Tag Archives: Central Ohio

Urban Land Institute Puts insight2050 in National Spotlight

An Urban Land Institute feature article focuses on central Ohio’s insight2050 initiative, a community-wide effort to engage everyone from residents to public officials in determining how our communities will evolve to accommodate future population growth that is expected to be dramatically different than the last 30 years. The goal of the effort is to create an open, productive dialogue among communities and their stakeholders that will lead to more effective long range planning to enhance quality of life and economic vitality. The narrative describes insight2050 and the collaborative efforts of … Read More

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The Big Give

Update: The Big Give Rewards Announced What is the Big Give? The Big Give is a 24-hour online giving event celebrating The Spirit of Columbus.™ The Columbus Foundation, its family of donors, and community partners have provided a bigger-than-ever, $1.3 million bonus pool for The Big Give, encouraging the community to support the nonprofits they care about in central Ohio. By working together, our community can show its spirit and increase the impact of its giving! The Big Give is powered by PowerPhilanthropy,® the Foundation’s online marketplace of 630 local nonprofits. … Read More

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ULI Columbus Releases Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2014

ULI Columbus releases Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2014. Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio takes a pulse of the region’s real estate market, including capital markets, various sectors, and area submarkets. This survey complements the national Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate, adding an in-depth local perspective to the national survey’s insights on the U.S. economy and real estate markets. In late September, ULI Columbus distributed a link to an online survey to its full e-mail list, from which 74 responses were collected from September 23 to November 1. … Read More

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ULI Columbus Presents: Columbus 2050

Join ULI Columbus and its partners on June 6, 2012, as we release the Columbus 2050 strategic vision and continue the dialogue of how we will LIVE, WORK, and PLAY in Columbus in the year 2050. Register here. Over the past 40 years, the population of Central Ohio has grown by 707,000 people, adding 235,900 between 2000 and 2010 alone. If the region grows at even half the rate of the past ten years, 604,000 will be added to the area by 2050. Absorbing a population that equates to the … Read More

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Metro Metrics: Urban Competitiveness Redefined

On August 12th, ULI Columbus hosted the “Metro Metrics: Urban Competitiveness Redefined” breakout event for the Columbus 2050 initiative. The event took place at Easton Town Center where the national City in 2050 exhibit was on display until August 25th. Throughout the event, local experts discussed and identified priorities for development in Central Ohio based on regional demographic trends.  The following input gathered during the event will be used to inform a long-term strategic vision for Central Ohio and a publication that will be used to guide regional decision-making. The … Read More

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What Are Your Priorities for Transportation in Central Ohio?

  While the breakout event for “Getting Around: Creative Transportation Solutions” has come and gone, our push for public participation has not.  Let us know what your priorities for transportation in Central Ohio are by leaving a comment answering the following questions: What do you hope Central Ohio accomplishes with its transportation by 2050? What are potential impediments to reaching those goals? What specifically must we do over the next 39 years to reach our goals?

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Your Priorities for Central Ohio’s Natural Resources

Whether or not you were able to attend the event for “The City Wild: The Strategic Role of Green”, we would love your input regarding natural resources in Central Ohio. Respond to the following questions by leaving a comment and your feedback could be featured in The City in 2050: Creating Blueprints for Change in Columbus publication, which will be used to help inform local decision-makers. What do we hope to accomplish with our natural assets by 2050? What are potential impediments to reaching those goals? What specifically must we do … Read More

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