Lake County Development Council
The mission of the Lake County Development Council is to raise awareness of economic issues and initiate a process to address problems and opportunities impacting Lake County business conditions.
Save the date–Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. for the annual Lake County Development Council Economic Forum in Mentor, Ohio! Michael Bryan, VP and Sr. Economist of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Jason Whitmer, President of Market Research are presenting. Info & Registration…
Please join us for this luncheon meeting in at Dino’s in Willoughby. Ronald M. Traub, Director of Economic & Community Development, City of Mentor is presenting. Info & registration…
Vacant and Abandoned Properties: Trending Down; NASA Engineers Provide Free Consultation to Area Small Business With Manufacturing or Technical Issues; Time for an Economic Turnaround
Thanks to The News-Herald for covering the 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast featuring U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, state Sen. Nina Turner, state Sen. John Eklund, state Rep. Ron Young, state Rep. John Rogers, and Lake County Commissioner Dan Troy.
From the Summary
Total Lake County Nursery Industry (LCNI) employment is estimated at 1327 jobs, a payroll of over $30 million and total annual estimated sales of $87.5 million. The average LCNI firm has sales of $605,000 of container grown crops and $488,000 of field grown crops. The typical firm has been in business almost 35 years, is headed by an owner over 50 years of age, and employs about 2 family
members, 11 permanent full time employees and about 23 seasonal employees.