- 15 East Lane Avenue
- Partner: Hometeam Properties, residential partner
- Retail Tenants: Chipotle, Starbucks, Core Life Eatery, Amazon, White Castle
- Residential: 65 rental units
- 145,000 square foot mixed-use project
- Early 2018 completion
For decades a non-descript Shell gas station occupied the southeast corner of Lane Avenue and High Street. But today, Wilson Place takes its rightful place as the northern gateway to The Ohio State University. Offering modern convenience and a luxury lifestyle, the five-story building features 10,000 square feet of street-level retail, 65 rental units and a garage with 150 parking spaces. Named for Scott’s mother, Shirley Wilson Levitin, Wilson Place offers a vibrant mix of retail and residential in the heart of The Ohio State University campus area.
Commercial: The Right Mix
A trio of high-profile, national restaurants opened on the ground floor of Wilson Place in 2017. They include the second campus area Chipotle Mexican Grill and Starbucks as well as the second area restaurant for healthy bowl concept CoreLife Eatery, out of Syracuse, New York.
Residential: Modern Luxury
Wilson Place boasts a mix of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments, offering luxurious campus living. Special attention has been given to student’s unique needs, thereby creating a world-class student housing development. Every student bedroom suite has its own private bathroom and large closets. Building amenities include a 24-hour lobby concierge, high-level security, study lounge and a workout facility. Steps away from both classrooms and nightlife, Wilson Place will soon be the campus areas most sought after address.
- 2124 North High Street
- Tenants: Noodles & Company, Diaspora, Chase Bank, Papa Johns, Amazon, White Castle
Schiff purchased this campus area apartment building in 1999. Seven years later, Schiff Properties transformed it into a student destination, retail development, attracting a diverse group of successful tenants. Noodles & Company, Diaspora, and Papa Johns offer an eclectic mix of dining options, with local favorite White Castle rounding out the mix.
Schiff Properties is also proud to announce that Amazon.com Inc. has chosen University Gateway North to bring its Amazon campus concept to The Ohio State University. Presently operating on some 16 college campuses across the country, Amazon’s version of a college campus bookstore will include a pickup location for rapid delivery.
- 1782 North High Street
- Tenants: Urban Outfitters, Starbucks
Both a familiar and premier location on campus, Campus One sits on OSU’s renowned High Street, right in the middle of The Ohio State University campus area. The building’s 15,000 square-feet are occupied by two of the most popular retailers in the area: Starbucks and Urban Outfitters, the campus area’s first national retailer, and secured by Schiff. Today, Campus One is a must-visit destination for thousands of students daily.
- 1708 North High Street
- Tenants: Key Bank, Waffle House, Blaze Pizza
Columbus natives will recall with fondness the String Shoppe, a guitar store that operated on North High Street for roughly 50 years. Schiff purchased the property next to the Newport Music Hall in 2010 at the urging of his son Zach, who was an Ohio State senior at the time and recognized the sites’ potential.
The building’s makeover included a new brick façade in keeping with the Ohio Union located across the street. Key Bank and Waffle House are present tenants as is Blaze Pizza, a rapidly expanding, fast-casual restaurant co-owned by LeBron James. Blaze selected the North High Street location for its first Columbus area outlet. It’s a prime example of how new concepts are drawn to Schiff Properties as they offer the locations they need to succeed.
- 1093 Dublin Road
- Tenant: Starbucks
The new 2,300-square-foot drive-through located at the southwest corner of Dublin Road and Grandview Avenue is home to the third Starbucks in Schiff Properties real estate development portfolio. The world’s leading coffee retailer is known for taking a thoughtful and strategic approach when choosing its store locations. Schiff Properties values their partnership with Starbucks and is pleased to offer the iconic coffee roaster and retailer the most sought after locations in Central Ohio.
- 842 North High Street
- Retail Tenants: TACKMA, Sole Classics, Edward Jones
- Mixed Use: Retail and residential
Commercial: New Concepts
Purchased in 2012, the property at 842 North High Street sits in the midst of the Short North, an area known as the art and soul of Columbus. One Short North has attracted the kind of cutting edge, on the rise retailers Schiff Properties loves to work with. At Schiff Properties, they understand that these entrepreneurs are looking for the ideal location to grow their fan base. And, they know how to deliver it.
One Short North’s retail tenants include TACKMA’s flagship store. Founded in Columbus and based in New York City, TACKMA’s menswear is identified by the brand’s part-T, part lightning bolt logo and is favored by sport superstars such as LeBron James. TACKMA has quickly made a name for itself by putting its own unique spin on contemporary menswear classics. Schiff Properties is proud to have delivered TACKMA the right retail location to grow its loyal following.
Sole Classics is located next door to TACKMA, another retailer who understood the critical need for the ideal location. Sole Classics has become one of the nation’s premier sneaker, apparel and lifestyle boutiques. Financial Advisor Edward Jones rounds out the present commercial mix at One Short North.
Residential: Luxury In The Heart Of The Short North
Luxury apartments are located above the retail operations at One Short North; the perfect spot for those who want to live in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood known for its amazing galleries, dining, fashion, and nightlife.
- 650 South Third Street
- Retail Tenant: Starbucks
- Mixed Use: Retail and residential
Commercial: A High-profile Partnership
Now recognized as the German Village Starbucks, 650 South Third Street has a rich history, first as a drugstore, then as the Isaly family cheese shop and later ice cream parlor. Schiff Properties acquired the landmark brick building in 2008 and renegotiated the Starbucks lease. Schiff enjoys an ongoing partnership with Starbucks as its preferred Central Ohio developer.
Residential: The Heart Of The Village
The apartments located above the Starbucks at 650 South Third Street lie at one of the busiest crossroads of German Village. The intersection of Third And Sycamore Street is walking distance to nearly every German Village landmark, making these luxury apartments some of the finest the village offers.
Schiff Properties track record speaks volumes. Projects succeed because they understand that location drives deals. They think strategically and expand thoughtfully, acquiring property in all the right locations. They know how to place both well-known national retailers and new concepts in the locations that will grow their business, positioning them for success. That’s what sets Schiff Properties apart.
Today, Schiff Properties owns and develops office buildings, eateries and residential developments as part of the family’s growing real estate holdings. The company continues to grow in Central Ohio and beyond and is pleased to highlight the above portion of their landmark properties.