Capital Projects

James DeRosa - Director


The Mission of the Office of the Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects (MOCAP)is to provide for the planning, design, construction, and preservation of the City of Cleveland's facilities and infrastructure through collaborative and comprehensive planning, leadership in management, excellence in sustainable design and technical expertise, and quality construction based on integrity and professionalism.

MOCAP oversees pavement reconstruction, rehabilitation, and resurfacing, bridge repairs, bike facilities, sidewalk repairs, real estate functions, parks, public facilities, and recreation projects. These projects represent a commitment to building a better and more equitable Cleveland for all residents.   


The Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects is comprised of three (3) Divisions. View each Division page for related forms and publications.

Susanne DeGennaro – Commissioner of Real Estate --

The Division of Real Estate manages transactions and real estate functions for various departments of City government, including acquisitions, sales, and leases of City property that are not within the City’s Land Bank.

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Carter Edman, AIA – Development Division Manager --

The Architecture section of the Division designs and prepares building surveys, preliminary drawings, estimates, detailed drawings, and specifications for all buildings under the charge of the City of Cleveland. The Site Development section provides research, landscape and architectural /site plans, and technical assistance to the department. Its activities include the development and monitoring of comprehensive departmental Capital Improvement Programs.

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Rick Switalski, PE – Construction Division Manager --

The Division of Engineering and Construction manages the City's public right of way in a manner that ensures the safe passage of pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles as they commute to and from their neighborhoods by developing and implementing plans for repairs and construction of streets, bridges, and sidewalks.

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Programs & Services

The City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects (MOCAP) oversees programs and services committed to building a better and more equitable Cleveland for all residents.

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The office is responsible for the administration, monitoring, and enforcement of the City’s minority and female-owned business enterprise programs; the new programs for smaller, local businesses; Fannie M. Lewis Cleveland Resident Employment Law programs; and prevailing wage compliance.

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The City of Cleveland’s Land Reutilization (Land Bank) Program is designed to acquire vacant land and market it to individuals, developers, and non-profit organizations for redevelopment. The goal is to contribute to the economic, social and environmental betterment of the City through redevelopment of city-owned land.

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