Rebuilding Northeast Ohio's Neighborhoods
In this story, Dan Shingler of Crain's Cleveland Business highlights four Northeast Ohio neighborhoods that "have a core of committed residents working not just to improve their own homes and lives, but to better their entire communities":
Downtowns are nice — if you’re a tourist.
"But most city...
Ford to Invest $200 Million in Avon Lake Plant
Rachel Abbey McCafferty of Crain's Cleveland Business reports:
Ford Motor Co. is investing $200 million into the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, which will create or retain 150 jobs, the Dearborn, Mich.-based auto maker said in a news release. The Avon Lake investment will be used to make Super Duty chassis cabs, part...
Cleveland Heights Considers Major Development
From Jay Miller of Crain's Cleveland Business:
Cleveland Heights is looking for help developing a prime piece of real estate that has sat dormant for decades."
City manager Tanisha Briley told Crain’s the city is looking for a partner to develop the site in collaboration with the city government and its...
Boutique Marriott Hotel Checks in at Orange Village
By Stan Bullard of Crain's Cleveland Business:
Developers of the planned Pinecrest project in Orange Village have started to make it live up to its mixed-use program by announcing a contract with a Rochester, N.Y.-based hotel developer to install an AC Hotel by Marriott in the development.
Pinecrest lead developer...
$61 Million for Cuyahoga County Projects
From Jackie Borchardt of Cleveland.com:
A lakefront pedestrian bridge and improvements to the Flats East Bank were among the 37 Cuyahoga County projects included in the two-year state capital budget bill.
The Greater Cleveland Partnership submitted 11 projects as regional priorities for state funding; nine were partially or...
Rockside Rd. Project Not Another Crocker Park
From Emily Bamforth of Cleveland.com:
It's a common refrain in Greater Cleveland, a new development compared to Crocker Park.
Seven Hills is the latest. Developers of a long-planned Rockside Road project -- west of the conglomerate of hotels, restaurants and traffic in neighboring Independence -- used photos of the shopping...
Brecksville Senior Housing "Crisis"
From Bob Sandrick of Cleveland.com:
Two developers want to build a $35 million senior housing complex on 48 acres at Brecksville Road and Parkview Drive.
"Omni Property Cos. in Cleveland would construct 100 independent-living, assisted-living and memory-care units under one roof. Redwood Living in Beachwood...
Skyscraper Intrigue Downtown
From Stan Bullard of Crain's Cleveland Business:
Before steel and stone can start reshaping downtown Cleveland’s skyline with new office buildings, the more fundamental building blocks are tenants who will occupy, and pay for, the space.
Speculation about new skyscrapers is ramping up thanks to activities by two of...
Plans to Convert Lakewood Office Building Into Apartments
From Bruce Geiselman of Cleveland.com:
The owner of Lakewood Center North plans to turn much of the 15-story downtown office building into upscale apartments.
"Plans include creating 182 one- and two-bedroom units on 12 of the 15 floors. Apartment sizes will range from 700 to 1,300 square feet, and rents are...
Pro Football Hall of Fame Milestone in $500 Million Project
From Jim Mackinnon of the Akron Beacon Journal:
Nothing beats a nice warm winter to quicken the pace of Ohio’s most visible construction project, the building of the $500 million Hall of Fame Village at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton.
The hall, developer and other notables on Thursday celebrated a “topping...