The Ohio City Galley will open as part of The Quarter project in the Ohio City neighborhood.  This food hall restaurant accelerator provides a launch pad for food service entrepreneurs.  Chef owners apply for one of four kitchen spaces within the Ohio City Galley where they will operate at low-cost and low-risk for one year.  The Galley Group provides a 12-month curriculum to all operators covering marketing, operations, accounting, and business development.

https://www.galleygrp.com/

Project Partners: City of Cleveland

Project Details

Completed Under construction; 2018 completion
Location 1400 W 25th Street, Ohio City neighborhood
Project Type Retail; Renovation
Program 8,000 SF food hall restaurant accelerator
Sponsor The Galley Group
CDA Investment $500,000 CDA-CRF loan
Total Project Costs $1.8 million
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 37.2%
Median Income: 149.5%
Unemployment Rate: 12.9%

Impact

  • Job Creation

    The Ohio City Galley will directly create up to 45 jobs.

  • Executed Community Benefits Agreement

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

  • Advances Neighborhood Revitalization

    Restaurants have proven to be an economic driver in neighborhoods creating a sense of place that attracts additional investment, increased population and higher property valuations.