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Solon Village Groundbreaking Today

The official groundbreaking ceremony for Solon Village is scheduled for today.

Solar Shopping Center is now Solon Village.

The rebranded shopping plaza at the corner of SOM Center and Aurora roads is . The purchase of the shopping plaza by Echo Solon was recently finalized.

First up will be construction of a new 12,000-square-foot retail building behind Fifth Third Bank and D.O. Summers.

That building will , Menchie's, GNC and Cole Optical. The plan is to have the building complete later this year.

Next, the developers will rip down the south end of the existing plaza, where a new 92,000-square-foot will be constructed.

Once that store is open, expected in summer 2013, the plan is to tear down portions of the old Giant Eagle and rehab the remaining shopping plaza. The entire plaza is expected to be complete by late 2013.

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John Conaway May 27, 2012 at 02:30 AM
Any news of putting a GetGo there?

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