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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 Yates 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.


‘Test City, USA’: Root, CoverMyMeds, Beam Dental featured | Columbus Business First

Even with a breakneck four-month production schedule, a documentary about the rapid growth of Central Ohio technology startups got scooped... View Article


Columbus hiring outlook for fall best in nation | The Columbus Dispatch

Central Ohio is projected to have the nation’s strongest job market this fall, driven by the region’s logistics and warehouse... View Article


As OSU tech licensing income climbs, commercialization chief sees ‘untapped potential’ | Columbus Business First

Ohio State University’s licensing income from licensing research and staff innovations reached a new record of $8.8 million in 2019,... View Article


Building the smartest city, part 2 | Machine Design

Machine Design visits Columbus, Ohio to follow up on how the city using its winning grant money to make it... View Article


Inc ranks Bark one of the world’s most beautiful offices | Inc Magazine

Inc ranks Bark one of the world’s most beautiful offices.


Ohio Governor leads development mission in Japan with One Columbus | CBS 10

Ohio Governor leads development mission in Japan with One Columbus.


Ohio State climbs slightly in U.S. News college rankings | Columbus Business First

Ohio State University ranked No. 54 on U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 list of best national universities, a two-spot climb... View Article


Top Columbus logistics companies, ranked by number of employees for 2019 | Columbus CEO

Our Leaderboard featuring the largest Columbus 3PL providers has been running since 2014. The magazine’s leaderboards feature selected business sectors... View Article


Auto parts maker investing $10.7M in Grove City expansion | Columbus Business First

Tigerpoly Manufacturing Inc. expects to invest more than $10.7 million and add 40 new jobs at its Central Ohio facility.


Root Insurance leaps to $3.65B valuation with $350M round | Columbus Business First

Root Insurance is now valued at $3.65 billion after a $350 million funding round – the largest single venture capital... View Article