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Cleveland has a strong history of innovation in manufacturing dating back to the 1800's. We have expanded on that tradition to become home to one of the world’s leading medical centers and five Fortune 1000 company headquarters spanning the finance, advanced manufacturing and food science industries. The diversity of our people, places and industries creates a vibrant and connected environment ideal to start and grow a business.

Cleveland sets itself apart from the competition for business and living
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$430 million
In the last 12 years, the city has invested more than $430 million in various businesses and real estate ventures
Cleveland is home to five Fortune 1000 company headquarters
Cleveland has earned the highest score on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Municipal Equality Index 2018-2020
Total population of the City of Cleveland, Ohio
Nearly 50% of the US population is within 500 miles of Cleveland
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Feel the Cleveland Vibe
Cleveland has everything you'd find in larger metropolitan areas, but at a significantly more affordable price. We have culture, entertainment, recreation and an excellent environment for both families and those just starting their careers.
Start a Business Here
The City of Cleveland Department of Economic Development is a one-stop-shop for businesses located in Cleveland. We offer technical and financial assistance for companies looking to start up or take their business to the next level.
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A City United
The vibrant City of Cleveland, with its low cost of living, has everything that employees need.
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March 4
Major Events Committee Meeting Open to the Public
July 13
Mayor Bibb Announces LGBTQ+ Liaisons for Cleveland City Hall
December 17
Ohio Brownfield Program Now Accepting Applications
September 10
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Tri C, Currently Accepting Applications
June 13
City of Cleveland Celebrates Pride Month
April 22
Cuyahoga County Offers Small Business Stabilization Fund Loans & Grants-Ends April 23rd