ClevelandPlus News http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/News.aspx ClevelandPlus RSS feed 500 full-time jobs coming to Mansfield http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/500JobstoMansfield010808.aspx A new call center will create at least 500 full-time jobs when Denver-based company StarTek comes to town this summer.

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Cleveland Plus region awarded $7.9M for advanced energy research http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/AdvEnResearch032608.aspx The Ohio Third Frontier Project is sending another $7.9 million to Northeast Ohio for advanced energy research.

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Agilysys headquarters returning to Cleveland Plus http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/Agilysys102308.aspx Agilysys Inc., which moved its headquarters from Mayfield Heights to Boca Raton, Fla., two years ago, is coming back to suburban Cleveland. Company executives will work from an existing office in Solon.

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BioInnovation Center of Excellence Launches in Akron http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/BioInnovation101608.aspx As its old heavy industry base has declined, Akron, like other old manufacturing cities, has been searching for powerful vehicles that can transform and sustain the local economy. Today, a partnership of five local institutions unveils the BioInnovation Institute, a project the partners view as a dramatic catalyst for economic development.

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Ohio Launches New Bioscience Workforce Training Program http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/BioscienceWorkforce103008.aspx Skilled Northeast Ohio workers who once made cars and other consumer products are being leveraged by Ohio’s growing bioscience industry to make pills, drugs packaging and medical devices. To ensure a strong pipeline of skilled labor to sustain the unprecedented growth of the bioscience industry, the Cleveland Plus region now hosts a brand-new workforce training center to prepare even more Ohio workers for careers in the bioscience industry.

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Bridgestone Firestone to keep tech center in Akron, building new facility http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/Bridgestone072908.aspx The world's largest tire maker is keeping its sizable presence in Akron.

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Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) announced it will undertake 10 projects in 10 years http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/CAK10Projects031308.aspx The Akron-Canton Airport announced Wednesday it will undertake 10 projects in 10 years as part of a new $110 million capital improvement plan.

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Cleveland Clinic and University Circle success continues to be a boon for region http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/CCandUnivCircleSuccess090808.aspx The dark, crescent-shaped tower looming over Euclid Avenue is more than the Cleveland Clinic's new signature.  The $506 million heart center, known as the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Pavilion, is cutting-edge evidence that health care in general -- and the Cleveland Clinic in particular -- is a top job driver and economic engine in the region. The heart center, along with the $128 million Glickman Tower, will soon add 100 beds and 1,000 jobs to the Clinic's sprawling main campus, officials say.

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Team NEO Names Chris Connor as Chariman http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/ChrisConnor011708.aspx Team Northeast Ohio’s (Team NEO) governing Board of Trustees announced today that Christopher M. Connor has been elected chairman.  Connor is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Sherwin-Williams Company.

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Cleveland+ Region Attracts $318 Million in New Venture Investment in 2007 http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/ClePlus318M012208.aspx With $318 million in new investments, compared to $157 million in 2006, the region saw a doubling in the amount of capital invested into its growing companies as well as a 40 percent increase in the total number of investments made during 2007.

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Cleveland Plus Is Very Much Alive http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/ClePlusAlive080608.aspx Here’s proof that the Cleveland Plus region is very much alive

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Region's colleges get $2M Biotech training boost http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/Collegesget2M063008.aspx Kent State University has received a $2 million grant from the Ohio Innovation Partnership to head up an initiative to train people for biomedical and biotechnology jobs.

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Cleveland Plus Regional Economic Review Highlights Commercial Real Estate http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/CommercialRealEstate100608.aspx Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) released the latest edition of the quarterly Northeast Ohio Economic Review today with a focus on the region’s commercial real estate market. Findings include strong occupancy and vacancy rates for office space, with significant demand, build and usage of Class A space.  In addition, the report compares the Northeast Ohio commercial market with that of the nation’s largest cities and finds better occupancy rate than traditionally considered booming regions, such as Dallas and Chicago.

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December Newsletter - 2008 Year-end Recap, Thankful Four http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/DecNewsletter122608.aspx Thankful Four 2008]]> Defense finance agency to add hundreds of jobs in Cleveland Plus http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/DFAS101508.aspx Cleveland's federal payroll center, which in 2005 had nearly 1,200 white-collar jobs, will expand its Cleveland workforce to 2,011 employees by the year 2011, officials are expected to announce Thursday.

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Education Tax Policy Institute (ETPI) Cites Flaws in Tax Foundation Report http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/ETPI100808.aspx Ohio’s business-friendly tax climate.]]> Euclid Corridor project driving over $4 billion in Cleveland development http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/EuclidCorridor021008.aspx $4.3 billion - That's roughly how much fresh investment is being poured into the 4½-mile-long strip of land flanking Euclid Avenue, the city's Main Street, between Public Square and University Circle.

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Team NEO Pursues French Business Investment http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/FrenchBusinessInvest101608.aspx Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) today announced that a team representing Cleveland Plus – Cleveland Port Authority, French-American Chamber of Commerce-Northern Ohio Chapter, Greater Cleveland Partnership, State of Ohio and Team NEO – will explore new investment opportunities from French companies.

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GammaStar Medical Systems looks to move offices to Beachwood http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GammaStar070108.aspx GammaStar Medical Systems Ltd., a Chinese-owned subsidiary looking to place its headquarters in Northeast Ohio, received good news Monday from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority.

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Cleveland Clinic's GCIC gives $6.5M in grants to biomedical, heart projects http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GCIC013108.aspx The Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center (GCIC) in Cleveland has agreed to make $6.5 million in grants to biomedical companies and projects that are developing heart-related innovations.

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German company sees manufacturing promise in Cleveland http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GermanCo092108.aspx And that's good news for Cleveland.]]> GM Investing $317M, adding jobs at Lordstown Facility http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GMatLordstown082108.aspx The success of the General Motors complex here is not only central to the economy of the Mahoning Valley, but all of Ohio, state officials say.

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Goodyear Riverwalk Project Named "Deal of the Year" http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GoodyearRiverwalk050808.aspx Team NEO Honors Region’s Most Impactful 2007 Economic Development Projects at June 4 Event.

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Ohio Wins Governor's Cup for Second Year in a Row http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GovernorsCup030508.aspx joined members of Ohio’s business and economic development communities and Ohio
General Assembly to announce that the State of Ohio has been awarded Site Selection
magazine’s Governor’s Cup Award for leading the nation in new and expanded facilities
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Lt. Governor Fisher announces nearly $20 million for Wright Projects http://www.clevelandplusbusiness.com/en/News/2008/GovFisher062608.aspx Seven teams get funding boost for research and commercialization.

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