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08/19/2020

Housing Starts Gain Ground in July

By; Robert Dietz, NAHB Chief Economist (Eye on Housing)

Single-family housing permits and starts expanded in July as housing demand and construction remains a bright spot for the overall economy.

08/17/2020

North Road project moves forward

By Dillon Davis - Delaware Gazette (August 14, 2020)

Plans are moving forward that will see North Road extended north from Shanahan Road to Peachblow Road.

08/14/2020

German Village Proposal to Include Housing

By Tristan Navera – Staff reporter, Columbus Business First Aug 6, 2020, 11:18am EDT

Giant Eagle to close in Schumacher Place, major redevelopment moving ahead

08/13/2020

Dublin Council Approves Land Swap

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Aug 10, 2020 at 8:39 PM

Dublin council OKs land swap, economic incentive pacts

08/12/2020

Downtown Housing Projects Updated

By Mark Ferenchik The Columbus Dispatch By Jim Weiker The Columbus Dispatch Posted Aug 9, 2020 at 5:20 AM Updated Aug 9, 2020 at 11:56 AM

Downtown adds apartments, other projects despite coronavirus

08/11/2020

Dublin Riverside Plaza Construction Continue

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Aug 10, 2020 at 5:05 PM

East plaza of Dublin’s Riverside Crossing Park could be finished next year

08/11/2020

Grove City to Consider Rezoning on Buckeye Ranch Parcel

By ALAN FROMAN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Aug 10, 2020 at 7:30 AM

Rezoning of Buckeye Ranch parcel to be considered

08/11/2020

Reynoldsburg Considering TIF with Subdivision

By KELLEY YOUMAN Posted Aug 10, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Reynoldsburg City Council eyes TIF for M/I project on Waggoner Road

08/10/2020

Jerome Township To Again Seek Fire Levy

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Aug 7, 2020 at 5:17 PM Updated Aug 7, 2020 at 5:40 PM

Jerome Township will ask again for fire levy on November ballot

08/10/2020

Housing Providers Face Disaster Without Help Soon From Congress

Forbes Roger Valdez Contributor Policy

It’s time for Congress to act and soon to offer full payment of all the money unpaid because of state and local action on Covid-19.

08/09/2020

Region's Demographics Attracts Private Garage Interest

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Aug 10, 2020 at 7:45 AM

Motor Enclave private garages proposed in New Albany

08/09/2020

San Diego Aims to Spur More Backyard Homes with Free Floor Plans

Next City CINNAMON JANZER AUGUST 4, 2020

pre-approved plans can save money on the design and planning side of things, the construction associated with them isn’t necessarily the cheapest.

08/08/2020

Want More Housing? Ending Single-Family Zoning Won’t Do It.

City Lab Emily Hamilton July 29, 2020, 10:06 AM EDT

To add more affordable “missing middle” homes, cities need to change parking requirements and limits on building and lot size, too.

08/07/2020

HOUSING AND THE MOST CONFUSING ECONOMY OF OUR LIFETIME

Builder By Ali Wolf

Despite overall economic uncertainty, here's why housing appears to be getting stronger.

08/05/2020

Columbus Apartments Approved

By Tristan Navera – Staff reporter, Columbus Business First Jul 31, 2020, 10:01am EDT Updated Jul 31, 2020, 1:55pm EDT

Controversial 264-unit west Columbus development approved after 2 years of debate

08/04/2020

Delaware City Attorney Leaves for Upper Arlington

By NATE ELLIS THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM Updated Jul 31, 2020 at 2:33 PM

Darren Shulman leaves Delaware to become Upper Arlington city attorney

08/03/2020

Dublin Considers Land Swap

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Aug 3, 2020 at 4:35 PM Updated Aug 4, 2020 at 12:17 PM

Dublin council to consider land-transfer, incentive packages

08/02/2020

Housing market defies expectations amid economic turmoil

By KATY O'DONNELL 07/22/2020 07:15 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Link

Some areas of housing are actually doing better than they were before the coronavirus began sweeping the U.S.

08/01/2020

Grandview Yard Single Family Housing Continues

By ALAN FROMAN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM

M/I Homes builds on city’s attributes with Grandview Yard housing

07/30/2020

NE Columbus Apartments Considered

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 27, 2020 at 7:30 AM

BIA Member, Metro Development, plans hundreds of apartments on Hamilton Road west of New Albany

07/29/2020

New Home Sales Strongest in 13 Years

Marketwatch Published: July 24, 2020 at 10:57 a.m. ET By Greg Robb

New home sales rise to 776,000 rate, above prior cycle-high of 774,000 recorded in January

07/29/2020

Projects aplenty in Berlin

Delaware Gazette By Gary Budzak July 23

Twp. to consider zoning measures for business park

07/28/2020

Orange Township Trustees Approve $2.4 M for Road Work

By JIM FISCHER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 25, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Orange Township trustees OK $2.4 million for Phase 2 of Orange Road project

07/28/2020

Dublin Receives Commercial Proposal

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 23, 2020 at 11:19 AM

Crawford Hoying proposing 11,000-square-foot commercial building in Dublin

07/27/2020

Hilliard Interchange Getting Improvement

By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 24, 2020 at 5:43 PM

ODOT will extend turn lane from Hilliard’s Cemetery Road to I-270

07/27/2020

Columbus Housing Market Update

By Tristan Navera – Staff reporter, Columbus Business First Jul 23, 2020, 6:51am EDT

The Columbus housing market shows signs of a comeback, but concerns remain

07/24/2020

New Home PSI: Pending New Home Sales Hit An Index High In June

Meyers Research JUL 22, 2020

Pending new home sales hit a record high in June, highlighting the remarkable turnaround in the housing market since mid-March.

07/16/2020

Jobsite Safety and Recordkeeping Guidance for Coronavirus

NAHB

NAHB is a leading member of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC)

07/13/2020

Hilliard Moves Forward on Zoning for Data Center Site

By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 13, 2020 at 9:18 PM Updated Jul 13, 2020 at 9:42 PM

Hilliard council gives OK to set Grener land up for data center

07/08/2020

Orange Township Gets Road Funding from Fee

By JIM FISCHER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jun 29, 2020 at 5:35 PM

New $5 fee gives Orange Township roads a boost

07/07/2020

Powell Development Director Retires

By JIM FISCHER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 6, 2020 at 5:35 PM Updated Jul 7, 2020 at 2:35 PM

Powell development director Betz shepherded city’s boom

07/06/2020

Route 33 SE to Get ODOT Review

By SCOTT GERFEN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jul 6, 2020 at 7:15 AM

Congestion, crashes prompt ODOT study of U.S. Route 33

07/06/2020

Westerville Search for New City Manager

By MARLA K. KUHLMAN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jun 29, 2020 at 5:35 PM Updated Jul 1, 2020 at 10:50 AM

Westerville selects search firm, sets timeframe for replacing Collinsworth

07/02/2020

Central Ohio Jobless Rates Improve and Lead the State

By Mark Williams The Columbus Dispatch Posted Jun 23, 2020 at 8:41 PM Updated Jun 24, 2020 at 7:13 AM

Jobless rates fall in Ohio metro areas in May

06/22/2020

Linden’s floods stir new-housing concerns

Mark Ferenchik 6/19/2020 The Columbus Dispatch eEdition

Columbus Linden Neighborhood Concerned about Flooding and New Construction

06/18/2020

Delaware County Promotes Rte 23 Corridor

By Dean Narciso The Columbus Dispatch Posted Jun 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM Updated Jun 12, 2020 at 9:56 AM

Delaware County rolls out ‘DC23’ branding for corridor

06/15/2020

Hilliard Council Approves Alton Place

By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jun 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM Updated Jun 11, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Hilliard City Council approves rezoning, developer’s agreement for Alton Place

06/09/2020

Hilliard City Council approves rezoning, developer’s agreement for Alton Place

By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jun 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM Updated Jun 9, 2020 at 8:18 AM

The vote came after a more than three-hour discussion

06/04/2020

New Albany Approves Residential Annexation

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Jun 2, 2020 at 7:23 PM Updated Jun 2, 2020 at 7:40 PM

New Albany City Council approves 63.5-acre annexation for housing development

05/31/2020

Delaware City Wrestles w/ Small Business Loan Program

By PAUL COMSTOCK Posted May 29, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Some Delaware leaders favor homegrown loan program over county’s version

05/28/2020

New Albany council mulls 63.5-acre annexation for housing development

By SARAH SOLE THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted May 19, 2020 at 7:12 PM Updated May 20, 2020 at 2:20 PM

A residential developer wants to build an empty-nester housing development on land at Central College Road and Jug Street

05/27/2020

Columbus approves first four buildings for massive Scioto Peninsula project

By Jim Weiker The Columbus Dispatch Posted May 26, 2020 at 10:05 AM Updated at 8:46 AM

05/26/2020

Grove City’s Beulah Park development rising amid frenzy of plans

By ALAN FROMAN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted May 25, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Residents are expected to begin moving into the first units at Beulah Place on or about Sept. 1.

05/25/2020

Hilliard commission approves apartment complex on Riggins Road

By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted May 26, 2020 at 12:01 AM Updated May 26, 2020 at 2:32 PM

The complex includes a clubhouse, an outdoor pool and 10 detached garages

05/06/2020

Will NE Ohio Consider Government Consolidations in Response to Financial Pressures?

Cleveland.com Posted May 04, 2020

Economic woes spawned by coronavirus crisis resurrecting talk of mergers, regional cooperation

05/05/2020

Groveport Purchases Property for Development

By SCOTT GERFEN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted May 4, 2020 at 5:05 PM Updated May 5, 2020 at 11:43 AM

Officials hope site purchase will attract development to Groveport

04/30/2020

Delaware County Details Small Business Support Programs

By PAUL COMSTOCK Posted Apr 22, 2020 at 3:20 PM Updated Apr 22, 2020 at 3:25 PM

Cash earmarked for Delaware County small businesses, individuals

04/29/2020

Berkshire Township hires Vaughn as new administrator

Delaware Gazette By Gary Budzak

Vaughn said he was most recently the administrator for Clinton Township

04/15/2020

'DRIVE-UP' CLOSINGS HAPPENING NEAR COLUMBUS

Builder April 06, 2020

Real estate agents are finding new ways to get the job done.

04/15/2020

Liberty Township Trustees Files Lawsuit in Aftermath of EMS Issues

Delaware Gazette April 9, 2020 By Glenn Battishill

Gemperline files lawsuit against petition organizers

04/08/2020

Tax-sharing deal for Evans Farm gets nod from Orange, Concord townships

By JIM FISCHER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Apr 6, 2020 at 5:35 PM Updated Apr 7, 2020 at 2:03 PM

Orange Township trustees unanimously approved the creation of the tax district at its March 16 meeting.

03/24/2020

Upper Arlington Council Has Livestream Option

By NATE ELLIS THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 23, 2020 at 6:05 PM

Upper Arlington’s April council meetings canceled for now; livestreams an option

03/23/2020

Reynoldsburg Council to Get Proposed New Zoning Code

By KELLEY YOUMAN Posted Mar 19, 2020 at 6:23 PM Updated Mar 19, 2020 at 6:39 PM

Reynoldsburg Planning Commission OKs new zoning code; City Council gets final say

03/22/2020

Clintonville Area Commission Elections Impacted

By ANDREW KING THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 19, 2020 at 5:19 PM Updated Mar 19, 2020 at 5:21 PM

COVID-19 scuttles Clintonville Area Commission hopefuls’ in-person option

03/17/2020

Hilliard council grants city manger emergency powers related to coronavirus pandemic

By KEVIN CORVO THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 16, 2020 at 9:18 PM

The measure is related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that has brought sweeping action statewide in an effort to contain the spread of the disease.

03/12/2020

Orange Township to Consider JEDD for Evans Farm

By JIM FISCHER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 9, 2020 at 6:35 PM Updated Mar 9, 2020 at 8:15 PM

Orange Township: JEDD could bolster Evans Farm’s town center

03/11/2020

Columbus Apartment Plan Being Revised

By Mark Ferenchik The Columbus Dispatch Posted Mar 5, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Developer revising plans for Olde Towne East apartment project

03/10/2020

Columbus Sewer Tunnel to Help Future Redevelopment

By OLIVIA MINNIER THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 9, 2020 at 8:00 AM

New tunnel project might give northwest Columbus residents relief from sewer woes

03/09/2020

Reynoldsburg Main Street Changes Considered

Reynoldsburg council to vote on moving forward with East Main Street project

03/08/2020

Canal Winchester Selects Council President

By SCOTT GERFEN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 2, 2020 at 6:35 PM Updated Mar 3, 2020 at 1:55 PM

Mike Walker elected Canal Winchester City Council president on split vote

03/06/2020

Grove City Working on Infrastructure Planning

By ALAN FROMAN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Mar 6, 2020 at 7:35 PM Updated Mar 9, 2020 at 6:45 PM

Grove City officials developing strategies for road projects

02/26/2020

Worthington Approves Senior Housing Rezoning

By GARY SEMAN JR. THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Feb 19, 2020 at 5:38 PM Updated Feb 20, 2020 at 2:03 PM

UPDATED: Worthington City Council approves Stafford Village redevelopment

02/24/2020

Benjamin King feels welcome as Groveport’s new administrator

By SCOTT GERFEN THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Feb 24, 2020 at 6:35 PM Updated Feb 24, 2020 at 7:07 PM

King had been Pataskala’s city administrator since 2014

02/24/2020

Violet Township Rezoning Scheduled

By NATE ELLIS THISWEEKNEWS.COM Posted Feb 24, 2020 at 6:35 PM Updated Feb 24, 2020 at 7:15 PM

Rezoning for 269-house development in Violet Township is rescheduled

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