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Finally!: Groundbreaking for highly anticipated Medical Mart

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A ceremonial groundbreaking for the Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center (Cleveland MMCC) was held Friday morning on the historic Cleveland Malls.

The groundbreaking event - which was free and open to the public - featured remarks from civic, business and government leaders and the symbolic shovel ceremony.

Construction actually began on January 3rd at St. Clair and Ontario, and the facility is expected to open in September of 2013.

Cleveland MMCC will include a 100,000 square foot medical mart at the northeast corner of St. Clair Avenue and Ontario Street in downtown Cleveland and an adjoining convention center with 230,000 square feet of exhibit hall space. The facility also includes more than 92,000 square feet dedicated to meeting rooms and a Grand Ballroom overlooking Lake Erie.

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