AURORA, Ohio — The site of the former Sea World and Geauga Lake Campground could finally be the home to something different than its entertaining past. A developer wants to build 321 homes and commercial and office space on the old Geauga Lake site, according to News 5 media partner at “This is very positive […]

CLEVELAND – Clevelanders can’t walk more than a few steps on East 4th Street without being near a new restaurant. Experts say that’s why it works. “East 4th with one restaurant wouldn’t be a thing,” said Downtown Cleveland Residents Association President Jonathan Whigham. “But because you have so many options right there, it’s become a […]

AKRON, Ohio – Nearly two years after the abandoned, condemned Rolling Acres Mall in Akron was demolished, a new developer has plans to construct a massive commercial building that could bring hundreds of new jobs to the area. The Akron City Council approved the sale of the former Rolling Acres Mall site to a developer […]

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – Once a city is built out, there are rarely chances for do-overs, that’s not the case though in Shaker Heights where the city’s new Van Aken District development project gives the eastern Cuyahoga County suburb a chance to build a new downtown. Call the $90 million mixed-use development rising at the […]

CLEVELAND – Ohio City, Detroit Shoreway and Tremont are established Cleveland neighborhoods pulsating with creative energy—from art galleries, commercial retail spaces to breweries and restaurants. One local entrepreneur is hoping to add one of the city’s oldest and historic neighborhoods to the list of places rebounding from financial woes in the city—Slavic Village.At one of only two […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A stretch of long vacant buildings on one of downtown Cleveland’s most visible streets could finally get new life. Istanbul-based Alto Partners closed on the former John Hartness Brown buildings in the 1000 block of Euclid Avenue for $9.1 million, Cuyahoga County property records showed. The string of buildings, which are physically […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The race for Mayor of Cleveland is getting started early this year with a full slate of candidates saying they want the job. One of them is Mayor Frank Jackson, who will likely be a target of all the other contenders. A certain theme of the others will be spending public […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland is ranked 12th out of the nation’s Top 20 cities when it comes to year over year growth in tech jobs, according to One neighborhood in particular is playing a leading role in that growth. Midtown, once full of blight, is coming back to life in a big way. The neighborhood, […]

A newly-formed coalition of Cleveland-area organizations submitted a petition with 20,000 signatures to city hall Monday to put the Quicken Loans Arena deal on the ballot. The deal, which they are calling controversial, calls for the city to spend $88 million dollars to add a new glass atrium to Quick and Loans Arena. Members of the Greater Cleveland Coalition, […]

CLEVELAND – If you’ve been missing Cleveland Hustles (you know, the CNBC reality show depicting the journey a handful of businesses took to set up shop in Gordon Square) since the LeBron James-produced product wrapped late last year, you’re in luck. The economic development project dubbed ‘The Cleveland Chain Reaction’ will now be following the […]

CLEVELAND – We know, we know. Most Cleveland fans would prefer to forget all about Game 7 of the 2016 World Series. But despite the game not ending in Cleveland’s favor, baseball fans agree that it was one of the most epic Game 7s in World Series history. As a result, the game is being made […]

CLEVELAND – Although it’s one of Cleveland’s busiest intersections, the East 55th and St. Clair area was downtrodden with vacant storefronts and vacant buildings for years. Now, new development is breathing new life into this area development plan, dubbed Hub 55, giving people a reason to stop and look around. The neighborhood is carving a […]