Mission: Building Youngstown

The Youngstown Office of Economic Development fosters a positive business climate that encourages quality economic development by offering assistance in support of businesses within the city.

YOED offers a variety of programs and services tailored to support business development at every level. Services include business retention and relocation programs as well as business finance programs.

Whether guiding a business through the startup phase or assisting an established one through new growth, YOED has the professional staff that can match the right programs with the challenges each business will face.

With the ultimate objective of improving the quality of life for the citizens of Youngstown by building a strong economic environment, YOED focuses on developing lasting relationships with the business community.