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Columbus Region to Grow to 3 Million Residents by 2050

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Region to Grow to 3 Million Residents by 2050

When the Insight2050 study was first unveiled way back in 2014 by the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), local planners projected that the Columbus region was on track to add another 500,000 people to its population by the year 2050. An update today confirms that the original projections were a little too conservative — we’re […]

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The Confluence Cast: Steiner & Associates

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Steiner & Associates

Is land use and development a civic responsibility or just a monetary transaction? Yaromir Steiner, the Founder, Chief Executive Officer of Steiner + Associates has an opinion. He sat down with Columbus Underground’s Urban Development Writer Brent Warren to talk in depth about that, the importance of density in Columbus, and the future of everything […]

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Interview: Easton Developer Yaromir Steiner

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Easton Developer Yaromir Steiner

Yaromir Steiner, the founder and CEO of Steiner + Associates, is best known in Columbus as the co-developer of Easton Town Center. His interests, though, are wide-ranging, and a conversation with him can lead to surprising places. A question about the future of brick-and-mortar retail leads to a discussion of rising income inequality in the U.S. over […]

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Study Results Show Impact of Different Types of Development on Region

Brent Warren Brent Warren Study Results Show Impact of Different Types of Development on Region

The Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission – along with partners Columbus 2020 and ULI Columbus – have released the final draft of their Insight2050 report. The aim of the study is to paint a detailed picture of four different growth scenarios for the region, providing public and private decision makers with a huge amount of […]

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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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New Study Asks: Can We Stop the Sprawl in Columbus?

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Study Asks: Can We Stop the Sprawl in Columbus?

Preliminary findings from a new study paint a clear picture — if Columbus and its neighboring suburban jurisdictions continue to build housing and roads the way they always have, the region will sprawl an additional 480 square miles by 2050. (To put that number into perspective, the current land area of the City of Columbus […]

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