Economic Development

New Small Business Grant Opportunity. Applications will be accepted at this site beginning June 29, 2021.

ELITE is a globally-recognized executive consulting program; participating companies experience up to 12x profitability growth and 4x increase in value. Since launching in Ohio in 2020 under a multi-year partnership with JobsOhio, over 60 Ohio businesses have participated, including NEO Vans, The Vallejo Company, and Freeman Residential Services.

In ELITE, up to three members of a company’s executive team are eligible to receive 80+ hours (12 days) of training across strategy, finance, capital raising, marketing, innovation, risk management, and talent, delivered by expert advisers, industry leaders, academics and guest entrepreneurs. If you or your companies are interested in learning more, please visit the ELITE Information Page and fill out their contact form and their team will contact you.

The Greater Cleveland Partnership is hosting an informational webinar on Monday, July 12th from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. You will hear first-hand from past participants and ELITE Staff.  The cohort beginning on Monday, September 13th is presented in collaboration with the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

To register for the July 12th event, please use this link:

Give Your Business a Strategic Advantage

Welcome to the Village of Cuyahoga Heights! Located just six miles south of downtown Cleveland at the intersection of Interstate 77 and Interstate 480, the Village of Cuyahoga Heights is one of the region’s most favorable locations to do business.

Please contact Dennis McAndrew of Silverlode Consulting, the Village’s economic development liaison at (216) 263-9000 #202, if you would like specific information about doing business in the Village of Cuyahoga Heights.

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The Village is committed to promoting economic growth and development. Our goal is to not only satisfy the economic development needs of our community, but also to help local businesses become successful and prosper.

The Village’s staff and economic development professionals are available to assist businesses in areas such as site selection, financial assistance, business expansion needs, zoning and permitting. We are confident that you will find the Village of Cuyahoga Heights to be an ideal environment for both family and work life.

There are a number of reasons to locate or expand your business in Cuyahoga Heights. One of the most important is our location. Being the closest suburb to downtown Cleveland, Cuyahoga Heights has unparalleled access and proximity to the downtown business community.

Exceptional Transportation Resources:

  • Two interchanges on I-77 | Area Map
  • Central location within a few minutes from all of the area’s highways
  • Proximity to rail and the Cuyahoga River
  • Easy access to Cleveland-Hopkins International, Burke Lakefront, and Cuyahoga County airports
  • Only a few miles away from the Port of Cleveland and the International Free Trade Zone

A Lower Cost of Doing Business:

  • The lowest real estate rates in the Greater Cleveland Area | 2019 Comparative Chart
  • A full complement of development incentives, including Enterprise Zones

Access to Skills, Training and Unique Cultural Opportunities:

  • Many of the region’s preeminent colleges and universities are just a few miles away.
  • Access to the Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, Cuyahoga National Park and the Village of Cuyahoga Heights community parks.

The Village is home to many notable companies and its largest employers including ArcelorMittal Steel, ASK Chemicals, Bimbo Bakeries, Charter Steel, Howmet Aerospace, Joshen Paper, Liturgical Publications, Millcraft Paper, MilliporeSigma, Nook Industries, North East Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and TriMark SS Kemp.