Ohio is wired for development
Within 600 miles of 53% of the U.S. population, West Central Ohio is convenient to major roadways (including the I-70/I-75 interchange), key waterways, convenient and affordable air travel and rail lines. The region is home to inherent infrastructure, including one the country’s largest and most productive aquifers, and an undeniable strategic advantage for any company looking to start, relocate or expand.
Top employers choose West Central Ohio
The Dayton region continues to be rated the top mid-size metro for corporate expansion and has been for nine years running. Top employers recognize the benefits of locating in Ohio. Companies grow here, because this region is built on a foundation of supporting businesses. By leveraging the infrastructure and logistical advantages, companies are succeeding by locating in West Central Ohio.
Find out more about why businesses like Fuyao Glass America and Emerson Climate Tehcnologies chose West Central Ohio.
This workforce is ready for you
West Central Ohio has the people and the training you depend on to keep your business growing.
Home to 27 colleges and universities, many of which have been named Centers of Excellence in advanced energy; biomedicine and health care; advanced transportation and aerospace; and cultural and societal transformation, West Central Ohio is educating a stronger workforce and sustaining the future of business.
West Central Ohio’s population, demographics and higher education make it one of the best places to recruit and retain employees.
Explore the numbers for yourself with the Dayton Development Coalition's Data Center.
Work here. Live here.
West Central Ohio blends Midwestern charm and a lower than average cost of living with the amenities of a major metropolitan area. The region is home to museums, historical sites, breweries and coffee shops. The Miami Valley also is the outdoor adventure capital of the Midwest, with 15,000+ acres of nature, 150 miles of hiking trails, 330+ miles of bikeways and 270+ miles of river corridor.
With something for everyone, the region’s cultural advantages become key to your growth strategy and make it easy to attract and retain talent.