Eastern Ohio group wins award for marketing Utica shale region

The Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District, based near Marietta, Ohio, has received a 2015 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations Research Foundation for the district’s Utica shale real estate marketing initiative. The marketing program is provided through a consortium of regional economic development districts partnering to focus on efforts related to the oil and gas industry. One goal of the program is to expose commercial real estate professionals who serve oil and natural gas companies to sites and buildings across eastern Ohio. For more, read the full story.