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Economic Development: Growth Report 2017: eCenter@LindenPointe Adds 6 Companies to Incubator | February 16, 2017

Growth Report 2017: eCenter@LindenPointe Adds 6 Companies to Incubator

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. HERMITAGE, Pa. — At the beginning of 2016, the LindenPointe Development Corp., the nonprofit parent of the eCenter@LindenPointe here, hosted a strategic planning meeting with regional stakeholders. The meeting identified goals in four categories: incubator services, community development, outreach and […]

Economic Development: Growth Report 2017: OhioMeansJobs Aids Job Seekers, Employers | February 14, 2017

Growth Report 2017: OhioMeansJobs Aids Job Seekers, Employers

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Gloria T. Mathews, Communications Assistant, OhioMeansJobs LISBON, Ohio — The year 2016 was another year of exceptional service to the job seekers and employers by OhioMeansJobs Centers in Mahoning and Columbiana counties. The centers provide job seekers a variety […]

Economic Development: City Would Help YNDC Rehab Houses with $1.5M | February 14, 2017

City Would Help YNDC Rehab Houses with $1.5M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly every house the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. rehabilitates has the same problem, Ian Beniston says: Thieves stripped the plumbing for the copper pipes. That adds somewhere between $7,000 and $15,000 to the cost of rehabbing the house, making it less attractive to renovate, says the YNDC executive director. A funding request […]

Economic Development: Growth Report 2017: WRPA Finances Valley Projects Valued at $60M | February 10, 2017

Growth Report 2017: WRPA Finances Valley Projects Valued at $60M

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Anthony Trevena, WRPA director of Development YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Western Reserve Port Authority built a strong new team in 2015 and that paid off in 2016. Four projects closed last  year with more than $60 million in new […]

Economic Development: Architect Provides Rotary with Stambaugh Project Update | February 9, 2017

Architect Provides Rotary with Stambaugh Project Update

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Asked which floors the building trades are working on as renovation of the Stambaugh Building advances, architect Paul Hagman had a simple response Wednesday: Pretty much all of them. Hagman is president of RBF CoLab. Following several months of cleaning the downtown building of debris, workers in the building trades are busy […]