The 2016 Economic Development Report is complete!

We've been working hard on research and design to bring you our 2016 Economic Development Report! Here are just some highlights from it. 

- 294 Leads (38.2% increase over 2015)

- 236 Projects (44.8% increase over 2015)

- 101 Total Business Retention and Expansion Visits

- ROI for 2016 efforts equals 632.78%

- 26 Completed Projects

- 185 Entrepreneurial Projects (More than double the amount we had in 2015)

- 95% First-floor Occupancy Rate in Downtown Delaware

- 1,491 Total companies in the City of Delaware

For a more in depth look at what we did in 2016, check out the full economic development report:

2016 Economic Development Annual Report.pdf 

Domtar regularly gives back with the help of Earth Choice Ambassadors. With their partnership, the company has done highway and cemetery clean up, sock drives for the homeless, school supply drives, adopted families for Christmas and multiple Earth Week activities.


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Sean Hughes M.S.
Economic Development Director
Business Concierge

Kelsey Scott

Economic Development Specialist
Business Concierge

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