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Opinion: Sprawl is Alive and Well in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Opinion: Sprawl is Alive and Well in Central Ohio

While the development beat here at Columbus Underground tends to focus primarily on new construction happening within the urban center of our city, it’s worth noting that suburban sprawl is still going strong. Reporter Brent Warren wrote up a well-read story several weeks ago about two large suburban developments on the outskirts of the city […]

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Eversole Run Development will add 220 Luxury Homes to Jerome Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Eversole Run Development will add 220 Luxury Homes to Jerome Village

Nationwide Realty Investors (NRI) announced three partnerships today with the companies that will build out 220 new luxury homes in the Eversole Run development within Jerome Village. Bob Webb Homes, Coppertree Homes and Romanelli & Hughes have been tapped to build the homes, which will be priced between $750,000 and $2 million. “The Eversole Run neighborhood […]

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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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Massive Suburban Development Announced Just Outside New Albany

Walker Evans Walker Evans Massive Suburban Development Announced Just Outside New Albany

Hamilton Quarter is the name of a new large scale development proposed for the intersection of State Route 161 and Hamilton Road, just outside of New Albany in Northeast Columbus. The development will replace farmland and woodland with 320 acres of surface parking lots, 700,000 square feet of office space, one million square feet of […]

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NEXT: What is the Future of the Suburbs?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: What is the Future of the Suburbs?

On Friday February 26, I will be participating in a panel discussion sponsored by Ohio State’s Center for Urban and Regional Analysis asking the question “What is the future of suburbs?” and I thought I would give you a sneak peek of what I plan to say. I should start by saying that it is […]

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Franklin County was the Fastest Growing County in Ohio in 2012

 Stefanie Parks Franklin County was the Fastest Growing County in Ohio in 2012

This article is brought to you by the Schottenstein Real Estate Group. According to new census estimate data that was recently released, Franklin County led the state of Ohio in population growth in 2012. Additionally, the growth of Franklin County surpassed that of Delaware County, which was previously leading the state. We were curious whether […]

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Upper Arlington Growing Vertical

Brent Warren Brent Warren Upper Arlington Growing Vertical

With two zero-setback, five-story buildings currently under construction, Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington is suddenly taking on a decidedly urban feel. Although some may be surprised to see the words “urban” and “Upper Arlington” in the same sentence, this type of relatively dense, mixed-use development is starting to be the norm for land-locked suburbs looking […]

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