Toledo Offers Vibrancy Initiative Grant Program

The City of Toledo has announced its vibrancy Initiative, which uses a comprehensive approach to revitalization that addresses building exteriors and vacant first-floor commercial interiors. It is designed to enhance the city’s vitality by supporting revitalization efforts that create jobs, reduce blight, and preserve and improve buildings.

Montrose Group Sponsors Development Opportunity Forum 2024

The Montrose Group will bring together 200 leading commercial real estate brokers, CEOs, HR, real estate, and financial corporate leaders, construction, economic development, and engineering leaders targeting attendees from the Great Lakes States for a day-long forum on May 21, 2024 at the Grand Events Center in Grandview Ohio.)

Aligning Purpose with Profit: What Are Your Business Values?

The 2024 Small Business Symposium is set to take place on April 12, 2024. This event is tailored for small business owners, corporate and community leaders, and aspiring entrepreneurs looking to transform their businesses by aligning personal values with professional success. Register now for the early bird rate of $25!

WEBINAR: How Can Local Economic Developers Talk with Housing Developers?

Housing demand outstrips supply so much that developers can be – and are – very selective about where they choose to invest. Factors like land price, annexation and zoning processes, infrastructure costs, density, and community design specs will make or break a developer’s go-or-no-go decision. This panel discussion will provide insights into developers’ decision-making processes, as well as help direct the focus of local economic developers to those areas in which they can add value in housing discussions.

Speakers Sought for 2024 OEDA Annual Summit

The Call for Presentations for the OEDA Annual Summit to be held September 4-6, 2024, at the Glass City Center in Toledo, Ohio, is now open. The Annual Summit offers a unique platform to highlight innovative solutions, spark discussions, and share impactful strategies that have positively influenced communities. The Annual Summit organizers are seeking speakers to provide a variety of high quality educational sessions to attendees.