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Economic Development

The City of Green is a progressive, prosperous and promising suburban city. The City of Green is open to, and open for, business.

We are geographically blessed and desirable with three exits off of a major north-south interstate (I-77), easy access to nearby universities, high-quality health care and home to the Akron-Canton Airport-one of the nation's fastest growing small-hub airports.Castle Aviation Groundbreaking

We offer a diversity of commercial real estate options - from available suites in existing buildings to acres of developable industrial and commercial land. We have more than 730 acres of available land planned and zoned for commercial development. The City offers an online listing of available commercial property, many of which are available within the City's incentive areas. The City participates in several incentive programs for new construction or investment including the Ohio Enterprise Zone, Community Reinvestment Area, Tax Increment Financing and Foreign Trade Zone programs.

Our business community is growing, active and engaged - more than 1,200 businesses strong, including Fortune 1000 companies, large, medium, small and micro-sized businesses.

Aldi Ribbon CuttingThe Mayor's Office and the City of Green's economic development team promote government and business collaboration to help businesses succeed and grow. We are committed to an aggressive economic development agenda that includes retaining and expanding existing businesses, attracting new quality businesses, and marketing available land for business attraction, retention and expansion. Recent investments in growth-enabling infrastructure, including enhanced roads, a new city and schools administration building, extensive fiber optics as well as parks and other green space make Green an attractive place to live, work and play.


For more information, contact the City of Green's Economic Development Staff:

Jessica Hyser, Community Development Administrator at (330) 896-6614 or  jhyser@cityofgreen.org or Wayne Wiethe, Director of Planning at (330) 896-6614 or wwiethe@cityofgreen.org.