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Recent Economic News

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.


Summer Learning Academy comes to Pickaway County | Circleville Herald

CIRCLEVILLE — The Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO) has expanded its Summer Learning Academy into Pickaway County for... View Article


Micware of Japan moving North American headquarters to Dublin | This Week Community News

A Japanese automotive-software development company is moving its North American headquarters to Dublin, creating 15 new jobs, according to a... View Article


LilyFest to feature over 60 local artists | Logan Daily News

ROCKBRIDGE — Ever want to just explore all nature has to offer with live music, food, artists and others who... View Article


Columbus State getting a new Cameron Mitchell culinary hall | Columbus Business First

Columbus State Community College’s downtown campus is getting a new crown jewel that will bring the school heightened attention, according... View Article


See inside the Short North’s newest coworking space | Columbus Business First

The Short North’s newest coworking space sports a lot of white walls, open-concept areas and 360-degree views of a rising... View Article


Strip mall planned for west side of Marysville | Marysville Jounral-Tribune

JKH Eastern Enterprises has submitted plans for a shopping center to be named the Oakland Plaza, for 1180-1188 W. Fifth... View Article


Columbus Chamber to host its annual Retail Summit this August at The Point at Otterbein | Columbus CEO

Columbus Chamber will host its annual Retail Summit Aug. 8 at The Point at Otterbein. “New Meets Next” will be... View Article


Marion Made: Celebrating century businesses | Marion Star

Among the 22 honorees at the 2019 Celebrate Marion Gala, in the category of Products, Marion’s small businesses were recognized.


Columbus council approves $50 million city contribution to Crew stadium project | The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus City Council has approved the city’s $50 million contribution to a new Downtown stadium for the Crew SC... View Article


C-TEC helps many prepare for their future in Licking County | Newark Advocate

Spring is such an exciting time at C-TEC. On May 24th, 254 high school students from across Licking County earned and... View Article