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Makers Social to Join Tenant Lineup at River & Rich in Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Makers Social has joined the retail tenant lineup at River & Rich in the East Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus. The arts and crafts cocktail bar will occupy approximately 1,900 square feet. Guests will be able to choose from over 40 different projects to make while enjoying cocktails and local beers. Makers Social expects to open this winter. Casto owns River & Rich, a 230-unit apartment building that opened this summer. Designed with local art in mind, there are …

Colliers Brokers $35M Sale of Industrial Portfolio in Ohio

CINCINNATI AND COLUMBUS, OHIO — Colliers International has brokered the $35 million sale of the Orange Point Portfolio, a six-property industrial portfolio within the Cincinnati and Columbus markets. The portfolio totals 591,695 square feet and has a combined occupancy level of 93.7 percent. The properties include: 2700-2758 Kemper Road and 2800-2888 Kemper Road in Sharonville; 6900-6918 Fairfield Business Drive in Fairfield; 4514-4548 Cornell Road in Blue Ash; and 7719 Graphics Way and 459 …

Casto, Homeport to Build 180-Unit Workforce Housing Community in Clintonville, Ohio

CLINTONVILLE, OHIO — Casto and its nonprofit partner, Homeport, have unveiled plans to develop Graceland Flats, a workforce housing community in Clintonville near Columbus. Of the property’s 180 units, 50 percent will be designated for renters who earn between 80 and 100 percent of the area median income. Project financing comes from the Federal Housing Administration’s construction loan program and the Affordable Housing Trust for Columbus and Franklin County. Amenities at the property …

Washington Prime Group to Develop Athletic, Entertainment Venue at Former Sears Store in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — Washington Prime Group Inc. has unveiled plans to develop a four-acre athletic and entertainment venue to be named DeBartolo Commons at Southern Park Mall in Youngstown. The venue will be situated at the site of a former Sears department store. Demolition of the store has commenced. Washington Prime also plans to develop an additional entertainment area adjacent to DeBartolo Commons. Plans call for a 37,000-square-foot indoor golf center and new food and beverage offerings. …

Kroger Set to Open Downtown Cincinnati Store This Month

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is set to open a downtown Cincinnati store on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This is the first downtown store in a half-century for the Cincinnati-based grocer, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. The new store is located at the corner of Court and Walnut streets, across from the company’s headquarters. The 45,000-square-foot, two-story store will include five restaurants within a food hall. It will be known as Kroger on the Rhine, replacing an existing Kroger store …

Plymouth Industrial REIT Acquires Midwest Assets for $68.4M

CHICAGO, CINCINNATI AND COLUMBUS, OHIO — Plymouth Industrial REIT Inc. has acquired industrial assets in Chicago, Cincinnati and Columbus for $68.4 million in separate transactions totaling approximately 1.8 million square feet. Plymouth purchased a seven-building Class B portfolio totaling just under 1.1 million square feet in Chicago for $32.2 million. The portfolio is 97 percent leased to 15 tenants. Anchor tenants include Ply Gem Building Products, A-Reliable Auto Parts & Wreckers, …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers Sale of 105,313 SF Shopping Center Near Akron, Ohio

BARBERTON, OHIO — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of Barberton Shopping Center within the Akron metro area for an undisclosed price. Giant Eagle anchors the 105,313-square-foot fully leased shopping center, which is located at the intersection of Robinson Avenue and 5th Street. Giant Eagle occupies 83 percent of the center’s gross leasable area and includes a drive-thru pharmacy, wine and beer selection, bank branch and gas station. Other tenants include Chipotle, Jimmy …

M+A Architects Completes Design of $12M Affordable Senior Living Community in Ohio

HILLIARD, Ohio — Columbus, Ohio-based architecture and planning firm M+A Architects has completed its design work on The Ashford at Sturbridge, a $12 million affordable senior living project. Located in the Columbus suburb of Hilliard, The Ashford at Sturbridge is one of 400 affordable housing communities that Wallick Communities has developed. With 124 studio and one-bedroom units that will be able to house approximately 155 residents upon lease-up, the new facility offers both assisted …

Spartan Logistics Signs 257,962 SF Lease in Columbus

COLUMBUS, OHIO — Spartan Logistics has signed a 257,962-square-foot industrial lease at 3100 Creekside in Columbus. The three-year lease brings the 340,000-square-foot property to 76 percent occupancy. Plymouth Industrial REIT Inc. owns the property. Spartan Logistics is a full-service, third-party logistics company providing transportation solutions throughout the United States and Canada. Spartan, which plans to use the facility for warehousing and distribution of personal care supplies, …

Reichle Klein Group Arranges $1.7M Sale of Office Building in Maumee, Ohio

MAUMEE, OHIO — Reichle Klein Group has arranged the $1.7 million sale of the St. George Professional Office Building in Maumee, about 10 miles southwest of Toledo. The 16,307-square-foot property is located at 1661 Holland Road within Arrowhead Business Park. Ryan Miller of Reichle Klein represented the seller, KMP Management Group LLC. Toledo Med Partner LLC purchased the

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