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The Champion Companies To Build 395 Units in the Crosswoods, Worthington Submarket

Picture of The Retreat at Crosswoods showing the apartment exteriors, community clubhouse, and pool.

Champion has nearly 1,000 units under construction for delivery to market in 2024

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (July 21, 2023) The Champion Companies, a multi-family investment, development and management firm in Central Ohio, today announced it will develop nearly 400 new Class A apartments in the Worthington submarket.

The 395-unit development at 400 E. Campus View Blvd. will be named The Retreat at Crosswoods, and will replace an existing 140,000 sq. ft. office building built in 1987, which previously housed the offices of Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, but has long been vacant.

“The Retreat at Crosswoods will be an exciting addition to Worthington, as we’ll take an underutilized site that’s nearing functional obsolescence and replace it with a first-class apartment community with finishes and amenities that will be unrivaled in the submarket,” said Brian Yeager, President and CEO of The Champion Companies.

Included in that list of amenities will be a state-of-the-art clubhouse with resort-style community pool, 24-hour fitness center, and co-working space, as well as a dog park. The community will also feature more than 700 parking spaces and some detached rentable garages.

Yeager said that Champion plans to break ground on the new community in the first quarter of 2024, after the existing building has been razed.

About The Champion Companies:

In 2010, siblings Brian and Michelle Yeager founded The Champion Companies, a multi-family investment, development and management firm in Central Ohio. Over the last decade, The Champion Companies built a real estate profile worth over $1 billion with 5,000 Class A multi-family units.

In addition to providing quality customer service and awesome experiences for its residents, Champion is committed to serving the greater Columbus community. In 2014, Champion established its philanthropic foundation, Champion Cares, and has since partnered with a multitude of charities, including YWCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, Children’s Hunger Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio.

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