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August 15, 2018

LEASED! 1711 Perry Dr SW, Perry Twp

This 1,128 sq.ft. location at the southwest corner of Perry Dr and Southway St has been leased to Max Luangrath, LLC. who will be operating a hibachi restaurant out of this location! Congratulations and thank you for working with us at Putman Properties, Inc.

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August 07, 2018

LEASED!!! 2,964 Sq.Ft. former Arby's location

LEASED!!! 2,964 Sq.Ft. former Arby's location at 1111 Lincoln Way E, Massillon

10 Years & 6 months to Hometown Urgent Care

Contact Timothy J. Putman at 330-495-0600 for more details.

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August 03, 2018

Newly listed: 2,384 S.F. TURNKEY MEDICAL/DENTAL SUITE

4565 Dressler Rd NW, Suite 101, Canton

Newly decorated and remodeled turnkey dental or medical office space. Sinks and operatories in place along with reception/waiting area, lab, nurses station, break room and offices.

Also, easily reconfigured for professional offices for general business i.e. law, insurance, sales, etc.

$12.00 Per square foot triple net

Contact Saylor Putman 330-936-0276 or Tim Putman 330-495-0600 for more details.

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July 20, 2018

Pro Football Hall of Fame Village: How we got here, where it’s going

By Alison Matas

GateHouse Media Ohio Posted Jul 1, 2018 at 8:30 AM

Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village is designed to be an estimated billion-dollar, 107-acre, 10-part campus surrounding the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

CANTON A team of developers, financiers and entertainment executives are building football’s version of Disneyland in Canton.

Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village is designed to be an estimated billion-dollar, 107-acre, 10-part campus surrounding the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The development remains in the early stages but eventually is expected to include an indoor water park, virtual reality rides, a retirement community and medical facility, a four-star hotel and conference center, a 5,500-seat arena, retail, restaurants and a youth sports complex.

The Village concept is similar to Disney in that it won’t just be a physical location but also be a film and publishing company, those involved say.

Plans for the footprint of the Village were released broadly in 2015, when developers hosted a meeting to share the results of an economic impact study. The original completion date was May 2018, though that timeline got pushed back as the project grew. Construction has been stalled for nearly a year as the development team reorganized and secured funding to pay bills and keep building.

Hall President David Baker said the goal now is to get as much completed as possible in time for the NFL’s centennial in September 2020.

Work was expected to resume on the youth sports complex this June. Other construction projects are paused until after this year’s enshrinement. The overflow parking lot being built at Stadium Park, on land adjacent to the Hall of Fame, has to finish before the Hall rips up its parking lots to keep building.

Here’s what’s happened so far.

Bricks and mortar
• Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium was rebuilt and dedicated.
Construction began on Benson Stadium in 2015, and the north and south stands of the facility were demolished and reconstructed between enshrinement festivals. Last summer, the $139 million stadium was dedicated and hosted its first Hall of Fame Game. The 23,000-capacity stadium has a sky lounge, club seats, suites and party decks and has a permanent stage built into the north stands at the 50-yard line. It is named for the late New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, who donated $10 million to the stadium.

• New youth fields were constructed, and thousands of kids came to Canton to play.
The Hall’s campus has five multipurpose youth fields that in 2017 brought in 130,000 athletes, family members and fans to Canton for different events. At the end of 2017, the fields were the site of the first Pro Football Hall of Fame World Youth Football Championships, which drew 70 teams from the U.S. and Mexico. The weekend culminated with championship games in Benson Stadium, some of which later aired on CBS Sports Network.

• A four-star hotel broke ground.
In April of 2017, developers hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for a four-star hotel that is expected to be a boutique, 243-room property that’s part of the Curio by Hilton collection. The price tag for the hotel and attached parking garage — according to records filed with the state of Ohio — is $135 million. Plans for the hotel include several restaurants, a coffee bar, conference space and a fitness center. No structure has been built yet.

• The museum opened a holographic exhibit.
The Hall in the summer of 2016 debuted a holographic theater exhibit that was heralded as an example of the technological features that will be on display throughout the Village. A hologram of Joe Namath narrates a show where Hall of Famers appear via video and talk about the life lessons they’ve learned playing football. The audience sits inside a locker room where lights flash and benches rumble as part of the show. Immersive Artistry, a multisensory entertainment company, created the exhibit and is part of the Village’s development team.

• Developers have purchased dozens of properties surrounding the Hall.
The real estate acquisition company set up by the development team owns more than 130 parcels, most of which are single-family homes. Some demolition has occurred to make way for new development, but many of the homes still are standing.

People and plans
• Johnson Controls purchased the naming rights to the Village.
Johnson Controls — a building efficiency and battery company with operational headquarters near Milwaukee — in 2016 bought the naming rights to the Village in a nine-figure, 18-year deal. As part of the agreement, Village developers promised to outfit the Village in building technology from Johnson Controls. Since then, the Village has been billed as the first-ever smart sports and entertainment complex.

• A new leadership and advisory team was formed for the Village, led by financial and strategic adviser Michael Klein.

The Village development began as a partnership between the Hall and real estate company Industrial Realty Group, but the leadership team has expanded. Boutique advisory firm M. Klein and Company, in collaboration with the Hall and IRG, will oversee development moving forward.

• Canton, in partnership with Cleveland, became a finalist to host the NFL Draft.

The joint bid from the two cities lost to Nashville for 2019, but Northeast Ohio still is a finalist for the 2020 draft, when more of the Village is expected to be built.

• A committee of Stark County leaders and NFL executives began planning to host the NFL Centennial Celebration in 2020.
Officials with the Hall say they want to have as much of the Village as they can completed by Sept. 17, 2020, which is the NFL’s 100th birthday. Canton is expected to host a multi-day celebration that includes an invite for every NFL player.

Reach Alison at 330-580-8312 or alison.matas@cantonrep.com.

On Twitter: @amatasREP



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July 06, 2018

JUST SOLD! 3,328 S.F. OFFICE/MEDICAL FREE STAND BUILDING

Closed on 7/5/18 for $139,900. New owner is Aquila Realty, LLC. - 1546 Fulton Rd NW, Canton, OH - Modernized medical turn key office building. Includes large waiting room, 3 person staff area, 6 exam rooms, surgery room, lab, break room, office and 3 restrooms. Washer/dryer hook up in suite. Recently updated HVAC.

Lower level is full footprint basement with two staircases. Functional for storage. High visibility on Fulton Rd / SR 687. Owner is retiring.

Contact Spencer Hartung or Wick Hartung for more details.

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June 28, 2018

Service Steel Aerospace Purchases Former Meter Devices Facility

Massillon Firm to Relocate to Canton Township

Canton, OH - April 2,2018 - Service Steel Aerospace has closed on the purchase of a 76,960 sf industrial facility located in the Canton Industrial Park-Shepler Church Complex. Steel Service Aerospace is one of the largest aerospace and titanium distributors in the world.

SSA is headquartered in Seattle, WA with other locations in Los Angeles, California, Wichita, Kansas and Windsor, Connecticut. SSA stocks a vast selection of aerospace quality steel and titanium products and serves industries in Commercial Aerospace, Defense Aerospace, the Oil Patch, Professional Racing, Medical and Firearms. Since 1997, SSA has been a member of the Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. which is a Fortune 500 company trading on the NYSE (RS).

SSA had outgrown their 30,000 sf facility on Walnut Ave SW in Massillon. SSA moved to Massillon in 2000 from Akron. Their new Class A facility was built for Meter Devices Inc. in 1999 and is over twice as large as their current facility.

The brick and block building is on 17.68 acres and is located at the end of Bruening Circle SW. There is plenty of excess land to allow future expansions. The industrial park is also home to FedEx, Kenworth Trucking, AT&T, Solmet, Bandag, Miller & Co., Interstate Fire and Security and Norm Eckinger Construction.

Wick Hartung, Co-Owner and Broker of Putman Properties, represented the Seller JKR, LLC of Canton. “ I have been involved with the Seller since Meter Devices vacated and I placed Armstrong Relocation into the building on a sublease six years ago. Partnerships liquidate assets for various reasons. In this case, the out- of-state Sellers ages and their desire to release the equity built up since 1999 were the deciding factors. There are not many industrial facilities available like this available in NE Ohio”.

The asking price for 76,960 sf on 17.68 acres was $3.5 million. Hartung reports the building generated numerous prospective buyers. The Stark Development Board, other brokers and professional investors were all waiting to pounce in case SSA’ s purchase didn’t work out.

Dan Spring of NAI Spring represented SSA. He reports SSA continues to grow by acquiring other related entities. Today SSA services over 10,000 customers in 33 countries.

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