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PNC Building Sold to Edwards Companies

Brent Warren Brent Warren PNC Building Sold to Edwards Companies

The Edwards Companies has purchased the PNC Building Downtown for $24 million, according to public records. The 24-story office tower, located at 155 East Broad Street, opened in 1976. It last changed hands in 2002, when Arthur Goldner & Associates of Chicago paid $40 million to buy the building from the State Teachers Retirement System […]

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Edwards Officially Announces “The Wellington” Mixed-Use Development Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Officially Announces “The Wellington” Mixed-Use Development Near OSU

While the development approval process first began back in January for the redevelopment of the High Street block between 16th and 17th Avenues, representatives from the Edwards Communities made it official today with the unveiling of “The Wellington”. Once completed, the new building will house 448 students, 46,000 square feet of ground floor retail, a […]

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Neighborhood Launch Development Reaches Halfway Point

Brent Warren Brent Warren Neighborhood Launch Development Reaches Halfway Point

With 100 owner-occupied units sold and another 100 on the way, the Edwards Companies is celebrating reaching what they are calling the halfway point for the 7.5-acre Neighborhood Launch development. Covering nine city blocks, the development has steadily moved east since its first two buildings — eight units on N. Fourth St. and another 17 […]

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Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Demolition Set to Begin Soon at High & 16th in University District

Construction fencing has gone up, lane closures are in effect and the entire block between 16th Avenue and 17th Avenue is scheduled for demolition. The first set of eight buildings — which stretches from the former Huntington Bank to the former Bernie’s Bagels & Deli — will be coming down soon to make way for a […]

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First Major Piece of 15th and High Redevelopment Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Major Piece of 15th and High Redevelopment Approved

Edwards Communities received approval last week from the University Area Review Board to build a six-story, mixed-use development on the east side of High Street between 16th and 17th avenues. Ryan Szmanski of Edwards said that work on the site could begin as soon as this summer, with a goal of opening by the start […]

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Edwards Eyes January Start Date for Gay and High Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren Edwards Eyes January Start Date for Gay and High Project

The Edwards Companies received the green light from the Downtown Commission this week to begin excavation and utility work on their six-story mixed-use project at 85-111 North High Street. Kim Ulle, President at Edwards-affiliate Eclipse Real Estate Group, said that they hope to start work on the site in January, with a goal of final […]

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Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lack of Municipal Parking Stunting Downtown Development

When the Edwards Companies submitted a proposal to the Downtown Commission to construct a new six-story building on High Street between Gay and Long, many Columbus Underground readers expressed frustration with the building being too short for the area. When compared to the nearly-completed 12-story 250 High building or the proposed 17-story mixed-use Two25 building, […]

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