The Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation provides the following services to businesses and commercial property owners in Old Brooklyn. For more information and details about specific services please call Tom at 216-459-1000 x209 or e-mail to email@example.com.
Storefront Renovation Program offers technical, design and financial assistance to commercial property owners whose retail (storefront) buildings are located in City-approved “Target Areas.” This is a comprehensive exterior rehabilitation that is eligible for a 40% rebate up to $25,000 to the property owner. There are design standards and labor and wage requirements. The entire Tremont service area is eligible for a SRP low interest loan product that is offered through the City of Cleveland’s lending partner. Visit the City of Cleveland’s website pertaining the Storefront Renovation Program.
Code Compliance is a resource for local businesses to work with the Old Brooklyn CDC to meet City Building & Housing codes. Call Tom Collins at 216-459-1000 for more information.
Real Estate Development Project Facilitation is a resource for local businesses and developers to work with the Old Brooklyn CDC for facilitation assistance on development projects . Call Tom Collins at 216-459-1000 for more information.
Commercial District Planning & Revitalization Program is a program of the CDC to coordinate resources and planning efforts in major commercial districts in our service area. Call Tom Collins at 216-459-1000 for more information.
Business Technical Assistance and Marketing is a program to assist local businesses to grow with the CDC providing technical and marketing expertise. Call Tom Collins at 216-459-1000 for more information.
Local Design Review Compliance assists local businesses meet regulatory requirements around Local Design Review requirements. Call Tom Collins at 216-459-1000 for more information.
City of Cleveland Department of Economic Development is a great resource for new and existing businesses in the City. They have several specialized functions including Economic Development and Technology; Small Business and Retail; Brownfield Redevlopment & Industrial Land Bank: Retention and Attraction; Available Commercial Property; and Workforce Development. Visit the Department of Economic Development’s website to learn more.
SCORE Cleveland is a part of SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business,” a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation’s smaill businesses. Visit SCORE’s website for more information.
Small Business Administration Cleveland provides programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed. Visit the SBA’s website to learn more.
Retail Spaces Cleveland is a great site that lists available retail spaces in many of Cleveland’s neighborhoods. Visit their website by clicking here.
Jump Start - www.jumpstart.org
NorTech - www.nortech.org
Bio Enterprise - www.bioenterprise.com
LaunchHouse - www.launchhouse.com
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses - www.tri-c.edu/10ksb
Economic and Community Development Institute - www.ecdi.org
Bad Girl Ventures - www.badgirlventures.com
Urban League of Cleveland - www.ulcleveland.org