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Special Programs

Community Reinvestment Areas

Community Reinvestment Areas (CRAs) are formed to encourage development and improvements to historic, commercial, industrial, and/or residential areas.


HUBZones

The HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program stimulates economic development and creates jobs in urban and rural communities by providing Federal-contracting preferences for small businesses.


ESP Program

The Dayton Region Entrepreneurial Signature Program (ESP) is a key initiative of to grow the Region. The goal is to significantly increase the technology-based entrepreneurial commercialization outcomes in the region by investing finances and/or services in targeted industries.


Foreign Trade Zone #138

A U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ or zone) is a site within the United States that is legally considered outside of Customs territory for the purpose of duties, so goods may be brought into the site duty-free and without formal customs entry.


Clark CountySpringfieldFTZ#138

Why Ohio?

Ohio Has the Fourth Largest Interstate Highway System

Ohio Has the Fourth Largest Interstate Highway System

No Corporate Income or Profits Tax

No Corporate Income or Profits Tax

$2.7 BillionBudget Reserve

$2.7 BillionBudget Reserve

Ohio Ranks No. 9 in Competitive Labor Environment

Ohio Ranks No. 9 in Competitive Labor Environment

Ohio is One of the Top 10 Freight Destinations

Ohio is One of the Top 10 Freight Destinations

7th Largest Economy in the U.S., 21st Worldwide

7th Largest Economy in the U.S., 21st Worldwide

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