When the Digital Futures building officially opens to the public on September 23, the greater Cincinnati region will be one step closer to creating a world-class innovation district in Uptown Cincinnati. The highly anticipated building provides a transdisciplinary space to bring together University of Cincinnati (UC) experts for collaboration that will impact the community, region and global society.
A new economic development entity was formed in southern Ohio in 2013 from a $126,000 capital commitment by Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP), the contractor responsible for decommissioning and decontamination of the Department of Energy Portsmouth site. The Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO), led by the economic development directors of Pike, Ross, Scioto and Jackson Counties, has become a driving force for economic development in southern Ohio.
“Try-it before you buy-it” concept has been disrupting the decision process. A pop-up community project allows you to “test drive” placemaking concepts and get community feedback and buy-in before spending a lot on a permanent installation.
The $1.5 million dollar facility was constructed in the current patio area of the Antwerp school building and provides an advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-purpose learning space for students. The high-tech facility will be the most advanced learning space in any public school in this part of the state. According to a statement by Antwerp Local Schools Superintendent Martin Miller, “The Antwerp Board of Education, administration and staff are committed to being responsive to the changing landscape of education and finding ways to most appropriately prepare our students. Teaching and learning has changed significantly in recent years.
The Montrose Group Opportunity Ohio 2022 Poll measures where Ohio candidates for statewide office and what voters think of key business issues facing local and state government policymakers. The Montrose Group Opportunity Ohio 2022 Poll of 600 registered and likely voters on September 6 and 11, 2022, and was conducted by respected pollster Paul Fallon of Fallon Research. The Montrose Group Opportunity Ohio 2022 Poll results illustrate strong support for Governor Mike DeWine in his bid to win re-election, a very competitive race for the U.S. Senate between author and venture capitalist JD Vance and Congressman Tim Ryan, a positive view of the state of Ohio and general support for general business issues.