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Economic Development: Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park to Begin Construction | March 27, 2017

Greenville-Reynolds Industrial Park to Begin Construction

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Three years after a fire at the Reynolds Industrial Park, Greenville-Reynolds Development Corp. is ready to begin construction on new buildings at the site, officials say. The development corporation operates the industrial park. In April 2014, a fire destroyed the 35,000-square-foot building at the industrial park. Plans call for two buildings, each […]

Economic Development: Joseph Promises More Good News about Chill-Can Plant | March 24, 2017

Joseph Promises More Good News about Chill-Can Plant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Joseph Company International CEO Mitchell Joseph said this morning his company would make a pair of “major announcements” in May and September in relation to the $20 million project it is developing on the East Side. Joseph, whose great-grandfather founded the Star Bottling Co. in 1921, announced last fall that his company […]

Economic Development: Chamber Seeks Participation in Wage and Benefit Survey | March 24, 2017

Chamber Seeks Participation in Wage and Benefit Survey

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is asking businesses in the Mahoning Valley to participate in its 2017 Starting Wages and Benefits survey. “This survey is an indispensable economic development tool and provides information that enables companies to keep pay rates for new hires competitive; control payroll costs when making hiring and promotion […]

Economic Development: Residential Construction Must Deal with Labor Shortage | March 22, 2017

Residential Construction Must Deal with Labor Shortage

POLAND, Ohio – Long-term prospects for the housing industry are strong but contractors face short-term supply challenges, including a lack of workers to build new houses, an industry economist said. “The question is whether the industry can build enough homes to meet the rising level of demand,” Rob Dietz, chief economist for the National Association […]

Economic Development: Looking for Development Site? Check the Inventories | March 21, 2017

Looking for Development Site? Check the Inventories

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Site inventories maintained by economic development organizations provide commercial developers with a central point to access the properties in the communities where they are exploring projects, as well as options beyond those areas. In the Buckeye State, JobsOhio maintains the statewide database of the information these entities submit. JobsOhio is the public-private […]

Economic Development: Mahoning Companies Meet Requirements for Incentives | March 21, 2017

Mahoning Companies Meet Requirements for Incentives

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The companies participating in Mahoning County’s Enterprise Zone program are substantially in compliance with the terms of their agreements with the county. However, the program administrator is waiting to hear back from one of the companies. The Mahoning County Tax Incentive Review Council met Monday to evaluate the performance of the five […]