How to Do Business with Cuyahoga County

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How to Relocate Your Business to Cuyahoga County

Business Attraction 
Team NEO is the front line in attracting new businesses to Northeast Ohio. Under the regional brand, Cleveland Plus, Team NEO takes the story of regional strengths and assets around the world to get the attention of site selectors, real estate executives and expanding businesses to persuade them to invest in Northeast Ohio.

How to Start, Grow, and Expand Your Business in Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County provides loans ranging from $10,000 to $1.5 million to assist businesses with: relocating; expanding or building new facilities; creating and retaining jobs; acquisition of land, buildings, machinery and equipment; new construction; renovation; tenant improvements and technical assistance. For additional information on the various county funds available, click here.

Minority-Owned Business Opportunities 
The Cleveland Plus region offers an ideal environment for minority-owned businesses. This 18-county region is globally recognized for its supportive business network, logistics infrastructure, skilled workforce, corporate-friendly tax structure, low cost of doing business and exceptional quality of life.

Business Development
The Greater Cleveland Partnership’s (GCP) Business Development Team is committed to retaining and advancing the growth of, and creating new opportunities for, local businesses to increase the economic wealth and vitality of Greater Cleveland.

Minority Business Development

Starting & Managing a Business

Small Business Resource Center 

Entrepreneur Resources
JumpStart unlocks the full potential of diverse and ambitious entrepreneurs to economically transform entire communities.

Manufacturer Resources 
The Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network supports, educates and champions manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region's economy into a powerful, global player.

Small Business Resource Center
As the region’s small business expert organization, COSE offers its members networking and educational events, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues and cost-effective group purchasing programs. The programs and services COSE offers are designed to grow Northeast Ohio’s small business community successfully.

Regional Business Development
Team NEO’s Cluster Acceleration Team uses its industry expertise to provide companies, academic and research institutions with opportunities to collaborate and take advantage of new technologies that build on the industrial, organizational and workforce strengths of the region.

Global Cleveland’s Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program is a pathway and a resource for international entrepreneurs to launch startups in Northeast Ohio.

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