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- The momentum of PlayhouseSquare continues to build! Their new outdoor redesign, complete with a 20-foot-tall outdoor chandelier, will be rolled out on May 2nd. – Hilton Worldwide was chosen as the operator of the brand new, 600-guestroom Cleveland Convention Center hotel. – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has officially announced that they will [...]

Starwood Hotels to bring upscale Le Méridien brand to Cleveland

BY SCOTT SUTTELL From Crain’s Cleveland Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) said it’s bringing an upscale Le Méridien brand hotel to Cleveland. The hotel operator said Le Méridien Cleveland is expected to open in January 2016 “following the completion of a highly anticipated, adaptive re-use project that will join together and transform [...]

NineTwelve District building awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit

The Ohio Department of Development has announced that the East Ohio Building, on the corner of East 9th Street and Superior Avenue, is the recipient of the Round 9 Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit.   Previous downtown Cleveland award recipients include the Calfee, Halter & Griswold building, a 115,000-square-foot, seven-story structure on the corner of East [...]

Welcome to your new Downtown address!

  -Willis North America, a unit of insurance broker Willis Group Holdings, has announced the relocation of its Cleveland office to 1001 Lakeside Avenue. They have signed a six-year lease to occupy 10,500 square feet in the building. Read more here. -The Westlake Reed Leskosky architecture firm has announced plans to move to the Hanna [...]

The future of the Medical Mart and Convention Center

The upcoming New Year also means that we’re thismuch closer to the completion of the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center (MMCC). The construction is coming along nicely (check out the latest photos on Positively Cleveland’s Flickr page) and the new space is scheduled to open in July. Conventions and meetings are already filling up MMCC [...]

Did you know?

  – Britton Gallagher reaps the rewards of having a Downtown address, growing faster than projected and already taking on additional office space in the NineTwelve District. Read more here… – Yet another new restaurant is coming to Downtown Cleveland in early 2013: “Stonetown,” brought to you by the owner-operators of Cleveland’s Zanzibar, Angie’s Soul [...]

All things public transportation

Keep yourself up-to-date on all things public transportation. All information is described in greater detail in GCRTA’s NEWSROOM. Quarterly Service changes are coming – and they are good. More frequent service is just days away on the Red, Blue and Green Line and upgrades and adjustments are scheduled for several bus lines as well. Changes begin [...]

Opera and ballet make a classic return to Downtown

Opera Circle recently announced plans to return opera to Downtown Cleveland.    Over at Opera Circle, they’re accustomed to doing things on a small scale with spare sets and costumes and a laser-beam focus on musical values. The Cleveland company is continuing to do so during its 17th season, which last month with a production [...]

Retail is popping up Downtown

No, really. Say hello to Collective Upcycle, a pop-up boutique shop of reused art and handmade goods by Cleveland artists. This great boutique brings together many Cleveland-area artists and innovators who repurpose existing resources and leftover materials and transform them into something new, functional, beautiful, or whimsical. In an enthusiastic demonstration of Cleveland’s bustling creative [...]

Did you know?

      • Oswald Cos. will remain downtown and expand their offices by 48%.  1100 Superior Avenue will now be called Oswald Centre. http://bit.ly/UjydEp http://bit.ly/ROOrr2 • GE is contributing $125,000 in LED lights for Winterfest this year and for Public Square year round! http://bit.ly/SnHAWP • Bizdom, an entrepreneur accelerator, moved into new 7,000 square foot office space [...]

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