Thursday, April 12, 2007

A New Corporate HQ for Goodyear

Sounds good on paper. The key question, as always, is how much will the taxpayer get hit? Akron could certainly stand some private for-profit development. Most of the big new projects don’t seem to be revenue generators, such as the Art Museum and Library. The University is a bit different, but the successes there are all built on Dr. Proenza’s formidable ability to pry money out of the taxpayers at the state level.