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REDP: Regional Economic Development Partnership





Regional Economic
Development Partnership
 
1100 Main Street, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1029
Wheeling, WV 26003
 
Phone: 304.232.7722
Fax: 304.232.7727
Email: info@redp.org

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RED is a division of Ohio Valley Industrial and Business Development Corporation (OVIBDC). Copyright © 2017 Regional Economic Development Partnership

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Why Wheeling

What is going on here? International law firm, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Global Operations Center in the center of downtown. British outsourcing firm Williams Lea’s new downtown office center. Cabela’s retail and adjacent regional distribution center at The Highlands in Ohio County. CertainTeed, a new plant in Marshall County. New and expanding factories in Wetzel County. A FedEx distribution center in the Wheeling MSA. A new AT&T call center. A national technology transfer center – industry, banking, technology, shared services, back office operations, outsourcing. These new business ventures — and many others — are proving that RED and the Wheeling MSA is increasingly successful in expanding its local economy by attracting outside businesses to locate here.

RED wants you to know Wheeling has many advantages that companies notice once they take a closer look.

Low cost operations

Minimize your expenses

Save on time, effort and infrastructure

Reduce capital costs

Increase efficiency

Reduce labor costs

Great quality of life

Low cost of living - housing, taxes and energy


Our economic development specialists are eager to work with both new and existing employers.

We enjoy an unrivaled quality of life. With our natural beauty, low real estate costs for residents and businesses, nationally ranked schools, award-winning hospitals, low crime rate, nightlife, cultural districts, sports, recreation, proximity to Pittsburgh, low cost of living and short commutes – Wheeling is one of the most livable areas in America.

An article from the Associated Press sums up business development opportunities here:

"Wheeling has people, easy access to the amenities of Pittsburgh and local benefits such as good schools…Once people get their hands around that, they’re very excited. The area offers a pool of hardworking people interested in better-than-average pay and good benefits. In return, Wheeling allows businesses to enjoy lower real estate and labor costs than big cities such as Chicago."