent Warren Brent Warren Self-Driving Shuttle Planned for Linden

A second self-driving shuttle could be roaming the streets of Columbus as soon as this fall. Smart Columbus has announced plans to establish a route in Linden for a vehicle that would function like the Smart Circuit shuttle that started operating downtown in December. The new route would connect the St. Stephens Community House, at […]

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Plan for Prominent Corner on West Side Spurs Debate

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan for Prominent Corner on West Side Spurs Debate

A plan to develop six acres of vacant land at the corner of West Broad Street and Georgesville Road received zoning approval from the city’s Development Commission last week. Timothy Ryan, who is representing the buyer of the property – BSTP Midwest – said that the plan calls for a Thornton’s gas station, a hotel […]

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4,000-Seat Arena Proposed for Milo-Grogan

Brent Warren Brent Warren 4,000-Seat Arena Proposed for Milo-Grogan

Rogue Fitness is floating a plan to build a 4,000-seat arena on East Fifth Avenue in Milo-Grogan. The main function of the facility would be to serve as a home for the Rogue Invitational, as well as a handful of other CrossFit events, such as those associated with the Arnold Sports Festival. The arena would […]

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First Look: Gravity

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Look: Gravity

With events already scheduled, multiple office tenants secured, and the first residents set to move in some time this spring, the impact of Kaufman Development’s Gravity project is already being felt in Franklinton. The six-story building at 500 W. Broad St. will hold a total of 236 residential units. Commercial space will fill the ground […]

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Renovation Planned for Historic Downtown Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Planned for Historic Downtown Building

Renovation work has started on the 110-year-old Central Union Telephone Building at 33 N. Third St. Mike Vannest, Marketing Coordinator for the E.V. Bishoff Company, said that the first phase of the project will primarily focus on the third floor of the building, where a dropped ceiling will be removed and the original hardwood floors […]

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Broad and High Buildings Change Hands

Brent Warren Brent Warren Broad and High Buildings Change Hands

A prominent cluster of buildings at the center of Downtown has changed hands. The Tomko Company, the developer behind the Hayden renovation project at 16-20 E. Broad St., recently purchased six commercial condos in the building next door and the four-story office and retail building at 10 N. High St. Also included in the deal […]

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C-Pass Users Helping to Boost COTA Ridership

Brent Warren Brent Warren C-Pass Users Helping to Boost COTA Ridership

Downtown workers who have signed up for free bus passes through the C-Pass program have taken about 460,000 rides since the program launched in June. Those employees have had an impact on overall ridership, particularly as measured by how many people are traveling in and out of Downtown at rush hour. Numbers provided by the […]

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