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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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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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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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GCP Launches Apprenticeship Partnership to Build Tech Talent

September 27, 2021 Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) announced today during its annual Tech Week conference that it is partnering with Apprenti, a nationally recognized program intermediary, to launch tech apprenticeships designed to build an abundant and inclusive tech talent pipeline in the Cleveland region. “For years, Cleveland has had strong demand for IT employees that …

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GCP Tech Week Addresses Challenges Facing Tech Community

September 23, 2021 Cleveland is well-known as a health hub, but could it one day be known for its tech industry as well? GCP Tech Week organizers and presenters discuss this and other topics — including tech talent, inclusive opportunities in tech, the digital divide and a preview of this year’s Tech Week events — on the Sound …

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