An affiliate of Greater Cleveland Partnership, CDA identifies, positions, and invests in catalytic, strategic, and transformational projects that promote inclusive, thriving neighborhoods and economic growth.

We promote access to real estate and business lending that advances community impact, stabilizes markets, and catalyzes future investment and development in underserved communities.

Featured Projects

Charter Steel Expansion

Dave's Market


CDA Highlights:

Cleveland Development Model :

This interactive tool is designed to provide a contextual look at the significant private and public investment taking place in and around Cleveland’s Central Business District, MidTown, and University Circle neighborhoods.

The Cleveland Development Model was developed by Greater Cleveland Partnership in collaboration with the City of Cleveland, Downtown Cleveland Alliance, Ohio City Incorporated, Campus District, Flats Forward, Midtown Cleveland, University Circle Inc., Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation, and Famicos Foundation. The model was created by Cleveland-based City Architecture.