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  1. cle_guy90

    Cleveland: General Business & Economic News

    Another encouraging stat in the report is that for the first time since 2008 employment is over a million.
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    Housing market and trends

    Weston may have underestimated the demand for bigger apartments in the Standard Building. IIRC, another Crain's article several months ago reported that the building is about 50-50 1br vs 2br units and that the 2br units were renting MUCH better than the 1br. I am also wondering if maybe we have reached a point downtown where your project better be loaded with amenities and/or be a super cool space in order to compete. The Standard Building is nicely done but not incredibly unique, whereas both Worthington and the Halle Building are pretty neat spaces, less run of the mill. I honestly think it comes down to pricing. Both the Worthington and Halle Building have pricing hovering around $1.50/sqft whereas the Standard Building has pricing hovering around $2/sqft.
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    Cleveland: General Business & Economic News

    BLS jobs report came out. June was revised downward slightly to 1.9% (still great). This month's initial numbers are even better at 2.5% YOY. https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.oh_cleveland_msa.htm
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    Cleveland: General Business & Economic News

    I see it as more than a save. I think this is a nice win. Unimin was the bigger company and when the two merge their combined revenue should be over 2 billion which means that Cuyahoga County will have added a fortune 1000 company HQ to the area.
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    Ohio Census / Population Trends

    That makes sense. Didn't think there was a conspiracy just had no idea that they adjust the previous year's estimates when the new one comes out. Thanks!
  6. cle_guy90

    Ohio Census / Population Trends

    Am I missing something here? I thought Cuyahoga County's population as of 2016 was 1,249,352 which would put the population loss only at 838. Which would also mean the MSA had a net population gain. Brand new so I don't know how to post links, but see the cleveland.com article from a year ago on the census release.