Chamber Launches Construction & Procurement Guide

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has launched its first Construction & Procurement Guide, aimed at guiding businesses through all aspects of construction.

The guide features more than 300 industry members in all aspects of construction, from planning and architecture to site development and contractors. Also include is information on specialty services such as brownfield remediation, rail construction and repair.

“Our creation and publication of this guide is intended to be a proactive approach to fostering business-to-business connections between our economic development activity and our membership,” said chamber chief operating officer Sarah Boyarko in a statement. “We are asked for this information so frequently, and we are proud not only to be able to deliver it in one comprehensive piece, but also to promote so many of our members at the same time.”

The guide can be found here. Among those contributing are members of the Western Reserve Building Trades, Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, Rudolph Libbe Group, Alcon Mechanical, Simon Roofing and MS Consultants.

“Throughout our 115-plus-year history, Simon Roofing has valued our trusted business relationships with not only our customers, but also with community organizations like the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber” said Sue Stricklin, vice president of marketing at Simon. “We are happy to be a part of the Construction & Procurement Guide, and we look forward to the opportunity of communicating our commercial/industrial roofing repair, restoration and replacement services for consideration in economic development projects and building renovation projects throughout the Mahoning Valley.”

Adds Joe Dickey Electric President Eric Carlson: “Buying local includes building local. The Valley’s construction resources are among the finest you will find anywhere in the country.”

The Construction & Procurement Guide will be updated biannually. Only Regional Chambers will be included. 

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.