Office of Economic Development

The City of Youngstown Office of Economic Development has a variety of economic tools at its disposal to assist current businesses, new businesses, and businesses interested in relocating to Youngstown. Follow the links on the left to learn more about this wealth of opportunities.

The City of Youngstown has reintroduced The Youngstown Initiative, a program that offers small businesses access to capital and government-contracting opportunities. Visit the Programs page to learn more.

Recent Projects

For employment opportunities related to these projects, visit the Ohio Means Jobs website.

Noble Creature Cask House, LLC

Noble Creature Cask House, LLC recently entered into a Development Agreement with the City of Youngstown committing to invest an estimated $123,000 to the project located at 126 W. Rayen Avenue. More

Anthony Cocca Family Foundation

The Anthony Cocca Family Foundation entered into a Development Agreement with the City of Youngstown to construct a community kitchen located at 551 Mahoning Avenue. More

M. J. Joseph Development Corporation

M. J. Joseph Development Corporation recently announced the company’s plans to invest $20 million to build a beverage and technology complex in Youngtown that will produce the world’s first and only self-chilling beverage can. More

Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation

Youngstown Edison Incubator recently entered into a Development Agreement with the City of Youngstown committing to invest an estimated $5,100,000 required to acquire and renovate the building located at 252 W. Boardman Street. More

Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA)

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) entered into a Development Agreement with the City of Youngstown committing to invest $3.5 million to create additional programming space, improvements to the overall appearance of the facility, and infrastructure improvements to the building located at 17 N. Champion Street. More

Youngstown Stambaugh Hotel, LLC

Youngstown Stambaugh Hotel, LLC recently entered into a Development Agreement with the City of Youngstown committing to invest approximately $25,750,000 for historical renovation to the Stambaugh Building located in the Central Business District of downtown Youngstown. More