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Wilcox Communities

Family-owned, award-winning company Wilcox Communities is a premier builder and developer of for-purchase and for-rent maintenance-free communities. Their communities offer an easier lifestyle without the hassle of exterior maintenance, and many luxurious amenities such as clubhouses, heated pools, walking trails, and more.

Although the company has grown tremendously over the years, Wilcox Communities still prides itself on keeping its original focus of developing quality neighborhoods with a unique focus on customer service, all while maintaining a family-owned team atmosphere.

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Coronavirus Update from Executive Director Jon Melchi:

Dear Valued BIA Member,

The BIA has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 virus, its potential impact on members of the association and central Ohio. This is a rapidly developing issue impacting personal and professional activities worldwide.

Because of the current circumstances that we face, the BIA has canceled all in-person committee and council meetings and related activities through at least May 15, and our staff is currently operating in a remote office capacity during this period. While activities may be temporarily canceled, please continue to work with and reach out to BIA staff as you would during standard business operations. Let me reiterate that the association is fully functioning and operational and our staff is working and accessible.

Additionally, knowing the potential impact of closures and changes to standard procedures by local governments, the BIA is reaching out to municipalities to determine how activities related to inspections, permitting, plan submission and zoning hearings may be impacted in the near term. Please bookmark this page for regular updates from our local government partners.

Our association is here to serve our members, so do not hesitate to reach out if the BIA can be of service to you or your company in the coming days and weeks.

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Bidding wars in a pandemic? Housing is heating up fast


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Some major Columbus development projects on hold while others move forward

By Jim Weiker The Columbus Dispatch Posted May 23, 2020 at 10:41 AM

A plan to build offices, residences and a parking garage on South 3rd Street across from the Statehouse has been paused because of the crisis.


The Audacity of Slope: The Economy in 2020 and Beyond

Palmer-Donavin - 05.19.20 by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D.

BIA Member Palmer-Donavin used Dr. Elliot Eisenberg for a guest author on their website. This article is his perspective on how our industry and economy will recover after the pandemic.

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May 18 - June 5, 2020

BIA LEGO® Competition

Calling all future home builders ages K-8!

May 27, 2020

New Member Orientation


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The Power of Membership: BIA of Central Ohio and Treplus Communities

Guest blog submitted by Treplus Communites

As a niche segment of multi-family homebuilders, Treplus benefits from the power of membership in many ways.

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