Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI)
SODI is the DOE recognized Community Reuse Organization (CRO), the lead entity tasked with redeveloping the underutilized land and facilities at the DOE Piketon site, while at the same time promoting economic development and diversifying the region’s economy. SODI works with a number of state and regional partners.  They include: 

JobsOhio

41 S High Street, Suite 1500
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 321-5939

JobsOhio is the State of Ohio’s private non-profit economic development organization designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts.

Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG)

35 Public Square
P.O. Box 456
Nelsonville, OH 45764
Phone: (740) 704-9977

APEG, one of JobsOhio regional partners that acts as the single point of entry for economic development activities in the twenty-five counties region covering Southeast and Southern Ohio. The APEG- works with site selectors, counties and communities to attract new companies and with the region’s existing companies to grow their operations.

Ohio Development Services Agency

77 South High Street, 29 FL
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (800) 848-1300

AEP Ohio

850 Tech Center Drive
Gahanna, OH 43230
Phone: (740) 368-7139

Pike County Community and Economic Development 

116 S. Market Street, Suite 103
Waverly, Ohio 45690 
Phone: (740) 947-4104

Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC)

73 Progress Dr. 
Waverly, OH 45690
Phone: (740) 947-2853

OVRDC is a 12-county marketing entity that is also the local conduit for ARC and EDA, plus has its own revolving loan fund.

Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO)

342 Second Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Phone: (740) 935-2738


Incentives

Local, state and federal incentives are available. These include but are not limited to:
– Jobs Creation Tax Credits Program
– Community Revitalization Areas – Tax Abatement
– Enterprise Zone Tax Abatements

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Regional Advantages

This industrial park, located in Pike County, has passed a rigorous and thorough analysis and has met all certification criteria, including utility availability, ease to transportation routes and environmental considerations.

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Economic Development Partners

SODI is the DOE recognized Community Reuse Organization (CRO), the lead entity tasked with redeveloping the underutilized land and facilities at the DOE Piketon site, while at the same time promoting economic development and diversifying the region’s economy. SODI works with a number of state and regional partners.

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