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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.


Ohio’s craft beer industry booming | Spectrum News 1

Land Grant Brewing Co-Founder Walt Keys says getting people in the door is about creating a welcoming space, and having... View Article


Juan Martinez sees plenty of promise at at Ashland University’s Northland campus | This Week Community News

Juan Martinez said he is ready to enter into an “exciting new chapter” at Ashland University.


Columbus ranks No. 22 in new affordability ranking | Columbus Business First

Columbus ranked 22nd on a new list of country’s most affordable big cities, but two other Ohio cities scored even... View Article


Columbus Metropolitan Library ‘culture passes’ open world of possibilities | This Week News

Columbus Metropolitan Library cards give readers access to knowledge, but now they also offer a path to local arts experiences.


Technology innovation has become a force in this city, once known as | Cow Town Forbes

In the Midwestern city of Columbus, Ohio, the fireworks staged over the Scioto River create such a dazzling light and... View Article


Ruling Our Experience (ROX) grows along with social enterprise scene in Columbus | Metropreneur

When Lisa Hinkelman tells the story of Ruling Our Experiences (ROX)—its start, its (and her) growing pains, and its growing... View Article


Lucrative technology jobs are closer than you think | The Columbus Dispatch

Tech jobs are projected to grow about twice as fast as any other occupation in the next eight years.


Auto software business moving to Central Ohio | Columbus Business First

A California-based automotive software company is relocating to Central Ohio.


Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery | Columbus Underground

Gateway Film Center projectionist Rachael Barbash brings her work out of the booth and into the open spaces of the... View Article


Artists welcome for July’s First Friday | Delaware Gazette

This Friday, July 5, the Delaware community is invited to pack the downtown district for the “Chalk It Up for... View Article