The hallmark of Campus Partners’ work has been a market-based strategy which relies on community planning, a comprehensive approach to neighborhood renewal, partnerships among the major stakeholders and strategic projects that leverage private investment and change underlying conditions in the neighborhoods.

Our Mission

Our mission is to revitalize distressed neighborhoods within the University District of Columbus, Ohio. We work to improve the quality of life for students, faculty, staff, residents and business owners throughout the university community and thereby, reinforce the stature of The Ohio State University as one of the world’s great public research and teaching universities. For an overview of our work, watch the short video that A&P Communications put together in 2017.


Our Goals and Objectives

By working together with the community, The Ohio State University, the City of Columbus and countless other neighborhood organizations, Campus Partners' hopes to achieve: 

  • Focus on community-based planning
  • Emphasis on market-based revitalization
  • Focus on long-term results
  • A comprehensive approach using multiple partnerships
  • Building strategic revitalization projects


Awards and Recognition


2016 Preservation Merit award from the Ohio History Connection

2010 national planning excellence award for implementation 

2010 Finalist, Awards for Excellence: The Americas Competition FROM Urban Land Institute

2008 honorable mention, excellence in economic development - Awarded by International Economic Development Council

2006 Expy AWARDED BY Experience columbus

2006 Excellence in Engineering Honor Award Awarded by the American Council of Engineering Companies

2004 Excellence in Planning, Honorable Mention Awarded by the Society for College and Univerisity Planning and the American Institute of Architects

2003 Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Award of Excellence