The mission of GROW Licking County CIC is to provide responsive and individualized economic development support that enables business to expand or relocate in Licking County, Ohio. GROW Licking County serves as the front door of the community – welcoming development, connecting resources, and increasing opportunities.

Through our public-private partnership, GROW Licking County facilitates relationships throughout its footprint to ensure the county encourages emerging and existing growth opportunities across our diverse industry sectors.

Our core message —“Simplifying Success”— can be seen in the businesses that we have assisted, the testimonials from project partners on GROW’s unique approach to economic development, and the overall quality of life here in Licking County. These successes include the growth of 3,500 new jobs, retention of 1,500 existing jobs, and facilitation of over $600 million in direct investment throughout Licking County.  

Please explore our website to learn how we can become part of your success story.


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20,000 sq. ft. of expandable, finished-to-suit industrial building planned for construction on the Central Ohio Aerospace and Technology Center campus. Learn more >

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Recent Blogs

  • Bleckmann Bringing 200 Jobs To Johnstown

    May 24, 2016
    Bleckmann, a European logistic and distribution center for the fashion and lifestyle industry is opening it's first US distribution center which will ... Learn more >
  • MEET OUR NEW PROJECT ASSOCIATE:

    May 18, 2016
    Kristin Krueger, 32, is the newest member to join the Licking County Chamber of Commerce team taking on the role of Project Associate.  As a Proj... Learn more >
  • Magnanni Shoes happy to be growing in New Albany

    May 6, 2016
    Pascual Blanco of Magnanni Shoes has wonderful things to say about Central Ohio in an article with Columbus Business 1st. In 2014, the Spanish shoe co... Learn more >