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Preservation Leadership Award
Historic Columbia Foundation Presents GBX Group with Preservation Leadership Award after Transforming 13 Historic Buildings in 13 Years
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    May 17, 2024
    COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – GBX Group LLC was presented with the Preservation Leadership Award at the Historic Columbia Foundation 2024 Preservation Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 16th.
    March 19, 2024
    The Castner-Knott Building and Elm Street Methodist Church are Both Listed on the
    National Register of Historic Places and Have Been Protected with Preservation Easements
    February 27, 2024
    BIRMINGHAM, AL February 27, 2024 – Historic preservation-focused real estate firms GBX Group LLC and Kupperman Companies, LLC today announced the acquisition of the historic 1903 Black Diamond Mining Co. building located at 2229 1st Avenue North in Birmingham’s Loft District.
    February 12, 2024
    Historic Preservation Easement Agreements Between GBX and PSABC Further Joint Efforts to Protect the Historic Character of At-Risk Buildings Across the City
    September 5, 2023
    GBX GROUP has been named a 2023 NorthCoast 99 award winner by ERC. The NorthCoast 99 award honors 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. This is the third consecutive year that GBX has received the prestigious employer award.
    April 15, 2023
    ATLANTA - GBX Group LLC and developer Urban Landings proudly announce the completed rehabilitation of Winnwood Apartments, a longstanding residential complex at 1460 West Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta.
    March 1, 2023
    COLUMBIA, SC. - GBX Group LLC, a Cleveland-based historic preservation real estate firm, and partners proudly announce the completion of renovations to the W.B. Smith Whaley House in downtown Columbia, S.C
    February 22, 2022
    Washington, DC – Up for Growth Action, a federal advocacy organization that advocates for policies to achieve housing equity, eliminate systemic barriers, and create more homes, today announced the appointment of Drew Sparacia to its board of directors.
    February 7, 2022
    Roar, downtown Winston-Salem's newest dining and entertainment destination, officially opened its doors to guests on January 29, 2022, the culmination of a historic preservation journey that began in 2019.
    January 29, 2022
    GBX Group LLC and partners announce the beginning of construction to rehabilitate the longstanding Winnwood Apartments, a multi-family property listed on the National Register of Historic Places
    January 13, 2022
    Denver, CO - Construction is underway on a reimagined concept for the 1967 Googie-style building at 601 E Colfax Avenue. Tom’s Starlight, a modern indoor/outdoor "oasis in the city," will be ready for guests in late summer of 2022 following an expected six months of work.
    November 18, 2021
    Columbus, Ohio – The Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) honored the recently completed Hayden Building and New Hayden Building project on East Broad Street as the “Best Office/Medical Office Project” during its Annual Awards Gala on Nov. 11 in Columbus.
    October 20, 2021
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Ohio presents the Best Commercial Rehabilitation Award to those who use the proper preservation techniques to complete a total building rehabilitation.
    September 23, 2021
    CLEVELAND, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Last evening, GBX Group LLC was recognized as a first-time NorthCoast 99 winner by ERC as one of 99 great Northeast Ohio workplaces. This annual recognition program, now in its 23rd year, honors Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent. Hundreds of companies participated in a rigorous application process that included more than 7,000 individual employee surveys.
    May 21, 2021
    Historic character combines with luxury living in South Carolina’s capital city and is the largest non-student residential development ever realized in the city’s central business district.
    April 16, 2021
    Revamped Mixed-Use Site Latest in Line of Economic-Boosting Superior Arts District Initiatives.
    January 26, 2021
    Revamped hospitality property one of few originals remaining on Grand Strand
    December 9, 2020
    Revitalization of 2125 Superior Avenue by developer Ethos Capital Partners is latest project by GBX Group LLC to preserve downtown Cleveland’s architectural heritage
    November 20, 2020
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 20, 2020 - Columbus-based Connect Real Estate and historic preservation real estate firm GBX Group LLC today announced the opening of Microliving @ Long and Front.
    March 5, 2020
    Salt Lake City, UT. - NORCAP and GBX Group LLC have announced that the historic Peery Hotel, established in 1910, will become a part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton (previously an Ascend Collection Hotel). This transition reflects on NORCAP and GBX’s mission to further develop and preserve the Peery Hotel’s important historic value and continuing presence in Salt Lake City.
    May 28, 2019
    Cleveland, Ohio May 28, 2019 - A funky little 49-room motel at 1500 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach was an award recipient presented by The Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation of Horry County.
    Municipal Light Plant, Columbus, OH
    Best Commercial Rehabilitation - Large Community
    November 1, 2023
    Municipal Light Plant
    Columbus, OH
    Heritage Ohio
    Tom's Starlight, Denver, CO
    2023 Remix Award
    September 7, 2023
    Tom's Starlight
    Denver, CO
    Historic Denver
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH
    NorthCoast 99
    September 2, 2023
    GBX Group
    Cleveland, OH
    ERC
    YWCA Nashville 209 and 213 7th Ave. North, Nashville TN
    2023 Architectural Award Residential
    May 18, 2023
    YWCA Nashville
    Nashville, TN
    Metropolitan Historical Commission Nashville & Davidson County
    Whaley House formerly Dunbar Funeral Home
    2023 Preservation Award for Revitalization
    May 11, 2023
    Whaley House
    Columbia, SC
    Historic Columbia
    Municipal Light Plant
    Best Office / Medical Office Project Award
    January 10, 2023
    Municipal Light Plant
    Columbus, OH
    NAIOP
    2125 Superior Living and Green Goat Cleveland Ohio
    Best Commercial Rehabilitation in a Large Community Award
    November 15, 2022
    2125 Superior Living
    Cleveland, OH
    Heritage Ohio
    GBX Group LLC
    L. Vincent Lowe, Jr., Business Award
    October 27, 2022
    GBX Group LLC
    Raleigh, NC
    Preservation North Carolina
    Municipal Light Plant Columbus Ohio
    2022 James B. Recchie Design Award Winner
    October 6, 2022
    Municipal Light Plant
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus Landmarks
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH
    NorthCoast 99
    September 1, 2022
    GBX Group
    Cleveland, OH
    ERC
    Apartments at Nautica Cleveland Ohio
    Platinum Award for Moderate Living Pre-1985
    August 15, 2022
    Apartments at Nautica
    Cleveland, OH
    Northern Ohio Apartment Association
    Domain Apartments Historic YMCA building
    Silver Award for Multi-story
    August 15, 2022
    Domain at Cleveland 
    Cleveland, OH
    Northern Ohio Apartment Association
    Hayden and New Hayden Building Columbus Ohio
    Best Office/Medical Office Project Award
    November 18, 2021
    Hayden & New Hayden Building
    Columbus, OH
    NAIOP
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH
    NorthCoast 99
    September 1, 2021
    GBX Group
    Cleveland, OH
    ERC
    1321 Lady Street Award from Historic Columbia Columbia South Carolina
    Preservation Award for Revitalization
    July 22, 2021
    1321 Lady Street / 1321 Lofts
    Columbia, SC
    Historic Columbia Preservation Awards 2021
    2125 Superior Living and Green Goat Cleveland Ohio
    Ruth Ratner Miller Award
    April 16, 2021
    2125 Superior Living
    Cleveland, OH
    Downtown Cleveland, Inc.
    Waikiki Village Motel, Myrtle Beach, SC
    Commercial Project
    September 16, 2019
    Waikiki Village Motel
    Myrtle Beach, SC
    GlobeSt.ADAPT
    Hotel Indigo, Winston-Salem, NC
    Innovative Reuse of Abandoned Spaces
    September 16, 2019
    Hotel Indigo | Pepper Building
    Winston-Salem, NC
    GlobeSt.ADAPT
    1321 Lady Street, Columbia, SC
    Overall Design
    September 16, 2019
    Thirteen 21 Lofts | Owen Building
    Columbia, SC
    GlobeSt.ADAPT
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Overall Design
    September 16, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    GlobeSt.ADAPT
    Boutique Hotel, Columbia, SC
    Commercial Project
    September 16, 2019
    Hotel Trundle | Powell Furniture Store
    Columbia, SC
    GlobeSt.ADAPT
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Commercial Business Smart Business
    May 23, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    Smart Business
    Hilton Foundry Inn Asheville, NC
    Griffin Award - Adaptive Reuse
    May 23, 2019
    The Foundry Hotel Asheville
    Asheville, NC
    Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Cleveland Design Award
    May 22, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    AIA Cleveland & Cleveland Restoration Society
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH
    Innovative Industrial Rehabilitation of Abandoned Space
    May 22, 2019
    Empire Improvement Center
    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland Restoration Society and AIA Cleveland
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Celebration of Preservation Award
    May 22, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    AIA Cleveland & Cleveland Restoration Society
    Myrtle Beach Motel
    Historic Preservation Award
    May 21, 2019
    Waikiki Village Motel
    Myrtle Beach, SC
    The Board of Architectural Review of Horry County
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Award of Excellence - Interior Renovation
    May 19, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    NAIOP
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Award of Excellence - Exterior Renovation
    May 8, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    NAIOP
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Award of Excellence - Interior Design
    May 8, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    NAIOP
    Main Street, Columbia, SC
    Preservation Award For Adaptive Use
    May 1, 2019
    Robinson & Mark's Building
    Columbia, SC
    Historic Columbia
    Main Street, Columbia, SC
    Preservation Award For Preservation / Restoration
    May 1, 2019
    J. C. Penney and Maxwell Furniture
    Columbia, SC
    Historic Columbia
    Hotel Trundle, Columbia, SC
    Preservation Award For Adaptive Use
    May 1, 2019
    Powell Furniture Store
    Columbia, SC
    Historic Columbia
    GBX Group LLC
    2019 Leadership Award
    April 12, 2019
    GBX Group LLC
    Cleveland, OH
    Campus District
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Award of Excellence In Renovation
    March 21, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland Engineering Society
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Award of Excellence In Engineering
    March 21, 2019
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland Engineering Society
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH
    Achievement of Excellence in Architectural Design for GBX Group
    November 2, 2018
    Empire Improvement Center
    Cleveland, OH
    AIA
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Developments of Distinction Awards
    November 1, 2018
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Historic Rehabilitation Awards
    November 1, 2018
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Ruth Ratner Miller Award - Downtown Development
    October 26, 2018
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    Downtown Cleveland, Inc.
    2101 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. OH
    Architectural Design Honors Award
    October 5, 2018
    Empire Improvement Building
    Cleveland, OH
    AIA Ohio
    Hilton Hotel, Asheville, NC
    2018 Legacy Awards - North American New Build
    June 1, 2018
    The Foundry Hotel Asheville
    Asheville, NC
    Hilton Hotels
    Catahoula Hotel, New Orleans, LA
    Excellence in Historic Preservation
    April 12, 2017
    Catahoula Hotel
    New Orleans, LA
    Louisiana Landmarks Society
    Distinguished Adaptive Use of a Sacred Landmark
    May 1, 2016
    Our Lady of Mercy Office Campus
    Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland Restoration Society and AIA Cleveland
    1303 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH
    Ruth Ratner Miller Awards
    October 26, 2009
    Edwin Hotel
    Cleveland, OH
    Downtown Cleveland, Inc.
    U.S. News & World Report
    U.S. News & World Report
    U.S. News Announces Inaugural Best Bed & Breakfasts Rankings
    April 2, 2024
    Intimate settings, welcoming hosts, comfortable accommodations and cozy touches like fireplaces and evening happy hours are just a few things that set bed-and-breakfasts apart.
    Schleier Mansion, Denver, CO
    Conde Nast Traveler
    This Spring’s Most Exciting Hotel Openings, From Portland to Paso Robles
    April 1, 2024
    A brand called Urban Cowboy opening in Denver? Finally! It’s been a long time coming for founders Lyon Porter and Jersey Banks, who have created beautiful properties in Brooklyn, the Catskills, and Nashville, but there’s something extra special about this one, their first location in the West.
    Castner-Knott, Nashville, TN
    News Channel 5
    'Remember what makes Nashville special:' Nonprofit works to preserve historic buildings
    March 28, 2024
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Historic Nashville Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history, has teamed up with Ohio-based real estate firm GBX Group to preserve Nashville's historic buildings.
    Little Gem Saloon, New Orleans, LA
    nola.com
    Wildly popular brunch spot expands in New Orleans, reviving a corner rich in jazz history
    March 24, 2024
    Our development group continues to remain active with the planned restoration and adaptive reuse of historic buildings and infill construction on South Rampart, and the revitalization of the neighborhood.
    175 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC
    Article - Citizen Times
    Downtown Asheville 6-story hotel OK'd; Nearby investment group preserves historic churches
    March 12, 2024
    While tourists walk toward Patton Avenue from the series of hotels, they may also notice a series of historical churches, homes and industrial buildings amid the flurry of new development. They are there intentionally — and the owners intend for them to stay there.
    1665 Grant St, Denver, CO
    FTN News
    Urban Cowboy's Denver Debut in Historic 1880s Mansion
    October 5, 2023
    Late 2023 will witness the grand unveiling of Urban Cowboy Denver. This luxurious boutique hotel and lifestyle brand, renowned in the East, is set to make its mark in the West.
    Tom's Starlight, Denver, CO
    Mile High CRE
    Diner Now Urban Oasis and Car Repair Shop Turned Brewery Among Buildings to be Honored by Historic Denver
    September 7, 2023
    Historic Denver has announced the recipients of its 2023 annual awards given to projects and people preserving key buildings in Denver. Preservation award recipients include buildings that are not only historic, but also provide affordable housing, showcase adaptive reuse and/or have a presence that is distinctively Denver.
    Rutledge Hill Culinary Arts District, Nashville, TN
    CITY NOW NEXT
    Rutledge Hill Culinary Arts District To Usher In New Era In Nashville
    August 7, 2023
    Joint Venture partners Essex Development and GBX Group are embarking on what could be one of the most unique opportunities in an emerging market in the Southeast this year. Situated in historic Rutledge Hill, the new mixed-use development proposes 3 skyline-defining landmark towers and the preservation of the surrounding Victorian-era historic homes.
    Apartment at Whaley House, Columbia, SC
    The State
    A great project’: A former Columbia funeral home finds new life as coffee shop, housing
    May 11, 2023
    Restoration work has officially been completed on the W.B. Smith Whaley House at 1527 Gervais St. in Columbia. The structure, initially built in 1892 and 1893, had several uses in its more than a century of existence, including a decades-long stretch as Dunbar Funeral Home.

    Tom's Starlight, 601 Colfax Ave., Denver, CO
    5280 Denver's Mile High Magazine
    Tom’s Starlight Still Shines After Making a Full 180 From Tom’s Diner
    April 15, 2023
    Cleveland-based GBX Group, which specializes in preserving storied buildings in urban settings, reached out to Messina to share its vision for a modern restaurant that honored Tom’s Diner’s rich past. “I saw an opportunity, and it felt like something I wanted to stick around for,” says Messina, who received a Small Business Administration loan and financing from a local bank to fund the project, with GBX leading the preservation. Tom’s Starlight was born this past September.
    Grand Rapids Flat Iron Building, Grand Rapids, MI
    MLive Michigan
    Historic Flat Iron building in Grand Rapids sold to Cleveland firm for $9.75M
    December 21, 2022
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The historic Flat Iron building, one of the oldest office buildings in Grand Rapids, has been sold for $9.75 million to a Cleveland-based firm that specializes in preserving and operating historic real estate in urban markets.
    The Muni Light Plant, Columbus, OH
    The Columbus Dispatch
    Columbus Municipal Light Plant Wins Columbus Landmarks design award
    October 5, 2022
    The Columbus Municipal Light Plant, vacant for years until it was restored for office and auction space, is the 2022 winner of Columbus Landmarks' James B. Recchie Design Award. The plant, located at 577 W. Nationwide Blvd. near Lower.com Field, home of the Columbus Crew, was built in 1903 and operated until the city closed it in 1977.
    Tom's Starlight, 601 Colfax Ave., Denver, CO
    Denver Post
    Tom’s Diner on Colfax reopens as Tom’s Starlight with a patio, cocktails and retro “Palm Springs” vibe
    September 26, 2022
    On Wednesday, the Tom’s Starlight signage popped against the autumn sky above the Capitol Hill neighborhood as customers settled in for conversations and cocktails, seated on the orange bar stools inside and at patio tables.
    Tom's Starlight, 601 Colfax Ave., Denver, CO
    Denver 7 - ABC
    After years of controversy, Tom's Diner to reopen in less than a month as Tom's Starlight cocktail lounge
    August 9, 2022
    DENVER — Another iconic restaurant in the Denver metro is announcing plans to reopen. Tom’s Diner closed in March 2020 when the pandemic hit. But even before that, the owner was looking to sell and retire.
    Tom's Starlight, 601 Colfax Ave., Denver, CO
    Denverite
    Tom’s Diner on Colfax will reopen next month as a cocktail bar and lounge
    August 4, 2022
    There are signs of life at Tom’s Diner on Colfax for the first time in over two years. The plywood boards that covered the restaurant’s windows have come down, and a giant “Now Hiring” sign fills the front window.
    George Schleier Mansion, Denver, CO
    Westword
    Historic George Schleier Mansion to Become Boutique Hotel and Restaurant
    July 21, 2022
    Urban Cowboy, a cowboy-inspired boutique hotel chain, is set to open an eighteen-room outpost at the George Schleier Mansion, at 1665 Grant Street in 2023. The Queen Anne-style building was built by architect Fred Edbrooke for George C. Schleier, a hat tycoon and politician, in the 1880s.
    NOLA.com
    K-Paul’s, French Quarter culinary landmark lost in pandemic, to become new restaurant
    June 28, 2022
    For two years, the fate of the former K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen has been an open question, after the famous and highly influential New Orleans restaurant closed amid pandemic woes and its building remained idle. Now, though, it has a new owner with a plan to transform it into a hub for breakfast, brunch and lunch in the middle of the French Quarter.
    Apartments at Whaley House, Columbia, SC
    News 19 - CBS
    Developers look to bring new life to old funeral home in downtown Columbia
    February 6, 2022
    COLUMBIA, S.C. — A group of developers hope to bring new life to an old funeral home at the corner of Gervais and Pickens streets in downtown Columbia. Commonly remembered as the old Dunbar Funeral Home, the original WB Smith Whaley House, one of the oldest properties in Columbia, is being re-developed.
    Winnwood Apartments, Atlanta, GA
    WHAT NOW ATLANTA
    Historic Preservation Effort Underway to Add More Affordable Living into Midtown
    January 29, 2022
    GBX Group LLC and partners announce the beginning of construction to rehabilitate the longstanding Winnwood Apartments, a multi-family property listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Old River Road, Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland.com
    Samsel Supply Co. sells warehouse, waterfront buildings on Flats east bank in Cleveland
    January 12, 2022
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Companies affiliated with a Cleveland-based developer have bought four buildings on the east bank of The Flats – three of which are on the waterfront of the Cuyahoga River – though the developer is remaining mum on its plans for the space.
    Nationwide Marketing, 601 North Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC
    DOWNTOWN WINSTON-SALEM BLOG
    Nationwide Marketing Group brings new life to historic buildings at 609 N. Liberty Street
    October 13, 2021
    Welcome to downtown Winston-Salem Nationwide Marketing Group, which recently relocated from Stratford Road in Winston-Salem. They occupy the entire building at 609 N. Liberty (the building on the left - northernmost) and the 2nd floor of the corner building, 601 N. Liberty Street.
    400 South Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA
    NOLA.com
    Jazz-centered South Rampart St. project moving forward despite damage from Hurricane Ida
    September 22, 2021
    Frequented by Louis Armstrong as a boy, the Karnofsky building was one of New Orleans’ most significant jazz landmarks. It was also a key component of GBX’s long-gestating plan to redevelop the 400 block of South Rampart Street and celebrate its history as an early hotbed of jazz.
    7501 Ocean Blvd.
    PR Newswire
    Holiday Shores Motel Restoration Adds Modern Flair to Mid-Century Getaway
    January 26, 2021
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A historical slice of Myrtle Beach's hospitality heyday is shining again following the New Year's Eve reopening of the Holiday Shores drive-in motel at 7501 Ocean Blvd
    2125 Superior Avenue
    PR Newswire
    Adaptive Reuse of Historic Garment Factory Adds Modern Residential Units and New Restaurant to Cleveland's Superior Arts District
    December 9, 2020
    CLEVELAND, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Historic preservation real estate firm GBX Group LLC, in partnership with Ethos Capital Partners, LLC, project partners, and city officials, today announced the reimagined 2125 Superior Avenue, now known as 2125 Superior Living. This modernized residential and retail property, in the heart of Downtown Cleveland's burgeoning Superior Arts District, is GBX's latest investment in the adaptive reuse of historically significant buildings across the country.
    Toms Diner
    9 News
    Plans for the future of Tom's Diner preserve the past
    November 23, 2020
    DENVER — Developers have unveiled their plans to revitalize Tom's Diner and one of the key pieces of the renovation is that the original building on East Colfax and Pearl Street stays.

    Owner Tom Messina and partner GBX Group recently submitted a zoning permit to the city of Denver to build off the original 1967 design. The renderings show a plan to turn the back parking lot into an outdoor patio, offering open space and private cabanas.

    Micro Living Unit
    PR Newswire
    Connect Real Estate, GBX Group Announce Opening of Microliving @ Long and Front
    November 20, 2020
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus-based Connect Real Estate and historic preservation real estate firm GBX Group LLC today announced the opening of Microliving @ Long and Front. This re-envisioned 37-unit residential property includes 6,400 square feet of street-level retail located in a prominent downtown location. The adaptive reuse was designed for affordable living, easy access to popular amenities, and high visibility along Long Street.
    Street Level Elevation provided by KEPHART
    PR News Wire
    Revamped Tom's Diner to Rise Again
    November 16, 2020
    DENVER, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The much-anticipated Tom's Diner redevelopment is beginning to take shape. The Denver staple, situated on 601 E Colfax Avenue, will receive a revamp while retaining the building and the appeal of its original architecture.

    601 E Colfax Ave
    Denver 7 ABC
    Tom's Diner won't be demolished, as owner reaches deal with preservation firm
    December 21, 2019
    DENVER – Tom's Diner in Denver won't be demolished and will receive a historic designation after all, according to a development group that partnered with the diner's owner.
    GBX Group – a Cleveland, Ohio-based firm that works to preserve and develop historic buildings – announced on Saturday that Tom's Diner will be "reinvented" and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Seth Unger
    PR Newswire
    GBX Group Adds Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury Seth Unger to Lead Government and Public Affairs
    December 17, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GBX Group LLC, a leading real estate firm specializing in preserving historic real estate in urban markets, announces Seth Unger as its Vice President of Government & Public Affairs.
    1500 South Ocean Blvd
    PR Newswire
    GBX Group Announces The Hip Waikiki Village Motel Wins Cool Historic Preservation Award
    June 5, 2019
    CLEVELAND, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A funky little 49-room motel at 1500 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach was an award recipient presented by The Board of Architectural Review and Historic Preservation of Horry County.
    1321 Lady St
    The State
    Swanky new Columbia apartments have skyline views and a downtown pool
    January 17, 2019
    COLUMBIA, SC Your bedroom window could be a window to the heart of downtown, with vistas stretching for blocks or even miles, capturing steeples and rooftops and all the energy of a growing city, a famously hot sun shining on the floors of your apartment. This 1940s office building turned modern, urban apartment complex could add hundreds of new residents to Columbia’s city center.

    GBX HQ
    Properties Magazine
    Designs of Distinction: AIA Cleveland Recognizes top projects with annual awards celebration
    January 1, 2019
    Designs of Distinction: AIA Cleveland Recognizes top projects with annual awards celebration
    The Schleier Mansion
    HISTORIC DENVER NEWS
    Historic Denver News - The Schleier Mansion is Protected with a New Easement
    January 1, 2019
    HISTORIC DENVER kicked off 2019 with the announcement of a new preservation easement! We have accepted a protective easement from an investment fund managed by GBX Group LLC for the Schleier Mansion at 1665 Grant St.
    Crush tone studios
    Crain's Cleveland
    Sounds like renovation
    November 10, 2018
    When Superior Arts District redeveloper GBX Group approached Tragic Hero Music Group's Randy Chase in late 2015 about moving Crushtone Studios and two co-located music producers across the street and down a block from their fifth-floor home in the Empire Improvement — a.k.a. "Daffy Dan" — building, he was admittedly nervous.
    GBX HQ
    Cleveland.com
    Vocon, Westlake Reed Leskosky win most awards in 2018 architecture design competition
    November 2, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Familiar names dominated the 2018 Design Awards of the Cleveland Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the leading national organization for the profession.
    Shore Cultural Centre in Euclid
    Fresh Water
    With an RFP process in motion, Shore Cultural Centre is getting ready for its second act
    October 31, 2018
    When it comes to arts and culture in Euclid, all signs point to Shore Cultural Centre. Located in the heart of the city, the 141,000-square-foot building plays home to many art-based studios, faith-based organizations, and health and wellness businesses—along with the Euclid Symphony Orchestra, Euclid Hunger Center, and Euclid Culinary Bistro (operated by Euclid High School students).
    Lynne Winings is the new president of GBX Group LLC 2018
    Crain's Cleveland
    Real estate investment firm GBX Group names Lynne Winings as President
    August 28, 2018
    GBX Group LLC, a Cleveland-based real estate investment company that specializes in historic properties, has named Lynne Winings as president.
    Lynne Winings, President, GBX Group LLC 2018
    PR Newswire
    GBX Group appoints Lynne Winings as President
    August 28, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynne Winings, President of Strategic Operations & Chief Financial Officer at GBX Group LLC, has been named President of the company.
    External view of GBX HQ
    Properties
    Historic Fabric Reframed: GBX Group redevelops 1913 former garment factory to accommodate new offices
    June 1, 2018
    Founded 16 years ago, GBX Group is a Northeast Ohio-based company that specializes in acquiring
    historic real estate in urban markets. So when the company began looking for new headquarters
    to accommodate it's growing staff, it made perfect sense to seek out a historic building in downtown
    Cleveland, says Drew Sparacia, CEO.
    GBX HQ
    FreshWater
    New GBX Group HQs foreshadow what’s to come in the Superior Arts Improvement District
    May 17, 2018
    In March, GBX moved its headquarters from the historic Edwin Hotel at 1303 Prospect Ave. East to the Empire Improvement Building (known to many as the Daffy Dan’s building) at 2101 Superior Ave.
    Crain's
    Superior Arts District gets a major lift from GBX Group
    April 29, 2018
    With the dramatic renovation of one of the handful of buildings along Superior Avenue now in its portfolio, and even a new name, GBX Group is poised to be a major player in the redevelopment of what is called the Superior Arts District.
    Seth Unger
    Public Affairs, Marketing
    Seth Unger
    Vice President of Government & Public Affairs