OhioCRE Colliers closes sale of massive SPIRE sports facility in Ohio December 10, 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email SPIRE, one of the largest sports and training facilities in the world, located in Northeast Ohio, was purchased up by an out-of-town investment group only six months after being offered for sale by Colliers International’s Cleveland office. Mark Abood and Brian Hurtuk of Colliers represented the seller. Working closely with the ownership of Geneva, Ohio-based SPIRE, Abood and Hurtuk received inquiries from around the globe almost immediately after launching a broad marketing campaign that reached an international audience. The deal officially closed Dec. 6, making Axxella, based out of Baltimore, Maryland, the new owner of SPIRE. The company plans to greatly expand the sports complex through the development of adjacent land, the advancement of existing programming and the introduction of new and creative uses for the campus.