Cleveland Workforce Younger Smarter

Shaking Off The Rust: Cleveland Workforce Gets Younger And Smarter In an article for Forbes, regular contributor Joel Kotkin explores the findings of a recent report released by Cleveland State University, which finds that Cleveland’s workforce is actually getting “younger and smarter.” Read the article from Forbes

Ohio’s wine and grape industry generates nearly $800 million a year

Ohio’s wine and grape industry accounts for nearly $800 million a year in economic activity A report prepared for the Ohio Grape Industries Committee finds that Ohio’s grape and wine industry continues to grow and now has an economic impact on the state of nearly $800 million a year. Findings from the report include: Ohio[…]

Report shows Cleveland’s ‘creative economy’ exceeds national level

New report shows that the state of Cleveland’s ‘creative economy’ exceeds national level A report prepared by the Cultural Policy Center shows that the state of Cleveland’s ‘creative economy’ exceeds national level. The report compares Chicago with eight peer cities: Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix and San Francisco. Read more in this blog[…]

Cleveland ranked #1 City for Access to Health Care

Cleveland ranked #1 city in the nation for access to health care Vitals.com ranked Cleveland was ranked the #1 city nationally for overall access to health care. The list takes into account the number of primary care physicians and hospitals per resident, how long patients said they typically sit in waiting rooms, and ease of[…]

Northeast Ohio’s Vitamix receives President’s ‘E’ Award

Northeast Ohio’s Vitamix receives President’s ‘E’ Award for boosting the nation’s exports, while creating hundreds of local jobs The iconic Cleveland company received the President’s “E Star” Award for helping boost the nation’s exports while creating hundreds of local jobs. The Plain Dealer reports that Vitamix hired 400 new workers last year and that its[…]

Panther Premium Logistics to break ground on new headquarters

Panther Premium Logistics to break ground on new headquarters in Sharon Township Panther Premium Logistics, a specialized freight carrier based in Medina County, will break ground on a new, 50,000-square-foot headquarters in Sharon Township. The new headquarters will house around 400 employees. The expected move-in date is February 2015. Read more and see a rendering[…]

Affordable Housing Market

Cleveland ranked as most affordable housing market among peer metro areas Cleveland was ranked as most-affordable housing market among peer metro areas. The consumer finance blog Nerdwallet.com ranked Cleveland as the most-affordable housing market among metro areas with a population of more than 1 million. The survey compared average prices for housing against average household[…]