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July 18th, 2024

The Tower builds on 'town and gown' relationship between Lake Erie College, Painesville

PAINESVILLE- Renew Partners, JCI Contractors, Lake Erie College, and the City of Painesville hold a ribbon cutting for The Tower


July 1st, 2024

Taking Shape at Painesville Square; Lake Erie College converts former bank building into student housing

Check out pages 46-58 to read the Tower's feature in Northeast Ohio Properties magazine!


May 22nd, 2024

LDA Offices at the Agora win the Excellence in Creative Adaptive Reuse Award from the Cleveland Restoration Society

CLEVELAND- LDA Architects at the Historic WHK Studio One received the award for Excellence in Creative Adaptive Reuse from the Cleveland Restoration Society Celebration of Preservation 2024!


May 18th, 2024

SPIRE Marriott holds grand opening

HARPERSFIELD- A three piece band added to the celebratory feel at the TownePlace Suites Geneva by Marriott Suites at SPIRE Academy grand opening on Thursday afternoon.


May 9th, 2024

TownePlace Suites Geneva at SPIRE Academy to hold Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

GENEVA- TownePlace Suites Geneva at SPIRE Academy, the newest hotel in Ashtabula County, is excited to announce their upcoming Grand Opening Celebration.


March 1st, 2024

TownePlace Suites Geneva at SPIRE Academy Opens

ASHTABULA- New 88-Suite Hotel Opens its Doors Welcoming Guests to the Geneva Area


February 20th, 2024

Sneak Peek: New Lake Erie College Student Housing

PAINESVILLE- On Thursday, February 8th, staff from the City of Painesville and Lake Erie College toured the new student housing in The Tower (formerly the Chase Bank Building) on the square.


December 13th, 2023

2024 in Green Building: What to Expect

Green building practices are increasingly prominent across the real estate industry because they save money, improve efficiency, lower carbon emissions, and create healthy places for people to live, work, and play in. Green building practices are essential tools in fighting climate change and reaching ESG goals. But how will investors finance these much needed modifications?...


December 5th, 2023

Calvert 2023 Impact Report

Check out page 8 to read about how the Residences and Offices at the Agora will save future tenants money thanks to CIRRUS Low Carbon, and PACE Equity!


September 7, 2023

Pre-construction work begins on Carlisle-Allen building

ASHTABULA- The contractors behind the rehabilitation of the Carlisle-Allen building have mobilized the site for brownfield remediation work, as well as elevator shaft demolition.


July 12, 2023

Newly renovated Painesville building renamed The Tower

PAINESVILLE- A historic bank building on Painesville Square being repurposed as new student housing has officially been renamed The Tower to honor Lake Erie College.


July 5, 2023

Low carbon verification pairs greener designs with reduced interest rates

CLEVELAND- Savvy developers and building owners are harnessing a unique tool to obtain vital reduced-rate financing in a challenging market.


June 7, 2023

Hampton Inn Madison, Ohio Has Been Awarded the 2022 Hilton Award of Excellence

MADISON- Hampton Inn Madison recently had a luncheon to celebrate their 2022 Hilton Award of Excellence. 


May 13, 2023

Painesville City Council to consider rezoning Victoria Place for new development

PAINESVILLE- Painesville City Council to consider rezoning Victoria Place for new development


May 5th, 2023

New Lake Erie College student housing coming to Downtown Painesville's Square in August

PAINESVILLE- Developers are working to transform the former Lake Erie National and Chase Bank into new student housing.

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May 1, 2023

Officials hold groundbreaking for student housing on Painesville Square

PAINESVILLE- Officials recently showed off the latest progress in efforts to transform a historic Painesville Square bank into Lake Erie College student housing, with the first residents expected to arrive in August.


March 4, 2023

Public gets peek at renovation of historic property in Ashtabula

ASHTABULA — Area residents got a glimpse at the historic Castle Block property that has been completely renovated during the last two years.


January 24, 2023

Painesville to continue to focus on development projects in 2023

PAINESVILLE- Painesville city officials plan to continue advancing various building projects in 2023 while working to fill a remaining department head opening, bringing businesses to the city’s downtown and balancing its budget.


January 24, 2023

New Buildings Institute Annual Report Fiscal Years 2021 & 2022

Check out page 17 to read about how the Residences and Offices at the Agora is one of the first ever CIRRUS (low carbon) buildings!


December 20, 2022

Renew Partners awarded $5.4 million tax credit

PAINESVILLE — Renew Partners LLC, in conjunction with Marous Development and Sikora Law LLC, was awarded with a $5.4 million tax credit for the revitalization of downtown Painesville to the Grand River Corridor.


November 10, 2022

Cleveland's Agora Theater Project Becomes First To Tap New Green-
Financing Program

CLEVELAND — Renew Partners To Break Ground This Fall on The Residences and Offices at the Agora in Midtown.


October 19, 2022

$15.5 million renovation underway for Agora Theater complex

CLEVELAND — Nearly 50 market-rate apartments as well as renovated office and restaurant spaces are expected at the Agora Theater complex, thanks in part to recently secured financing for the more than $15 million project.

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July 01, 2022

Work underway on new hotel, Starbucks in Harpersfield

HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP - Work on the new hotel and Starbucks at SPIRE Institute and Academy is in high gear.


December 25, 2021

Painesville builds toward a brighter future in 2022

The former Chase Bank Building will be renovated to construct student dormitories for Lake Erie College in downtown Painesville.


November 10, 2021

SPIRE breaks ground on hotel

HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — The next step in an $85 million expansion project at SPIRE Institute and Academy got an official kick off Tuesday morning as ground was broken for a new hotel on the property.


January 15, 2021

Office property connected to Agora Theatre in Cleveland sold, new owners plan to add apartments

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The office building connected to the famous Agora Theatre in Cleveland’s Midtown neighborhood has new owners who plan to convert some of the rambling building into apartments.


November 14, 2019

Real estate firm to redevelop Victoria Place in Painesville

Renew Partners, a real estate developer based in Northeast Ohio, recently announced the purchase of the Victoria Place building complex in Downtown Painesville.


May 21, 2019

Developer to buy, renovate ex-Carlisle's building

ASHTABULA — A northeast Ohio developer plans to spend millions to turn the former Carlisle’s building into apartments, office and retail space.


December 31, 2018

Developers release plans for Ashtabula's historic Castle Block property

ASHTABULA — A local real estate developer plans to redevelop what’s known as the historic Castle Block property on Center Street, near Park Avenue.

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