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Past articles by Jim:

Sandy Wood, Short North 'godfather,' dies

Sanborn "Sandy" Wood, the "godfather" of the Short North, has died. → Read More

Home with ties to Dublin's founding family listed for nearly $3 million

An 1840s Dublin home with links to the city's founding family is being listed for $2.95 million. The home is on the National Register. → Read More

New Albany Company makes move into Johnstown with property buy north of Intel

Development appears headed into Johnstown, as arm of the New Albany Company buys more than 100 acres in Johnstown less than a mile from Intel. → Read More

DeWine's $400 million tax credits could be 'game-changer' for Ohio affordable housing

Housing advocates rally behind DeWine's proposed $400 million in affordable apartment spending → Read More

Whitehall razes last of Woodcliff condos, ending 16-year legal fight

The city of Whitehall starts final demolition of Woodcliff condos at Broad and Hamilton to make way for a $300 million development. → Read More

What to know as North Market starts $345 million Merchant Building development

What does the North Market construction project mean for visitors to the market? → Read More

North Market Bridge Park to add second bar

North Market Bridge Park in Dublin will add a second bar, Market Bar Vinoteca, on the south end of the market. → Read More

200-unit apartment complex planned near John Glenn Columbus Airport

A Columbus development team is planning to build a 228-unit apartment on Stelzer Road near John Glenn Columbus International Airport. → Read More

New restaurants, shops, headed for Hamilton Quarter

Several new restaurants and shops are heading to Hamilton Quarter, the 200-acre mixed-use development on Hamilton Road just south of Rt. 161. → Read More

Starry internet shutting down Columbus operations

Starry discount internet service is shutting down its Columbus service, less than two years after entering the market. → Read More

Here's what to know on Breezeline's new streaming TV service in Columbus

Breezeline, which took over Columbus' WOW! operations last year, has started switching central Ohio customers to a new, streaming, television service. → Read More

Breeze Airways extends discounts

Breeze Airways has extended some discounted some flights from John Glenn Columbus International Airport. → Read More

Ohio to pay to demolish Westland Mall

Westland Mall, a long vacant West Side landmark, is among 599 Ohio properties that the state will pay to demolish, the state announced Friday. → Read More

Housing development could replace Bier Stube, others, near Ohio State campus

The Bier Stube, another longtime University District bar would be replaced by a student housing development under a plan before the city. → Read More

Amazon pays $117 million for nearly 400 acres near Intel site in New Albany

Amazon has paid $116.6 million for nearly 400 acres near the Intel site in New Albany, adding to Amazon's significant holdings in the city. → Read More

Student housing could replace Baptist church and Little Bar under new plan

A Texas developer is pushing ahead with a plan to replace a Campus District bar and church with student housing, despite resistance. → Read More

Five numbers to know about Columbus real estate in 2023

For Columbus-area homeowners and shoppers, here are five numbers that explain where the central Ohio housing market has been and where it is going. → Read More

Tallest building in Short North proposed

A Columbus developer is proposing the tallest building in The Short North - a 15-story building at West Hubbard Avenue and North High Street. → Read More

Foreclosures shoot up in Columbus, elsewhere in 2022

Home foreclosures rose sharply last year in Columbus and throughout the nation, but continue to remain below pre-pandemic levels. → Read More

More than 500 homes included in mixed-use development near Canal Winchester

A developer is planning to build more than 500 rental homes and apartments, along with a strip center, on 72 acres near Canal Winchester. → Read More