6 developments to watch in Columbus for 2022

Conceptual rendering of the North Market Downtown Tower | Photo via the North Market + NBBJ

Conceptual rendering of the North Market Downtown Tower | Photo via the North Market + NBBJ

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Whenever there’s news about new developments headed to Columbus to change the city skyline, we can’t help but be excited. Follow along as we take you through some of the biggest projects to keep an eye out for on this crane watch 2022 list.

North Market Tower Downtown, 59 Spruce St.

Construction on this $300 million tower, located in the parking lot at the North Market Downtown, will break ground this year. It will offer 171 apartments and 212 hotel rooms inside the 31-story tower when completed — which is expected around 2024.

Ohio State University’s Innovation District, West Campus near 315

This $1+ billion project looks to bring 4 to 6 million sqft. of commercial office and laboratory space, 1,500+ residencies, and a 180+ bed hotel. Construction is currently underway.

Astor Park, 640 Nationwide Blvd.

Located next to the new Lower.com Field, this 15-acre site will bring a five-story office building + two apartments with 440 units. Nationwide Realty Investors are also looking at building two more sites near the Crew stadium.

Front and Fulton, 477 S. Front St.

This $70 million development inside a 181-year-old building is nearing completion and will feature restaurants, bars, and 40 apartments. They are now accepting tenants for a 2023 opening.

Amazon Data Center, 4617 Leppert Rd.

Amazon proposed building another data center in Hilliard, this time between Leppert and Cosgray roads. Construction on this 104-acres of space started last year and is ongoing throughout this year.

The Peninsula, 300 Rush Alley

As this eight-story, 132,000 sqft. development nears completion on phase one of the project, Burgess and Niple Inc., Deloitte, and Insight Global will be the first businesses to occupy the space. The end of phase one also brings the opening of a hotel which includes a rooftop bar + a coffee shop.