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Casto Tapped to Manage Retail at Highline at Nine Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Casto Tapped to Manage Retail at Highline at Nine Development

Local development firm Casto officially announced today that they have been selected as the retail partner for the new Edwards Communities development at Ninth and High Streets in the University District. Additionally, the project has a new name: “The Highline at Nine”. Similarly, phase one of the development (which is currently under construction) is being redubbed […]

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Franklinton Shipping Container Park Delayed Until 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Shipping Container Park Delayed Until 2016

A shipping container park was originally planned to pop-up in Franklinton this summer on the site of a planned five-story 310-unit mixed-use apartment development for the neighborhood, but the concept has officially been pushed back to 2016. “It’s been tough because the city of Columbus doesn’t have a process for this like some other cities […]

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Project Update: Barrett Middle School Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Barrett Middle School Site

With remediation work well underway on the Barrett Middle School building in Merion Village, Columbus Underground recently got a look inside the historic building. Hilary Deason of Casto – the developer of the project along with Homeport – pointed out original features like tin ceilings, large windows, and hard wood flooring. She explained that as […]

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Pop-Up Shipping Container Park Coming to Franklinton This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pop-Up Shipping Container Park Coming to Franklinton This Summer

While the long-term plans for the land located just south of 400 West Rich Street call for several new mixed-use apartment buildings, the land won’t be sitting empty in the short term. During yesterday’s East Franklinton Review Board meeting, representatives from CASTO proposed a pop-up shipping container part that was met with unanimous approval by […]

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Franklinton Review Board Pushes New Development to Go Bigger

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Review Board Pushes New Development to Go Bigger

Representatives from CASTO presented plans this afternoon for conceptual review of their first phase of a larger 11.5 acre mixed-use collaborative development planned in East Franklinton. The proposal was given a first look by the East Franklinton Review Board, who generally seemed to like the plan, but asked to see more consideration given to specific […]

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Details Revealed on Five-Story 310-Unit Mixed-Use Buildings in East Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Details Revealed on Five-Story 310-Unit Mixed-Use Buildings in East Franklinton

The first two phases of the development of the former Riverside-Bradley public housing site will go in front of the East Franklinton Review Board at tonight’s monthly meeting, calling for the construction of two large five-story buildings south of Rich Street along the Scioto River. Together, the buildings would house approximately 310 residential units, over […]

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Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

Brent Warren Brent Warren Urban Neighborhoods Seeing More New Single-Family Homes

As new construction reaches a fevered pitch in the central city neighborhoods of Columbus, it’s worth pointing out that it’s not just multi-story apartment buildings with ground-floor retail that are getting approved and built. New single-family housing is increasingly being offered as an alternative, both for people interested in more space than an apartment offers […]

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