Our Mission
To improve the communities of Ohio through smart growth strategies and research.


Our Vision
A revitalized Ohio.


Our Values

Non-partisan Voice, Bi-Partisan Work

Our policy platforms are based on objective data, not politics, and we work with both sides of the aisle to achieve our goals. 

Connecting Ohio

Collaboration and cooperation are fundamental to how we plan and work.

Pride in Place

The vitality of Ohio, and its cities and towns, matter to us and motivates our actions.

Recognizing potential

We build upon what exists, see what could be, and create solutions to enable sustainable growth.

Informed leadership

Our research and analysis are designed to impact strategic decisions and investments.