New Development In Fostoria
McDonalds is Done
Dunkin has Begun
Opportunity Abounds
  Have you heard? Did you know? Fostoria is part of an Opportunity Zone! Opportunity Zones, created in the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act, encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural areas nationwide.
The Hancock County Portion of Fostoria is included in an Opportunity Zone. Our Opportunity Zone Demographics include:
           Zone Population – 4,179
           Median Household Income - $40,820
           Total Jobs – 1,673
           Total Businesses – 128
           Households in Poverty – 14%
Our office is currently developing an Opportunity Zone Prospectus to help attract investment to our area. 
For additional information, contact our office or visit
JOBS Fostoria As An Employment Resource
JOBS Fostoria’s objective is to increase awareness of the availability of good jobs, quality of life and affordable housing in the Fostoria area, and inspire prospective candidates to take action by applying for jobs and learning more about the community.

“The goal of this campaign is to help Fostoria-area employers attract job candidates from within the local and regional areas in order to meet the need for skilled, qualified workers in our community,” according to Renee Smith, President of the Fostoria Economic Development Corporation. 
FEDC 2018 Year in Review