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Franklinton Project on Church Site Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Franklinton Project on Church Site Approved

Homeport now has the green light to move forward with its plan to build 50 units of affordable housing at 79 McDowell St. in Franklinton. The East Franklinton Review Board (EFRB) approved the latest plan for the four-story building at its meeting on June 24. The board had previously cleared the way for the project […]

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Development Roundup: June 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: June 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Franklinton, Northland, the South Side and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Sway Mobility, a Cleveland-based company that offers “carshare as a service” for apartment complexes and offices, has partnered with […]

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Homeport Picked for “Downtown Linden” Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Picked for “Downtown Linden” Project

Affordable housing developer Homeport has been selected to redevelop a prominent corner in Linden. The site, a 1.7-acre parcel at the southeast corner of Cleveland and Myrtle avenues, was assembled by Columbus Next Generation Corporation (CNGC). Homeport was chosen to develop the site after CNGC put out a request for proposals earlier this year, and […]

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Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward Despite Opposition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward Despite Opposition

A rare split vote from the Columbus City Council means that a 100-unit affordable housing project in the Southfield neighborhood on the South Side will be moving forward. Council voted 4-3 at its February 10 meeting to approve a rezoning for the project, which will offer supportive housing in a two-building complex at 2565 Lockbourne […]

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Graceland Apartment Project Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Graceland Apartment Project Moving Forward

A three-year-old proposal to build an apartment complex at the Graceland Shopping Center in Clintonville has been revived, thanks to a partnership with a local affordable housing developer. Originally proposed as a market-rate project by CASTO, the developer has brought in Homeport as a partner and now plans to build a 180-unit complex in which […]

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Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Video: The State of Affordable Housing in Columbus

The Columbus region has an affordable housing gap. Local experts estimate that an additional 54,000 units are needed to close that gap today, with more units needed to serve the rapidly growing region over the next several decades. Development reporter Brent Warren recently spoke with Leah Evans, Vice President of Real Estate Development at housing […]

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Homeport Releases More Details on Linden Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Releases More Details on Linden Project

With City Council approval secured, Homeport is now just waiting on financing before it can proceed with a 50-unit affordable housing project in Linden. The development will feature a three-story, 45-unit apartment building at 2959 Cleveland Ave. — across the street from the New Salem Baptist Church — as well as five single family homes […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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