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Construction Roundup: January 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: January 2020

Welcome to the first installment of Construction Roundup in this new decade. If it’s your first time joining us, this series was designed to document the progress of various urban development projects throughout Columbus and its surrounding Central Ohio communities. Those projects include residential development, new office buildings, parking garages, major highway updates, bridges, public […]

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40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 40 Urban Development Projects Completed in 2019

Once again, we’ve compiled a list of all of the projects – mostly in urban Columbus – that we have been tracking this year. We then sorted that list into categories – announced, under construction, completed and other (aka “in limbo”). In a demonstration of how steady the transformation of downtown has been over the […]

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64 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2019

Brent Warren Brent Warren 64 Urban Development Projects Under Construction in 2019

The pace of development in Columbus showed no signs of slowing in 2019. Below, you’ll find our roundup of the significant urban development projects that were under construction throughout the year. Downtown A large red building is now visible from multiple vantage points and should be open soon. Work continues on The Matan, although not […]

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The Top 10 Development Projects of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Development Projects of 2019

2019 was a big year for urban development projects throughout Central Ohio. Not only has Downtown Columbus and the Short North continued to grow denser, we’re seeing more verticality and mixed-use projects fully forming in suburban areas like Dublin and Easton. Our readers and editors surveyed the year’s development landscape to name the top project […]

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Decade in Development: Arena District Moves Toward Completion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: Arena District Moves Toward Completion

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

While the Arena District was already in full swing in 2010, developer Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) was nowhere near finished with the original vision outlined in its master plan. Nationwide Arena opened its doors for hockey in the year 2000 and subsequent office and apartment buildings went up quickly in the decade that followed, but […]

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Decade in Development: Franklinton Uprising

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: Franklinton Uprising

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

Franklinton was the original settlement in Central Ohio with some of the longest and richest history in the region. But after multiple devastating floods in the 20th century, the neighborhood was federally designated as a floodplain in 1983. That meant that strict development restrictions on the area would leave it practically untouchable for building maintenance, […]

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Decade in Development: Jeffrey Park Reinvents Italian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: Jeffrey Park Reinvents Italian Village

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

In 2010, the 41 acre site formerly home to the Jeffrey Manufacturing Company in Italian Village was a mostly empty dirt field. In 2004, a local developer had announced a grand vision for a new community called “Jeffrey Place” that never fully got off the ground. Only two smaller buildings were ever constructed before the […]

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