CB Richard Ellis has published its first comprehensive summary of office rents and occupancy rates for major markets around the world. Global Market Rents will be published twice a year by the CB Richard Ellis Global Research Consulting Division.
Kathie Hartman, president of Hartman Personnel Services, has pledged to donate $25 for each touchdown scored by the Mentor High Cardinals during home games. The money will go to the Mentor Boosters Club.
The American Welding Society has agreed to return its annual conference and International Welding Exposition, the largest trade show ever held in Cleveland, to the International Exposition Center in 2001 and 2005.
Watt, Roop & Co. has announced the addition of the following clients: Blaster Chemical Cos. Inc., Cleveland Education Fund, Eve's Garden, Harrison Paint Corp, Inovision, International Total Services Inc., Metal Building Manufacturers Association, Midwest Research and R.F. Coffin Enterprises.
Digital Navigation, the new media division of Stein & Co. Communications, has been selected for a second year to be an AT&T Creative Alliance Partner.
WIT & Co., a buying group composed of independently owned plumbing wholesalers, has selected Madison Avenue West as its agency of record.
Packing & Gaskets Inc. has broken ground for a 32,000-square-foot facility in Auburn Township.
The board of trustees of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has announced the awarding of grants amounting to more than $2.8 million to 24 Cleveland-area organizations as part of the affordable housing initiative.
Kamlee Inc., a developer of environmentally friendly hair permanents, has become the fifth tenant of the Lewis Incubator for Technology.
Bovis Construction Corp., in a joint venture with Panzica Construction Co., has been selected as the construction management team for Courthouse Tower, Cleveland's newest mixed-use development.
Advanced Body Concepts has opened at Southwest General Hospital Medical Suites, 7255 Old Oak Blvd., Middleburg Heights.
The "Pro"filing Team, the sports and entertainment marketing division of John Klein & Associates Inc., has been retained by the Cleveland State University athletic department to devise and implement a season ticket sales and marketing plan for the men's and women's basketball teams.
Steve and Anna Margaret Broz have opened a HobbyTown USA franchise in the Strongsville Plaza, 14785 Pearl Road.
Digital Navigation, the new media division of Stein & Co. Communications, has been chosen for a second year to be an AT&T Creative Alliance partner.
Litigation support company The Cefaratti Group has opened a third Ohio office at 38123 West Spaulding St., Willoughby.
Arnold & Co. Communications has completed an expansion of its Beachwood office.
Technical Information Management Services Inc. has relocated offices to 89 Alpha Park, Highland Heights.
The corporate offices of employee benefits firm Arnoff and Associates Inc. has been moved to 3505 E. Royalton Road, Suite 125, Broadview Heights.