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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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Revised Park Street Hotel Proposal Approved by Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Revised Park Street Hotel Proposal Approved by Commission

The Historic Resources Commission voted last night to approve two eight-story buildings at the northwest corner of Park and Spruce streets near the North Market. A 163-room AC Hotel is planned for Park Street, while the other building would sit behind the hotel on Spruce and accommodate 234 cars in a four-level garage as well […]

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Experts weigh in on Hamilton Quarter development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Experts weigh in on Hamilton Quarter development

Last week, a group of local developers announced plans for Hamilton Quarter, a new 320-acre project just outside New Albany on the far northeast side of Columbus. Once built, the site will contain 700,000 square feet of office space, one million square feet of retail, and 930 units of apartments and senior housing. We reached […]

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Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Drops to 12.1 Percent

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Drops to 12.1 Percent

According to the latest data from the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, Downtown Columbus saw a continued decline in office vacancy rates, which have steadily fallen from 15.1 percent over the past two years, to a low of 12.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015. While the continued strong demand for office space is […]

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Office Space Leasing Rapidly at Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Office Space Leasing Rapidly at Grandview Yard

While the much larger 500,000 square foot Nationwide Insurance offices are still under construction at Grandview Yard, Nationwide Realty Investors has announced that they’ve have little trouble filling in some of their smaller office spaces as well. The company announced today the addition of eight new companies to the development, which will fill in 24,000 […]

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Long Street Parking Garage to be Renovated and Reopened

Walker Evans Walker Evans Long Street Parking Garage to be Renovated and Reopened

After nearly two and a half years of sitting vacant, the five-story parking deck at 56-62 East Long Street is expected to re-open to the public this summer. In 2013, the garage was ordered closed by the City of Columbus Department of Building and Zoning Services after being deemed unsafe to occupy. The garage, originally […]

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Dublin Approves Plans for Eight-Story Bridge Park Hotel

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dublin Approves Plans for Eight-Story Bridge Park Hotel

Dublin City Council approved plans during last night’s public meeting for the development of a new eight-story hotel at Bridge Park, which we first unveiled in October. Council also approved three additional buildings in the same development, which include an events center, an office building and a parking garage. The new hotel — along with […]

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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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