Representatives of Bainbridge and the city of Aurora met in an executive session May 11 at Bainbridge Town Hall to discuss a joint economic development district for the former Geauga Lake property owned by Cedar Fair of Sandusky.
Read the full article… CVT May 17, 2017
Liberty Ford Solon will be moving to Aurora and investing about $10M in a new dealership. The auto group has signed a deal with Cedar Fair, owner of the former Geauga Lake Amusement Park and Sea World property, to purchase a 14-acre parcel for $1.43 million. The property will be located at the corner of Aurora and Squires roads, at the entrance to the Old Sea World complex near the Wild Water Kingdom sign and just 4 miles from the current Solon location. Read the full article (Chagrin Valley Times)
AURORA — Wildwater Kingdom, a water park on the site of the old Sea World park in Aurora, will close after this season, according to a news release from Cedar Fair Entertainment Company. Cedar Fair opened Wildwater Kingdom on the former Sea Worl…
Chagrin Valley Times, Aug 20, 2015: After several months of on and off discussions, a proposal for a Meijer hyperstore at the former Geauga Lake Park property was back for review by the township trustees….
Meijer has conceded on some of its prior demands and has agreed to build a road to make further development in the area accessible.
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Meijer submitted an application for a hyperstore on the former Geauga Lake Park property, but its extensive list of establishments it wants prohibited from locating in the area is raising concerns with officials from both Bainbridge and Aurora.
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An editorial in the Chagrin Valley Times on the demands being made by Meijer CedarFair_CVT 072315 editorial
Bainbridge Township and the city of Aurora share the same vision for about 582 acres of vacant land owned by Cedar Fair.
Read the article in the Chagrin Valley Times CedarFair_CVT 061815
RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE BAINBRIDGE ZONING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MIXED-USE ZONING FOR THE FORMER GEAUGA LAKE PARK, TUESDAY, MARCH 24 2015 at 7pm IN THE BAINBRIDGE TOWN HALL.
Chagrin Valley Times March 20, 2015: Zoning Hearing on Cedar Fair Land
The Bainbridge Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday (03.24.2015) at Bainbridge Town Hall on the proposed mixed-use, planned-unit-development zoning for the former Geauga Lake Park land and surrounding properties that are currently zoned for commercial recreation. All future development would have to conform to the mixed-use zoning if it passes.
The proposed zoning can be reviewed in this document and this slide deck at the Bainbridge Township website.
Read the Chagrin Valley Times article HERE
Chagrin Valley Times March 12, 2015: County to review mixed-use zoning proposal for Bainbridge.
An “economic engine” is in the works for Bainbridge. The township zoning commission has initiated mixed-use zoning language which will be sent to Geauga County Planning Director David Dietrich for review. Read the full article HERE
Chagrin Valley Times Feb 26, 2015: Green space would connect residents to Geauga Lake’s History.
As discussions continue in Bainbridge Township and Aurora about future development around Geauga Lake, the body of water itself remains a hidden gem with its distinguished natural history. Read the full article HERE