The Cleveland Bagel Company will open a new location at 7501 Carnegie Avenue.  The new location will give Cleveland Bagel access to a larger food production facility allowing the company to greatly expand its wholesale market.  In addition, the retail operation will add a much-needed amenity to the Midtown neighborhood.

Project Details

Completed 2019
Location 7501 Carnegie Avenue, Midtown neighborhood
Project Type Commercial; renovation
Program 1,700 SF retail
Sponsor The Cleveland Bagel Company
CDA Investment $250,000 CDA-CRF loan
Total Project Costs $375,000
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 46.6%
Unemployment Rate: 30.9%


  • Job Creation

    The Cleveland Bagel Company Midtown location will create 12 jobs, all paying a living wage.

  • Advances Neighborhood Initiative

    The addition of The Cleveland Bagel to the neighborhood advances one of Midtown’s strategic goals, to create a complete neighborhood. Additional neighborhood amenities including food alternatives is a need identified by existing businesses.

  • Executed Community Benefits Agreement

    The project sponsor has committed to quantifiable community impacts by executing a Community Benefits Agreement.