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Why Wheeling and surrounding areas?


What’s happening in our region?  Plenty. The Health Plan has expanded and is building its new headquarters in downtown Wheeling. International law firm, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Global Operations Center in the center of downtown. British outsourcing firm Williams Lea / TAG’s downtown office center. Cabela’s retail and adjacent regional distribution center at The Highlands in Ohio County. CertainTeed, a gypsum plant in Marshall County. New and expanding factories in Wetzel County. A FedEx distribution center in the Wheeling MSA. A new AT&T call center.

Various IT and technology solutions, banking, shared services, back office operations, outsourcing, industry and manufacturing. These business ventures — and many others — are proving that RED and the Wheeling MSA is increasingly successful in expanding its local economy by attracting outside businesses to locate here.

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