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Scioto Peninsula: Buckingham Companies Out, CDDC to be Master Developer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Scioto Peninsula: Buckingham Companies Out, CDDC to be Master Developer

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) revealed a major change to its plans for the Scioto Peninsula today. Buckingham Companies, the Indianapolis-based developer that was chosen late last year to build out the 21-acre site, is no longer attached to the project. Instead, the CDDC will assume the role of master developer and will work […]

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Buckingham Companies Named as Developer of 21 Acre Scioto Peninsula Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Buckingham Companies Named as Developer of 21 Acre Scioto Peninsula Project

Local leaders gathered this evening at COSI to announce that Indianapolis-based developer Buckingham Companies has officially been chosen to build out the large-scale 21-acre “Scioto Peninsula” project, adjacent to Downtown Columbus. “We were really impressed with their experience,” stated Guy Worley, President and CEO of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC). “We felt like their […]

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Experience Columbus Identifies Sites for Hotel Expansion by Convention Center

Brent Warren Brent Warren Experience Columbus Identifies Sites for Hotel Expansion by Convention Center

Experience Columbus has been making the case for years that a new 1,000-room hotel is needed in order for the city to attract bigger conventions. Even as new, smaller hotels have been proposed and built downtown, the city’s tourism officials have insisted that a large, full-service hotel adjacent to the Greater Columbus Convention Center would […]

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21 Acre Downtown Development Plan Unveiled

Brent Warren Brent Warren 21 Acre Downtown Development Plan Unveiled

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) has unveiled its long-awaited plan to develop 21 acres of city-owned and county-owned land on the Scioto Peninsula. The vision is of a dense urban neighborhood, with over 1,500 residential units, 180,000 square feet of retail, 240 hotel rooms, and as much as 840,000 square feet of office space. […]

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Millennial Tower will “Complete” RiverSouth Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans Millennial Tower will “Complete” RiverSouth Plan

When Columbus Underground first broke the news that a new 25-story mixed-use tower was being planned for Downtown Columbus, the response was overwhelming, as expected. While some discussed and debated their viewpoints on the architectural style of the building, the majority of response to the news was generally positive, as Downtown Columbus has not seen […]

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Mixed-Use Development Plan Unveiled for Scioto Peninsula

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mixed-Use Development Plan Unveiled for Scioto Peninsula

City and civic leaders gathered today at COSI to unveil official plans for development on the Scioto Peninsula area adjacent to Downtown Columbus. This area has been under evaluation for redevelopment since the launch of the 2010 Downtown Strategic Plan, which called for the infill of vacant portions of the 56 acres of land with public […]

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Public Input Sought on Scioto Peninsula Master Plan

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The Columbus Downtown Development Corportation (CDDC) is hosting a public meeting this evening at COSI from 6pm to 8pm, to gather community input on the creation of the Scioto Peninsula Master Plan. This planning initiative was announced earlier this year as an effort to redevelop the 56 acre area adjacent to Downtown, nestled between the […]

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