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Economic Development: CityScape Introduces Downtown Discount Card | November 24, 2015

CityScape Introduces Downtown Discount Card

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This weekend will herald the debut of the new CityScape discount card. The card, which will be sold beginning Small Business Saturday at two locations initially, will offer discounts or premiums on dining, purchases and services at some 20 participating Youngstown businesses, primarily ones downtown. “This idea had been floating around with […]

Economic Development: Johnson Named 422 Corridor Project Manager | November 17, 2015

Johnson Named 422 Corridor Project Manager

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lauren Johnson has been hired as the U.S. 422 Corridor Redevelopment Plan project manager, the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber announced Monday. The 422 Corridor plan represents a multi-faceted approach to improving the visual, economic and community impact of the corridor straddling Trumbull and Mahoning counties and the cities of Girard and Youngstown.  In […]

Economic Development: Chamber Seeks Applications for Funds from Capital Budget | November 13, 2015

Chamber Seeks Applications for Funds from Capital Budget

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is inviting villages, cities, townships, economic development and other nonprofit organizations and cultural entities to apply for appropriations from the state capial budget. The chamber will act as liaison between the applicants and the delegation who represent the Mahoning Valley in Columbus, says Guy Coviello, chamber vice […]

Economic Development: New-Car Dealers Account for 86K Ohio Jobs | November 12, 2015

New-Car Dealers Account for 86K Ohio Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New-car dealers accounted for nearly 86,000 direct and indirect jobs in Ohio last year, a study by the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Center for Automotive Research estimates. The study, “Contribution of New-Car Dealerships to the Economies of All 50 States and the United States,” highlights the economic impact of new-car dealerships. It encompasses […]

Economic Development: Team NEO Projects 640,000 Job Openings Through 2025 | November 10, 2015

Team NEO Projects 640,000 Job Openings Through 2025

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The northeastern Ohio region will need to replace a third of its workforce by 2025, the latest quarterly review by Team NEO shows. The present local composition of the region’s workforce also remains weighted toward manufacturing and production, according to the report released this morning in Cleveland. In all, there will be […]

Economic Development: Ashtabula Growth Partnership Seeks Input | November 9, 2015

Ashtabula Growth Partnership Seeks Input

JEFFERSON, Ohio – The Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County has partnered with JumpStart Inc. to help it develop new services to foster and assist the growth of entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized businesses in Ashtabula County. The Growth Partnership’s Entrepreneurial Business Growth Initiative will focus on three goals: Capitalizing on Ashtabula County’s business growth strengths […]