Main Street Lorain/Downtown Lorain

Many new developments in downtown Lorain.

Main Street is proud to announce amazing progress in our Downtown Entertainment District. In the next 30 days we will be announcing several new businesses in our district and welcoming them to our revitalization plan for downtown Lorain. In addition to the Port Authorities plan for the Spitzer building we have new owners and business interests coming into our business district downtown. At least the addition of four new businesses will be announced shortly when all the details are complete. Main Street and its downtown partners are excited in the new interest and revitalization we are achieving in Lorain. Details will be forthcoming.

We also are moving forward with our partners , with the listing and marketing of 500 + acres of riverfront and lakefront properties in Lorain. A new and designed plan to attract investors to Lorain’s waterfront […]

2018-07-13T10:37:56+00:00 July 13th, 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|

MAIN STREET LORAIN/LORAIN GROWTH

Main Street Lorain is proud to be celebrating our 22nd year promoting downtown Lorain

Many new developments for 2018 in our downtown Entertainment and Business district.

New streetscape plan for Broadway

Many economic revitalizations occurring in the 4th, 6th, 8th, and 9th St corridors

Revitalization of the Spitzer Hotel/ a catalyst for our downtown development

Main street as a strategic board member and participant of the Lorain Harbor Area Wide Planning Project/ Marketing available real estate along our waterfront

New candy and gift shops coming

New eateries coming in 2018

New living quarters under construction on Broadway

Main Street Brewfest event

Main Street Tourism Train station display

Main Street Waterfront Winterfest

As title sponsor for the Black River Concert Series we welcome Bob and Sandy Early back for the 2018 season

Many new events and shows at the Palace Theatre in the summer and fall of 2018

These events alone bring over 250,000 people  and new visitors to […]

2018-04-20T10:37:30+00:00 April 20th, 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|