Doing Business in the Van Aken District

The new Van Aken District is a mixed-use development on the City's east side at the intersection of Chagrin Boulevard, Warrensville Center Road, and Farnsleigh Road The District offers businesses interested in opening in Shaker Heights a variety of opportunities.

Development Sites

Shaker Heights seeks development proposals for six prime sites adjacent to the Van Aken District, an infusion of downtown energy at the City’s busiest intersection and multi-modal light rail / bus hub. Five of the available sites are controlled by the City, and all are zoned Commercial Mixed-Use. Retail, office, food, and housing proposals may be appropriate.

Download the brochure, Van Aken District Development Sites (PDF) or view Available Commercial Properties online.

Van Aken District Leasing

Businesses interested in leasing space in the new Van Aken District development, including the Market Hall, should email the developer, RMS Real Estate.

Additional Properties

Commercial space is also available in the broader Van Aken District. View Available Commercial Properties to get started.