Construction of the 72-unit Autumn Rose Woods development is expected to begin in late fall, according to Matt Callahan, vice president of land acquisition for Pulte Homes in Columbus.

Land development work on the Pulte project is still in progress, Callahan said, because the project was slowed down some by the rain during August and September. The developer is planning to pave roads this month.

The 47-acre development is on the east side of Hyland-Croy Road approximately 1,200 feet south of the intersection with Tullymore Drive.

Prior to home construction, Pulte's investment in the land and land development is a little more than $7 million, Callahan said. After the project is completed, the investment will total more than $36 million, he said.

Callahan said he expects build out to take three to four years, depending upon the pace of sales. House prices start in the mid-$400,000s.

"This is an ideal location in the city of Dublin with easy access to shopping and many local area conveniences," Callahan said.

The location is also near Glacier Ridge Metro Park, and residents will be able to access Dublin's multi-use pathway network, he said.

Tracy Healy with Futurethink, the business that supplies the Dublin City Schools district with enrollment projections, said the development is expected to generate an additional 35 to 40 students for the school district.

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