PDB Welcomes Geis Spec Building to Portage County!

One-million-square-foot, $70 million building eyed near Ohio Turnpike in Shalersville Diane Smith Record-Courier A 1-million square foot, $70 million speculative building is planned near the Ohio Turnpike in Shalersville that is expected to bring 375 jobs with...

PDB Celebrates a Successful 2021!

On May 19, 2022, the Portage Development Board hosted its annual awards ceremony and recognition event, Locate. Stay. Grow.. This year’s event recognized the 15 successful projects that PDB worked on in 2021. In 2021, PDB and its partners worked on 15 projects...

PDB Welcomes Lydia Pope

Join us in welcoming Lydia Pope to the Portage Development Board team! Lydia joined the Portage Development Board as the Communications Specialist in May 2022. Prior to joining PDB, Lydia worked for the City of Green, Ohio and the Walt Disney Company in Orlando,...

PDB Celebrates a Successful 2019 & 2020!

On October 14, 2021 the Portage Development Board hosted its annual awards ceremony and recognition event, Locate. Stay. Grow.. This years event recognized the 20 successful projects that PDB worked on in 2019 and 2020, as well as, celebrated the ten year...

PDB Releases 2020 Annual Report

PDB is excited to announce the release of our 2020 Annual Report! The report features highlights of last years projects and boasts the 2020 FirstEnergy impact analysis. In 2020, PDB assisted with 13 successful projects in Portage County! These projects represent over...