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The New Suburban Infill Proposals: How They Compare, and the One Thing They’re All Missing

Brent Warren Brent Warren The New Suburban Infill Proposals: How They Compare, and the One Thing They’re All Missing

The last month has seen four significant mixed-use developments proposed in Columbus suburbs. Two of them will be adding new uses to what used to be single-use shopping centers (the Kingsdale Shopping Center in Upper Arlington and the Shops at Worthington Place), while the other two are calling for new, walkable neighborhoods on sites that […]

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What’s Next for The Continent?

Brent Warren Brent Warren What’s Next for The Continent?

Imagine seeing an advertisement for a new development that touts luxury apartments and townhomes situated in a “European style village (with) every convenience in strolling distance of your home.” Those conveniences include a wide range of unique, locally-owned retail shops, an artisan food market, a state-of-the-art pool and fitness center and a curated selection of […]

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Golden Bear Redevelopment to be Heard by Board

Brent Warren Brent Warren Golden Bear Redevelopment to be Heard by Board

Arcadia Development will present its plan to redevelop the Golden Bear shopping center to the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning on March 25. The proposal, which is similar to one that was presented conceptually to the board last fall, calls for a six-story, mixed-use building to replace the one-story shopping center. The existing […]

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Mixed-Use Development Proposed for State Street in Westerville

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development Proposed for State Street in Westerville

A proposal to build three new buildings on Westerville’s main drag has been working its way through the city’s approval process. The new buildings would be located at 280-290 S. State St. and would replace two existing single family homes. One of the homes has been converted into an office, while the other has been […]

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Project Update: Jeffrey Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Project Update: Jeffrey Park

Local development aficionados have been closely watching the ongoing construction at Jeffrey Park in Italian Village every since it first got started nearly two years ago, and while the project is far from completed, we thought that now was a good time for an update since several residents have officially moved into the first completed […]

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Interview: MORPC’s William Murdock on Planning for Growth in Central Ohio

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: MORPC’s William Murdock on Planning for Growth in Central Ohio

The Mid Ohio Planning Commission (MORPC) is working with Columbus 2020 and ULI Columbus to head up a new effort called insight2050. Planning firm Calthorpe and Associates has been hired to develop a detailed description of four different growth scenarios for the region. MORPC has shared the preliminary findings from the study, which aims to […]

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Grove City Town Center Redeveloping with New Apartment Buildings

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grove City Town Center Redeveloping with New Apartment Buildings

Grove City will become the latest Columbus suburb to go “urban” with new development projects that refocus on the core area of their historic town center. On Monday, representatives from Pizzuti presented a plan to build four new buildings featuring 120 apartment units behind the existing City Hall building on Broadway, which will also be […]

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