Considering an Investment?

If you’re considering an expansion and/or relocation of your business, you’ll find tremendous benefits in Cleveland Plus, Northeast Ohio's 18-county business growth region. Our broad and deep supply chains in multiple industries provide the resources you need, while our strong workforce and innovative spirit gets the job done effectively and efficiently. Ohio’s corporate-friendly tax structure and central location to US and Canadian market makes manufacturing and distributing or providing goods and services faster and less costly than most other major US locations.

If your company is located here and you are interested in expanding, read about our regional economic development program.


Cleveland Plus offers:

  • UNSURPASSED ACCESS
    Cleveland Plus companies and organizations have access to key business and community leaders who can assist in making critical connections. Plus, our central location allows quick market access to more than half of North America, including Canada. In fact, almost 50% of the U.S. population and 60% of all U.S. Fortune 500 headquarters are within 500 miles/805 kg of Cleveland Plus.
  • PROVEN MANUFACTURING AND SERVICES EXPERTISE
    Manufacturing is a key part of our area's rich heritage. And we use this vast experience to help make your innovations more profitable. From idea generation and research to manufacturing and distribution, our people are leading the way in numerous new industries, such as advanced manufacturing, biomedical, polymers and flexible electronics. All are supported by a world-class professional services cluster of leading financial, legal and insurance firms.
  • AFFORDABILITY
    You get more for less cost, less risk and less hassle in Cleveland Plus. Our proximity to North American markets reduces shipping time and rates. And the cost of doing business - whether it be real estate, workforce or business taxes - is lower here than most other major U.S. cities.

All this – plus an educated workforce, proven research and development capabilities, a business friendly environment and low cost of living, helps Cleveland Plus create long-term opportunities for companies and residents throughout the region.

MAJOR CAPITAL INVESTMENTS

What our CEOs are saying about doing business in the Cleveland Plus region

"We're proud to call Northeast Ohio home. Its talented workforce, commitment to innovation and rewarding lifestyle make Cleveland Plus a great business opportunity."

Tim Timken
Chairman
Timken Corporation

"With the help of the state's new tax laws, Invacare continues to grow and is the world leader in the manufacture and distribution of home and long-term care medical products. These products make life's experiences possible in over 80 countries."

A. Malachi Mixon, III
Chairman and CEO
Invacare Corporation

"As a technology company, we could operate anywhere in the country, but we chose Northeast Ohio because of the highly skilled available workforce, the large number of strong colleges and universities, the comparatively reasonable cost of operating a business, the central location in respect to our national population, and the quality of life available in this area for our employees and families. Likewise, the cooperation among government, education, nonprofi ts and business has been very valuable in facilitating that growth."

Mike Broderick
CEO, Turning Technologies, LLC