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Doing Business in the Van Aken District

The new Van Aken District is a mixed-use development on the City's eastside at the intersection of Chagrin Blvd., Warrensville Center Rd., and Farnsleigh Rd. The District offers businesses interested in opening in Shaker Heights a variety of opportunities. Specifically:

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 multimodal 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 contact the developer, RMS Real Estate at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Thursday, January 17, 2019


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