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Port Green Phase III now open

8/7/2014 - South Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of City of Green
GREEN — The City of Green and its development partners for Port Green Phase III at CAK International Business Park — including the State of Ohio, Akron-Canton Airport, Summit County, Aqua Ohio, the Development Finance Authority of Summit County and SB Equities — celebrated the completion of the business park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 31 on the 1.1-mile extension of Global Gateway to Greensburg Road.

Shown above, from left, are: Summit County Council President Ilene Shapiro (D-at large), Development Finance Authority of Summit County President Chris Burnham, Summit County Executive Russ Pry, Green Mayor Dick Norton, Akron-Canton Airport President and CEO Rick McQueen, Aqua Ohio Construction Coordinator Jacob Flanary and SB Equities Partner Bob Brehmer.

Phase III of the business park opens an additional 140 acres of buildable commercial and industrial property owned by the Akron-Canton Airport, which is a designated as a Foreign Trade Zone. Phase I and II were completed in 1995 and 1997, respectively.

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