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Economic Impact Of The La Villa Hispana And El Mercado Projects, Ira Demko, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Heather Smith Aug 2018

Economic Impact Of The La Villa Hispana And El Mercado Projects, Ira Demko, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Heather Smith

Urban Publications

This report analyzes the potential economic impact of La Villa Hispana’s construction and operation proposed in the Clark‐Fulton neighborhood of Cleveland, the home to the densest population of Hispanic residents in the State of Ohio. We separately estimate the economic impact of El Mercado, one of the foundational projects of the La Villa Hispana development. The economic impacts are assessed on the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and the State of Ohio.


Living Cities: The Integration Initiative In Cleveland, Ohio- Greater University Circle Community Wealth Building Initiative: Evaluation Executive Summary Year 3, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Candi Clouse, Serineh Baboomian May 2014

Living Cities: The Integration Initiative In Cleveland, Ohio- Greater University Circle Community Wealth Building Initiative: Evaluation Executive Summary Year 3, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Candi Clouse, Serineh Baboomian

Urban Publications

The Living Cities Integration Initiative (TII) began in 2011 as a three-year program to accelerate local initiatives promoting greater economic inclusion in five cities across the country. In Cleveland, Ohio, the TII was known as the Greater University Circle (GUC) Community Wealth Building Initiative and was part of the more comprehensive Greater University Circle Initiative (GUCI) between 2011 and 2013. The GUCI began in 2005 and will continue beyond TII. This report will refer to the three-year Living Cities program as the GUCI/TII.

This executive summary combines findings from two evaluation reports. The first is a formative and system ...


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, 2010, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse Sep 2011

Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, 2010, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse

Urban Publications

2010 economic impact of JumpStart Inc. Portfolio and Client Companies


Regional Science And Innovation Policies: Five Case Studies, Iryna Lendel, Luz Haack Jun 2010

Regional Science And Innovation Policies: Five Case Studies, Iryna Lendel, Luz Haack

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian Apr 2010

Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


Jumpstart Inc. Economic Impact And Contributions To Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Apr 2010

Jumpstart Inc. Economic Impact And Contributions To Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah

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No abstract provided.


Jumpstart Inc.: Economic Impact On And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, 2008, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Apr 2009

Jumpstart Inc.: Economic Impact On And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, 2008, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah

Urban Publications

This report was prepared for JumpStart, Inc. by the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University. The report summarizes the economic impact in 2008 resulting from JumpStart investment in start-up companies in Northeast Ohio and its services to assist other entrepreneurs through JumpStart Ventures, JumpStart TechLift Advisors, JumpStart Inclusion Advisors, and IdeaCrossing.


Financial Intermediaries For Community And Economic Development In Ohio: Market Assessment, Ziona Austrian, Brian A. Mikelbank, Afia Yamoah, Charles Post, Candice Clouse, David O. Kasdan Mar 2009

Financial Intermediaries For Community And Economic Development In Ohio: Market Assessment, Ziona Austrian, Brian A. Mikelbank, Afia Yamoah, Charles Post, Candice Clouse, David O. Kasdan

Urban Publications

This report describes the results of an in-depth market assessment study conducted for the Finance Fund by the Center for Economic Development and the Center for Housing Research and Policy at Cleveland State University’s Levin College of Urban Affairs. The Finance Fund, located in Columbus, Ohio, is a statewide nonprofit financial intermediary. It finds funding and provides resources to support organizations that assist low- and moderate-income families and communities.1 The Finance Fund works primarily within low-income rural and urban communities throughout the state of Ohio by connecting local community development organizations and small businesses with needed funding in ...


Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, 2007, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian Apr 2008

Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, 2007, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, Ziona Austrian Jan 2007

Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, Ziona Austrian

Urban Publications

This research note estimates the economic impact resulting from JumpStart Inc. investment in start-up companies in Northeast Ohio. JumpStart is a business development organization or, more specifically a venture-development organization that funds high-growth businesses and ideas, works with their founders to develop the businesses into venture-ready entities, and celebrates Northeast Ohio's early-stage company successes.


The Role Of Colleges And Universities In Neighborhood Real Estate Development: Based On The Experience Of Five Institutions, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian Oct 2003

The Role Of Colleges And Universities In Neighborhood Real Estate Development: Based On The Experience Of Five Institutions, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian

Urban Publications

This report discusses the role of colleges and universities in the economic development of neighborhoods and cities through direct investments in real estate. It explores various approaches to neighborhood economic development and looks at how educational institutions can partner with public agencies and neighborhood-based organizations to meet the objectives of both the institution and the community in which it resides.


Urban Universities And Real Estate Development, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Dec 2002

Urban Universities And Real Estate Development, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

Urban Publications

This report is intended to enhance the understanding of the role that urban colleges and universities have in local economic development through university real estate investment activities. Colleges and universities across the country are becoming more involved in property acquisition and development; however, there is limited research that explores the decision-making processes that are employed and the implications of these decisions on the larger community.


What Works In Economic Development Practice? An Evaluation Of Strategies & Tools, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Aug 2002

What Works In Economic Development Practice? An Evaluation Of Strategies & Tools, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

Urban Publications

What Works in Economic Development reviews evaluation literature relevant to economic development strategies. While economic development programs are difficult to evaluate, the literature reveals important information about the level of success achieved by various programs. It also demonstrates how positive results can be realized. A “what works” matrix follows the review of the evaluation studies. The matrix highlights the significant findings and key lessons that can be learned from this work.


World Class Region Initiative: Northeastohioeconomy.Com, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Apr 2000

World Class Region Initiative: Northeastohioeconomy.Com, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Thomas Edison Program: An Economic Impact Study, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jun 1999

The Ohio Thomas Edison Program: An Economic Impact Study, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


An Assessment Of The Costs, Benefits, And Overall Impacts Of The State Of Ohio's Economic Development Programs: Final Report, Donald T. Iannone May 1999

An Assessment Of The Costs, Benefits, And Overall Impacts Of The State Of Ohio's Economic Development Programs: Final Report, Donald T. Iannone

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Ohio Business Establishments Inter-County Relocation Trends During The 1994-1997 Period, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jul 1998

Ohio Business Establishments Inter-County Relocation Trends During The 1994-1997 Period, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.