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Portage Development Board


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Bradford R. Ehrhart, President

Diana Fierle, Executive Assistant


Riddle Block Building
217 S. Chestnut St.- Ravenna, Ohio 44266 
Phone: 330-297-3470 Fax: 330-297-3472
  *Toll Free 1-800-772-3799 * Within Portage County
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Need a new location for your business? Considering an expansion?

Explore the possibilities in Portage County! Our economic development staff can help you find the right location and development resources for your business. Call us at 330-297-3470. Or, visit our web site for details.

The Office of Economic Development markets Portage County through advertising, exhibiting at trade shows and responds to businesses seeking to locate or expand in Portage County. Top of page

The office maintains a data base of development information which includes industrial sites, buildings, business incentive programs and other business resources. It provides assistance to industrial realtors, builders, local communities and local industries as necessary to maintain and improve the economic base and create jobs in Portage County.

PCOED administers Portage County's Enterprise Zone Program and is a partner in the Portage Workforce Connection's employment, training and career system. The office also represents the county on a variety of committees, boards and commissions which deal with economic development and work force development issues.

For more detailed information about Portage County and the services of the Office of Economic Development, visit the PCOED web site. While you are there, explore the many services of the one-stop system. 

PCOED Web Site
Industrial Sites
Industrial Buildings
Incentive Programs
Enterprise Zones
Community Profiles
Labor Market Info.
Industrial Directory
Top 25 Employers
Relocation Guide
Related Links
PCOED Web Site

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