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Economic Development: TIF District Creates Revenue Stream for Jackson Township | April 7, 2017

TIF District Creates Revenue Stream for Jackson Township

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio – New development in Jackson Township such as the recently opened Truck World Plaza on Bailey Road now provides a revenue stream to fund infrastructure improvements in the township. Following the lead of Jackson Township trustees earlier this week, the Mahoning County Board of Commissioners yesterday approved a tax increment financing – […]

Economic Development: Trumbull OKs Tax Break for Anderson-DuBose Expansion | April 6, 2017

Trumbull OKs Tax Break for Anderson-DuBose Expansion

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull County commissioners Wednesday granted a 10-year, 75% tax abatement to Anderson-Dubose Inc. for its 55,000-square-foot addition and renovation of its warehouse in Lordstown. The abatement will support the company’s entry into supplying bakery products to the McDonald’s restaurants it serves, a local economic development specialist said. Anderson-Dubose projects adding 20 positions […]

Economic Development: ‘Not Trying to Circumvent System,’ Marchionda Says of Signage | April 5, 2017

‘Not Trying to Circumvent System,’ Marchionda Says of Signage

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – NYO Property Group’s request for after-the-fact permission to hang signs on a safety fence surrounding the Stambaugh Building engendered heated discussion during Tuesday’s meeting of the city’s Design Review Committee. The signage had been up for about two weeks before yesterday’s meeting, when Sarah DelliQuadri, NYO’s creative director, requested permission for the […]

Economic Development: Author Hails Arrival of ‘Peers Inc.’ New Economy | April 4, 2017

Author Hails Arrival of ‘Peers Inc.’ New Economy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– A new collaborative economy is replacing the old model of industrial capitalism, says Robin Chase, transportation entrepreneur and author of the new book Peers Inc. Chase, who co-founded the car-sharing company Zipcar in 2000, outlined the key components of “this new business structure that is taking over the world” during her talk […]

Economic Development: Board of Control Approves Fireline, Gasser Expansions | March 30, 2017

Board of Control Approves Fireline, Gasser Expansions

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Board of Control this morning approved assistance for expansion projects at Fireline Inc. and Gasser Chair Co., as well as the purchase of additional property for the riverfront amphitheater and park. Fireline is planning to spend $5.7 million on a 25,000-square-foot addition to its existing plant as part of the […]

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 […]