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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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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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Work Starts on 12-Story Hotel Downtown, Rooftop Bar Planned

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Starts on 12-Story Hotel Downtown, Rooftop Bar Planned

The former HER Realtors building at 77 E. Nationwide Blvd. has been demolished, and vertical construction is scheduled to start this summer on a 12-story hotel on the site. The Canopy by Hilton hotel will have 167 rooms and feature a first-floor bar and restaurant in addition to a rooftop bar with two separate outdoor […]

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A Look Inside ‘The Keep’ Bar at LeVeque Tower

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega A Look Inside ‘The Keep’ Bar at LeVeque Tower

When Hotel LeVeque opened last month, it brought a new purpose to the most prominent building in the Columbus skyline. The LeVeque Tower, built in 1927, had long been a place cut off from the city, reserved for those who worked in its offices. With its recent renovations, creating floors of hotel rooms, apartments, and, […]

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Proposal for Six-Story Hotel on Lane Avenue Going Back to Board

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Six-Story Hotel on Lane Avenue Going Back to Board

A proposal to build a six-story hotel on Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington is going back to that city’s Board of Zoning and Planning. Although the latest iteration of the project contains some design changes, the overall plan is similar to what was presented in February – the main building would front Lane Avenue and […]

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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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20 Acre Mixed-Use Development Planned for Harrison West

Walker Evans Walker Evans 20 Acre Mixed-Use Development Planned for Harrison West

After months of anticipation and speculation, plans to redevelop a large surface parking lot near the campus of Battelle have finally been unveiled. Battelle is selling the property to a development team led by Wagenbrenner Development and Fortress Real Estate. The project, revealed at a community meeting tonight, calls for a mix of office, hotel, […]

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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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