Welcome to the Eastern Ohio Economic Development Association’s web site. EODA’s purpose is to help the region's business community in the retention and growth of jobs and to facilitate attraction of new business. Our area has many advantages including a centralized location between major population markets of the United States. We have a superior transportation network accessing these markets.  Our workforce is internationally recognized for skill sets and work ethic. And, we live in one of the most scenically beautiful, family lifestyle friendly regions of the Country.

We hope you enjoy seeing what we have to offer. Please let us know how we can help you.

Tracy V. Drake, President EODA
 Economic Development Consultants

Utica Shale Region Real Estate


To view all the properties in an interacitve online map, please visit the Utica Shale Real Estate Online GIS Viewer.


EODA is the regional clearinghouse for Utica Shale activities within its 16 county region.  Please feel free to contact EODA by phone or email to discuss any needs your company may have related to the development of Utica Shale in Ohio.

Please check back regularly as additional information will be added as it becomes available.

EODA Education and Technology Resources

Broadband Expansion in Eastern Ohio:


Ohio Middle Mile Consortium (OMMC) partners Com Net, Inc., Horizon Telcom, OneCommunity and OARnet formed a public-private partnership to create a comprehensive statewide plan to expand broadband infrastructure to the underserved and unserved areas of the state. This plan focuses on community anchor institutions such as schools, hospitals, public safety and local governments to ensure the development of an affordable and sustainable broadband program.

"Green" legislation