About Bobby Rhodes

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Bobby Rhodes has created 21 blog entries.

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Howard Ross will be the featured speaker at the Friday, Aug. 3, Main
Street Lorain breakfast meeting at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway.
He will speak on the BrewFest Waterfront District which will be held
at Black River Landing on Saturday, Aug. 11 from noon to 6 p.m. We
begin eating this Friday at 8 am with the program beginning at 8:20
a.m. This is a good meeting to reconnect with what’s happening in
downtown Lorain this summer. Gale Bonsor,  will introduce the program and afterwards accept announcements
from the floor.
2018-08-02T00:48:57+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

The speaker for the Main Street Lorain Consortium on July 6th will be Joel Arredondo, President of Lorain City Council. Joel will discuss upcoming city projects and the progress of our downtown revitalization. The meeting starts at 8:00 am sharp and a light breakfast is offered for $6.00. Main Street President Jim Long will allow announcements after the speaker finishes.

2018-06-27T02:09:09+00:00 June 27th, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Tiffany McClelland will be the speaker at the Main Street Lorain breakfast on June 1st 2018. The breakfast will start at 8:00 serving Continental Breakfast for $5 per person. Tiffany will speak on the new economic development plan that is called the Lorain Harbor Area-Wide Planning Project Area. This project is possible with the grant applied for by the downtown stakeholders, Lorain Port, Main Street Lorain, city of Lorain, Black River Area of Concern, and Charleston Village Society.  It is the first time we have offered and marketed over 500 acres of prime lake and riverfront real estate on a national scale. It is a excellent economic development plan and Main Street is proud to be part of it.

2018-05-25T11:11:17+00:00 May 25th, 2018|News|

Lorain, OH Expression of Interest

Lorain County is now seeking preliminary Expressions of Interest (EOI) from experienced, financially sound, and capable developers, development teams or end users for the acquisition and redevelopment of five key sites in Lorain, OH.

The Lorain Harbor Area-Wide Planning Project Area consists of five publicly-owned properties, totaling 534 acres, located along the Black River and within close proximity to Lake Erie. These five sites are important to the revitalization of Lorain’s historic urban waterfront. The project area has the potential to transform into a mixed-use and sustainable community, featuring nature trails that connect the public to Lake Erie. In addition, all the sites are adjacent to the downtown area and have water access.

For more information on the sites, please visit […]

2018-07-06T16:49:58+00:00 May 14th, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Lorain Growth Corporation’s Main Street Lorain Consortium Breakfast
Meeting will be Friday, May 4th, at the Palace Theatre, 617 Broadway.
Lorain Growth President Jim Long will give updates and take
announcements from members.

Continental Breakfast is $5 per person and begins at 8 A.M. 

All are welcome.

2018-05-03T11:48:49+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|News|

Lorain developer outlines plans for Broadway buildings

Lorain developer outlines plans for Broadway buildings

From left, the buildings of 502-506 Broadway, 444, 440 and 436 Broadway stand vacant on April 17, 2018. Lorain Developer Jon Veard has plans to create residential space in 502-506 Broadway and 444 Broadway, while tearing down 440 and 436 to create green space and parking.
From left, the buildings of 502-506 Broadway, 444, 440 and 436 Broadway stand vacant on April 17, 2018. Lorain Developer Jon Veard has plans to create residential space in 502-506 Broadway and 444 Broadway, while tearing down 440 and 436 to create green space and parking. Richard Payerchin — The Morning Journal

Cold weather has delayed spring cleaning on Broadway, but a developer has plans in the works for downtown Lorain.

Meanwhile, […]

2018-07-06T16:32:52+00:00 April 19th, 2018|News|

Lorain Harbor Wide Planning Project

Lorain Harbor Wide Planning Project

 

Main Street Lorain/ Lorain Growth Corp is proud to be a partner in the grant that allows this economic catalyst for the city of Lorain. Our partners, the City of Lorain, Lorain Port Authority and Charleston Village are excited about the marketing of these properties and promoting their development. This is hopefully a game changer for Lorain and will coincide with our downtown development plan that these partners and Main Street Lorain already have underway. The new hotel, the Broadway Streetscape, revitalization in the 9th, 8th, 6th, 5th, and 4th St corridors and much more to come

Jim Long/ President

Main Street Lorain/ Lorain Growth

2018-04-12T11:26:01+00:00 April 11th, 2018|News|