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New Concept Revealed for 26-Story Convention Center Hotel

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Concept Revealed for 26-Story Convention Center Hotel

The latest plans for a new hotel attached to the Greater Columbus Convention Center were presented yesterday to the development committee of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority. The new hotel will technically be an addition to the existing Hilton Downtown Columbus, located across North High Street from the convention center. The two buildings together […]

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New Plan Submitted for Lane Avenue Hotel Project in Upper Arlington

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan Submitted for Lane Avenue Hotel Project in Upper Arlington

A proposal to build a hotel and restaurant at 1650 W. Lane Ave. in Upper Arlington is getting some significant revisions. The new plan calls for a five-story TownePlace Suites hotel, a rear surface parking lot, and two residential buildings fronting Westmont Boulevard. The J. Liu restaurant that was previously slated for the first floor […]

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German Village Hotel Proposal Grows to Six Stories

Brent Warren Brent Warren German Village Hotel Proposal Grows to Six Stories

A proposal to build a hotel on the northern edge of German Village has grown in size. When the project was brought before the German Village Commission in March, plans called for a five-story building with 129 guest rooms. The latest concept, which was heard by the commission last night, calls for a six-story building […]

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Battelle Project in Harrison West Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Battelle Project in Harrison West Moving Forward

The team behind the 20-acre redevelopment of the Battelle parking lots south of West Fifth Avenue was back in front of the Harrison West Society this month, outlining the latest plans for the project. Representatives of Wagenbrenner Development, M/I Homes and Continental Real Estate walked through some of the changes in layout and programing that […]

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OSU Seeking Developer for Hotel at 15th and High

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Seeking Developer for Hotel at 15th and High

A new storm sewer has been installed underneath North High Street and a six-story apartment building with a ground-floor Target is set to open this summer, but there hasn’t been much new to report about the centerpiece of the 15th and High plan – a large boutique hotel that will look out onto a new […]

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Plans for New Convention Center Garage Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans for New Convention Center Garage Moving Forward

Plans for a new parking garage behind the Greater Columbus Convention Center are moving forward. The Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority (FCCFA) has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the design of the garage, and will soon issue a second RFQ for firms interested in managing its construction. The FCCFA board authorized those steps […]

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Proposal Calls for Apartments, Condos, Hotels and More on Vacant Land Next to Arena District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Calls for Apartments, Condos, Hotels and More on Vacant Land Next to Arena District

An ambitious proposal from Schottenstein Real Estate Group calls for transforming over 20 acres of vacant land next to the Arena District into a mixed use development featuring apartments, condominiums, retail and multiple hotels. “We’ve been working on assembling the parcels for a long time,” said Managing Partner Corey Schottenstein. “Now that we have both […]

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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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