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Regional Spotlight

As home to Anchor Hocking Co., Lancaster has long been identified as a manufacturing community. Recently, though, the city has begun touting its small business friendliness. Lancaster officials are quick to list the city's skilled workforce, proximity to several universities...
With the top-rated Olentangy Local School District and a .75 percent  income tax rate, Powell is widely considered a great place to live in Central Ohio. However, the city also considers itself a great place to do business. In fact,...
Whether in need of retail, office or warehouse space, Worthington has the capacity. The northern-Columbus city sits right inside the outerbelt and offers a community-driven atmosphere catering to mostly white-collar businesses. Economic Development Manager Jeff Harris says Worthington is home...
Instead of simply relying on Hilliard's largely young and professional population to attract business, city officials there have taken a more proactive economic development approach. Entrepreneurs and business owners considering the area are given personalized attention, land continues to be...
If most Central Ohioans know anything about New Albany, they generally know it is home to Limited Brands Founder Leslie Wexner. But that's only part of the village's story. New Albany is "a master-planned community nationally recognized for its sophisticated approach...
The city of Dublin −in partnership with TechColumbus− created the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center to house, and provide resources to, innovative startup companies. Located at 7003 Post Rd., the four-story DEC building currently is home to 45 businesses; nearly an entire floor...
Clintonville's proximity to The Ohio State University has long made it a desirable residential neighborhood, but the business community is increasingly taking notice of its attributes. Restaurants, coffee shops and other gathering places have generally been quite successful in Clintonville,...
If initiating infrastructure improvements, launching a citywide broadband network, and surveying its workforce are any indication, Dublin officials are vigilant about encouraging growth and entrepreneurialism. Read our interview with Dana McDaniel, the city's deputy city manager/director of economic development, to learn what he considers Dublin's greatetst...