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Construction Roundup: Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Grandview Yard

The 125-acre Grandview Yard site has been a construction zone since work first began eight years ago, and the ongoing work continues to fill in the massive redevelopment projects in the suburb of Grandview Heights. A quick drive through the site reveals progress on all types of new development, ranging from office space for Nationwide […]

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Fast Forward: The Long Street Corridor

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The Long Street Corridor

In terms of popularity and importance, the crossroads of High Street and Broad Street are top of mind when it comes to Downtown Columbus. And while the changes and evolution of places like Gay Street and Nationwide Boulevard have been well documented, there’s also a stretch of Long Street that is rapidly transforming from sleepy […]

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Downtown Development Boom Continues to Accelerate

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Development Boom Continues to Accelerate

The Schottenstein Real Estate Group announced plans on Tuesday to construct “Grand Central,” a new 23-acre mixed-use development on an empty tract of land in the northwest corner of Downtown Columbus. If developed as currently proposed, their plans call for a mix of apartments, condos, hotels, retail, grocery and parking garages spaces. This large-scale plan […]

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Apartments Mostly Taken in LeVeque Tower, Condos Still Available

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Mostly Taken in LeVeque Tower, Condos Still Available

A tour of the LeVeque Tower last summer revealed plenty of work still to be done on the residential units in the upper floors of the historic building. This summer is a different story, with over 80 percent of the building’s 69 apartments occupied and the final finishes being put on eight for-sale condominiums on […]

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Renovation of Bellows School Underway Despite I-70/71 Split Plans

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation of Bellows School Underway Despite I-70/71 Split Plans

There has been a flurry of good news lately for fans of historic buildings in Columbus, with property owners committing to restoration plans for the St. Clair Hotel, the Broadwin, 16 and 20 East Broad Street, and the Macon Hotel. Preservationists can now add to that list the former Bellows Avenue Elementary in Franklinton, which in […]

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Urban Living Apartment & Home Tour Returns on May 7, 2017

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Urban Living Apartment & Home Tour Returns on May 7, 2017

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE 2018 TOUR Columbus Underground is excited to announce the fourth annual Urban Living Tour, an event featuring urban living options and opportunities in Downtown Columbus and its surrounding neighborhoods. The Urban Living Tour has grown rapidly over its first three years, with over a thousand participants collectively. It returns this year […]

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Over $1 Billion in New Development Proposed in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Over $1 Billion in New Development Proposed in Downtown Columbus

"This is probably the most activity I've seen in Downtown in a couple of decades." — Marc Conte

The Downtown real estate market shows few signs of slowing down, according to the latest report from the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District. Even though $116 million in new development projects were completed in 2016, there’s a collective $734 million still under construction at this moment, and another $1 billion in development still in the […]

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