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A Q&A With the Project Manager of Framework 3.0

Rebekah Gayley, project manager of Framework 3.0 dives into her background in campus planning and her role in the Framework 3.0 planning process.

In the News: Keith Myers on Shaping Columbus, OSU

Columbus Business First recounted the career achievements of Keith Myers in a recent article published ahead of his June 30 retirement. In the article, Ohio State's vice presdient of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate discusses how he started his career desigining theme parks and ended it protecting and rejuvinating campus landmarks like Mirror Lake.

Tree App Sprouts from PARE

A new app is sprouting from the soil, and it’s helping the university track and care for its trees. The Ohio State University Tree and Plant App was created by Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, with data in the university’s GIS system.

“You can come to this map, click on it, identify, locate, and learn something about the trees on campus,” said PARE GIS analyst Andrew Neil. “The end goal is that this will help protect our trees and inform people about their benefits.”

Rapid 5

As part of Ohio State’s Earth Day 2021 activities, the Sustainability Institute recently hosted a virtual presentation to discuss the Rapid 5 project, a partnership among the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus), Metro Parks, MORPC, Franklin County and others. Erin Prosser, Ohio State’s director of community development for Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE), and Alicia Gaston, ULI Columbus senior director, presented the latest details and the comprehensive vision behind the project. 

Ohio State University Sights and Sounds

Most Ohioans are doing their part to flatten the curve by staying at home as we all battle COVID-19. As a thank you to the many Buckeyes practicing social distancing or working from home, we’ve brought the sights and sounds of campus to you. If you’re in need of a walk through The Oval or a study break near Mirror Lake, take a ride with our drone as we fly through by the landmarks of our Columbus campus. We’re all in this together and we will get through it.

In the News: Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center ready to build Dublin, west campus outpatient complexes

Columbus Business First recently wrote about a pair of projects set to seek full or partial construction approval from The Ohio State University Board of Trustees.

In the News: Ohio State seeking construction approval for Interdisciplinary Research Facility

The Ohio State University will seek Board of Trustees approval this week for construction, and the remaining balance of design services, for an Interdisciplinary Research Facility to be located in the heart of its new West Campus Innovation District.

In the News: OSU Wexner Medical Center wants to buy Olentangy River Road site for $43M

Columbus Business First recently highlighted Ohio State's interest in purchasing a leased outpatient medical building on Olentangy River Road.

"This property is highly visible, well-located and supports the Wexner Medical Center’s ambulatory care strategic plan and its mission to improve health in Ohio and across the world," according to materials prepared for Wednesday's medical board meeting.

Read more on the Columbus Business First article.

In the News: The next 10 years are going to be a construction boom

Columbus Business First highlighted the construction projects to watch at Ohio State over the next decade, citing the university's projected five-year, $2.4 billion capital plan.

"The next 10 years are going to be a construction boom," said Mark Conselyea, OSU's associate vice president of facilities operations and development.

In the News: Here are the biggest Ohio State construction projects of the decade

Columbus Business First recapped Ohio State's biggest construction projects over the last decade. As the outlet cites, from 2010 to 2019, the school's six largest construction projects alone totaled nearly $1.9 billion.

One big-ticket item helped the school reach that lofty spending total. The largest project of the decade – the $1.1 billion Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, more commonly known as The James – carried three times the price tag of its nearest peer.