Westlake’s LaCentre will reopen below new administration

A new operator is getting ready to reopen Westlake’s LaCentre meeting and banquet facility, a 22,000-sq.-foot venue that shut last calendar year.

Levoy Hospitality Team LLC stated it has inked a multiyear lease on the space and is accepting bookings for gatherings setting up in January. Corporate information exhibit that the Westlake-primarily based firm shaped in late September.

The facility could use 50 to 100 folks when it truly is fully up and operating, in accordance to a news release.

LaCentre shut its doorways in early 2020, when the preceding manager bowed out. At the time, information reports indicated that the closure was not relevant to COVID-19, in spite of the pandemic’s brutal effects on the hospitality sector.

“It has been a tough several several years for the hospitality market, but I consider that the market is setting up to rebound and that wonderful things are on the horizon,” mentioned Jonathan Levoy, the eponymous firm’s CEO and president, in the information launch.

Levoy, who observed that he was born and lifted on the West Facet, has a qualifications in communications, operations and technological innovation, in accordance to his LinkedIn profile. He is the CEO of RiverDawg Consulting in Westlake.

He programs to spruce up some parts of LaCentre, which opened in 2005 and can seat up to 1,400 attendees. Levoy also expects to roll out have-out meals, which shoppers also will be ready to buy by well-liked shipping applications.

“The town is really enthusiastic that LaCentre will be reopening,” Mayor Dennis Clough explained in the news launch. “The infusion of extra work prospects and included visitors to the metropolis of Westlake will be a great issue for our neighborhood.”

LaCentre is found on the to start with ground of an business developing at 25777 Detroit Highway, southwest of Interstate 90 and Columbia Street. The around 100,000-square-foot constructing and an more mature making subsequent doorway are becoming marketed for sale or lease by the Newmark genuine estate brokerage.

A staff led by Terry Coyne, vice chairman in Newmark’s Cleveland place of work, represented the landlord in the LaCentre lease offer.

Levoy strategies to keep a grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony this month and is accepting booking inquiries by telephone, at (440) 596-0048, and by e mail, at [email protected]

“This town and its persons are the pinnacle of hardworking Us citizens who have appreciated an equally effective hospitality-restaurant-occasion market for a lot of a long time,” he explained in the information launch. “I want to provide back again a piece of what was taken away final year.”