Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Ohio’s Economy Matching Growth Of The Nation
Newly released numbers show Ohio matched the growth of the national economy last year.
That makes the fourth straight year that growth in the Buckeye State either matched or surpassed the national average after trailing the nation for years heading into the Great Recession.
That’s according to federal data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The statistics show the Ohio economy grew by 1.8 percent in 2013, ranking 26th among the states. However, the growth last year was less than the past three years.
IHS Global Insight economist Karl Kuykendall tells the Columbus Dispatch the strong growth rate that Ohio saw in the previous three years wasn’t sustainable, given the state’s demographics.