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Nonprofit Developer Eyes Potential Projects in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Nonprofit Developer Eyes Potential Projects in Columbus

A nonprofit developer with a reputation for tackling large, complicated mixed-income projects is opening an office in Columbus. The Community Builders (TCB) was founded in Boston in 1964. The organization says it has “completed or preserved” more than 30,000 homes and developed over 855,000 square feet of commercial and retail space, in addition to maintaining […]

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Graceland Apartment Project Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Graceland Apartment Project Moving Forward

A three-year-old proposal to build an apartment complex at the Graceland Shopping Center in Clintonville has been revived, thanks to a partnership with a local affordable housing developer. Originally proposed as a market-rate project by CASTO, the developer has brought in Homeport as a partner and now plans to build a 180-unit complex in which […]

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Project Update: Legacy Pointe at Poindexter

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Legacy Pointe at Poindexter

Work continues at the Legacy Pointe at Poindexter on the Near East Side, with construction on the last phase of the development scheduled to start soon. When we checked in on the project in 2016, senior apartments had just been completed and work had started on the second phase of residential buildings. Recent updates have […]

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Construction Roundup: Legacy Pointe at Poindexter

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Legacy Pointe at Poindexter

A lot has changed this year at the Legacy Pointe at Poindexter since we last did an in-depth construction photo roundup feature back in May. Work has continued on the new 449-unit mixed-use community on the city’s Near East Side, which was constructed to replace an affordable housing community known as Poindexter Village. New construction includes […]

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Project Update: Poindexter Village Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Poindexter Village Site

Even though the Poindexter Village redevelopment has been in the news recently, the scale of the development and the progress made so far might still come as a surprise to anyone who doesn’t regularly pass by the 16-acre site on the Near East Side. Since the project was awarded a $30 million federal grant through […]

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Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

A collection of buildings at the southeast corner of Front and Long Streets Downtown is being considered for redevelopment as workforce housing; about 40 units of affordable apartments would sit on top of street-level retail. The project, along with another potential development on the South Side, would be the first under the city’s new Housing […]

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Poindexter Plan Calls for 350 Multi-family Units, Urban Farm

Brent Warren Brent Warren Poindexter Plan Calls for 350 Multi-family Units, Urban Farm

The latest plan from the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) for Poindexter Village calls for eventually building about 350 mixed-income, multi-family units on the site. It also proposes a collection of commercial uses along Mt. Vernon Avenue, including a three-story mixed-use building, an urban farm, and a “Food Hub” on the former IGA site at […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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