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“Every year, the Governor’s Cup lets us know where we stand among our peers in economic development, and for the last 11 years the Dayton region has maintained its place in the top 10,” Jeff Hoagland, coalition president and chief executive, said in an announcement on the ranking.
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“We continue to grow and thrive with the hard work of our local partners,” Hoagland added. “They are the boots on the ground providing the environment for companies to expand and new ones to land.”
Ohio ranked second among all U.S. states for the fifth-straight year. Ohio has placed either first or second for more than 10 years.
“We are incredibly lucky to live in a region with so many people dedicated to growing our economic base and willing to help companies find the resources we need to grow,” Anne Eiting Klamar, chair of Midmark Corp. and chair of the Coalition’s trustees, said in the same statement. “I know the Dayton region will continue to provide new opportunities for residents, and remain an incredible place to live, work, and play.”
The Atlanta-based magazine has awarded the Governor’s Cup annually since 1988, based on new and expanded corporate facilities as tracked by the proprietary Conway Projects Database.
The coalition noted that Dayton beat out Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.; Lexington-Fayette, Ky.; and Greensboro-High Point, N.C. to claim the third spot.
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