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Decade in Development: Arena District Moves Toward Completion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: Arena District Moves Toward Completion

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

While the Arena District was already in full swing in 2010, developer Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) was nowhere near finished with the original vision outlined in its master plan. Nationwide Arena opened its doors for hockey in the year 2000 and subsequent office and apartment buildings went up quickly in the decade that followed, but […]

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Decade in Development: Grandview Yard Rises From Big Bear’s Ashes

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: Grandview Yard Rises From Big Bear’s Ashes

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

In 2004, the Big Bear grocery store ceased to exist when parent company Penn Traffic filed for bankruptcy, and the large grocery logistics hub that the business operated in Grandview Heights shut down. Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) purchased the property and began publicly presenting their plans for redeveloping the area in 2007. After working through […]

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NRI Gets Approval for Three New Buildings in Arena District

Brent Warren Brent Warren NRI Gets Approval for Three New Buildings in Arena District

Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) got the green light this morning to begin work on three new buildings in the Arena District. The Downtown Commission unanimously approved Certificates of Appropriateness for the three buildings – two are clustered on the northern edge of the district, while the third marks the final phase of the Parks Edge […]

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NRI Announces Final Phase of Parks Edge Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren NRI Announces Final Phase of Parks Edge Project

Work could start as soon as next year on a 10-story, 50-unit condominium building in the Arena District. To be called Parks Edge North, the building represents the third and final phase of the Parks Edge project, developed by Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI). The first phase of the project, announced in late 2015, was completed in […]

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Three New Buildings to Fill Large Block at Grandview Yard

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three New Buildings to Fill Large Block at Grandview Yard

Work has begun on the next three buildings at Grandview Yard. The new buildings will fill out the largest still-undeveloped block within the 125-acre project. Two apartment buildings and a three-story office building will be constructed on seven and a half acres of land east of Yard Street and in between Williams and Burr avenues. […]

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Apartments and Offices Planned for Arena District Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments and Offices Planned for Arena District Parking Lot

A parking lot on the northern edge of the Arena District is now slated to be redeveloped with a four-story office building, a 150-unit apartment building and a 600-space parking garage. Although Nationwide Really Investors (NRI) declared the Arena District “complete” when the Parks Edge condominium buildings were first proposed in 2015, the developer has […]

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828 at the Yard Condominiums’ Open House

  828 at the Yard Condominiums’ Open House

Nationwide Realty Investors, the real estate development affiliate of Nationwide, will host a public open house event at its 828 at the Yard condominiums on Sunday, July 15, August 5 and August 26 from 12-2 p.m. Located at 828 Bobcat Avenue in Grandview Heights, the 828 at the Yard condominiums are high-end condominiums located within […]

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