Because the institution of integrity shown by our Democrat leadership, the eagle-eyed watchdog's in the local GOP and utterly awesome business leaders of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, this area is just a thriving metropolis with people stepping over each other too get here. And as we all know -- unemployment in this area and across the state is almost non-existent!
We all remember the Med Mart that turned this area, as promised, into a Medical Mecca. As the thousands of doctors and health care executives fill our area hotel rooms injecting untold amounts of dollars into our billowing local and state economy -- once again, by using our tax dollars we will be blessed by these brain trusts and they will recreate the faltering Flats.
From the PD --
Buildings could start rising early next year on the east bank of the Flats, the result of $54 million in new public loans and grants being assembled to get the stalled development moving again.
The city and statefunding, announced Tuesday, will smooth the road toward construction of a slimmed-down, $270 million first phase of the Flats East Bank project - including an office building to house accounting firm Ernst & Young and law firm Tucker Ellis & West.
Plans for the first portion of the project also include a hotel, stores, restaurants, a health club and 14 acres of public parks and green space. All of that could be finished by spring 2012.
The news provides a life raft for the Flats East Bank development, (Continue)
With State & Local coffers overflowing and our elected state-wide officials having "Skip the Silver Dollar across the Scioto River" contests every Saturday in Columbus -- what better way can there be of spending these unneeded tax dollars.