Cleveland and Philadelphia are hoping for economic windfalls from this summer’s presidential nominating conventions. Cleveland will host the Republicans. The Democrats will meet in Philadelphia.
The big question for both cities is, will the economic benefits outweigh the costs of hosting the conventions?
“Oh yeah, definitely,” Craig Adams said during an informal street survey in Cleveland.
He owns a local flooring company. It’s a great time to be in construction in Cleveland, because the downtown is undergoing a major face-lift for the convention.