Economic Development

NorthOlmstedMap-CompressedHowever you look at it, North Olmsted comes out on top. Proximity to the airport, highway accessibility, hotels and dining, with affordability to boot – we have what businesses need to attract talent and thrive.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for residents by promoting job creation, job retention and capital investment. We serve the business community with creative, custom services that support successful growth or relocation. Our key initiatives include:

  • Business retention, expansion and attraction
  • Development of underutilized or vacant properties
  • Managing business incentives resources
  • Infrastructure improvements
  • Entrepreneurial support
Business Retention and Expansion Assistance

Helping Existing Businesses in North Olmsted Thrive
Existing businesses typically represent the biggest opportunities for economic and fiscal growth in a community. Therefore, supporting existing businesses is a key component of the city’s economic development strategy. Our approach is to understand the needs of local businesses and connect them with community resources to assist with issues like:

  • Identifying new employees
  • Employee training
  • Funding for business expansion
  • Utilities and land use (zoning)
  • Site selection – finding land and buildings
  • Market research and analysis
  • Business coaching
The City’s goal is to form long-term relationship with local businesses to provide the support they desire to meet their changing business needs and realize on-going success. Let us help you now by scheduling a one-on-one visit. At that meeting, we can discuss your industry, operations, concerns, needs as well as your plans for the future. We will then connect you with the appropriate community resources and individuals that can best help with your company’s specific needs. Our business resource partners include, but are not limited to: Team NEO, Greater Cleveland Partnership, Cuyahoga County Department of Development, JobsOhio and also banks, colleges, universities, schools and other businesses.

Aerozone Alliance

The City of North Olmsted is a proud member of the Aerozone Alliance, a regional collaboration created to drive job growth in Northeast Ohio, leveraging the unique assets of Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport and NASA Glenn Research Center. Look for a variety of data and locate development opportunities in the district using the Aerozone Analyst map tool.