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Read all about the Columbus Region, including major employers, workforce characteristics, quality of life, and much more.

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  • 1. Factbook 2011
  • 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS Regional Overview • 3 Industry & Workforce • 7 Cost of Doing Business • 29 Incentives • 34 Transportation Network • 37 Quality of Life • 42 About Us • 46
  • 3. Regional Overview COLUMBUS ECONOMIC MARKETThe Columbus Region The Columbus Region is an eleven-county area comprising Delaware, Fairfield, Marion County Franklin, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway and Union Knox County counties. This Region represents the coverage area of Columbus2020!’s Logan County economic development activities. 68 The Columbus Region varies from the Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which comprises 8 of the above 11 counties (excluding Knox, Logan and Marion). Wherever possible, the information and data in this document covers the eleven-county region. However, some data are only available at the MSA level and are identified as such in the text, title or source. • Eleven-county region located in Central Ohio • Population of 2 million people • Population growth rate of 1.3 percent annually • Eight-county Columbus MSA, 2nd fastest growing among Midwest metro areas with at least 1 million in population • Driver of Ohio’s population and economic growth • 44 colleges and universities • 146,515 college students and home of the largest university in the country • Home to 15 Fortune 1000 headquarters Columbus and Franklin County • State capital and largest Ohio city • 15th largest city in the U.S. Columbus is well connected to the rest of the U.S. and beyond: SHARE OF THE AMERICAN POPULATION • Port Columbus International Airport: 33 WITHIN A RADIUS OF 500 MILES destination airports with 155 daily flights Less than 5% • Enhanced freight rail connections to East 5% - 15% Coast ports in Norfolk, VA, Baltimore, MD, 15% - 25% and Wilmington, NC. 25% - 35% • One-day truck drive to 47 percent of the More than 35% U.S. population, higher than other major distribution centers in the U.S. (Source: Dr. Jean Paul Rodrigue, Hofstra University) THE COLUMBUS REGION 3
  • 4. The Columbus economyThe Columbus Region has a diversified economy where no single major industry sector represents more than 17 percentof employment. Finance and insurance, advanced manufacturing, health, logistics and other industries are complementedby the presence of The Ohio State University and the state capital.Figure 1A. Regional Employment by Sector CONSTRUCTION MINING MANUFACTURING 3% WHOLESALE TRADE 9% 17% GOVERNMENT 4% OTHER SERVICES 5% 11% RETAIL TRADE 10% LEISURE HOSPITALITY 5% TRANSPORT UTILITIES 13% 7% EDUCATION HEALTH 16% FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES PROFESSIONAL BUS. SVCS.Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2009 THE COLUMBUS REGION 4
  • 5. In the past decade, the fastest growing sectors have been education and health (+28 percent), transportation and utilities(+21 percent), and professional and business services (+11 percent). Continued investment in the Rickenbacker Global LogisticsPark and other areas of the region’s logistics sector has been a major factor in the growth of transportation and utilities. igureAChngeineginlmmener FIGURE 2A. CHANGE IN REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT BY SECTOR, 2001-2009 2001 2009 159,800 Government +6% Government 150,190 145,430 Prof. Bus. Svcs. +11% Prof. Bus. Svcs. 131,518 Retail 126,242 124,140 Education Health +28% Manufacturing 112,723 104,150 Retail -17% Education Health 96,876 90,872 Leisure Hospitality +6% Leisure Hospitality 86,084 Financial activities 74,295 81,807 Manufacturing -27% 67,882 Financial activities -9% Construction Mining 47,235 45,643 Transportation Utilities +21% Wholesale Trade 38,527 35,819 Wholesale trade -7% Transportation Utilities 37,661 32,268 Construction Mining -32% Other Services 29,683 27,063 Other services -9% Information 23,691 17,719 Information -25%Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2009Top Sectors by Economic Output, 2010 (billions of dollars Financial activities $24.7Professional and business services $14.3 Government $12.3 Manufacturing $9.1 Education and Health $7.4Source: Moody’s Economy.com THE COLUMBUS REGION 5
  • 6. Fifteen Fortune 1000 companies are headquartered in the region, including six Fortune 500 companies.Several other Fortune 1000 and major international companies are among the region’s largest employers.Company Fortune 1000 Rank Presence in REGION EMPLOYMENT IN REGIONAbbott Laboratories 69 Significant operations 2,200Abercrombie Fitch 599 Headquarters 2,000Aetna 77 Significant operations 1,180Alliance Data Systems 693 Significant operations 2,030American Electric Power 169 Headquarters 3,527Anheuser-Busch Foreign-owned Significant operations 780Ashland Inc. 272 Significant operations 1,500Big Lots 453 Headquarters 1,310Bob Evans Farms 962 Headquarters 350Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc. Foreign-owned Significant operations 1,100Boeing 36 Significant operations 550Cardinal Health 19 Headquarters 4,030Cardington Yutaka Technologies Foreign-owned Significant operations 700Discover Financial Services 291 Significant operations 1,030Emerson Electric 120 Significant operations 2,000Express Inc 902 Headquarters 800Federal Express 73 Significant operations 700Fifth Third Bancorp 326 Significant operations 589General Mills 166 Significant operations 300Greif 600 Headquarters 250Honda of America Foreign-owned Significant operations 11,067Huntington Bancshares 632 Headquarters 4,170JP Morgan Chase 13 Significant operations 17,438Limited Brands 258 Headquarters 5,200McGraw-Hill 372 Significant operations 1,495Medco Health Solutions 34 Significant operations 3,831Mettler-Toledo International 886 Headquarters 666Momentive Performance Materials 433 Headquarters 320Nationwide 127 Headquarters 11,235Nucor Steel Marion 157 Significant operations 405Owens Corning 448 Significant operations 1,000PepsiCo 43 Significant operations 470PPG Industries 181 Significant operations 495Retail Ventures 933 Headquarters 500Rolls-Royce Energy Systems Foreign-owned Significant operations 1,200Safelite Foreign-owned Significant operations 1,456Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. 636 Headquarters 1,012Stanley Electric Foreign-owned Significant operations 750State Farm Insurance 37 Significant operations 1,894Teleperformance USA Foreign-owned Significant operations 1,620Time Warner Cable 95 Significant operations 1,084TS Tech North America Foreign-owned Significant operations 1,720United Parcel Service 48 Significant operations 1,623Wendy’s 603 Headquarters 450Whirlpool Corp. 143 Significant operations 3,066Worthington Industries 891 Headquarters 1,229 THE COLUMBUS REGION 6
  • 7. Industry WorkforceMAJOR EMPLOYERSRANK Largest Private Sector Employers FTE in Region The Columbus Region has nearly 300 1 JPMorgan Chase 17,438 internationally owned companies with 2 Nationwide 11,235 one or more establishments in the 3 Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. 11,067 11-county area. 4 Kroger Co. 5,417 5 Limited Brands Inc. 5,200 country Companies 6 Huntington Bancshares Inc. 4,170 Japan 92 7 Cardinal Health Inc. 4,030 8 Medco Health Solutions Inc. 3,831 Germany 35 9 American Electric Power Company Inc. 3,527 UK 32 10 Whirlpool Corp. 3,066 Canada 23 11 Battelle 2,618 12 Abbott Laboratories 2,200 France 19 13 Alliance Data 2,030 Switzerland 21 14 Abercrombie Fitch 2,000 Netherlands 12 15 Emerson Network Power/Liebert Corp. 2,000 16 State Farm Insurance 1,894 17 TS Tech North America 1,720 18 Exel 1,663 19 United Parcel Service 1,623 20 Teleperformance 1,620 21 Giant Eagle Inc. 1,600 22 Ashland Inc. 1,500 23 McGraw-Hill Education/School Education 1,495 24 Safelite 1,456 25 Big Lots Inc. 1,310Sources: olumbus2020!; Columbus Business First, Book of Lists, 2010; local economic development agencies C THE COLUMBUS REGION 7
  • 8. Largest Manufacturers by Columbus region Employees Central Ohio Rank Manufacturer Employees Honda of America 1 11,067 Manufacturing Inc. 2 Whirlpool Corp. 3,066 3 Abbott Nutrition 2,200 Emerson Network 4 2,000 Power/Liebert Corp. internationalLY OWNED companies RANKED BY NUMBER OF COLUMBUS REGION EMPLOYEES 5 TS Tech North America 1,720 Rank Company Employees Headquarters 6 Anchor Hocking Co. 1,248 1 Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. 11,067 Japan Worthington Industries 2 TS Tech North America 1,720 Japan 7 1,229 Inc. 3 Exel 1,663 Germany Rolls-Royce Energy 8 1,200 Systems 4 Teleperformance 1,620 France Boehringer Ingelheim 9 1,100 5 SafeliteAutoGlass 1,456 Belgium Roxane Inc. 6 Rolls-Royce Energy Systems 1,200 UK 10 Owens Corning 1,024 7 Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc. 1,100 Germany 11 Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. 1,012 8 Anheuser-Busch Inc. 780 Belgium 9 Stanley Electric U.S. Co. Inc. 750 Japan 12 Ariel Corp 918 10 American Showa 709 Japan 13 Lancaster Colony Corp. 855 11 Cardington Yutaka Technologies 700 Japan 14 Anheuser-Busch Inc. 780 12 Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 666 Switzerland 13 Alcatel-Lucent 625 France 15 American Showa 709 14 Midwest Express Group 598 Japan Cardington Yutaka 16 700 Technologies 15 Showa Aluminum Corp. 480 Japan Silver Line Windows 17 700 16 Invensys Climate Controls 420 UK Doors 17 AGC Automotive Americas 407 Japan Mettler-Toledo 18 666 International Inc. 18 Jefferson Industries Corp. 400 Japan 19 Anomatic Corp. 650 19 Daido Metal 375 Japan 20 Nifco America Corp. 300 Japan 20 Columbus Castings 575Sources: Columbus2020!; Columbus Business First, Book of Lists, 2010; local economic development agencies THE COLUMBUS REGION 8
  • 9. Fastest growing private companies by annual sales growth (Columbus MSA) Rank Company Industry 1 Cyber Technology LLC Insurance 2 CallCopy Inc. Call Recording 3 Reliant Capital Solutions LLC Business Consultant 4 Mission Essential Personnel LLC Professional Services 5 Thirty-One Gifts LLC Retail 6 Insource Logistics LLC Logistics 7 Whitestone Group Inc. Security 8 Pepper Construction Company of Ohio LLC Construction 9 Compass Homes Inc. Real Estate 10 ClearSaleing Inc. Advertising 11 Anu Resources Unlimited Inc. Human Resources 12 Zipline Logistics LLC Logistics Information 13 Leading Edje LLC Technology 14 E-Cycle LLC Waste Management 15 Advanced Engineering Consultants Ltd. Engineering 16 PCPD LLC Retail 17 Astor and Black Custom Ltd. Retail 18 Axia Consulting LLC IT Consultant 19 Inside Outfitters Inc. Retail 20 Navigator Management Partners LLC IT Consultant Largest Banks and Savings Loans Companies by Central Ohio Deposits (Columbus MSA) Rank Bank Central Ohio Deposits Bank Assets Equity Capital 1 Huntington National Bank $10.23 billion $51.11 billion $2.82 billion 2 JPMorgan Chase $7.74 billion $1.63 trillion $127.29 billion 3 Fifth Third Bank $3.55 billion $112.74 billion $16.3 billion 4 PNC $2.86 billion $260.31 billion $28.51 billion 5 Nationwide Bank $1.95 billion $3.21 billion $296.4 million 6 Park National Bank $1.65 billion $6.19 billion $414.3 million 7 Key Bank $1.57 billion $90.18 billion $8.58 billion 8 U.S. Bank $1.06 billion $276.38 billion $24.6 billion 9 WesBanco Bank Inc. $674 million $5.38 billion $677.6 million 10 Delaware County Bank Trust Co. $565.4 million $674.7 million $49.8 millionSources: Columbus Business First, Book of lists 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 9
  • 10. Key Sectors: Science and TechnologyFast Facts • large, educated workforce, combined with superior research capabilities and a strong corporate foundation, has allowed A Central Ohio to become one of the fastest growing innovation and technology hubs in the nation. • he 315 Research Technology Corridor is one of the largest research-based sites in the U.S., employing more than 50,000 T people and managing more than $1 billion in research grants annually. • olumbus was identified as the “No. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the United States,” according to Forbes in 2008. C • ,043 science and technology establishments in the Columbus Region employ more than 38,300 workers (QCEW 2009). 2 • he MSA has a location quotient of 1.11 in science and technology sector employment compared to the nation. T • he state’s $1.6 billion program to develop industry clusters in targeted high-tech sectors has already changed Ohio’s T economic landscape in such areas as biomedical imaging and advanced materials. As of June 2009, the $469 million expended thus far in Third Frontier funds has leveraged over $4 billion of additional funding and created an estimated 48,000 direct and indirect jobs.Assets • ome to two of the world’s leading private-research institutions, Battelle Memorial Institute and Chemical Abstract Services. H • hree of Ohio’s seven Edison Technology Centers, including BioOhio, Edison Welding Institute, and Polymer Ohio, which T provide product and process innovation and commercialization services to both established and early-stage technology-based businesses. • echColumbus accelerates the growth of the innovation economy by providing vital resources and assistance to people and T enterprises that depend on technology to achieve their business goals. • cience and Technology Campus Corporation, a state-of-the-art research park located on The Ohio State University campus S links world-class academic technical expertise with commercial innovation. • hio Supercomputer Center, provides supercomputing, cyber-infrastructure, research and educational resources for academic O research, industry and government. • he Dublin Entrepreneurial Center taps into the entrepreneurs and ideas generated in the Dublin community. T • ransportation Research Center, a world leading provider of vehicular testing services, independently managing a 4,500 acre T transportation research and testing facility serving the needs of industries, governments, trade associations, and educational organizations worldwide. • NC@8000, a business incubator in New Albany, boasts an entire floor with more than 16,000 square feet dedicated as a hub I for startups and entrepreneurial activities, designed to create a flow of ideas and interconnectivity. • 6,580 people in science and technology occupations in the MSA with an average wage of $73,778 (Occupational Employment 4 Statistics 2010). THE COLUMBUS REGION 10
  • 11. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL COUNTY EMPLOYMENT MAJOR TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES Battelle Memorial Institute MARION Online Computer Library Center MORROW Sterling Commerce KNOX LOGAN Teksystems UNION Accenture DELAWARE Information Control Corp. LICKING Sogeti USA LLC FRANKLIN Quick Solutions Inc. Modis Consulting MADISON Unicon International Inc. FAIRFIELD Nestle PTC PICKAWAY OHIO THIRD FRONTIER The Ohio Third Frontier is an unprecedented commitment to create % SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY new technology-based products, 0.20 –2.00 companies, industries and jobs. In May 2011, the Ohio Third Frontier was 2.01 – 3.00 extended through 2015 indicating 3.01 – 4.00 a widely held understanding by the 4.01 – 5.00 populace that technology and innovation will lead to economic prosperity both 5.01 – 6.34 today and for future generations. The $2.3 billion initiative supports applied research and commercialization, NUMBER OF WORKERS AND AVERAGE HOURLY WAGES IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND IT OCCUPATIONS (COLUMBUS MSA) entrepreneurial assistance, early-stage capital formation, and expansion of REGION WORKERS AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE a skilled talent pool that can support 59,550 $33.80 technology-based economic growth. The Ohio Third Frontier’s strategic intent Raleigh 42,160 $34.02 is to create an “innovation ecosystem” Atlanta 125,310 $35.80 that supports the efficient and seamless transition of great ideas from the Minneapolis 117,020 $35.85 laboratory to the marketplace. Chicago 192,680 $36.43 Austin 72,430 $37.02 Seattle 161,780 $40.20 San Francisco 159,910 $43.00Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, March 2009; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 11
  • 12. Science and technology occupations employment and wages (COLUMBUS MSA)occupation Marion employment hourly mean wage Aerospace Engineers County 80 $43.82 Computer Hardware Engineers 140 $40.57 Electrical Engineers 990 $35.33 Industrial Engineers 2,000 $35.21 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 660 $25.21 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 50 $24.55 Biochemists and Biophysicists 90 $30.23 Microbiologists 110 $30.77 Biological Scientists All Other 80 $27.00 Chemists 340 $31.39 Environmental Scientists and Specialists Including Health 660 $34.08 Biological Technicians 420 $17.85 Life Physical and Social Science Technicians All Other 450 $21.54 Average asking rent for RD and flex space, Q4 2010 METRO AREA per sq ft per sq M Dallas-Fort Worth $6.42 $69.10 Atlanta $6.76 $72.76 $6.79 $73.09 Houston $7.35 $79.11 THE OHIO STATE UNIV. Cincinnati $7.99 $86.00 Chicago $8.15 $87.73 Jacksonville $8.35 $89.88 Charlotte $8.64 $93.00 Baltimore $9.18 $98.81 Denver $9.31 $100.21 Science and Technology Assets New Jersey, north central $9.43 $101.50 A - Chemical Abstracts Service B - Battelle Memorial Institute Los Angeles $9.65 $103.87 C - BioOhio D - Edison Welding Institute E - Dublin Entrepreneurial Center F - Polymer Ohio Oakland-East Bay $9.91 $106.67 G - TechColumbus H - Ohio Supercomputer Center Pittsburgh $12.46 $134.12 I - Science and Technology Campus Corporation Long Island, NY $12.97 $139.61Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2010; Grubb Ellis, Industrial Market Trends, Q4 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 12
  • 13. Key Sectors: LogisticsFast Facts • ocated at the heart of the Midwestern United States, the Columbus Region provides easy access to major national L and global markets. • he Columbus Region is within a 10-hour truck drive of 47 percent of the U.S. population and 47 percent of the U.S. T manufacturing capacity. • ,377 logistics establishments with more than 70,000 employees, yielding a location quotient for employment of 1.15 of 4 the U.S. (QCEW, 2009). • verage wages in distribution and logistics occupations in the Columbus MSA are 13.5 percent higher than the MSA average, A adjusted for skill level (analysis of Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2010). • 2.1 percent employment growth projected in 2006-2016 for the transportation and warehousing sector in the Columbus 2 MSA (Ohio LMI 2010). • ickenbacker International Airport handled more than 149 million pounds of air cargo in the 12 months ended March 2011. R • he Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business is ranked No. 7 among supply chain/logistics programs nationwide T (U.S. News World Report 2012).Assets • ort Columbus International flies to 33 destination airports with 155 daily flights. In 2009, it served more than 6.2 million P passengers. The Port Columbus Master Plan demonstrates capacity for future expansion and improvements to accommodate beyond 10 million passengers per year. • he new Heartland Corridor allows double-stacked freight trains to travel directly from the Port of Virginia to a state-of-the- T art intermodal facility located at Rickenbacker International Airport in Franklin County. • he Heartland Corridor connects Columbus to Virginia ports that will increase their capacity in anticipation of the Panama T Canal’s expansion in 2014. • ickenbacker International Airport is a dynamic, international logistics center home to a tremendous base of air, rail and road R transport companies. It handles more than 300,000 lifts a year and offers $660 million in transportation cost savings to shippers. • $59 million CSX intermodal freight terminal expansion is underway in Columbus. The expansion is part of the National A Gateway initiative, linking deep water east coast ports with Midwestern markets. • ombined intermodal facilities to handle 800,000 container lifts annually, with land and capacity to grow. C • ome to Foreign Trade Zone No. 138, which comprises six pre-designated Magnet Sites and can provide FTZ H designation to any site located within a 25-county service area in Central Ohio. • wo national and one regional rail carrier: Norfolk Southern, CSX Transportation, Ohio Central. T THE COLUMBUS REGION 13
  • 14. LOGISTICS OCCUPATIONS EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES MAJOR LOGISTICS COMPANIES Abbott Nutrition Allied Mineral Products Inc. Big Lots MARION Calypso Logistics MORROW Cardinal Health DB Schenker Logistics KNOX LOGAN Exel UNION Faro Logistics Services Inc. DELAWARE FedEx FST Logistics LICKING Hyperlogistics Group FRANKLIN Kahiki Foods Kraft Limited Brands MADISON McGraw Hill Mettler-Toledo International Inc. FAIRFIELD Midwest Express Group PICKAWAY Nash Finch Co. Nex Transport Inc. ODW Logistics % LOGISTICS Ohio Steel Industries Inc. 2.20 – 4.00 Pacer International 4.01 – 6.00 Plaskolite 6.01 – 8.00 RCV II Logistics 8.01 – 10.00 Spartan Logistics 10.01 – 12.97 Sterling Commerce Tech International UPS Vista Industrial Packaging NUMBER OF WORKERS AND AVERAGE HOURLY WAGES IN TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS (COLUMBUS MSA) REGION WORKERS AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE 68,710 $14.85 Indianapolis 78,770 $15.38 Memphis 73,920 $15.41 Los Angeles 340,440 $15.53 Pittsburgh 66,680 $15.64 Atlanta 169,790 $16.29 Chicago 319,450 $16.46 Louisville 56,280 $17.26Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, March 2009; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 14
  • 15. LOGISTICS OCCUPATIONS EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES (COLUMBUS MSA)occupation employment hourly mean wage Purchasing Managers 370 $49.30 Transportation Storage and Distribution Managers 850 $41.53 Business Operations Specialists All Other* 7,390 $31.26 Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Technical and Scientific Products 4,270 $37.77 Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing Except Technical and Scientific Products 9,000 $29.66 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 3,140 $25.88 Inspectors Testers Sorters Samplers and Weighers 2,640 $15.43 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 2,040 $17.30 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers Laborers and Material Movers Hand 1,630 $22.04 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,600 $24.91 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 9,520 $19.92 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 5,390 $14.85 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 230 $13.94 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 4,430 $14.41 Laborers and Freight Stock and Material Movers Hand 25,570 $13.46 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 1,270 $12.05 Packers and Packagers Hand 7,460 $10.32 Logistics Assets Average asking rent for distribution and warehousing space, Q4 2010 metro area per sq ft per sq M Marion County $2.88 $31.00 Morrow County Cincinnati $3.28 $35.31 Charlotte $3.34 $35.95 Logan County Union County Knox County Atlanta $3.34 $35.95 Dallas-Fort Worth $3.52 $37.89 Chicago $3.90 $41.98 Deleware County Denver $4.01 $43.16 Licking County Jacksonville $4.06 $43.70 Pittsburgh $4.40 $47.36 Houston $4.59 $49.41 Franklin County Baltimore $4.65 $50.05 Madison County New Jersey, north central $4.92 $52.96 Fairfield County Los Angeles $5.28 $56.83 Pickaway County Major Airport Oakland-East Bay $6.20 $66.74 Intermodal Terminal Dual Rail Industrial Park Long Island, NY $8.01 $86.22 National Gateway Corridor Heartland Rail Corridor National Freight Rail Line Major InterstatesSources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2010; Grubb Ellis, Industrial Market Trends, Q4 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 15
  • 16. Key Sectors: ManufacturingFast Facts • anufacturing in the Columbus Region employed 81,807 in 2009 (QCEW). The sector contributed $9.1 billion to regional M output in 2010, more than any sector other than real estate. • olumbus MSA manufacturing workers averaged $106,000 of output each in 2009, more than their counterparts elsewhere C in the state. • he Columbus Region experienced a 30.3 percent increase in manufacturing productivity (output per worker) after inflation T between 2001 and 2009. • uality sites and buildings with more than 251 million square feet of industrial space and available property averaging a Q direct asking rate of $3.50/SF. • The Columbus Region had 1,929 manufacturing establishments with 81,807 employees (QCEW 2009). • igh output location quotients for manufacturing of beverages (2.15), electrical equipment (1.52), transportation H equipment (2.31), and nonmetallic mineral products (1.91) (Economy.com 2010).Assets • attelle Memorial Institute, the world’s largest contract research and development organization, brings a unique blend of B science and technology disciplines to solve significant logistics challenges for its clients. • dison Welding Institute, North America’s leading organization dedicated to the research and development of welding and E materials joining technologies. • he Ohio State University enrolls over 55,000 students and ranks No. 2 among universities nationwide in industry- T sponsored research. - Fisher College of Business is ranked No. 11 in the nation amoung MBA programs in production/operations and No. 6 among undergraduate programs in this specialization. - Graduate program in industrial and systems engineering is ranked No. 19 in the nation (U.S. News World Report 2011). • olumbus State Community College, one of the nation’s largest community colleges, with engineering certificate programs C in manufacturing, assembly, and computer-aided design. • he Ohio Manufacturing Institute (OMI) is a collaborative network that enables manufacturers to become globally competitive, T locally by connecting industry needs with Ohio assets such as faculty research, student co-located interns, and access to university labs and equipment. THE COLUMBUS REGION 16
  • 17. Assets Continued • hio Manufacturing Institute (OMI) is a single entry point for O Largest Manufacturers making Ohio State University’s technical resources available to Manufacturer FTE Ohio manufacturers and to facilitate the use of those resources for economic development. OMI collaborates with university faculty, Honda of America 11,067 students, and scientists in the following technical areas to find Manufacturing Inc. solutions for manufacturing challenges: Whirlpool Corp. 3,066 Machining, Tribology, Metrology, Forming Corrosion - Abbott Nutrition 2,200 - Process, Microstructure Performance Modeling - Additive Manufacturing Emerson Network Power/ 2,000 - Welding Joining Liebert Corp. - Design TS Tech North America 1,720 Anchor Hocking Co. 1,248 Manufacturing percentage of total county employment Worthington Industries Inc. 1,229 Rolls-Royce Energy Systems 1,200 Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc. 1,100 Owens Corning 1,024 MARION MORROW Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. 1,012 Ariel Corp 918 KNOX LOGAN Lancaster Colony Corp. 855 UNION DELAWARE Anheuser-Busch Inc. 780 American Showa 709 LICKING Cardington Yutaka Technologies 700 FRANKLIN Silver Line Windows Doors 700 Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 666 MADISON Anomatic Corp. 650 FAIRFIELD Columbus Castings 575 PICKAWAY Boeing Guidance Repair Ctr. 550 DuPont 550 Kroger Co. - Bakery Division 508 % Manufacturing Select Sires, Inc. 500 5.36 – 8.00 Crane Group Co. 500 8.01 – 12.00 PPG Industries Inc. 495 12.01 – 16.00 Showa Aluminum Inc. 480 16.01 – 24.00 GJ Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. 470 24.01 – 34.37 Arvin Meritor 450 Wyandot Inc. 425Source: U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, 2009; Columbus Business First Book of Lists, 2010; Local Economic Development Agencies THE COLUMBUS REGION 17
  • 18. MANUFACTURING OCCUPATIONS EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES (COLUMBUS MSA)OCCUPATION EMPLOYMENT HOURLY MEAN WAGEIndustrial Production Managers 900 $45.86Business Operations Specialists All Other 7,390 $31.26Electrical Engineers 990 $35.33Industrial Engineers 2,000 $35.21Mechanical Engineers 1,710 $32.97Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,670 $25.23Maintenance Workers Machinery 460 $23.40First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 3,140 $25.88Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 510 $18.03Team Assemblers 8,000 $15.40Machinists 1,790 $18.49Welders Cutters Solderers and Brazers 1,280 $16.01Inspectors Testers Sorters Samplers and Weighers 2,640 $15.43Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 2,040 $17.30Production Workers All Other 1,770 $17.19Machine Feeders and Offbearers 1,270 $12.05Packers and Packagers Hand 7,460 $10.32NUMBER OF WORKERS AND AVERAGE HOURLY INDUSTRIAL PARKSWAGES IN PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS AVERAGEMETRO AREA WORKERS HOURLY WAGE Marion County 49,690 $16.27Indianapolis 54,850 $16.40 Knox CountyChicago 294,090 $16.83 LoganPittsburgh 62,150 $17.03 CountyMinneapolis 117,810 $17.41 68Louisville 48,300 $17.44Detroit 139,680 $19.43Seattle 84,980 $19.92 Industrial Park Locations THE COLUMBUS REGION 18
  • 19. KEY SECTORS: HEADQUARTER BUSINESS SERVICESFast Facts • he Columbus Region is home to the headquarters of 15 Fortune 1000 T Fortune 1000 Companies companies, six of which are Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in the Region • ore than 21,000 workers employed directly in more than 300 corporate M Fortune 1000 Company Name managing offices in the Columbus Region, yielding a location quotient of Ranking 1.61 (QCEW, 2009). Cardinal Health 19 • arge back office companies and operations include: Teleperformance L Nationwide 127 USA, Verizon Wireless, Time Warner Cable, JPMorgan Chase, Nationwide Insurance, State Farm Insurance, Aetna. American Electric Power 169 • nsurance carriers are a particularly important segment of the region’s I Limited Brands 258 back office operations. These firms employ more than 27,000, giving a Momentive Performance location quotient of 1.82 (QCEW, 2009). 433 Materials • he Columbus Region has the most competitive corporate tax climate T Big Lots 453 in the Midwest. • early 300,000 in occupations in management, business and finance, N Abercrombie Fitch 599 office and administrative support, and IT in the MSA, giving an overall Greif 600 location quotient of 1.14 (OES, 2010). Huntington Bancshares 632 • mple business service support is available in the Region, with 59,900 A employed in more than 5,600 professional and technical establishments Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. 636 (location quotient of 1.13) and 60,700 in more than 2,500 administrative Mettler-Toledo International 886 support establishments (location quotient of 1.25) (QCEW, 2009). Worthington Industries 891 • rivate sector workforce unionization rate of 5.2 percent is below the P Express Inc 902 national average of 6.9 percent and 14th lowest among the 62 Midwest metro areas with 50,000 or more employees (Unionstats 2010). Retail Ventures 933 • ome to 44 colleges and universities with a total enrollment of more H Bob Evans Farms 962 than 146,000 undergraduate and graduate students Latest as of July 14, 2011Assets • ob Creation Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit to companies creating at least 25 full-time jobs (within three years) in Ohio. J • orkforce Guarantee Program provides 100 percent reimbursable training grants to employers that are creating at least 20 W job positions. Projects can be funded up to $750,000. • nterprise Zones/Community Reinvestment Areas provide property tax abatements for businesses that invest in designated E areas of Ohio. • he Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business ranks 25th in the U.S. for its MBA program and 14th for its undergraduate T program (U.S. News and World Report, 2012 and 2011, respectively). The College has eight Master’s programs and three PhD programs. THE COLUMBUS REGION 19
  • 20. HEADQUARTER AND BUSINESS SERVICES OCCUPATIONS EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES (COLUMBUS MSA)OCCUPATION EMPLOYMENT HOURLY MEAN WAGE Management Occupations 36,790 $50.37 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 53,690 $30.55 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 38,030 $35.69 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 14,300 $31.48 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 7,220 $28.44 Community and Social Services Occupations 12,780 $21.46 Legal Occupations 7,030 $37.62 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 51,830 $25.40 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 12,990 $24.44 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 50,960 $34.05 Healthcare Support Occupations 32,670 $12.11 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 164,340 $16.12 Sales and Related Occupations 88,760 $17.18 NUMBER OF WORKERS AND AVERAGE HOURLY WAGES IN MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS AND OFFICE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS MSA WORKERS AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE Nashville 209,730 $23.51 Indianapolis 222,970 $24.10 254,820 $24.11 Dallas 813,030 $25.99 Charlotte 184,550 $27.16 Chicago 1,157,950 $27.49 Atlanta 691,830 $27.83 Minneapolis 492,770 $28.37Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 20
  • 21. HEADQUARTERS AND BUSINESS SERVICES LOCATIONS Office Rental Asking Rates (per square foot)metro area class b class a Marion $14.26 $18.03 CountyPittsburgh $19.09 $21.94 KnoxAtlanta $17.48 $22.77 CountyDallas $17.90 $23.16 Logan CountyMinneapolis $18.78 $23.45Phoenix $18.76 $24.10Houston $19.16 $29.33Chicago $24.33 $29.44Seattle $23.08 $30.20Boston $24.33 $34.55Los Angeles $25.71 $35.35Miami $26.14 $36.56 Fortune 1000 Headquarters Back Office or Call Center Operation Data Center MARION MORROW KNOX LOGAN HQ/BUSINESS SERVICES UNION PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL COUNTY DELAWARE EMPLOYMENT % HQ/BACK OFFICE .13 – 1.00 LICKING 1.01 – 3.00 FRANKLIN 3.01 – 5.00 5.01 – 7.00 MADISON 7.01 – 8.01 FAIRFIELD PICKAWAYSources: U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, March 2009; Grubb Ellis, Office Market Trends Q1 2011 THE COLUMBUS REGION 21
  • 22. Industry RankingsTop Ten States by Number of Biofuels Manufacturing Top Ten States forNew and Expanded Facilities Research Leaders Biotechnology StrengthReported, 2010 Number ofRank State Rank State Rank State Projects 1 Texas 424 1 Iowa 1 California 2 Ohio 376 2 Illinois 2 Texas 3 Louisiana 347 3 Florida 3 Pennsylvania 4 Pennsylvania 337 4 Texas 4 Massachusetts 5 Georgia 251 5 Kentucky 5 Kansas 6 North Carolina 225 6 North Carolina 6 New Jersey 7 Michigan 213 7 Oklahoma 7 North Carolina 8 Illinois 205 8 Nebraska 8 Illinois 9 Indiana 199 9 Ohio 9 Maryland 10 Virginia 190 10 Kansas 10 OhioTop 10 Large Cities for Energy Top Ten States forProduction and Conservation Biotechnology Strength Top 5 Up-And-Coming Tech Cities Rank City Rank State Rank City 1 Seattle 1 Tennessee 1 2 Denver 2 Kentucky 2 Santa Fe 3 Sacramento 3 South Carolina 3 Palm Beach County 4 San Francisco 5 Portland 4 Michigan 4 Houston 6 Oakland 5 Ohio 5 Milwaukee 7 Boston 8 Anaheim 9 Dallas 10Sources: Site Selection Magazine, March 2011; Business Facilities – Annual Rankings Report, July 2010; CityGrid, 2010; Forbes, March 2008;Business Facilities – Annual Rankings Report, July 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 22
  • 23. Quality WorkforcePopulationThe Columbus population, well-educated and relatively young, is growing at a pace above the national average.Population Change, Metro Areas and U.S., 2000-2010 13.9% Indianapolis 15.2% Kansas City 10.9% Louisville 10.5% Milwaukee 3.7% Nashville 21.2% Pittsburgh - 3.1% U.S. average 9.7%Median Age, Metro Areas and U.S., 2009 42.3 37.8 37.0 36.2 35.5 36.8 34.7 35.4Sources: American Community Survey, 2009; U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 23
  • 24. Percent of population age 25+ with associate’s or bachelor’s degree and higher 33.3% 40.0% 31.1% Indianapolis 38.1% 32.8% Kansas City 39.3% 24.9% Louisville 32.0% 30.8% Milwaukee 38.3% 31.0% Nashville 37.4% 27.9% Pittsburgh 36.6% 27.9% U.S. average 35.4%Employment by OccupationThe Columbus MSA has a majority white-collar workforce, including a talent pool of 36,790 in management occupations,53,690 in business and financial occupations, and 38,030 in computer and mathematical science occupations. Manufacturing, Transportation, Construction Farming management Professional Sales ServicesSources: American Community Survey 2009; Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 24
  • 25. Institutional Infrastructure – Educationand ResearchUniversities and CollegesThe Columbus Region is home to more than 40 colleges and universities with a total enrollmentof more than 146,000 students.The Ohio State University, the state’s flagship university and the largest university in the U.S.,has over 56,000 students at its main campus in Columbus. With 170 undergraduate majors andmore than 250 master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs, Ohio State provides theregion with a diverse and talented workforce for the future.Ohio State ranks No. 2 among all U.S. universities in industry-sponsored research, accordingto the National Science Foundation, with leading research programs in chemical engineering(ranked No. 1 nationally), material sciences (No. 3 nationally) , and mathematics (No. 6 nationally).Nearly $750 million of federally and privately sponsored research is spent annually for researchat Ohio State.The Ohio State University – Fisher College of Business • Full-time MBA program ranked No. 25 in U.S. News and World Report, 2012. • BA programs in Logistics Engineering and Operational Excellence are both ranked in the M top ten for programs specialized in supply chain and manufacturing, respectively. • 4,694 undergraduate business majors and 290 full-time MBA students (2010 enrollment). • 10 research centers, including the fields of entrepreneurship, supply chain and production.The Ohio State University – College of Engineering • ince 2005, more than 275 individual companies have invested in research in the S College of Engineering. • 6,118 undergraduate and 1,537 graduate students (2010 enrollment) • n important source of talent for regional employers. Example: 112 engineers with Ohio A State degrees are employed by Honda Research of America (HRA), plus 55 co-op students annually. • SU’s 60-plus research labs and centers include the Center for Automotive Research, O Center for Emergent Materials (CEM), Information Processing Systems Laboratory, Institute for Materials Research and the Ohio Manufacturing Institute (OMI).Columbus State Community College • The largest community college in Ohio and among the largest in the nation. • ffers associate degrees in automotive technology, aviation maintenance, business O management, civil engineering, information technology, electro-mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and numerous other business and engineering fields. • ogistics – Attracting and Retaining Talent, a new program designed to train entry to L mid-level workers for the region’s logistics companies, with $4.6 million in federal funding. • Center for Workforce Development can provide customized training services for employers. THE COLUMBUS REGION 25
  • 26. Colleges Universities No. College/University Enrollment 1 The Ohio State University 55,014 Columbus Region College/University Locations Columbus State Community 2 28,539 College 3 Franklin University 7,942 4 DeVry University 4,654 Marion 16 County 9 Central Ohio Technical 5 4,350 College - Newark Campus Knox 6 Capital University 3,540 County 17 7 Otterbein University 3,063 10 Logan 41 8 Ohio Dominican University 3,052 County 15 9 Marion Technical College 2,659 31 68 13 Mt. Vernon 10 2,622 11 Nazarene University 33 43 11 The Ohio State University - Newark 2,515 36 7 25 28 21 20 12 Ohio University - Lancaster 2,280 14 35 37 24 44 13 Denison University 2,267 29 8 42 30 32 27 Ashland University- 23 34 18 14 2,208 40 Columbus Center 22 26 38 15 Ohio Wesleyan 1,893 16 The Ohio State University - Marion 1,828 39 17 Kenyon College 1,633 12 Columbus College of 18 1,425 Art Design 19 19 Ohio Christian University 1,117 20 ITT Technical Institute 850 21 Hondros College 847 Mount Carmel College 22 782 of Nursing Chamberlain College 23 777 of Nursing 24 Bradford School 657 Mount Vernon Nazarene 25 548 University - Columbus 26 Kaplan College - Columbus Campus 527 27 Park University - DSCC 520 No. College/University Enrollment Fortis College (formerly 36 Pontifical College Josephinum 137 28 486 Bohecker College) 37 National College 106 29 Central Michigan University 450 38 Harrison College 99 30 Miami-Jacobs Career College 394 39 Daymar College 67 Methodist Theological School 31 227 Bexley Hall Episcopal in Ohio 40 17 Seminary Kent State University - Central Ohio Technical College - 32 School of Library 200 41 - Knox Campus* Information Science Central Ohio Technical University of Phoenix - 42 - 33 176 College - Pataskala Campus* Columbus Campus Strayer University - 34 Trinity Lutheran Seminary 151 43 - Columbus* 35 Ohio Business College 148 44 Indiana Wesleyan -*School currently in operation, but no enrollment reported in Fall 2010.Source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Columbus Business First Book Lists, 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 26
  • 27. Major Research InstitutionsCentral Ohio is home to two of the world’s leading private-research institutions, Battelle Memorial Institute andChemical Abstracts Service.Battelle Memorial Institute • The world’s largest contract research and development organization, dedicated to scientific, educational, technology and community endeavors and investments. • 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide. • Operates seven national laboratories for the U.S. government, managing two-thirds of the nation’s energy research. • Annual research budget of more than $5 billion. • Won more RD 100 awards than any other organization in the country except General Electric. In 2010 alone, Battelle added 24 RD 100 awards, increasing the all-time total to 241.Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) • division of the American Chemical Society is the world’s largest and most current, comprehensive source for chemical A and scientific information. • CAS monitors, indexes and abstracts the world’s chemistry-related literature and patents, updates this information daily and makes it accessible through state-of-the-art information services. • Adds more than 3,000 records each day to the CAS database, currently totaling over 33 million.Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) • he world’s largest library cooperative, with a mission to further access to the world’s information by reducing costs T and improving services through shared, online cataloging. • worldwide organization, OCLC membership comprises 27,000 libraries, archives and museums in 171 countries. AFinancial and Technical ResourcesA large, educated workforce, combined with superior research capabilities and a strong corporate foundation has allowed theColumbus Region to become one of the fastest growing innovation and technology hubs in the nation. Organizations likeTechColumbus have recently helped Columbus achieve its position as the “No. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the United States,”according to Forbes in 2008.TechColumbus • world-class technology incubator that provides funding, guidance, and other resources to create new companies and A strengthen existing businesses. • catalyst for technology-driven economic development in the Columbus Region, TechColumbus helps to connect the A region’s technology assets. • echColumbus membership includes more than 700 tech-based and tech-enabled businesses in the region, representing T over 175,000 employees.Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) • SC provides a reliable high performance computing and communications infrastructure for a diverse, statewide/regional O community including education, academic research, industry and state government. • ith more than two decades of innovation and service, today OSC is a fully scalable center with mid-range machines to W match those found at the NSF centers and labs across the nation. THE COLUMBUS REGION 27
  • 28. Science and Technology Campus Corporation (SciTech) • state-of-the-art research park located on The Ohio State University campus A linking world-class academic technical expertise with cutting-edge commercial technology-based innovation. • ciTech consists of almost 500,000 square feet of office, laboratory, manufacturing and S warehouse space which provides research and development opportunities for both new and existing high technology companies in the region. • t its completion, SciTech will contain over one million square feet of floor space for an A estimated 2,000 on-site workers.Ohio TechAngels • rovides investment capital for commercialization of innovations in IT, advanced materials P and medical technology.Edison Technology CentersThe Columbus Region contains three of Ohio’s seven Edison Technology Centers, whichprovide product and process innovation and commercialization services to both establishedand early-stage technology-based businesses: • BioOhio: Statewide center focused on promoting bio-life sciences industry in Ohio, including pharmaceutical and medical device development. Principal efforts are in assisting small- to medium-sized entrepreneurial organizations develop and commercialize bio-life sciences technology. • dison Welding Institute: An internationally recognized membership-based organization E that is focused on materials joining technology. EWI conducts research and development for both industry and government. • PolymerOhio: Networking group committed to the global competitiveness and growth of Ohio’s polymer industry. Members include Ohio polymer companies, leading polymer academic agencies and service providers.Transportation Research Center Inc • RC independently manages a transportation research and testing facility serving the needs T of industries, governments, trade associations, and educational organizations worldwide. • ocated on 4,500 acres, TRC is a world-leading provider of vehicular testing services, L providing RD and compliance and certification testing for vehicles and components for crash testing, emissions testing, dynamic testing, and durability testing. THE COLUMBUS REGION 28
  • 29. COST OF DOING BUSINESSTAXES Ohio’s Tax Reform Current Tax Old Tax Structure Structure Tax rate of 8.5 percent on net income Corporate Income / over $50,000 TAX ELIMINATED Franchise Tax OR 4.0 mills on corporate net worth Tax rate of 0.26 percent on income Commercial Activity Tax None in excess of $1 million Sales and Use Tax Top tax rate of 6.0 percent Top tax rate of 5.5 percent Median state tax rate of $1.6002 Personal Property TAX TAX ELIMINATED per $100 of market value Median state tax rate of $1.7915 per $100 of Median state tax rate of $1.7003 Real Property Tax market value. Eliminated 10 percent tax rollback per $100 of market value on business property Top tax rate of 7.5 percent on Top tax rate of 5.925 percent on Personal Income Tax income over $200,000 income over $201,800 Business Tax Index 2010 State Rankings of Top Corporate State Rankings Income Tax Rates RANK State Index RANK State Index 1 South Dakota 10.94 1 Nevada 0 2 Texas 11.42 2 Ohio 0 3 Nevada 12.257 3 South Dakota 0 4 Wyoming 14.63 4 Texas 0 5 Washington 15.57 5 Washington 0 6 Florida 23.01 6 Wyoming 0 7 Alabama 24.808 7 Alabama 1.225 8 Alaska 25.16 8 Colorado 4.63 9 Ohio 25.52 9 Mississippi 5 10 Colorado 26.855 10 South Carolina 5Sources: Small Business Entrepreneurship Council, May 2010; Ohio Department of Development THE COLUMBUS REGION 29
  • 30. Effective Tax Rates on New Capital Investment OHIO 3.6% Illinois 4.3% Indiana 6.2% Michigan 6.5% Minnesota 5.1% Wisconsin 6.2%Note: The effective state and local tax rates (taxes divided by before-tax income) on new capital investments are calculated for four selected manufacturingindustries (food processing, pharmaceuticals, electronic components, and motor vehicles) and three service industries (information services, computerservices, and research and development). The representative firms are multi-state companies selling primarily in regional, national and international markets.The included state and local taxes are those imposed directly on a company’s new capital investments (machinery, plant and equipment): corporate incomeand net worth taxes, property taxes, the sales tax imposed on the purchases of capital equipment and structures, and the Commercial Activity Tax. The taxparameters for each state are based on the tax features scheduled to be in effect by 2010, the year that Ohio’s tax changes are fully effective.State Business Tax Burden (Company with $5M in sales, 50% in-state/50% out-of-state) OHIO $4,050.00 Kentucky $13,425.00 Indiana $15,747.50 Pennslyvania $17,786.00 West Virginia $19,987.00 Michigan $28,676.00Note: Total sales (i.e., net gross receipts) of $5,000,000; expected profit margin of 5.0 percent, with 50 percent of sales in-state and 50 percentof sales to out-of-state customers; purchase of $1,500,000 in personal property (required for State of Michigan tax calculations).Effective Tax Rate on New Capital Investment (Comparison of Logistics Sites) OHIO – (Rickenbacker) 1.66% Illinois – Naperville 1.78% Illinois – Orland Park 1.94% Indiana – Indianapolis 2.11% Kentucky – Louisville 1.66% Pennsylvania – Pennsbury 1.82% Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh 1.82% Tennessee – Memphis 2.07%Note: In 2010-2011, the Ohio Department of Development’s Policy Research and Strategic Planning Office conducted a comparative analysis to estimateactual tax costs for a sample of logistics sites in the Midwest region. The analysis included various relevant state and local taxes, including sales and use tax,income tax, property tax, and business tax. Key assumptions for each site include $34 million in capital investment, a workforce of 51 full-time employees witha combined payroll of $1.4 million per year, C-corporation status for the business, and locational sales of $4.8 to $7.3 million per year of sales to out-of-statecustomers; purchase of $1,500,000 in personal property (required for State of Michigan tax calculations).Sources: Ohio Department of Development; Logistics Tax Comparison Study, 2011 THE COLUMBUS REGION 30
  • 31. Workforce Cost Factors Private Sector Workforce Unionization Rate 10.9 11.6 7.3 7.5 7.6 U.S. Average 6.9% 5.2 5.6 4.7 4.8 3.7 3.4 2.4 tle am e e ity a r R a ity C ve ll s ah nt ,O ,S Jo vi at C C gh en tla m is Se on nd ke as n u in O D A Sa Lo st La s tla irm an rle r lt Po B K ha Sa C The union membership rate of the Columbus Region’s private sector workforce is 5.2 percent, below the national average of 6.9 percent and competitive with many regions throughout the U.S. Unemployment Insurance tax cost Georgia $140.26 Indiana $183.04 Kentucky $245.24 OHIO $246.08 U.S. Average $278.39 Tennessee $283.14 North Carolina $333.95 Nevada $337.42 Michigan $411.36 Washington $521.98 Ohio has a cost of $246.08 per employee, below the national average of $278.39. Workers’ compensation premium rates Georgia $2.08 Nevada $2.13 Tennessee $2.19 OHIO $2.24 Kentucky $2.29 New York $2.34 Texas $2.38 Alabama $2.45 Illinois $3.05Sources: Unionstats 2009; Unemployment Insurance Opportunity Report 2010; 2010 Oregon Workers’ Compensation Premium Rate Ranking Summary THE COLUMBUS REGION 31
  • 32. Real Estate and Utilities $64.51 $51.75Cost Per Square Foot: Downtown Office Space $46.43 $40.52 $33.17 $24.95 $27.00 $23.95 $22.47 $22.72 $19.71 $20.80 $18.50 $11.25 e n es go tin t gh o k on s is C i tt to la r sc ro ol ,D Yo el rlo ur us ca st al os et ci ap ng ou n D sb A hi an ha ew D B to an A C tt H Fr C ng N di Pi s Lo n In hi Sa as W Cost of electricity (cents per kilowatt-hour) State Commercial Industrial Illinois 11.31 $4.33 Kentucky 7.63 $4.91 West Virginia 6.77 $5.24 Indiana 8.32 $5.81 United States 10.26 $6.70 OHIO 9.65 $6.71 Texas 9.66 $6.74 Tennessee 9.61 $6.76 Michigan 9.24 $6.99 Pennsylvania 9.54 $7.21 New York 15.51 $8.98Sources: CB Richard Ellis, May 2010; U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2009 THE COLUMBUS REGION 32
  • 33. Business Climate Top State Business Top 15 Most Sustainable Big Cities Climate Rankings RANK State RANK CITY Rank CITY 1 North Carolina 1 Seattle 9 Denver 2 Tennessee 2 San Francisco 10 Chicago 3 Texas 3 Portland 11 San Diego 4 Virginia 5 South Carolina 4 Oakland 12 New York 6 Ohio 5 San Jose 13 Los Angeles 7 Georgia 6 Austin 14 Dallas 8 Indiana 7 Sacramento 9 Louisiana 15 10 Alabama 8 Boston forbes Best Places for Business and Careers RANK Metro Area Cost of Doing Business Job Growth Projected Educational Attainment 1 Raleigh, NC 29 11 10 2 Des Moines, IA 37 23 41 3 Provo, UT 33 16 44 4 Lexington, KY 43 96 34 5 Fort Collins, CO 67 31 12 6 Nashville, TN 32 54 64 7 Austin, TX 165 3 16 8 San Antonio, TX 21 8 133 9 Denver, CO 130 50 19 10 Dallas, TX 160 19 54 11 Cedar Rapids, IA 38 15 79 12 Lincoln, NE 9 35 29 13 Seattle, WA 161 49 11 14 Louisville, KY 26 103 131 15 Portland, OR 106 86 39 16 Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 108 18 120 17 Huntsville, AL 145 12 37 18 Boise, ID 8 71 98 19 Houston, TX 185 7 95 20 Omaha, NE 51 33 55 21 Ogden, UT 27 32 100 22 Charlotte, NC 92 38 53 23 St. Louis, MO 46 118 79 24 Asheville, NC 10 48 94 25 80 90 44Sources: Forbes, June 2011; Site Selection Magazine, November 2010; CityGrid, 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 33
  • 34. INCENTIVESTAX INCENTIVES AND CREDITSCommunity Reinvestment Areas • Local real property tax incentives for residents and businesses that invest in designated areas of Ohio. • In order to apply, the municipality or county must apply to the State Development Director for confirmation. • Investors meeting the local criteria must apply to the municipality or county for the real property tax exemption.Enterprise Zones • Real and personal property tax incentives for businesses that expand or relocate in Ohio. • In order to apply, the municipality or county must apply to the State Development Director for certification. • o secure benefits, non-retail businesses must apply to the local community for local property tax exemptions and to T the Director of Development for state franchise or state income tax incentives.Job Creation Tax Credit • Refundable tax credit to companies creating at least 25 full-time jobs within three years in Ohio. • Minimum may be reduced to at least 10 full-time jobs if they are high wage. • Approved projects generally range between a 25 and 55 percent credit for a period of five to seven years.Research and Development Investment Tax Credit • on-refundable Ohio commercial activity tax credit for all investment in qualified research expenses incurred in Ohio by N eligible “C” corporations. • ualified research expenses are based on Section 41 definitions in the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and include expenses Q for both in-house and contract research expenses. • he amount of the credit is based on 7 percent of the amount of all qualified investment in a specific year. The credit can T be carried forward for up to seven years.LoansResearch Development Investment Loan Fund • Loan financing of between $1 million and $5 million for projects primarily engaging in research and development activity. • Rates are fixed (at or below market rates) with terms similar to those of commercial bank financing. • ompanies receive a dollar-for-dollar, non-refundable Ohio commercial activity tax credit for all principal and interest payments C during the year.Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund • evenue bond financing through this SP AA- (double A-minus) rated fund, whereby proceeds from the sale of bonds R is loaned to companies for fixed rate, long-term capital asset financing. • ates are fixed depending on the type of bond issued, with terms between seven to 10 years for equipment and 15 to 20 years R for real estate. • Up to $10 million in financing is available through this program.166 Direct Loan • Direct loan financing to help finance manufacturing and other eligible facilities. • ligible uses for funding include new building construction, building acquisition, and acquisition of machinery and equipment. E • mounts of financing are usually set at 30 percent of the project cost (to a maximum of $1 million), subject to an increase A by the Director of Development, with a minimum loan amount of $350,000. • The rate is fixed (at or below market rates) with terms similar to those of commercial bank financing.Urban Redevelopment Loan • ow-interest loans to municipalities or designated non-profit economic development organizations to acquire real estate for L assembly into developable parcels and remediate any brownfield contamination site to entice private business investment in distressed urban locations. THE COLUMBUS REGION 34
  • 35. GrantsRoadwork Development (629) Funds • vailable for public roadway improvements, including engineering and design costs in projects primarily involving A manufacturing, research and development, high technology, corporate headquarters, and distribution activity. • rants are usually provided to the local jurisdiction and require local participation. GIndustrial Site Improvement Fund • ssists geographically and/or economically disadvantaged counties around Ohio in the expansion and modernization of A buildings, remediation of environmentally contaminated property, and completion of other infrastructure improvements at sites used primarily for commercial or industrial activities.Ohio Job Ready Sites Program • reated to bolster inventory of available facility locations served by utility and transportation infrastructure. C • ites improved under the program are kept at and ready for future business prospects seeking locations for new or S expanded operations. • he State of Ohio will sell $150 million in bonds during a seven-year period to fund the availability of Job Ready Sites T Program grant awards. • rants may be used to offset costs traditionally incurred in industrial and commercial site development, from acquisition G of real property to utility upgrades to construction build-out of speculative facilities.Ohio Advanced Energy Fund • reated to connect companies and communities with financial and technical resources to deploy energy efficiency and C renewable energy technologies, and to support advanced energy economic development.Rapid Outreach • Funds for on- or off-site infrastructure improvements, including water, sewer, road and rail improvements. • iven to companies primarily engaged in manufacturing, research and development, high technology, corporate G headquarters, and distribution.Innovation Ohio Loan Fund • upplies capital to Ohio companies having difficulty securing funds from conventional sources due to technical and S commercial risk factors associated with the development of a new product or service. • Finance up to 75 percent of a project’s allowable costs to a maximum of $2 million and a minimum of $500,000.Ohio Technology Investment Tax Credit • nables Ohio taxpayers who invest in small, research and development, and technology-oriented Ohio-based firms to E reduce their state taxes by 25 percent of the amount invested. • Since 1996, over 340 companies have been approved and private investment is at $82 million. • he company and the investor must be approved before the investment is made and the company cannot currently have T more than $2.5 million in revenues or net book value. • Eligible companies may receive up to $1.5 million in investments.Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR I and II) • hese grants provide federal funding to small, high technology businesses to perform research and development projects T that meet federal agency mission needs. • Grants issued in the first phase are approximately $100,000 and then $750,000 in the second phase.Ohio Research Commercialization Grant Program • echnologies previously validated by the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer T (SBTTR) and Advanced Technology Program (ATP) are eligible for up to $350,000 in technology grant funding. THE COLUMBUS REGION 35
  • 36. Incentives WorksheetIn order to stimulate economic growth, the State of Ohio and many local-level municipal governments provide financialincentives to companies that are willing to relocate or expand operations. Most incentive programs require a need bedemonstrated (e.g., another State/location being considered for the same project.) The questions outlined below will capturethe information/numbers the State and municipalities will be interested in receiving in order to develop a comprehensiveincentives package.Company NameWhat will the company do at the proposed operation?What locations outside Ohio are also being considered?Current Employment in OhioCurrent Employment Locally (and Payroll)Number of Jobs you are willing to commit tocreating within the first three years.Wagesa. Lowest hourly wage a. $b. Average wage b. $Machinery and Equipment Investment (ME)a. Type of equipment a. $b. Investment b. $Real Estate Investmenta. Lease or purchase a. Yes or Nob. Term (lease length) b. $c. Improvements: $ c. $Training a. $a. Will employee training be required? b. $b. If yes, what type of training? c. Explain, $c. How many employees will be trained? d. $d. Estimated training cost per employee.Other Investment a. $a. Inventory b. $b. Furniture and fixtures c. Explain, $c. Other, explainCorporate Sales Estimate a. $a. Total b. $b. Sales that terminate in OhioOther Notes: THE COLUMBUS REGION 36
  • 37. TRANSPORTATION NETWORKLocated in the heart of the Midwest U.S., the Columbus Region provides easy access to majornational and global markets. In fact, Inbound Logistics recently ranked Columbus as one 500 miles 8 00 k mof the nation’s logistics hotspots in 2010. The region’s transportation infrastructureallows the cost-effective delivery of products and services anywhere at any time.Central Ohio is located within a one-day drive or one-hour flight of over half the 250 miles 400 kpopulation of the U.S. and Canada. 75 m TORONTO 90Highways and roads DETROIT 80 CHICAGO 80 90 CLEVELAND 80 COLUMBUS 70 PITTSBURGH Crossed by eight major interstate highways, the Columbus Region has easy INDIANAPOLIS 71 southbound access through the Mid-Atlantic States to the Southeast. The region’s CINCINNATI 70 RICHMOND east-west corridors traverse the country from coast to coast and into the Rockies. ST. LOUIS LOUISVILLE 64 64 Interstate access also provides major benefits to in-state commerce with easy travel 65 77 possible from any market in the state to another. 40 75 77 ATLANTA Cities (500,000 population) with the Highest Cities (500,000 population) with the Percentage of Roads in Good Condition Lowest Percentage of Roads in Poor Condition Rank Cities Good Rank Cities 500k+ POOR 1 Atlanta 84% 1 Jacksonville 1% 2 Jacksonville 74% 2 Atlanta 1% 3 Orlando 70% 3 Tampa-St.Petersburg 2% 4 Phoenix 67% 4 Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 4% 5 Dayton 64% 5 5% 6 Nashville 62% 6 Bakersfield 5% 7 Tampa-St. Petersburg 62% 7 Miami 6% 8 Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 61% 8 Salt Lake City 7% 9 60% 9 Nashville 7% 10 Miami 56% 10 Orlando 7% U.S. Urban Road Average 34% U.S. Urban Road Average 24%Source: Tripnet Urban Roads Report, September 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 37
  • 38. AirMajor Airports in the Columbus Region Airports in the Columbus Region Primary Airport Port Columbus International A Commercial Services – Non-Primary Rickenbacker International B Reliever Airports Bolton Field The Ohio State University General Aviation Airports C Delaware Municipal Fairfield County (Lancaster) D Madison County (London) Morrow County (Mount Gilead) Newark-Heath (Newark) A - The Ohio State University B - Port Columbus International Pickaway County Memorial (Circleville) C - Bolton Field D - Rickenbacker International Bellefontaine Regional Knox County RegionalPort Columbus Marion MunicipalPort Columbus International Airport flies to 33 destination airports withover 155 daily flights. In 2009, it served more than 6.2 million passengers.The Port Columbus Master Plan demonstrates capacity for future expansionand improvements to accommodate beyond 10 million passengers per year.Business travel amenities include: • Valet parking • Free wi-fi • USB and power outlets • Business center and meeting roomsRickenbacker International AirportRickenbacker International Airport is a high-speed, international, multi-modallogistics hub and strategically planned cargo complex that serves severalkey business segments, including international airfreight, cargo airlines,freight forwarders, logistics companies, e-tailers, corporate aviationbusinesses, manufacturers, and distributors.Located just 10 miles south of Columbus, Rickenbacker containstwo 12,000 ft. runways capable of handling any aircraft in the world.Rickenbacker gives businesses a key competitive advantage for gainingaccess to the global marketplace. THE COLUMBUS REGION 38
  • 39. Nonstop Flight Destinations THE COLUMBUS REGION 39
  • 40. Freight Rail and Port Access Map – Heartland and National Gateway Corridors The new Heartland Corridor allows double-stacked freight trains to travel directly from the Port of Virginia (Norfolk International Terminals) to a state-of-the-art intermodal facility located at Rickenbacker International Airport in Franklin County. DETROIT CLEVELAND CHICAGO COLUMBUS PITTSBURGH Rickenbacker INDIANAPOLIS Intermodal Yard CINCINNATI NORFOLK LOUISVILLE The National Gateway Corridor provides the Columbus Region additional port connections in Baltimore, MD, and Wilmington, NC, advantage for gaining access to the global marketplace. DETROIT CLEVELAND COLUMBUS PITTSBURGH INDIANAPOLIS Rickenbacker BALTIMORE Intermodal Yard CINCINNATI WASHINGTON, D.C. NORFOLK LOUISVILLE WILMINGTON THE COLUMBUS REGION 40
  • 41. Foreign Trade Zone #138 and Transportation InfrastructureFTZ #138 is comprised of six pre-designated Magnet Sites with the main site encompassing industrial parks surroundingRickenbacker International Airport. In addition, FTZ #138 is able to provide FTZ designation to any site located within a25-county service area in Central Ohio. THE COLUMBUS REGION 41
  • 42. QUALITY OF LIFE Major Sporting EventsHIGHLIGHTS Arnold Sports Festival Mar Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL) Oct-Apr• Wide range of entertainment and recreation options Columbus Clippers (AAA baseball) Apr-Sep• The No. 1 ranked zoo, public library and science museum in the nation Columbus Crew (MLS) Mar-Oct• Affordable housing market, diverse housing communities Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Aug• Commute-time below the national average Memorial Tournament (PGA) Jun• Healthcare providers among the best in the country The Ohio State University Aug-May• Cost of living well below other metro areas (NCAA sports) (varying) Festivals Events January February March April Arts Cultural Attractions - Central Ohio Home - rnold Sports A Ballet Met Garden Show Festival CATCO Center of Science and Industry (COSI) May June July August Columbus Jazz Orchestra- Ohioana Book - Columbus Arts Festival - Red, White D - ublin Irish Columbus Museum of Art Festival - Creekside Blues Boom! Festival- Asian Festival Jazz Festival - Jazz Rib Fest - Festival Latino Columbus Symphony Orchestra- Komen Race - Juneteenth Celebration - Ohio State Fair - Reynoldsburg Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for the Cure - Worthington Art Festival Tomato Festival Franklin Park Conservatory - German Village Haus und Garten Tour The Kings Arts Complex - Columbus Pride Festival Lincoln Theatre Ohio Historical Center September October November December Ohio Theatre- Greek Festival - Columbus Italian Festival - Columbus F - irst Night- India Festival - Columbus Marathon International Columbus Olentangy Indian Caverns- Columbus - Circleville Pumpkin Show Festival Opera Columbus Oktoberfest - HighBall Halloween C - olumbus Jewish Palace Theatre- Marion - All American Quarter Film Festival Popcorn Horse Congress Short North Arts District Festival Wexner Center for the Arts THE COLUMBUS REGION 42
  • 43. METRO PARKSMetro Parks was established in 1945 toacquire and protect land proximate to thecity of Columbus. Today, the Metro Parkssystem comprises 16 natural area parks witha combined 25,000 acres of land and waterin seven Central Ohio counties.Figure 3A. Metro park Map THE COLUMBUS REGION 43
  • 44. COST OF LIVINGfigure 4a. Cost of living index METRO AREAS (U.S. = 100) St. Louis 90.4 Pittsburgh 91.5 91.9 Charlotte 93.2 Austin 95.5 Atlanta 95.5 Detroit 99.3 Salt Lake City 100.6 Phoenix 100.6 Cleveland 101.0 Denver 103.1 Minneapolis 110.9 Chicago 116.8 Baltimore 119.3 Boston 132.4figure 5a. Percent of homes affordable for median income, metro areas, Q4 2010 Phoenix Louisville Houston Chicago San Francisco Median Sales Price ($000) 128 135 133 151 196 584 Affordability rank (out of 108 79 116 177 185 222 226 metros)Sources: American Chamber of Commerce Research Association (ACCRA), 2010; National Association of Home Builders, Q4 2010 THE COLUMBUS REGION 44
  • 45. Housing Affordability – Top 10 Metro Areas with low monthly rents Best Cities for New College Grads Share of Metro area income used Average Rent ($) Rank City for rent (%) 1 Houston Oklahoma City 11.31 $543 2 Washington, D.C. 7.63 $630 3 Dallas Indianapolis 6.77 $675 4 Atlanta Kansas City 8.32 $677 Fort Worth 10.26 5 Austin, Texas $701 Cincinnati 9.65 6 Minneapolis $710 Denver 9.66 7 Pittsburgh $718 Greenville, SC 9.61 $769 8 Denver Houston 9.24 $814 9 Dallas 9.54 New York 15.51 $887 10 Fort Worth Most Relaxed Cities Unemployment Commute Working Hours HealthCare Health Status City Rank Exercise Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank 1 Minneapolis-St. Paul 2 7 2 2 1 1 2 Milwaukee 13 1 2 4 17 15 3 Boston 7 32 8 1 5 10 4 Portland 24 16 9 23 3 2 5 18 3 16 14 14 13 Top 10 Large Cities for Environmental Newsweeks Top U.S. High Schools in Columbus Region Standards and Participation Rank City Rank School City 1 Sacramento 2 Chicago 250 Bexley Bexley, OH 3 San Diego 330 Olentangy Liberty Powell, OH 4 New York 438 Dublin Jerome Dublin, OH 5 Dallas 6 497 Columbus Alternative Columbus, OH 7 Minneapolis 655 Upper Arlington Upper Arlington, OH 8 Phoenix 659 Dublin Coffman Dublin, OH 9 Seattle 10 San Jose 725 Dublin Scioto Dublin, OHSources: Bloomberg Businessweek 2009; Forbes, November 2010; Bloomberg Business Week, August 2010; CityGrid, 2010; Newsweek 2010, Top High Schools THE COLUMBUS REGION 45
  • 46. ABOuT uSColumbus2020Columbus2020 is a bold, new public-private partnership to advance the regional economy by leveraging its diverse industriesand research and academic institutions. We seek to position the region as one of the fastest growing economies in the countryand a national leader in economic development.Columbus2020 will grow the Columbus Region’s economy by ensuring that our existing companies are growing and thriving,that the world´s leading companies are attracted to the region, and that innovations are cultivated and commercialized.Columbus2020 addresses four main sectors:• Advanced Manufacturing• Headquarters and Business Services Functions• Information Technology• LogisticsSpecialized areas of focus within these sectors include:• Advanced Energy• Agricultural Bioscience• Apparel• Automotive• Finance• Food and Nutraceuticals• Health and Beauty Products• Medical Devices• Plastics and Packaging THE COLUMBUS REGION 46
  • 47. The Columbus Region is guided by Columbus2020!, an aggressive economic development strategy. As a region, and yourresource, we mean business.We are here to show you the benefits of doing business in Columbus. Our economic development team will connect you withthe people, information and resources your business needs. Let us use our connections to benefit your business.Economic Development Services • Tailored research • Data and operating costs comparisons for 40 metropolitan areas • Economic impact analysis • Labor market analysis • Confidential and customized site location assistance • Detailed, comprehensive site/building locations database • Personal community and site tours • Coordination with state and local representatives • Access to local real estate professionals and private developers • Meetings with local community and business leadersColumbusRegion.comVisit our one-stop business resource center, ColumbusRegion.com, showcasing the Region as the right choice for businesslocation or expansion featuring: • Detailed profiles of the Region • An in-depth Data Center for building custom reports • Statistics on our diverse industries • Comprehensive demographic reports for the regionThe Columbus2020 TeamKenny McDonald, Chief Economic Officer614.225.6060 | km@columbusregion.comKenny McDonald, CEcD, serves as the primary leader of all economic development and business attraction efforts. His previous experienceincludes seven years as the executive vice president of the Charlotte Regional Partnership as well as leadership positions at the AlbuquerqueEconomic Development Corporation, Fluor Daniels Global Locations Strategies and the Savannah Economic Development Authority. McDonaldreceived his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Dickinson State University and a Master of Public Administrationdegree from Georgia Southern University.Matt McCollister, Vice President614.225.6953 | mm@columbusregion.comMatthew McCollister joined Columbus2020! in November 2010 as vice president of Economic Development. McCollister brings more than 14years of regional economic development experience to the team. Prior to Columbus2020! McCollister served as vice president of EconomicDevelopment for the Columbus Chamber and as Business Development Manager for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce.McCollister earned a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and English from the University of South Carolina and graduated from the University ofOklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.Matt McQuade, Director, Business Development, North America614.225.6920 | mmq@columbusregion.comMatt McQuade is responsible for identifying new business attraction opportunities in targeted North American markets and sectors. Prior tojoining the Columbus2020! team in January 2011, McQuade managed the Ohio Business Development Coalition’s sales strategy, which includeda sales force consisting of 20 of Ohio’s largest economic development organizations. He holds Master of Public Administration and Bachelor ofArts degrees from The Ohio State University.DerhhererDireleslumusreginmbotUsDEBORAH SCHERER, DIRECTOR, GLOBAL MARKETS614.225.6096 | DS@COLUMBUSREGION.COMDeborah Scherer brings more than 15 years of global business development experience from the private and public sectors. Prior to joiningColumbus2020!, Scherer was the director of the Ohio Department of Development’s Global Markets Division and an International Sales Managerfor a private capital equipment manufacturer. Scherer is a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) and holds a Bachelor of Businessdegree from Ohio University with areas of concentration in International Business, Marketing and Spanish. THE COLUMBUS REGION 47
  • 48. PATRICIA DALTON HUDDLE, VICE PRESIDENT, EXISTING BUSINESS SOLUTION 614-225-6065 | PATTY_HUDDLE@COLUMBUS.ORG Patricia Dalton Huddle joined the Columbus2020! team in September 2011 as vice president, existing business solutions. In her capacity as vice president, she will be responsible for leading initiatives to retain and expand businesses in the 11-county Columbus Region. Huddle has extensive economic development experience. Prior to joining Columbus2020! she held positions at TechSolve, the Ohio Department of Development and the City of Upper Arlington, where she served as Deputy City Manager – Economic Development. Huddle earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/International Business from The Ohio State University. She is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional and has been active in numerous economic development-related associations. Jung Kim, Research Director 614.225.6913 | jung_kim@columbus.org Jung Kim joined the Columbus2020! team in November 2010 to direct economic and business research. His prior experience includes Community Research Partners, a nonprofit research center based in Columbus; the State of New Jersey’s Office of Smart Growth; and Strategic Planning Advice, an economics and planning consulting firm in the UK. He is a member of the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute. Kim has a Master of Science in Regional and Urban Planning from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and urban studies from Northwestern University. Justin Bickle, Manager, Economic Development 614.225.6083 | jb@columbusregion.com Justin Bickle joined the Columbus2020! team in November 2010 as senior project manager. Previously, Bickle spent seven years with economic development organizations at the city, county and regional level in both Ohio and Texas. Most recently, he served as manager of economic development at the Columbus Chamber. Bickle holds a bachelor’s degree with concentrations in history and political science, as well as a Master of Public Administration International Affairs, both from Bowling Green State University. He is also a recent graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. Jay Knox, Research Analyst 614.225.6937 | jay_knox@columbus.org Jay Knox joined the Columbus 2020! team in January 2011 as research analyst. Knox brings market research and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience, including the GIS department of Ohio Army National Guard and business research for Nextedge Applied Research and Technology Park. Knox holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Urban Planning from Wittenberg University and a Master of Geography degree from The Ohio State University, concentrating in urban geography and (GIS). Katie Hamilton, Project Manager, Economic Development 614.225.6945 | kmh@columbusregion.com Katie Murphy Hamilton joined the Columbus2020! team in November 2010 as project manager, Economic Development. Prior to joining Columbus2020!, Hamilton spent three years working with the City of Columbus in both the City Planning Division and the Economic Development office. Her experience also includes the Columbus Downtown Development Corp. and Capitol South. Hamilton holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University with concentrations in both Economics and Real Estate and Urban Analysis. Stephanie I. Bosco, Economic Development Coordinator 614.225.6935 | sb@columbusregion.com Stephanie Bosco joined the Columbus2020! team in August 2010 as economic development coordinator and administrator for the Mid-Ohio Development Exchange. Bosco brings eight years of professional experience from a variety of industries. Previously Bosco held positions in both membership and economic development at the Columbus Chamber. Earlier in her career, Bosco worked in publishing as an editor for McGraw-Hill Education and with the public as the vanpool coordinator for the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission. Bosco holds a Bachelor of Arts Science degree in English Literature from the University of Cincinnati. THE COLUMBUS REGION 48DeniseBuereuiAssisnlumusregim
  • 49. Major Successes 2008 to July 2011Company Name City A/E/ER Product or Service Investment ($M) JobsAbbott/Ross Products Columbus Expansion Nutritional products 1.0 —Aetna I New Albany Expansion Call center 0.5 —Aetna II New Albany Expansion Call center 0.3 —Algaeventure Systems, Inc. Marysville Expansion Algal products 2.5 220American Electric Power New Albany Attraction Transmissions facility 42 80Anchor Hocking Co. Lancaster Expansion Glass stemware 9 125Anomatic New Albany Attraction Packaging 8.7 185Associated Hygienic Products Delaware Expansion Disposable diapers 5 100Axium New Albany Attraction Packaging 16 165Battelle West Jefferson Expansion Biotech research center 200 200Battelle Memorial Institute Columbus Expansion Biotech research 5 — Energy efficientCatalina Tempering Utica Attraction 4 50 glass manufacturing Industrial grade diamondDiamond Innovations Worthington Expansion 14.8 445 productsEchostar Dish Network Hilliard Expansion Inbound call center — 200 Distribution andExpress Point Grove City Attraction — 30 repair centerFedEx Whitehall Attraction Package distribution 30.3 334Frank Brunckhorst Company, LLC Columbus Attraction Deli products distribution 20 93 Expansion inVentiv Westerville Medical facility — 165 RetentioniQor Columbus Expansion Call center — 150 Expansion Banking and financeJPMorgan Chase Columbus 20 1,000 Retention institution Banking and finance 500-JPMorgan Chase Gahanna Expansion — institution 1,000 Banking and financeJPMorgan Chase Westerville Expansion — 150 institutionKenco Logistics Obetz Expansion Food products 20 140 Personal care andKnowlton Development Corp. New Albany Attraction 55 200 beauty products Expansion InternationalLimited Stores New Albany 0.5 25 Retention headquartersLuxottica Obetz Attraction Eyewear — 300Midwest Express Group East Liberty Expansion Logistics 0.7 242 THE COLUMBUS REGION 49
  • 50. Specialty chemicalsMomentive Performance Materials Hebron Expansion 5.4 10 and materialsMomentive Specialty Chemicals, Expansion Specialty chemicalsInc. and Momentive Performance Gahanna 0.5 40 Retention and materialsMaterials, Inc. Expansion Accounts receivableMRS Associates Westerville 325 Retention managementNationwide New Albany Attraction Data center 180 40Nationwide Westerville Expansion Back office operations — 112 Business jet charter andNetJets Flight Safety Columbus Expansion 196.1 810 aircraft management Expansion Food packagingPactiv Dublin 1.4 176 Retention productsPharmaForce New Albany Attraction Sterile pharmaceuticals 36.5 200 Attraction Wood polymerPolymera Hebron 4.0 60 (startup) composite materialsSafeliteAutoglass Columbus Expansion Glass 50.0 300Schottenstein Stores Columbus Expansion Furniture 1.2 —Simonton Building Products, Inc. Columbus Attraction Windows and doors 1.1 85 Expansion Lawn and gardenScotts Miracle-Gro Marysville 23.9 53 Retention products Expansion Headquarters andStanley Steemer International Inc. Dublin .5 120 Retention national call centerSonoco New Albany Attraction Packaging 15 60Touch Bionics Hilliard Attraction Prosthetic devices 30TS Tech Canal Winchester Expansion Plastic injection modeling — 100Tween Brands New Albany Expansion Offices 15 150Verizon Wireless Hilliard Attraction Customer service center 30 500 Expansion Wendy’s Dublin Headquarters 11 50 RetentionZnode Inc. Dublin Expansion Software 1.6 40 THE COLUMBUS REGION 50
  • 51. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/MODE CONTACTSThe Columbus Region is a community of partners. Together, we make the Region rich in diversity, geography and demographics.Our partners throughout the eight-county region are ready to help you by providing details about their communities, whetheryou need distribution space, existing real estate or room to build, city living or rural land.City of Canal Winchester City of Columbus Columbus2020!Lucas Haire William Webster Kenny McDonaldDevelopment Director Administrator, Department of Development Chief Economic Officer36 South High Street 150 South Front Street, Suite 220 150 South Front Street, Suite 200Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110 Columbus, Ohio 43215 Columbus, Ohio 43215lhaire@canalwinchesterohio.gov wpwebster@columbus.gov km@columbusregion.com(614) 837-1894 (614) 645-8605 (614) 225-6060City of Delaware Delaware County City of DublinDan Whited Gus Comstock, CEcD Colleen GilgerEconomic Development Coordnator Economic Development Director Economic Development AdministratorOne South Sandusky St. 101 North Sandusky Street 5800 Shier-Rings RoadDelaware, Ohio 43015 Delaware, Ohio 43015 Dublin, OH 43016dwhited@delawareohio.net GComstock@co.delaware.oh.us CGilger@dublin.oh.us(740) 203-1016 (740) 833-2100 (614) 410-4615Fairfield 33 Corridor Franklin County Department of Development City of GahannaShane Farnsworth James Schimmer Anthony JonesEconomic Development Director Director, Economic Development and Planning Development Director210 East Main Street, Room 404 150 South Front Street, FSL Suite 10 200 S. Hamilton RoadLancaster, OH 43130 Columbus, Ohio 43215 Gahanna, Ohio 43230sfarnsworth@co.fairfield.oh.us jrschimmer@franklincountyohio.gov anthony.jones@gahanna.gov(740) 652-7162 (614) 462-7301 (614) 342-4020City of Grandview Heights City of Grove City City of GroveportPatrik Bowman Charles W. Boso, Jr. Jeff GreenDirector of Administration, Director of Development Development DirectorEconomic Development 4035 Broadway 655 Blacklick Street1016 Grandview Avenue Grove City, Ohio 43213 Groveport, Ohio 43125Grandview Heights, Ohio 43212 cboso@grovecityohio.gov jgreen@groveport.orgpbowman@grandviewheights.org (614) 277-3003 (614) 836-5301(614) 481-6215City of Hilliard Licking County Logan County Chamber of CommerceDavid Meeks Cheri Hottinger Paul BenedettiEconomic Development Director President, Licking County Chamber of Commerce President CEO3800 Municipal Way 50 West Locust Street 100 S. Main StreetHilliard, Ohio 43026 Newark, Ohio 43055 Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311dmeeks@cityofhilliard.com chottinger@lickingcountychamber.com ceo@logancounty.com(614) 334-2357 (740) 345-9757 ext. 5 (937) 599-5121City of London Madison County CIC Marion CAN DO!David Eades Sean Hughes Craig ThompsonMayor Executive Director President102 South Main Street 730 Keny Boulevard 205 West Center StreetLondon, Ohio 43140 London, Ohio 43140 Marion, Ohio 43302deades@rrohio.com sean@madisoncountychamber.org craigt@marioncando.com(740) 852-3243 x 103 (740) 852-2250 (740) 387-2267Morrow County Development Office City of New Albany Village of ObetzPatricia Davies Jennifer Chrysler Doug BrowellDirector of Operations Director of Community Development Village Administrator/Economic Development80 North Walnut Street, Suite B 99 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 188 DirectorMt. Gilead, Ohio 43338 New Albany, Ohio 43054 4175 Alum Creek Drivepat@morrowcountydevelopment.com jchrysler@villageofnewalbany.org Obetz , Ohio 43207(419) 947-7535 (614) 855-3913 dbrowell@obetz.oh.us (614) 491-1080 THE COLUMBUS REGION 51
  • 52. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/MODE CONTACTS CONTINUEDCity of Pataskala Pickaway Progress Partnership City of ReynoldsburgTim Boland Ryan Scribner Matt HansenCity Administrator Economic Development Director Planning Administrator621 W. Broad Street, Suite 2-B 114 West Franklin Street 7232 East Main StreetPataskala, Ohio 43062 P.O. Box 506 Reynoldsburg, OH 43068tboland@ci.pataskala.oh.us Circleville, Ohio 43113 mhansen@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us(740) 964-2416 rscribner@pickawayprogress.com (614) 322-6829 (740) 420-6498Union County Economic Development Partnership City of Upper Arlington Violet TownshipEric Phillips Theodore J. Staton Joy Davis, CEcDCEO City Manager Economic Development Specialist227 East Fifth Street 3600 Tremont Road 12970 Rustic Drive NWMarysville, Ohio 43040 Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221 Pickerington, OH 43147ephillips@unioncounty.org tstaton@uaoh.net ec.development@violet.oh.us(937) 642-6279 (614) 583-5042 (614) 382-5988City of Westerville City of WorthingtonJason Bechtold Robyn StewartEconomic Development Administrator Assistant City Manager, Economic Development21 S. State Street 6550 North High StreetWesterville, Ohio 43081 Worthington, Ohio 43085jason.bechtold@westerville.org rstewart@ci.worthington.us(614) 901-6403 (614) 786-7354 THE COLUMBUS REGION 52