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PRESS / July 11, 2024

2024 Building Columbus Awards

| Columbus Business First

Columbus Business First is proud to announce the 2024 Building Columbus Awards, highlighting projects that elevate the city’s skyline, preserve historic buildings across Central Ohio, create much needed housing and contribute to the community’s growth.

Commercial real estate is at the heart of our coverage and in 2023 we created an awards program to recognize high-profile projects. And this year, we added a reception to shine a spotlight on the companies and institutions that made them happen.

The Building Columbus Awards highlight new construction and renovation projects that showcase professional excellence in design, development and construction, and that have strong community impact through investment, jobs and revitalization.

Commercial real estate projects in the office, industrial, multifamily, retail and hospitality segments were eligible to compete. Eligible projects had to be completed in2023 or through June 7 of this year.

We received dozens of nominations this year and are honoring 25 projects as well as architect of the year and developer of the year.

An awards reception will be held on Sept. 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hilton Columbus Downtown and the honorees will be highlighted in a special issue of Business First on Sept. 13.

Project of the Year
Quarry Trails phase 1
Developer: Thrive Cos.

Owner: Marble Cliff Canyon LLC
Developer of the Year
Edwards Cos.
Architect of the Year
Meyers + Associates
Best new offi ce project
Astor Park
Developer: Pizzuti Cos
Owner: BBI Logistics
BBCO headquarters
Owner: BBCO
Bridge Park G Block
Developer: Crawford Hoying
Owner: Bridge Park G-Block Commercial Investments
Wilcox Communities headquarters
Developer: Wilcox Communities
Owner: Wilcox Communities
Best new multifamily project
GreenHouse Short North
Developer: Kaufman Development
Owner: Kaufman Development
Mulby Place

Owner: Homeport
Topiary Park Crossing
Builder: Elford
Owner: Downtown Columbus Inc.
Best new retail/restaurant project
Cento Italiano
Developer: A. Altman Co.
Owner: Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
Hank’s Low Country Seafood & Raw Bar
Developer: Edwards Cos.
Owner: Makeready
Nocterra Audubon
Developers: Spectrum Builders, Shyft Collective
Owner: Nocterra Brewing
Best new industrial project
ADS Engineering & Technology Center
Developer: Geis Industries
Owner: Advanced Drainage Systems
Castings Commerce Park
Builder: Alston Construction Company
Owner, developer: Stonemont Financial
Best new medical project
Abigail Wexner Research Institute, Building 4

Builder: Turner Construction
Owner: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Franklin County James A. Karnes Corrections Center
Developer: DLZ Architecture
Owner: Franklin County Board of Commissioners
OhioHealth Pickerington Methodist Hospital
Builder: Messer Construction
Owner: OhioHealth
Best adaptive re-use
Land-Grant Extension
Developer: Kaufman Development
Owner: Land-Grant Brewing
Louella Hodges Reese Hall at OSU Newark and COTC
Owners: Central Ohio Technical College, Ohio State University at Newark
Best historic preservation
Beth Eden building at Denison University
Builder: CK Construction Group
Owner: Denison University
The Madison
Developer: Edwards Cos.
Owner: Edwards Cos.
Best neighborhood impact
Community for New Direction’s Livingston campus

Builder: Hanlin Rainaldi Construction
Owner: Community for New Direction
Directions for Youth and Families’ Crittenton Center
Developer: Marker Inc.
Owner: Directions for Youth and Family
Ronald McDonald House expansion
Builder: Continental Building Co.
Owner: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio
Thurber Village redevelopment
Developer: Casto
Owner: Casto
Zora’s House
Builder: Marker Inc.
Owner: Zora’s House