Economic Development

Economic Development Updates

New Brownfield and Demolition/Site Revitalization Funds through the Ohio Department of Development

Ohio’s 2022-2023 budget allocated $500 million in new funding under various development programs: $350 million for the assessment, cleanup, and revitalization of brownfield sites and another $150 million for the demolition of vacant or abandoned commercial or residential buildings.

Please use the following links for application and eligibility information:
Brownfield Remediation Program
Building Demolition and Site Rehabilitation Program

March Round of TechCred Launches

TechCred helps businesses address their workforce needs by upskilling current and prospective employees. Businesses of all sizes, from any industry, are eligible for up to $30,000 per round and up to $180,000 per year. To allow businesses more time to plan their employee trainings in advance, the TechCred application will officially open on a bimonthly basis for the remainder of 2022.

Application dates:

Round 13 | March 1-31
Round 14 | May 2-31
Round 15 | July 1-29
Round 16 | September 1-30
Round 17 | November 1-30

Learn more about the program at

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 Cleveland-Cliffs (formerly 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.