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“Developers working Downtown Akron’s Bowery Project expect residents will be able to move into apartments in the renovated bank building starting Oct. 1.
It’s the first phase of a mixed-use project expected to add jobs in construction, legal services and retail…”
Posted Nov 28, 2019 at 7:31 PM
“The Bowery redevelopment project intended to revitalize a prominent part of downtown Akron made it to the Thanksgiving finish line — with some pieces not quite over that line just yet.
Most of the six downtown buildings have met their major construction deadlines…”
Welty/Bowery Development Group
Via Vera Group
Welty Building Company Releases Bowery Project Economic Impact Report: $245 Million and more than 2,000 Jobs in Summit County over 20 years
“September 19, 2019 – Akron, OH – Welty Building Company, the City of Akron, and the Bowery Development Group announced today the exciting results of the Economic Impact Report for the Bowery Project. The Bowery will generate $245 million in economic impact and more than 2,000 jobs in Summit County over 20 years, with $44 million and 400 jobs created during the first five years…”
“When Don Taylor, head of Welty Building Co., envisions the late fall completion of the $42 million Bowery redevelopment in downtown Akron, he’s not quite sure which metaphor he should use.
It will be like going from watching black-and-white TV to color, he said, or seeing a caterpillar that has turned into a butterfly.”