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New Grandview Mercantile Proposal Has Expanded Footprint, Shorter Buildings

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Grandview Mercantile Proposal Has Expanded Footprint, Shorter Buildings

What started as a 12-story proposal for the Grandview Mercantile site in the Short North – and was subsequently reduced to ten stories – now stands at four, although the footprint of the project is being expanded significantly. The latest proposal from the Pizzuti Companies, which will be presented to the Victorian Village Commission this […]

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Huntington Bank to Redevelop Former Meijer on Cleveland Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Huntington Bank to Redevelop Former Meijer on Cleveland Avenue

Huntington Bank announced plans today to transform the former Meijer at 5555 Cleveland Avenue into office space for up to 1,600 employees. The Columbus-based company also announced its intention to target $300 million in loans to low-to-moderate income neighborhoods over the next five years, focusing on the Linden and Northland areas. “We’re stepping up to […]

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Former Lazarus Warehouse Converted into Audubon Park Office Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans Former Lazarus Warehouse Converted into Audubon Park Office Center

Since 2009, the Scioto Audubon Metro Park has become one of the city’s top urban green spaces, and soon it could also double as the front yard for several local companies. Local real estate firm E.V. Bishoff has completed the renovation of the former Lazarus Warehouse building into the Audubon Park Office Center, providing a unique […]

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MORPC Searching for New Downtown Offices

Walker Evans Walker Evans MORPC Searching for New Downtown Offices

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) announced yesterday evening that the organization is once again looking for a new space to call home. Currently located at 111 Liberty Street in the Brewery District, the organization last explored a relocation to Downtown in 2011, but cancelled those plans in 2012. With a current lease set to expire […]

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New Budd Dairy Plan Calls for Office Space, Preservation of Two Warehouses

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Budd Dairy Plan Calls for Office Space, Preservation of Two Warehouses

The latest plan for the former Budd Dairy complex in Italian Village calls for over 40,000 square feet of office space spread over three buildings. A restaurant would occupy the front of the main building at 1086 North Fourth Street, while two warehouse buildings that sit to the east would be preserved and renovated under […]

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Kaufman Development Announces 10-Story Mixed-Use Project in Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kaufman Development Announces 10-Story Mixed-Use Project in Short North

Earlier this year, Kaufman Development purchased the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building located on Second Avenue, just off High Street in Victorian Village. Today, we’re getting a first look at what they plan to do with both the building and its large parking lot that faces Price Avenue. A development proposal unveiled this morning […]

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Downtown Commission Likes Two25 Commons, Dislikes Elevated Walkway

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Commission Likes Two25 Commons, Dislikes Elevated Walkway

An updated version of the 12-story mixed-use Two25 project that was unveiled yesterday went in front of the Downtown Commission this morning. Overall, the individual commission members responded positively about the majority of the project’s details, with some discussion about material choices, color palettes and other architectural aesthetics. “It looks beautiful, but I have two […]

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