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Hotel and Office Development Proposed for Park Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hotel and Office Development Proposed for Park Street

If a new development proposal is approved, then the Convention Center area may gain a new hotel at the expense of losing several smaller buildings in the Park Street area near the North Market. Columbus-based Continental Realty submitted an application to the Historic Resources Commission last week for conceptual review, which outlines a plan to […]

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New 11-Story Office Building Proposed for The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans New 11-Story Office Building Proposed for The Short North

Local developers at The Wood Companies and Schiff Capital Group are teaming up once again for another Short North project. The companies announced this afternoon that they plan to construct a new 11-story office building at 711 North High Street, replacing an existing public parking lot owned by the City of Columbus. The project is […]

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Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Holds Steady as New Tenants Move In

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Holds Steady as New Tenants Move In

Last week, the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District reported that the Downtown office vacancy rate held steady at 13.6%, only slightly up from the 13.2% rate reported in the fourth quarter of 2014, and still much lower than the 15.1% office vacancy rate reported in the first quarter of 2014. The numbers are a positive bellwether […]

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New Concept Presented for Mixed-Use Development at Hubbard and High

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Concept Presented for Mixed-Use Development at Hubbard and High

Update: CLICK HERE for more information on an alternate proposal that has been submitted to the Italian Village Commission for review. In March, the owners of Haiku and representatives from Elford Development met with the Italian Village Commission for preliminary input on potential infill at the southeast corner of Hubbard and High, a prominent Short […]

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Day Companies Working on Trio of Mixed-Use Projects Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Day Companies Working on Trio of Mixed-Use Projects Downtown

The Day Companies has continued to buy, renovate and lease Downtown office and residential buildings, and their work in the area shows no sign of slowing down. Last August, the company purchased the One East Gay building, which was damaged in a fire last year, and three months later also purchased the long-vacant Madison’s Building, […]

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Borror Properties Unveils 5.5 Acre Mixed-Use Project Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Borror Properties Unveils 5.5 Acre Mixed-Use Project Downtown

Doug Borror, the CEO of local development company Borror Properties, recently told us the story of his own personal relocation from Dublin to The Short North, which ended up sparking a major change in the company’s business strategies for investing in development opportunities. “It was a beautiful April night in 2013, and I was sitting […]

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Short North White Castle Proposal Gets Design Updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North White Castle Proposal Gets Design Updates

Borror Properties officially unveiled their plans last month for the redevelopment of the Short North White Castle site, located at the corner of Second Avenue and High Street. The original plan called for a new 11-story building with nearly 150 apartment units, a public parking garage, 12,000 square feet of office space, 10,000 square feet […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION