Incentives

CASTLO and its partners in economic development offer a host of tools to make development a lean and efficient process. We make it easy. We work with developers to tailor a formula that fits the development.

Enterprise Zone Tax Abatements

Eligible industries can receive up to 60% real estate tax abatement for up to ten years.

Up to 75% exemption in the city of Youngstown. Abatements in excess of 75% require approval by the Youngstown Board of Education.

Up to 60% exemption in other communities. Abatements in excess of 60% require approval by the affected school district.

The maximum abatement term is 10 years. Abatements in excess of 10 years require approval of the affected school district.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

A TIF can leverage additional funds for public infrastructure needed in new construction.