Posts Tagged ‘economic development’

Upper Arlington Promotes Professional Small Business Development

Upper Arlington Promotes Professional Small Business Development
The small businesses and entrepreneurs calling Upper Arlington home reflect the professional nature of the community. UA has a stable, educated population with over 70 percent of residents holding a Bachelor’s degree and home ownership rates exceeding 80 percent. UA Chamber of Commerce President...
September 17th, 2013 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Potential Retail Spaces on Long Street to Bring Shops to King Lincoln District

Potential Retail Spaces on Long Street to Bring Shops to King Lincoln District
Homeport has helped develop or rehab 62 homes in the King Lincoln District, but now they are setting their sights on bolstering retail attractions. A new economic development program will take initiatives to bring more retail to Long Street and surrounding vacant areas. “Economic development is...
September 9th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

The Power of Small Business: It’s Bigger than You

The Power of Small Business: It’s Bigger than You
We all have heard the statement that small businesses create the greatest impact on the economic rebound. While we know this to be true, it’s bigger than just small businesses on their own. Small businesses need the resources, information and connections from the rest of the business community to thrive...
June 21st, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Lancaster looking to attract additional small businesses

Lancaster looking to attract additional small businesses
As home to Anchor Hocking Co., Lancaster has long been identified as a manufacturing community. Recently, though, the city has begun touting its small business friendliness. Lancaster officials are quick to list the city’s skilled workforce, proximity to several universities and colleges (and the...
April 23rd, 2012 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Dayton focused on attracting, growing tech businesses

Dayton focused on attracting, growing tech businesses
The city of Dayton and the Dayton Development Coalition are both working to attract small businesses to the region, and what they’ve found is that it’s critical to nurture the talent it already has. Located at the intersection of I-70 and I-75, Dayton not only has easy access to all of Ohio’s...
September 14th, 2011 | Regional Spotlight | Read More

Whited tapped to lead economic development efforts in Delaware

Whited tapped to lead economic development efforts in Delaware
The city of Delaware last week announced that it has hired Dan Whited as the new economic development coordinator, who will take the place of former coordinator Shannon Hamons. Dan Whited “Dan’s comprehensive understanding of business development, finance, economics, municipal engineering...
September 4th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Roundup: VC distribution, ONE Fund pitches & more

Angel and venture capital investors from Ohio and around the nation gathered Thursday at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business to hear pitches from nine teams participating at the ONE Fund’s Showcase Day. [Read More] The Wall Street Journal blog offers a look at the distribution...
September 3rd, 2011 | Weekend News Roundup | Read More

Columbus Chamber Hires New VP of Business Expansion and Retention

The Columbus Chamber announced Tuesday that Patty Huddle has been hired as the new vice president of the existing business solutions program. Huddle will be tasked with leading the Chamber’s retention and expansion program for existing businesses within the 11-county Columbus region, and will be...
August 27th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More