Lorain, Ohio Waterfront Development Opportunities
The Lorain Port and Finance Authority (Lorain Port) and the City of Lorain, with the support of Team NEO and JobsOhio, are releasing Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for three waterfront development opportunities. The three properties are all publicly owned by either the Lorain Port or the City of Lorain. These properties include the Pellet Terminal (City owned), the southern portion of Black River Landing (Port owned) and the Boat Launch Facility (Port owned). Each of these properties has been identified for its highest and best use for development through a market study commissioned by the Lorain Port and the City of Lorain.
Additional details on these sites and more can be found in the RFP documents linked here.
Ohio Department of Development Selects MBAC Partners as Part of the Minority Business Assistance Center Network Program
The Ohio Department of Development today announced its selection of hosts to join the Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) Network Program for the July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2025, grant period. They will serve the needs of Ohio’s minority-, women-, veteran-, and disadvantaged businesses for their region.read more
We Can Only Go Up from Here
High Density Mixed Use Planned to Replace Blighted Neighborhood in Whitehall
Like in life, it’s not the hand your dealt that defines you in economic development. It’s about how you play your cards and capitalize on opportunities for your community.
Yes in Our Back Yard
Ever since the Intel announcement, the region has had endless conversations about how to be “Intel Ready.” While Intel will undoubtedly be a gamechanger for Ohio, we’re behind the eight ball if we weren’t already preparing for population growth and increased pressure on our built infrastructure and logistics pipelines.read more