OUR BLOG

For more than nine decades, we have built a foundation of experience and trusted relationships with an unusually high number of long-term relationships in an industry known for change. We believe that nurturing an extensive network of local, regional and national tenants provides the opportunity to realize mutual goals and profitablility and that our solid market knowledge, consistent first-rate service and honest, straightforward dealings all contribute to successful relationships.

Drive-Thru Evolution

In 2018, common dining options have turned into curbside pick-up and delivery, so does that mean we will start to see less drive-thru service in the future?

CASTO Crane Watch

CASTO is adding to the city of Columbus everyday, take a look at some of our newest additions and renovations.

ALLOY ArtSpaces

ALLOY ArtSpaces are designed to help residents, business owners, and community leaders bond together in support of a unified, stronger community.

HQ Flats Grand Opening

HQ Flats located at 6249 Walton Breck Way Westerville, OH 43081, is set to open on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

Pelotonia 2018

Founded in Columbus, Ohio in 2008, Pelotonia started as a grassroots bike tour which in just 9 years, raised over 157 million dollars for cancer research. 2018 marks the fourth year CASTO has participated in Pelotonia.

The Women That Inspire Us

For International Women’s Day, we asked some of our CASTO associates to tell us about the women who inspire them and what lessons they’ve learned from these remarkable women.

Connection. Relationships. Neighborhood.

At CASTO, we want people to feel connected to their neighborhood. A neighborhood where residents know each other, enjoy each other’s company, and are there for one another. As property managers, we are lucky that we can act as a foundation in the building of these relationships.

10 Tax Reform Takeaways Impacting the Real Estate Industry

On December 22, the largest change to U.S. tax policy since the 1980s was signed into law. Overall, the real estate industry fared well, but each real estate business should be considered individually to really understand the impact and plan to maximize the benefit. The way several changes interact with each other, and whether to make certain elections, will be influenced by the amount of leverage, cost of and timing of improvements, the age of the property, the timing of dispositions, and so on.

Roundtable Discussion: Millennials & Retail

There’s been a lot of talk in the retail industry about Millennial shoppers and their expectations when it comes to retail, so we thought we’d gather a group of Millennials who work for CASTO over coffee and bagels to hear their thoughts. The following is a transcript of that conversation.

A LOOK BACK AT 40 YEARS & LOOKING FORWARD TO THE NEW YEAR

I was asked to write a few words to inaugurate our new blog. I’m grateful for the opportunity and thought I’d share a few reflections and memories. I joined the company (then called the Don M. Casto Organization) as a young lawyer in 1972. Cousin Frank Benson joined a few years later and we’ve had fun working together for over forty years.