Member News

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11/27/2018

'European village' neighborhood lands first approval in Dublin

BIA Members Corinthian Homes, POD Design, and American Structurepoint are all working on the project.

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11/19/2018

Installed Building Products Looks to Expand its Downtown Headquarters

Growing company wants to expand downtown headquarters, add 52 jobs.

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11/18/2018

Owner of Homewood, George Skestos, Funds Innovative Dog Shelter

The shelter takes in dogs from counties with low adoption rates, gives them exams and vaccinations as needed, then funnels them to shelters with higher adoption rates.

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11/13/2018

D.R. Horton Buys Westport Homes For $190 Million

D.R. Horton, Inc. has acquired Westport Homes, a top- five homebuilder by volume in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Columbus, Ohio.

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11/11/2018

CareWorksComp: November 2018 Newsletter

This month's issue has important information about the group rating enrollment deadline, Handicap Reimbursements, help with locating accounts receivables transaction history on the BWC website and important unemployment compensation information.

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11/08/2018

Insurance Coverage for Defective Construction Further Limited

On October 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Ohio doubled down on a prior ruling that commercial general liability insurance policies (CGLs) do not cover defective construction.

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10/15/2018

Grandview Heights to get 79 new homes

BIA member M/I Homes plans to build 79 homes in Grandview Yard, the Columbus company’s first urban-style development in central Ohio.

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10/15/2018

Why MLS likes Austin: Prosperity fueling teardowns of older homes for new, pricier houses

It’s 9 a.m. on Richcreek Road, and two white vans have pulled up alongside a chain-link fence where a duplex is being built.

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09/27/2018

Delaware County intersection sees more development

The apartment complex, developed by Schottenstein Real Estate Group, offers 252 apartments in one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts, along with two- and three-bedroom townhomes with garages. Rents range from $900 to $1,800.

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09/21/2018

Columbus Mortgage Office Grand Opening Open House

Join Home Savings Bank for their Grand Opening on October 11. RSVP no later than October 1.

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09/20/2018

Major Avery Road development starts with apartment complex

Skip Weiler, President of Robert Weiler Company, discusses the Hilliard-area development.

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06/28/2018

2018 CareWorksComp Partner Newsletter & Payroll true-up reports

JUNE! With the year almost half over, it seems as though much has already happened to make this an exciting year of changes. Please take notice of the approaching deadlines for June and July; highlighting the 2017 True-Up process beginning July 1, and the new premium installment due dates listed on your payment schedule.

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06/21/2018

Merion Village and Weinland Park Make top 6 Hottest Housing Market

BIA Member, Tracy Coe, offers insights into why these two locations are as hot as they are.

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06/17/2018

More condos coming to Bridge Park in Dublin amid increased demand

BIA member, Crawford Hoying, has submitted plans for Block H, an area bound by John Shields Parkway, Dale Drive, Tuller Ridge Drive and Mooney Street.

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06/13/2018

Epcon plans standalone condos along Riverside Drive

Columbus builder Epcon Communities plans to build 81 standalone condominiums on the east side of Riverside Drive, on land now occupied by four large estates overlooking the Scioto River.

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06/04/2018

Northstar Surfaces Open House

Join Northstar Surfaces on June 14th for an Open House event and be amazed by the wonders of Mother Nature in our large variety of Granite, Marble, and Quartzite slabs.

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05/22/2018

Epcon plans 105-home community in New Albany

BIA Builder Member, Epcon Communities, is looking to build 105 houses on 35 acres in New Albany.

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05/22/2018

Delaware County growth heading north

As homes and businesses continue their surge into southern Delaware County, plans for growth are creeping into the more northern townships.

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03/18/2018

John Reiner, ASLA, of Dublin, Ohio has been elected 2018 President of the State of Ohio Landscape Architects Board

He has been a licensed Landscape Architect since 1994. The board is tasked with the overseeing and licensure of all landscape architects in the state of Ohio.

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03/11/2018

Central Ohio homebuilders far shy of meeting high demand

With demand for central Ohio homes at record highs, and the number of homes on the market at record lows, the stars should be perfectly aligned for central Ohio homebuilders. With quotes from: Rockford Homes, Fischer Homes, M/I Homes, and BIA Executive Director, Jon Melchi

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03/06/2018

Capital Lighting Launches Smart Solutions Division

Capital Lighting has launched a new Smart Solutions Division to provide a turnkey approach to smart technology. Frank Van Beusecum, an industry veteran, has been hired to lead the division.

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02/26/2018

A second wave of 14 linemen from AEP Ohio are to replace crews restoring power in Puerto Rico

AEP Ohio sent 14 line workers to Puerto Rico in late January to assist with power restoration efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Maria in September. The team joined four AEP Ohio storm restoration experts who have been on the ground helping since early January.

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02/21/2018

Schottenstein Real Estate president on the state of development in Columbus

With a projected steady uptick in the population of Columbus and its suburbs, developers have taken to major building projects to satisfy the expected demand.

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02/21/2018

PPG ranks on Fortune ‘Most Admired’ list for 10 consecutive years

We work hard every day to “protect and beautify the world” by developing and delivering paints, coatings and specialty materials that our customers have trusted for 135 years.

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02/20/2018

Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio Requesting Bids from Subcontractors

Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio, 3140 Westerville Rd, Columbus, OH 43224, is a Developer and General Contractor accepting bids to determine subcontractors for single family residential projects in 2018. All bids are due no later than 2:00 PM March 1, 2018. 

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02/19/2018

America's Floor Source Opens first ever Outlet & Clearance Centers

We are proud to announce that our first ever Outlet & Clearance Centers are now open! Come shop with us today and find amazing deals on new flooring!

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01/19/2018

Coldwell Banker King Thompson Names Two New Leaders

Central Ohio's second largest residential real estate agency has named two new leaders as its executive vice president retires after more than a decade.

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01/19/2018

Kaufman Development has Named its First President

Kaufman is the 11th busiest Central Ohio developer with $86 million in real estate projects in 2016, according to the 2017-2018 CBF Book of Lists. It's also one of the largest local property managers, overseeing 964 residential units in the city, most of them apartments. The company has 35 employees.

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01/10/2018

BDX Announces New Solutions at 2018 International Builders’ Show in Orlando

New BDX technologies will help builders connect with home buyers

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01/02/2018

Title First Agency Adds Experienced Title Insurance Attorney and Manager to its Executive Staff

Title First Agency, Inc., has hired Dean Talaganis to serve as special counsel to the president of Title First Agency.

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