Youngstown-Warren ranked No. 1

Youngstown-Warren ranked No. 1 in exports The Youngstown-Warren area was ranked first among the top exports growth leaders in the 2014 Metro Rankings Report of Business Facilities magazine, a publication for corporate site selectors. The area also ranked fifth among the top export recovery leaders and ninth among the top 10 areas with the lowest[…]

Cleveland Workforce Ranks High

Cleveland’s young adult workforce ranks among the brightest in America According to a new study released by Cleveland State University, Greater Cleveland ranks 8th in the nation for the skill level of its young adult workforce, ahead of Chicago, Seattle, Austin and Denver. The study reports that 16 percent of workers between the ages of[…]

Wells Fargo Report

Wells Fargo Report: Cleveland Manufacturing Jobs Regain Footing A new economic report by Wells Fargo asserts that Cleveland’s employment outlook is improving due to the expansion of many area companies and the relocation of other businesses to Northeast Ohio. Certain sectors, in particular, are showing promise. Manufacturing is “regaining its footing,” and Northeast Ohio is poised[…]

Midwest Healthcare Startups

Midwest Healthcare Startups Raise $777 Million in First Half of 2014 Midwest healthcare startups reported $777 million in total investments across 139 companies in the first half of 2014, according to the BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare Venture Investment Report. The totals are the highest recorded for the region both in dollars of financing and number of companies[…]

Youngstown Gets Top Spots In National Rankings For Economic Growth And Healthcare

Youngstown Gets Top Spots in National Rankings for Economic Growth and Healthcare Youngstown recently topped two national lists for economic development and healthcare access. The Youngstown-Warren area was recently ranked one of the best MSAs in the US for economic performance. The June 2014 report by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research ranked the Youngstown-Warren[…]

Matalco To Break Ground On New Plant In Lordstown

Matalco to break ground on new plant in Lordstown On September 17, Matalco Inc. will break ground on a $100 million remelt aluminum billet manufacturing plant in Lordstown. Matalco, which operates one of its two existing plants in Canton and the other in Ontario, produces extrusion-grade aluminum billet manufactured primarily from scrap aluminum. The $100[…]

Cleveland Clinic Ranked Top Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Ranked Top Hospital For the 20th year in a row, the Cleveland Clinic’s heart care program earned the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s “2014-15 Best Hospitals.” The Clinic was ranked the No. 4 hospital overall in the country with many other Northeast Ohio hospitals also earning top recognition. Only the[…]

Cleveland recommended as host city for 2016 RNC

Cleveland recommended as host city for 2016 Republican National Convention On July 8, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced that Cleveland beat Dallas to host the party’s 2016 convention. Not only will this opportunity provide tremendous national exposure for Northeast Ohio, it is expected to be a significant economic generator for Cleveland. The choice[…]

Borgers USA Corp. to build $60 million plant in Norwalk

Borgers USA Corp. to build $60 million plant in Norwalk Borgers USA Corporation, an automotive supplier based in Germany, has chosen Norwalk for its second North American manufacturing facility. The new $60 million facility will employ 230 Ohioans who will help the company meet growing demand in the US market. “Borgers’ decision to choose Ohio[…]

Cleveland Ranked One Of The Most Walkable Cities In The Us

Cleveland ranked one of the most walkable cities in the US A report from the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George Washington University School of Business and Smart Growth America, ranked Cleveland as the 10th most walkable city in the US.  The report ranks the 30 largest US metro areas based on[…]