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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 11th, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Bart Gonzalez and Eric Newsome, leaders within the Lorain Better Block pathe Lorain Better Block event on May 19, 2018. Lorain businesses and community members are invited to take part in activities at Lorain Better Block. Bart and Eric will be discussing ideas for how the Lorain business community and residents can get involved. Lorain Better Block is a community engagement event that will allow people to envision what the best block in the City of Lorain could look like. Broadway will be temporarily transformed from 5th through 8th Streets and promote opportunities for shopping, food and refreshments, mini parks, expanded patios and seating areas, use of vacant lots, art, and more!

Breakfast Meeting will be April 6th held at the Lorain Palace Theater, 617 Broadway, Lorain. We begin eating at 8 a.m. and  program starts at

Lorain Growth President Jim Long will also make announcements. […]

2018-07-06T16:38:25+00:00March 22nd, 2018|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Tiffany McClelland, Economic Development Specialist for the Lorain Port Authority, will speak at the March 2 Main Street Lorain/Lorain Growth Corporation consortium breakfast meeting at the Palace Theater, 617 Broadway. With her will be Lil, the border collie trained to keep
geese away from the Black River Landing festival grounds. Tiffany will speak on economic development in the city of Lorain. Doors open at
7:30 am and we start serving breakfast at 8 am. If you wish to eat, breakfast is only $7. The meeting is open to everyone. Reports will be made by others on developments and activities in Lorain’s downtown waterfront area.
Here is a photo of Lil.

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2018-02-27T14:09:27+00:00February 27th, 2018|News|