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Economic news breaks every day in the Columbus Region. Our list of economic partners is expanding as new companies come aboard. Those partners are taking advantage of the business-friendly environment in the region and are adding new locations, expanding their workforce, introducing new products, hosting events & more.

Stay connected with the exciting economic development wins in the Columbus Region. If your company has an economic win to share, contact Diana Lolli with the details.

For a more in-depth analysis of the economic news, check out the Columbus Region’s Economic Development Matters blog for insights and analysis of these news releases.


Central Ohio’s largest employers: 120+ organizations with 100+ workers | Columbus Business First

The largest employers list is one of the year’s largest and most diverse, including healthcare organizations, government entities, retail companies,... View Article


Don’t take Rickenbacker’s future for granted | Columbus Business First

The logistics hub that has grown up around Rickenbacker International Airport has become a vital part of Central Ohio’s economy,... View Article


MORPC seeks public input on projects | Morrow County Sentinel

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is seeking comments on projects seeking funding from the Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC)... View Article


North Market tower gets major design update | Columbus Underground

For the first time in over two years, the proposal to build a mixed-use development on the site of the... View Article


Columbus expects 3 million residents by 2050. Where will they live? | WOSU

They’re constructing a 12-building multi-family apartment complex called Austin Place, just west of the Hilltop outside the I-270 belt.


Columbus Crew and IBM to boost new stadium fan experience | SportsPro

Technology giant adds North American soccer franchise to growing US sports portfolio.


Festival Latino celebrates Latin culture in Columbus Aug. 10 & 11 | Richland Source

Produced by CAPA since 2009 and honored with an Experience Columbus EXPY Award in 2016, Festival Latino is the largest... View Article


TRC’s new SMARTCenter in East Liberty testing automated cars in a real-world environment | The Columbus Dispatch

The Transportation Research Center’s new SMARTCenter in East Liberty is testing automated cars in a real-world environment.


Ohio is a top 10 state in America for business in 2019 | CNBC

Look to the Buckeye State, which offers one of the most highly developed infrastructures in the nation


Columbus companies land on Forbes 2019 list of Best Employers for Women | Columbus Business First

Three Cincinnati organizations, including two hospitals, landed on Forbes 2019 list of Best Employers for Women.