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With Commission Split on Approval, Kaufman Project On Hold

Brent Warren Brent Warren With Commission Split on Approval, Kaufman Project On Hold

Kaufman Development’s plan to build a mixed-use development on the former IBEW land between West Second and Price Avenues is on hold after the latest iteration of the project failed to gain the support of the Victorian Village Commission last night. “Despite great support from the broader Columbus community and several members of the Victorian […]

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Victorian Village Commission Working Meeting

Walker Evans Walker Evans Victorian Village Commission Working Meeting

The Victorian Village Commission and the Victorian Village Historic District were established by Ordinance # 1788-73 in 1973. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1989. The Victorian Village Commission consists of seven (seven) mayoral appointees who serve without compensation. It is the duty of the Commission to preserve, protect and enhance the unique architectural and […]

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Updated Short North Development Proposal Grows to 14 Stories

Walker Evans Walker Evans Updated Short North Development Proposal Grows to 14 Stories

The latest proposal revision from Kaufman Development for their “IBEW” Victorian Village project on Price Avenue has grown in height once again. When the mixed-use project was first announced in July 2016, it was envisioned with a maximum height of 10-stories. It was later redesigned and shortened to nine stories, which was actually approved by […]

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Design Changes for Nine-Story Development to be Brought to Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design Changes for Nine-Story Development to be Brought to Commission

Kaufman Development is coming back to the Victorian Village Commission tonight with an updated design for its nine-story mixed-use development at 23 W. Second Ave. The project, which has been before the commission multiple times since it was first proposed in the summer of 2016, still calls for a mix of office, retail and residential. […]

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The Confluence Cast: Kaufman Development

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Kaufman Development

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow do commercial real-estate developers create community? I sat down with Brian Suiter, Director of Real Estate Development for Kaufman Development to talk about the future of development in Columbus, Kaufman’s development goals and philosophy, the many moving parts involved in large-scale real estate, and The Gravity Project, an […]

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Smart Columbus Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Apartment Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Smart Columbus Incentivizes Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Apartment Projects

A new Smart Columbus program was announced today that aims to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations in apartment and condominium buildings. The program offers a rebate of $3,500 per plug or parking space to owners of condos or apartment buildings — or to developers of new residential buildings — with a maximum […]

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Apartments Mostly Taken in LeVeque Tower, Condos Still Available

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Mostly Taken in LeVeque Tower, Condos Still Available

A tour of the LeVeque Tower last summer revealed plenty of work still to be done on the residential units in the upper floors of the historic building. This summer is a different story, with over 80 percent of the building’s 69 apartments occupied and the final finishes being put on eight for-sale condominiums on […]

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