Category: Toledo Economic News

Discussing Great Lakes Aviation

Port Releases Toledo Market Details

As part of an article in the Toledo Blade on December 22nd, a discussion comparing the reports spearheaded by the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority versus those by the Treece investment group has led to the public release of many reports for all to view. This includes the True Market Study conducted earlier this year.…
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The Treece Privatization Plan: Market & Marketability Study

After going through a week plus of stories questioning them form the The Toledo Blade, the Treece family released the first substantial part of their privatization plan. The Market and Marketability Assessment ( was prepared by Airport Business Solutions out of Tampa, Florida.

Are TOL/TDZ Privatization Talks Realistic?

A local (family) investment group ran by Dock Treece under the name Treece Investment Advisory Corp., along with his sons Dock David and Ben, have made public they are nearing the end of a study on taking over the operations of both Toledo Express Airport and Toledo Executive Airport. The facilities are currently owned by…
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Airport Committee Meeting: True Market Study Highlights

The April Airport Committee Meeting provided a few highlights of a recently completely true market study. The study completed by Sixel Consulting analyzed the Toledo market between October 2011 and November 2012. The size of the Toledo Express catchment area is 981,000 residents which generates over $526 million in revenue per year for air travel…
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NWOAC March Meeting Wrap

The Northwest Ohio Aviation Council held it’s March meeting on the evening of the 28th at Grand Aire. During the meeting, discussions were held on the impact of looming FAA cuts that may cause the Toledo Express ATC tower to close from 12AM until 6AM daily. Due to the high profile nature of this action,…
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