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New Metro Park, Mixed-use Development Planned for Huge Tract of Former Quarry Land

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Metro Park, Mixed-use Development Planned for Huge Tract of Former Quarry Land

Wagenbrenner Development has assembled a 560-acre tract of land along the Scioto River in northwest Columbus. Initial plans call for an 80-acre mixed-use development and, on an adjacent 62 acres, the region’s 20th Metro Park. The local developer plans to close on the ground by the end of this year, setting in motion a multi-faceted […]

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Update: Over 500 Apartments, 128-Room Hotel Planned at Battelle Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Update: Over 500 Apartments, 128-Room Hotel Planned at Battelle Site

More details of the 20-acre mixed-use development proposed for Harrison West are emerging. Over 500 apartment units would be spread over four separate buildings, all clustered toward the Fifth Avenue side of the project and in close proximity to a three-story parking garage with enough room to accommodate 721 cars. A 128-key hotel with a […]

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Urban Food-and-Beverage Campus Proposed to Lure Stone Brewing to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Urban Food-and-Beverage Campus Proposed to Lure Stone Brewing to Columbus

It’s no secret that Columbus has been courting the Stone Brewing Company for their $31 million brewery expansion project. The popular California-based craft brewery operation has grown rapidly since launching in 1996, and is currently the 10th largest craft brewery in the US. With that growth comes the need to expand to the other side […]

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Event Showcases Ideas for Future of Transit in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Event Showcases Ideas for Future of Transit in Columbus

If the ideas presented at Seventh Son Brewing Company Tuesday night are any indication, young professionals in Columbus are dreaming big about the future of transit in the region. Six teams – tasked by Columbus leaders with tackling a variety of transit questions – presented their answers as part of GOOD IDEAS Columbus, a program […]

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Best Urban Development of 2013: The Hub

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Urban Development of 2013: The Hub

When looking back on 2013 as a whole, it was most certainly a big year for urban development in Columbus. We tallied up nearly two dozen large-scale apartment projects alone (part one, part two) this year, which will collectively add over 5,000 new rental units to the market upon completion. Most of these developments are […]

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Food District to Bring Jobs, Resources and Fresh Food to Weinland Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food District to Bring Jobs, Resources and Fresh Food to Weinland Park

The Community Economic Development Corporation of Ohio (CEDCO) kicked off a campaign this morning to build a brand new state-of-the-art food-processing an workforce development center in the heart of the Weinland Park neighborhood. The plans for the project were developed through a Community Challenge Grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, which […]

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Wagenbrenner Continues Urban Infill Development in 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wagenbrenner Continues Urban Infill Development in 2013

About a month ago, we sat down with Mark Wagenbrenner, president of Wagenbrenner Development to talk about the multitude of urban development projects the company is working on. The most significant announcements at the time being the groundbreaking of The Hubbard mixed-use building in The Short North and the unveiling of Jeffrey Park, a massive […]

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