In Defiance of Public Sentiment, County Council Moving Forward With Global Center Overhaul

Supposed costs of converting former Medical Mart into Convention Center balloon, due to "inflation" and "the supply chain."

By Sam Allard

The price tag of a proposed overhaul at the Global Center for Health Innovation that nobody wants, which was initially ballparked at $46 million, has now leaped to $54 million, according to those with a vested professional and financial interest in the project.  A baffled Cuyahoga County Council labored to understand the vagaries of the proposed budget at a meeting Tuesday...

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