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Lakefront access investments continuing through collaboration and creativity  

If you’ve ever been to Baltimore or Chicago and looked at the waterfront, you might have thought, “Why can’t we do this along Lake Erie?” “Well, we can do this,’’ said Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. “Chicago and Baltimore each have a couple of miles of lakefront access. We can have 30 miles of lakefront …

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Cleveland Development Advisors Loan Supports First Multi-Story Mixed-Use New Construction in Detroit Shoreway in a Century

October 14, 2021 Cleveland Development Advisors (CDA), an affiliate of Greater Cleveland Partnership, has provided a $2.4 million subordinate loan to the Waverly & Oak development in Cleveland’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. The loan advances CDA’s goal of supporting catalytic projects in the city’s core neighborhoods, with Waverly & Oak representing the first multi-story mixed-use development …

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Cleveland Chain Reaction season 4 winners announced

Today, The Cleveland Chain Reaction program announced the winners of the city of Cleveland economic development project’s fourth season live at Tower City on Fox 8’s Kickin’ with Kenny. The grand prize winner of a $40,000 grant is Cathy’s Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches. Cathy’s is a gourmet ice cream sandwich shop that specializes in pairing …

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Workforce Connect manufacturing leadership team wins $50,000 award

October 12, 2021 MAGNET and Greater Cleveland Partnership won a $50,000 Deborah Vesy Systems Change Champion Award from the Deaconess Foundation. Together, they lead the Workforce Connect Manufacturing Sector Partnership, which is dedicated to bringing manufacturing jobs to underrepresented populations. The effort created an entry-level training program called ACCESS to Manufacturing. Created in collaboration with …

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Grab your shoes and focus on trade with the Port of Cleveland

October 7, 2021 With the resurgence of growth in Cleveland’s distribution, logistics, manufacturing, retail and trade industries, Foreign Trade Zones are now an economic competitiveness tool in every U.S. state and Puerto Rico. Greater Cleveland Partnership’s alignment with the Port of Cleveland can streamline the process and minimize costs associated with these activities.   Join us …

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INTRO Cleveland receives International Economic Development Council’s Public-Private Partnership Excellence Gold Award

October 5, 2021 CLEVELAND – INTRO Cleveland (INTRO CLE), developed by Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors with support from Greater Cleveland Partnership, has been named the Gold Winner of the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) Public-Private Partnership Excellence Award for communities with a population of greater than 500,000. The largest mass timber building in the …

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Using the moon to address Earth’s digital inequality

October 5, 2021 Most Americans take access to reliable, fast wireless internet (Wi-Fi) for granted. Yet, in underserved communities, reliable internet access can be as elusive as it is on the Moon. NASA is working to solve both challenges. Digital inequality or inadequate internet access is a socioeconomic concern across the United States, and the pandemic …

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GCP announces 2021 Best of Tech Award winners

October 1, 2021 Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) announced last night during its annual Tech Week conference the winners of its annual Best of Tech Awards. The awards are a celebration of the technology community in greater Cleveland. The awards honor companies who are excelling and growing in the industry and those who support this dynamic …

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