Municipal Light Plant creative redevelopment “rapidly coming together”

The Municipal Light Plant in Columbus’s Arena District is starting to shine again, after more than a year of work on the 1903-built portion of the building, which was “falling apart” and on a brownfield site when work began, Columbus Business First reports. Developer Brad DeHays called it “one of the most complex kinds of construction projects possible,” according to the article. As construction wraps up on “some of the key pieces of the 24,000-square-foot 1903 portion of the building,” work will begin on the 36,000-square-foot, seven-story structure next door, which will be “built out into a creative office space, including two parking decks.” The state awarded approximately $2 million in historic tax credits for the project. For more, read the full article.

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