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CDA Hits $400 Million Investment Milestone in Northeast Ohio Real Estate Development


CLEVELAND – Cleveland Development Advisors (CDA), the real estate financing arm of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, has committed its remaining $16 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation to two projects in two major Northeast Ohio Cities– both of which represent catalytic, collaborative efforts to support major initiatives championed by local public, civic and business community leadership.

“These two Northeast Ohio projects represent capstone developments for the use of the balance of CDA’s New Markets Tax Credit allocation. Glenville Circle North in Cleveland and The Bowery development in Akron are both right down the fairway in terms of meeting CDA’s mission” said Yvette Ittu, President of CDA. “Both projects are extremely catalytic in nature and each are positioned to drive additional growth and have a long-term impact on the character and vitality of their cities and the region. We are very excited to be able to help move these highly impactful developments forward.” 

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GCP Collaborates with Geauga Growth Partnership to Grow Business in Geauga County

GGP Expands efforts to Grow Businesses in Geauga County

Geauga Growth Partnership (GGP) holds business growth at the center of its mission and has recently entered into an agreement with Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) that will enhance its ability to provide outreach and services to Geauga businesses.

As a result of this partnership with GCP, GGP will be able to enhance business retention and expansion (BRE) visitation, with the intention of making area businesses aware of programs and services available to help expand operations, address workforce issues, and learn about offerings provided through GGP and JobsOhio.

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GCP Strategic Plan Revealed at Annual Meeting

Greater Cleveland Partnership Reveals Details of Multimillion-Dollar ‘forwardCLE’ Economic Development Campaign

CLEVELAND (May 15, 2018)—The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) has unveiled details behind its multiyear, multimillion-dollar “forwardCLE” campaign aimed at unlocking the growth potential of Northeast Ohio businesses and continuing the region’s positive economic development momentum.

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2018 Best of Tech Award Winners

Winners Announced in 12th Annual Best of Tech Awards

CLEVELAND (April 20, 2018)—On April 19, more than 220 tech leaders from across Northeast Ohio gathered at the Tenk West Bank to see which companies would be honored at OHTec’s 12th annual Best of Tech Awards, which recognizes the highest performing and most innovative technology companies in Greater Cleveland.

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10 Cleveland Organizations Join Forces to Form the Business Growth Collaborative

10 Cleveland Organizations Join Forces to Form the Business Growth Collaborative, Promoting Inclusive Innovation in the City of ClevelandCollaborative Will Also Share a Minimum of $750K in Funding Over the Next Two Years

CLEVELAND, March 29, 2018 – A coalition of 10 Cleveland organizations have come together under the banner of the Business Growth Collaborative (BGC) to streamline their support for local entrepreneurs and secure an equitable economic future.

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