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.


Since 1989, CDA has invested more than $459 million in over 150 projects in Greater Cleveland that have resulted in 7,319 new housing units &  7.3 million square feet of commercial space. 

These projects have generated

$3.9 billion of total development.