To enhance the economic environment in the Washington County, Ohio region through leadership and collaborative, innovative partnerships to retain existing jobs, recruit new companies and redevelop sites in order to provide a growing, vibrant economy.
Sites & Buildings
From a 1000 acre property with river access to a small downtown storefront, the Port Authority Sites and Buildings Site Selector Tool and Property Showcase feature area properties to host your business.Learn more
Why The Mid-Ohio Valley
Widely recognized as a world leader in plastics and polymer production, the region boasts skilled labor, great proximity to established and emerging markets, and the quality of life markers that other communities envy. See what sets us apart.Learn more
Evidence based decision making…….it’s critical. I can tell you that I am scared to death of making gut based decisions. You should be scared of your own gut as well. We are in an era of data driven decision making and there are two types of organizations, ones who use data and make themselves better […]
A consultant came to a group of legislators and economic developers and preached to the choir. For many it was probably the first time they had ever given thought to their role in sewer, water, electric utility presence. Unfortunately, here in Southern Ohio the same informational gaps exist. This is why I am writing articles […]
We spent quite a bit of time this year refining our scope of work, examining the areas where we can make the most impact, and considered the larger needs of our community first and foremost. In the past we have been accused, rightfully so, of trying to be too many things to too many people. […]