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.

The News-Herald on the Lake County Annual Legislative Breakfast

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.

“Training Workers for Local Manufacturing Jobs” – May 9 Luncheon (Willoughby)

Please join us for this luncheon meeting in Willoughby. Speaker Timothy G. McCord of Heisler Tool & Precision Machining Institute will present “Training Workers for Local Manufacturing Jobs” Info & registration…

April 2014 Newsletter

In this issue: Lake County communities receive grant for lakefront connectivity plan; Sustainable development pays; Signs of recovery in 2014 kindle hope; Ohio farm income rises, acres stable…

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Manufacturing Data White Paper

Manufacturing is alive, well and prospering in Lake County. Browse our white paper for recent stats on manufacturing.

2011 Ohio Manufacturing Data

Results of the Lake County Nursery Industry Survey

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.

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  • Economic Development Opportunities

    Economic development opportunities available in Mentor, Painesville, Willoughby, Eastlake Wickliffe, Madison, Perry and other Lake County, Ohio communities. Visit Lake County Means Business.