A Baltimore-based developer of innovation districts scattered from Phoenix to Philadelphia is preparing to tackle a similar project in Cleveland in a long-term endeavor that could remake a stretch of Midtown.
A group of local partners led by Midtown Cleveland Inc., the Cleveland Foundation and JumpStart Inc. recently picked Wexford Science and Technology as the master developer for the innovation district, a multibuilding, mixed-use vision that might take a decade to realize.
The conceit is that Cleveland needs a central space for collaboration, a place that brings researchers, students, established companies, startups and neighborhood residents together to accomplish more than they’d be able to achieve on their own.
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Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Written by Michelle Jarboe.
Originally published September 30, 2020.