The Leader Building

526 Superior Ave. | Cleveland, OH 44114

The 290,000 sq. ft., 15-story, historic Leader Building, was built in 1913 for the Cleveland News. In the 1960’s it was converted to a multi-tenant office building. In 2016, it will be redeveloped to offices and luxury apartments.

Building Information:

Year Built

  • 1913, renovated 1984, 2004 and 2016.


  • 15

Rentable Area

  • 285,284 rentable square feet (typical floor size is 20,000 square feet). Common-area-factor 12%.

Rental Rates

  • Negotiable.

Available Square Feet

  • Currently, no availability.

Custodial Services

  • Cleaning five (5) days per week included in rent.

Management & Maintenance

  • On-site.

Tenant Improvements

  • Negotiable, depending on lease term and rental rates. Complete, build-to-suit available, per building standard work letter.


  • Electricity for lights, power, and fan for air conditioning separately metered and billed directly to tenants on monthly rent statement. Water for air conditioning is $150/ton/year, billed monthly.


  • Water source heat pumps offer 24/7 individual heat control.

Operating Expenses & Real Estate Tax Increases

  • None.


  • Secured storage available at $7.00/RSF/year.


  • Manned 24/7. After hours and weekend sign-in/sign-out is required.

Data & Telecommunications

  • Wireless, cable and IT services.


  • Signage in the main lobby touch screen directory with individual tenant suite signs.


  • Free use of the building conference room with wireless internet. FedEx and UPS drop off. Porcelli’s Bistro. In-Style Hair Salon and Barber Shop. Sam Klein Sundry. Mike Pastries. Leader Bar & Grill. Guys Pizza. Shoe Shine & Repair.



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The Leader Building ~ 526 Superior Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44114


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