Byline: Ben Sutherly
Mar. 20--TROY, Ohio--The city has a good economic base and amenities, but has lost much of its edge in economic development in recent years, a survey of community attitudes toward economic development suggests.
According to a strategic plan based on the survey, becoming more competitive will require improving the local work force, developing a large, strategically planned business park, more land for industrial use, and strengthening the Troy Development Council, which commissioned the survey.
The survey included a telephone survey of 372 randomly selected residents, 51 leadership surveys and community focus groups involving …