The Regional Chamber’s Economic Development Division provides a broad range of economic services to prospective and existing area firms:
We offer an online database of available buildings, sites and shovel-ready sites to provide you with in-depth property data and visual information.
We will explain, qualify and help you secure tax incentives, low interest financing and grants and funding.
- Our team will furnish/connect your business with information on international trade, product development, production innovation and workforce availability.
Our online database will provide you with up-to-date regional data on area employers, demographics, local starting wages and benefits, economic indicators and much more.
We are your link to key federal, state and local government officials, advocating on your behalf.
Economic Development Division
The Regional Chamber’s Economic Development Division has helped more than 450 firms and organizations, from small companies to multi-national corporations, resulting in new investments totaling over $3.2 billion, 20,800 new jobs and the construction/absorption of more than 21.6 million square feet of building space.
These companies show that the Youngstown-Warren region is a great place to do business. The Economic Development Division annual video highlights successful projects of businesses that chose Youngstown-Warren to start or expand their operations.
- News Archive
Annual listing of new facilities and recent major investments along with top stories are available here.
Community Economic Development Report Cards
Each year, a report is complied from the statistics of the major economic development entities in the Youngstown-Warren area. The results of our collaborative efforts are available here.
Site selector information is located here, concisely at your fingertips. We are the state’s point of contact for clients looking to locate in our region.
Retention & Expansion Program
The Economic Development Division works with existing businesses and provides information to help them grow and remain a vital part of the Youngstown-Warren area. The division also works with the Business Resource Network to strategically match local resources to individual business needs.
Grow Home - YSU Alumni Information
In conjunction with U.S. Rep Tim Ryan and Youngstown State University, the Regional Chamber welcomes YSU alumni to GROW HOME, a focused effort to attract businesses to the Mahoning Valley and to help existing business owners succeed and stay in the area.
The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber produces a wide array of publications and information. From the Metropolitan Profile, which details economic, demographic and quality of life topics, to the Starting Wages and Benefit Survey, these publications will provide you with up-to-date regional data.