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The importance of water and sewer infrastructure on the economic and environmental health of Northeast Ohio was the central theme of the 2014 Build Up Greater Cleveland (BUGC) Annual Meeting at Windows on the River.
Keynote speaker George S. Hawkins, Esq., general manager of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority and a Greater Cleveland native, discussed the essential investments being made around the country to provide safe drinking water and ensure healthy rivers and lakes.
Hawkins’ message is incredibly timely as the development of Greater Cleveland’s waterfronts has become a priority. Read more.
Ohio’s middle-market companies report a 4.9 percent revenue growth during the second quarter of 2014 when compared to growth of the second quarter in 2013, according to results of the National Center for the Middle Market’s 2Q2014 Middle Market Indicator released this week.
In other results, the survey found that Ohio middle-market companies have less confidence in the local, national and global economies than the national middle-market average. However, Ohio companies say they are prepared for growth through capital investment with 69 percent saying they will invest in the next 12 months. Learn more.
Jeremy Paris is a Cleveland native who returned from Capitol Hill to take part in the revitalization of his hometown.
As the first executive director of the Group Plan Commission (GPC), he will shepherd efforts to connect Clevelanders by reinvigorating signature downtown public spaces and linking Lake Erie to the city's core.
Click to read the interview.
Why Cleveland won the 2016 RNC
Learn more about the successful bid to bring the 2016 RNC here (“We sold the real Cleveland”), what happens next, and how the return of LeBron James to the Cavs will encourage even more investment in downtown Cleveland.
Click to listen to the interview with Bill Wills of WTAM's "Wills and Snyder."
Marie Kittredge, project director, Opportunity Corridor, provides an update on the project's progress in a conversation with “GCP Insight” host Steve Luttner, vice president of Lesic and Camper.
Construction on the first phase of the three-mile boulevard, the widening of East 105th Street, begins in the fall.
Click to watch the video.