Economic Development

Covelli, Detec Appointed to WRPA Board

ECenter@LindenPointe Nurtures Tech Startups

WRPA to Host Brownfield Redevelopment Expert

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Todd Davis of Cleveland-based Hemisphere Development, a nationally recognized expert on brownfield redevelopment, will be the featured speaker at a Sept. 8 symposium.

Business Facilities Magazine Highlights Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Business Facilities, a magazine targeted at corporate site selectors, highlighted the Youngstown-Warren metropolitan area in its 2014 Metro Rankings Report.

Construction Rises 6% across US During July

NEW YORK -- New construction starts in July climbed 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $588.8 billion, McGraw Hill Construction reports.

WRPA Expects to Hire Executive Director Soon

Economic Growth Gets Back on Track in Salem

Pa. Table Games Revenue Increases 2% in July

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Revenue from table games play at Pennsylvania casinos was $61.1 million in July. This represents a 1.93% increase in revenue from play compared with July 2013.

July Unemployment Up in Youngstown, Warren

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Unemployment in each of the Mahoning Valley’s two largest cities rose by nearly a full percentage point in July from the month before, the latest data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows.

Home Builders Confidence Grows in 55-Plus Market

WASHINGTON -- Second-quarter builder confidence in the single-family 55-plus housing market hit 56, three points ahead of the same quarter in 2013.


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