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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Cleveland Heights Seeks Proposals to Spur Redevelopment of Largest Business District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Mary Trupo
Director of Communications
publicrelations@clvhts.com

 

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS SEEKS PROPOSALS TO SPUR REDEVELOPMENT OF LARGEST BUSINESS DISTRICT - SEVERANCE TOWN CENTER MALL

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH, 06/21/2019 -  Cleveland Heights continues to be a desirable location for development and redevelopment. Situated just up the hill from University Circle, the Cleveland Clinic and a host of museums and cultural attractions, Cleveland Heights is a prime location for new businesses and residential dwellings.

This week, Cleveland Heights City Council authorized the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the preparation of a Redevelopment Plan for the Severance Town Center (STC) mall from qualified urban planning consulting firms. Severance Town Center mall is approximately 57 acres and over 600,000 square feet in size and represents the City’s largest business district.

While Severance has a core of successful retailers such as Home Depot and Dave’s Market grocery store, as well as OfficeMax and Marshalls, the mall is currently only partially occupied, and is a commercial strip center that has seen an overall decline in economic vitality over a number of years. The City’s Master Plan, adopted in March of 2017, establishes as a primary goal the redevelopment of STC as a mixed-use and walkable area consistent with the character of Cleveland Heights.

Once completed, the Redevelopment Plan is expected to include recommendations on future land uses, zoning, design standards, and a detailed Market Study, which will be used to attract a future Development Partner to redevelop this property. Redevelopment of this critical site is being pursued to provide significant amenities and opportunities for economic growth, and to once again establish Severance Town Center as one of the City’s most popular and vibrant commercial areas.

The City expects to receive highly creative ideas from qualified urban planning firms having the vision and expertise to assist the City in developing approaches to create a dense, vibrant, pedestrian friendly and unique residential and commercial mixed-use development that leverages the tremendous placemaking opportunities of this site.

Throughout the redevelopment planning process, community outreach and communications will occur to hear from the surrounding businesses, neighbors and community at large to solicit their input and address their concerns and hopes for the redevelopment of the mall.

More information on this exciting planning opportunity, including access to the Request for Proposals and instructions on how to respond to this RFP, is available at www.clevelandheights.com/stc. The deadline for receiving responses to the RFP is July 31, 2019.

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