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Medical Mart site could pose problems for land acquisition

by WKSU's KAREN SCHAEFER


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Local developers are disappointed with the choice of a site for a new convention center and medical mart in Cleveland. And County officials may be disappointed when they try to acquire the property - due to changes in Ohio eminent domain law.
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When County Commissioners announced that Cleveland's downtown mall will be the site for a new convention center and medical mart, officials at Forest City Enterprises were floored.
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The housing market in Cuyahoga County is about to take another hit, once again at the hands of our political leadership. Yes, that triumvirate that brought (BOUGHT) you the Ameritrust Tower, is now in a big hurry to get moving on a Medical Mart. That’s right, our trusty commissioners are now in hurry-up mode; getting’ a move-on, let’s get this thing built already fever that is sure to cost us more money in the long run, despite their promise that their site selection will save $100 plus million.


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