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Economic Development: Ground Broken for Enclave Housing Complex at YSU | August 18, 2017

Ground Broken for Enclave Housing Complex at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – At Friday’s ceremony marking the start of construction on Youngstown State University’s newest student housing complex, Jim Tressel confessed dissatisfaction. “Full disclosure, I’m a little bit disappointed it’s not done,” he said as contractors, just yards away, continued to prepare the site at the intersection of Wick and Lincoln avenues. “But I’ll […]

Economic Development: Ohio Star Forge Looks to Move Forward on Expansion | August 17, 2017

Ohio Star Forge Looks to Move Forward on Expansion

WARREN, Ohio – State officials are in conversation with representatives of Ohio Star Forge about the company’s planned expansion in Champion Township, Genna Petrolla, manager of business development in Trumbull County for the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, said Thursday. “We are working to see what the state can put together for this project, given the […]

Economic Development: Ohio Business Filings All Available Online Now | August 17, 2017

Ohio Business Filings All Available Online Now

COLUMBUS, Ohio  —  All filings needed to start or maintain a business in Ohio may now be submitted online, Secretary of State Jon Husted announced Wednesday. Additionally, business owners may now submit all Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) statements and certified search requests online. The announcement completes an effort that began in 2013, when Husted launched Ohio Business […]

Economic Development: Work Begins on Enclave with Groundbreaking Friday | August 16, 2017

Work Begins on Enclave with Groundbreaking Friday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A groundbreaking of The Enclave, a student residence and retail development community at Youngstown State University is set for 1 p.m. Friday, by the Youngstown Campus Associates and parent company LRC Realty, Inc. The Enclave will serve as residence to approximately 194 students and provides a blend of retail and restaurants along Lincoln […]

Economic Development: New Source of Workers for Vineyards as Grapes Recover | August 5, 2017

New Source of Workers for Vineyards as Grapes Recover

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Ashtabula County is starting to build a reputation for supplying skilled workers for the region’s growing wine industry. In 2011, the Ashtabula campus of Kent State University began offering the first wine degrees in Ohio: an associate degree in oenology (winemaking) and associate of applied science in viticulture (grape growing). “We are […]