$3.1 million project bringing loft office space to downtown Columbus
408 12th Street property started as Strickland Motors car dealership back in 1947
Property being transformed from commercial to office space with law firm expected on top floor
Rooftop area to become common access area for tenants with views down 12th Street.
The building at 408 12th Street, shown Friday, is being turned into loft office space and is scheduled to be occupied by October. Waddell Realty is marketing it and River City Contracting is the contractor. A downtown Columbus structure that began its life back in 1947 as an automobile dealership — seemingly ahead of its time — is now being transformed into Class A office space as part of a…