Founded in 1947
Founded in 1947, The Dalad Group opened its doors as a small general contractor
headquartered in the shadow of a Jones & Laughlin Steel Mill in Clevelandís
industrial Flats.† Within only a few years the company evolved, taking on site
development, build-to-suit and speculative development projects.
Throughout the past half century, The Dalad Group has positioned itself on the
leading edge of development trends.† Some representative initiatives include:
the 1960ís, The Dalad Group established the Canal Road industrial market,
literally creating hundreds of acres of industrial land by cutting down
hillsides, filling low lands and re-channeling a segment of the Cuyahoga River
in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers.
the Canal Road Industrial Park, the company developed Clevelandís first flex
building (Circa 1960).
the 1970ís and 1980ís, The Dalad Group began acquiring land along Rockside
Road in Independence, eventually becoming Independenceís largest single land
owner.† The company also began assembling land at State Route #82 in Broadview
Heights, initiating its focus on the broader south-suburban market along
the mid 1980ís, The Dalad Group triggered the resurgence of downtown
Clevelandís Warehouse District, assembling 60% of The Districtís 2.5 million
square foot inventory of historic property.† The company developed The Hat
Factory, Clevelandís first Tax Act loft restoration, and followed with
Hoyt Block, a pioneering office loft project.
1996, The Dalad Group opened Beacon Place , the first new suburban building to
emerge following the real estate recession of the early 90ís.† Beacon
Place introduced a variety of new design and engineering features to the
2002, The Company completed land assembly for
Oaktree Office Park.† The last
large-scale commercial site in Independence, Oaktree Office Park will be the
first masterplanned park in the Cleveland community to be unified through
common graphics, landscaping standards and material palette.
addition to innovative development, The Dalad Group has also built a unique
tenant representation business under the banner of Dalad Realty.† Drawing upon
in-depth market knowledge, construction know-how and leasing expertise, Dalad
Realty assists its clients with the insight of an experienced landlord and