News & Annoucements
New Development Project Coordinator Hired
Union County’s continuing economic growth has prompted the Union County-Marysville Economic Development Partnership to grow and add a new staff position, Development Project Coordinator. Tom Wisemiller, an economic development professional with Central Ohio roots and more than a dozen years in the profession, will begin in this new role July 22. Click here to read more.
Tax Incentive Analysis Completed
The decision to issue tax incentives is one we do not take lightly. We understand the responsibility that comes with issuing tax incentives and the potential impact that incentives have on the community. That is why we hired an independent consultant to complete an analysis of our incentives program. Click here to read how local incentives are impacting job growth and investment.
Economic Impact of Tourism
Tourism is now one of the world’s largest industries and one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the United States. For many communities, tourism is seen as an important driver of economic development as it stimulates new economic activities. In Union County, the tourism industry generates more than $122 million in annual sales, $32.5 million in wages, $15 million in taxes, and is responsible for nearly 1,500 jobs. Click here to read more.