Cleveland’s Championship Moment: Hosting the Women’s Final Four

Cleveland, Ohio, is set to host a landmark event that transcends the boundaries of sports, the women’s Final Four basketball tournament from April 5-7, 2024. This event is not just about the games; it represents a pivotal moment for women's sports and underscores Cleveland's emergence as a host city capable of orchestrating major events while fostering economic and social enrichment. Economic Windfall and Civic Engagement The women's Final Four is anticipated to inject more than $22 million into Cleveland's economy, a testament to the city's allure and hospitality. This surge is expected to come from an influx of fans, the buzz of national media exposure, and the vibrancy it will [...]

By |2024-03-01T22:09:43+00:00March 1, 2024|Cleveland, Sports|

Adnan Zai Shares His Latest Business Perspectives in Entrepreneur Magazine

Adnan Zai offers insights into the dynamics of cultural adaptation in business, highlighting the importance of cultural intelligence. Through anecdotes and strategic advice, he points out the pitfalls of ignoring cultural nuances. Zai advocates for active engagement and adaptation to cultural differences as key drivers of international business success.   Read the entire article on Entrepreneur Magazine at

By |2024-02-29T17:10:26+00:00February 21, 2024|Business, Cleveland|

Adnan Zai’s Current Article in Entrepreneur Magazine

This piece provides a comprehensive guide to mastering the art of negotiation, stressing the importance of research, relationship-building, and strategic assertiveness. It offers practical advice for navigating complex business negotiations to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. Read the entire article on Entrepreneur Magazine at    

By |2024-02-29T17:10:45+00:00January 25, 2024|Business, Cleveland, Negotiations|

Cleveland’s Future Unfolds: Downtown Development Projects of 2024

Lakefront Progress: A Gem in the Making Cleveland's lakefront transformation is a game-changer. Spearheaded by Mayor Justin Bibb, this initiative is more than just a facelift; it's a renaissance. The plans around North Coast Harbor, including the Browns Stadium and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame expansion, are poised to redefine our lakefront. The collaboration with various agencies for funding and environmental permits speaks volumes about our collective commitment to rejuvenating our beloved Lake Erie access. This is a project that promises to blend the city's rich history with a vision for a vibrant future. Riverfront Revitalization: A Flow of Opportunities The Cuyahoga River waterfront is witnessing a historic [...]

By |2024-01-11T20:41:44+00:00January 11, 2024|Cleveland, Community|

Adnan Zai Shares the Impact of Interest Rates on Cleveland

Adnan Zai, Advisor to Berkeley Capital Beachwood, lives and works in Beachwood, and the economics of the surrounding Cleveland area are of extreme importance to him. He has watched with keen interest the effect that the pandemic and recovery has had on the area, and recently sat down to talk to us about how Cleveland is stacking up to the nation in terms of economic recovery. Mary Kraven: It is no surprise that the economy has been on a roller coaster ride for the past few years. On July 26, 2023, the Federal Reserve announced yet another quarter-point hike. With the most recent hike, rates in the U.S. have increased [...]

By |2023-08-11T15:35:27+00:00August 11, 2023|Cleveland|
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