TOLEDO, Ohio, January 28, 2021 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has provided $44.46 million in financing in 2020 to various organizations across the region through its multiple financing programs. A total of 11 Small Business Administration and Ohio Regional 166 Loans were closed totaling $7.46 million, setting a record for the most loans closed in one year at the Port Authority. A total of 105 new jobs were created with these loans. The Port Authority also saw a…
TOLEDO, Ohio, February 19, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced yesterday the award of a $2.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance Grant to the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority to create a Revolving Loan Fund for businesses in Northwest Ohio. The EDA grant will be matched with $600,000 in local investment in establishing a $3 million loan fund.
TOLEDO, Ohio, March 18, 2021 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is proud to welcome a new Amazon Air gateway at Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport (TOL). Amazon Air’s Toledo Gateway is anticipated to create more than 50 new jobs and will service daily flights, supporting fast, free shipping for Amazon customers in Ohio and throughout the region. Amazon’s first plane arrived at TOL last night at 10:36 p.m. and departed TOL at 8:57 a.m. this morning.