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SummaCare to move corporate offices to Akron's East End neighborhood (3/6/2017)

SummaCare will move its corporate offices to Akron's East End neighborhood into the space that formerly housed the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company headquarters....more

Akron's East End adds infrastructure, streetscape improvements (11/21/2016)

A $5.5 million project to improve a half-mile streetscape along East Market Street in Akron has been completed....more

Nearly 10 Years in the Making, Goodyear's Old Akron Headquarters is Ready to Rock (5/5/2016)

Last weekend, a new concert venue opened in the 90-year-old Goodyear Theater with two sold-out concerts featuring rock acts The Smashing Pumpkins and Gavin DeGraw. Developer Stu Lichter says it’s just the beginning....more

Where the Rubber Meets the Headquarters (5/15/2015)

Tire maker Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co is scheduled to cut the ribbon Thursday on a glassy new headquarters in Akron, Ohio, after nearly a century at a sprawling complex about a half-mile away....more

East End Developer Ready to Rent Apartments in Refurbished Goodyear Hall (4/23/2015)

Come July, newly built apartments in Goodyear Hall will welcome their first tenants. And it’s likely that the stretch of East Market Street in front will see major changes before the year is out as well....more

Hilton Garden Inn at the East End Officially Becomes Part of Downtown Akron Landscape (11/19/2014)

Tuesday evening (Nov. 18) saw downtown Akron welcome its first new hotel in more than three decades with the grand opening at the Hilton Garden Inn at 1307 E. Market St. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by state and local leaders, as well as representatives from Industrial Realty Group (IRG)....more

Akron Celebrates First New Hotel Since the 1980s (11/11/2014)

The first hotel build in Akron in more than three decades is officially open for business. The Hilton Garden Inn, a key part of Industrial Realty Group’s East End redevelopment project of the former Goodyear campus, held its grand opening late Tuesday afternoon....more