“Two Sides to Every Story”

In a May 25, 2016 post on the ULI Columbus News Feed, guest author Jonathan Barnes of Jonathan Barnes Architecture + Design asks some thought-provoking questions about development and neighborhood design in light of growing grassroots efforts to reduce housing shortages and improve affordability nationwide. We invite you to read the full article here.

May 31st, 2016|Development, Housing Preferences|

Panelists Consider the Future of Housing in Central Ohio

Last week, two lunchtime events focused on housing trends in Central Ohio. Wednesday, February 24, the Columbus Metropolitan Club lunch featured a forum on Housing Trends That Will Define US. Friday, February 26, the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis (CURA) at the Ohio State University hosted a panel of speakers to discuss The Future [...]

February 29th, 2016|Development, Housing Preferences|

Balancing Affordability, Walkability & Good Schools

Communities in Central Ohio and across the country are experiencing a growing demand for walkable, connected neighborhoods in good school systems. What steps can communities take to meet this demand while remaining affordable to residents? Places like Adams Morgan in the Washington, DC area might offer some answers. Read on to learn more about the importance [...]

February 16th, 2016|Development, Housing Preferences, Uncategorized, Walkability|

Creating Communities for a Lifetime

In Central Ohio and across the country, our population of residents aged 65 and older is growing. Central Ohio is a wonderful place to raise a family and in the 1990s and 2000s, many Baby Boomers did just that. But by 2050, over 80% of our population growth will be made up of households without [...]

January 19th, 2016|Aging in Place, Housing Preferences|

Building the Infrastructure for Affordable Housing

Last year, communities in Central Ohio and across the country saw a return of residential real estate development and employment to their city centers. The return of people and jobs to our downtowns brings a variety of benefits and some challenges. For example, how do communities keep residents and jobs they’ve successfully attracted? One solution [...]

January 11th, 2016|Best Practices, Development, Housing Preferences|

Changing Housing Preferences Are Shaping the Real Estate Market

The State of the Nation’s Housing, a publication by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, has been an annual release since 1988. insight2050 Project Partner ULI Columbus highlights some key findings in this year’s report – including trends that are taking place right here in Central Ohio: National Housing Report Reveals Key Generational Trends [...]

October 26th, 2015|Housing Preferences|