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Economic Development Department

Michael Love
Economic Development Director
(216) 381-0400 x205

The Economic Development Department serves to attract new businesses to South Euclid while helping current businesses prosper and grow. Please explore the resources below to learn more about South Euclid and our diverse business community. Please contact us for further information on starting or expanding your business in our city. 



For the latest information on our current development projects including Cedar Center, Oakwood Commons, and Mayfield & Green, please visit our Current Projects Update Page by Clicking Here.



Dear Valued South Euclid Business Owner or Representative,

We here at the City and the HRCC (Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce) are already in the planning stages for our 3rd annual SoEuBAM (South Euclid Business Appreciation Mixer). This year, the event will take place on Thursday March 3, 2016 from 5:30pm-7:30pm and will be in the Atrium of University Suburban Health Center. Be sure to reserve the date on your calendar. A formal invitation will follow in January.

We are also adding a new component to the event, the "It's SoEu (So You) Awards." These awards will give us all an opportunity to shine a light on the great businesses here in South Euclid. We are asking you, the business owners and representatives, to nominate your fellow South Euclid businesses for the awards. The award categories are as follows:
1. Best Customer Service
2. Best Exterior Appearance/Landscaping/Outdoor Beautification
3. Best Restaurant/Food-Service Business
4. Most Community-Minded Business
Please send all nominations to me via e-mail ( Please submit one nomination per category. You are welcome to self-nominate your own business, but please only nominate your own business in one category. Nominations will be accepted through November 25, 2015.

The top five businesses in each category (those with the most nominations) will then be announced. A committee of residents (the Awards Review Team) will personally visit each of the finalists and select a winner in each category.

The winners will be announced and the awards will be presented on March 3rd at the SoEuBAM.

We look forward to receiving your nominations and look forward to seeing you at the 3rd Annual SoEuBAM on Thursday March 3, 2016.




Register as a Potential Supplier/Vendor for the 2016 Republican Convention


The Cleveland 2016 Republican Convention Host Committee has created a website to allow businesses from across the region to register as potential suppliers/vendors for the 2016 Republican Convention.

Here is the link to the database:

This database will be used by both the Host Committee and the Committee on Arrangements (the RNC Committee planning the actual convention) to select all vendors and suppliers.

Of course, registering your business on this database does not guarantee you will receive convention related business. However, it is our understanding that you must be registered in this database to have an opportunity to receive that business.

More information can be obtained by speaking with representatives of the Host Committee. Their contact information can be found by visiting the link above.



                     Summer in the City Mixer                                                       SoEuBAM

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South Euclid New Business Guide:

If you are new to South Euclid, please click here to view our "Guide to Starting a Business in South Euclid. It offers many valuable tips and resources for opening your business. Current business owners are also encouraged to explore the guide for programs and resources available to assist.


South Euclid was recently named one of the "Top 10 Communities in Greater Cleveland" by the real estate professionals at Keller Williams, Click Here to learn more.




South Euclid Business Update Summer/Fall 2015:

2015 has so far been a year of excitement as new businesses have opened in South Euclid and our existing businesses continue to grow. Here are just a few examples:

The famed A Cookie & A Cupcake chose Cedar Center for their second location and the first on the east-side. Be sure to stop by for some of Cleveland's best cookies, cupcakes, and ice cream or visit them on-line at

Also coming to Cedar Center this fall will be the new restaurant, Pacific Grill. Pacific Grill is the latest concept from Cleveland's own Pacific East. We are excited to welcome Pacific Grill to South Euclid and invite you to link to this article from for more information:

South Euclid is now home to one of the first grocery stores specializing in Southeast Asian goods with the opening of the Eunice Asian Grocery/Nepali Bazaar on Mayfield Road. International resettlement agencies have assisted many Nepalese refugees in settling in South Euclid and this store helps to serve the needs of the Nepalese population. Please visit this link to an article on for more information:

As storefronts continue to be filled along Mayfield Road, Alternative Designer Choice has occupied the formerly vacant space at 4491 Mayfield. Alternative Designer Choice is a cabinet maker and kitchen/bath remodeling company with a public showroom now open in South Euclid.

Construction will be underway soon on the new Panda Express Restaurant at Cedar Center. Additional tenant announcements for Oakwood Commons, and potentially construction of new buildings on the Oakwood property should occur before the end of the year.

We are excited these businesses have chosen to make this significant investment in our community and encourage residents to shop local.

Our current businesses also continue to thrive.

South Euclid Hardware is now open in their new space at 4422 Mayfield Road.

Coffee Phix has reopened at 4485 Mayfield in an intimate, neighborhood coffee shop style setting. Visit Coffee Phix on Facebook, for a complete listing of all the many upcoming events.

The new branch of the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library will be opening on South Green Road (across from Notre Dame College) this fall. Once the new library is open, work will begin on the Telling Mansion, which will re-open as the Museum of American Porcelain in Spring 2017.

For one of the area's most unique lunch experiences, be sure to visit Sanctuary on Green, 1936 South Green Road. Featuring the Koehn Sculpture Studios, boutique gift shops, and stunning views of the neighboring Langerdale Marsh. The Bavarian tea studio is open for lunch on Fridays and Saturdays. Visit for more information.

Chef Bob Sferra of Culinary Occasions and the Better Occasions Shop, 4261 Mayfield Road, is a frequent guest on local and national TV and radio programs and continues to cater some of Cleveland’s best events. Visit his website, , or stop in the shop for some baked goods from Bob or his business partner Christine (Better Bit of Butter) and ask for a catering menu.

University Suburban continues to grow. University Suburban Health Center is once again sponsoring the 2015 Harvest Fest and continues to be a great community partner. As an independent affiliate of University Hospitals, University Suburban can also offer many lower cost healthcare options, visit

The anchor companies in our industrial area continue to grow and expand (Aerocontrolex, Rochling-Glastic, and Gent Machine) and the level of campus activity at Notre Dame increases every year.

Our Greenfield Community Garden streetscape in downtown South Euclid has also begun to bring a new sense of energy to Mayfield Road. This was evident during the Rock the Block Street Fair, which will now become a new South Euclid tradition and illustrated the potential for Mayfield Road to be a center of commercial activity.

There is much going on in the South Euclid business community. We hope you will visit us soon to see for yourself.

City of South Euclid Comprehensive Plan Update:

The City of South Euclid is currently updating its Comprehensive Land Use Plan, a process undertaken once every ten years. Please see below for documents and updates related to the Comprehensive Plan process. The new plan should be presented for final approval and adoption soon.


2014 Comprehensive Master Plan Open House Review 


2014 Comprehensive Master Plan Open House at Notre Dame College Performing Art Center Pictures 


FINAL DRAFT of the 2015 City of South Euclid Comprehensive Plan Update 


New Development Projects:

The City of South Euclid is currently experiencing a retail construction boom. With the construction of Oakwood Commons and Cedar Center, South Euclid has seen more new retail join our business community than at any other time in the city’s history.



Cedar Center North: 
Click Here for the Cedar Center Project Page



Oakwood Commons: 
Click Here for the Oakwood Commons Project Page



Visit our Current Projects Page for the latest updates on all major construction projects in the city including the new South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library nearing completion on South Green Road.



Greenfield Community Garden


Greenfield Community Gardens


In addition to the new development at Cedar Center and Oakwood, the city, in partnership with its affiliate organization, One South Euclid, has completed a streetscape beautification project in the downtown South Euclid business district, at Mayfield & Green. This project includes new bike racks, banners, public art, a guitar from “Guitar Mania”, seating areas, and community garden plots right on the public street. As future phases of the Greenfield Project are implemented, the area will become more attractive for local businesses. Please Click Here for more information on the Greenfield Community Garden Project.



Business Districts:


Including the new Cedar Center North and Oakwood Commons and Downtown, South Euclid has five distinct business districts, each offering unique attributes. Please see below for a description of each business district:


Cedar-Green Business District:

Home to Dr. Kriwinsky, DDS, Huntington Bank, Bruegger’s Bagels, Blum’s Party Goods, Issi’s Place Restaurant, Pollack Photo Studio, Jerusalem Grille, DO Summer’s Cleaners, plus many other great businesses.


Cedar-Warrensville Business District:

Home of Cedar Center North and Oakwood Commons: Visit the Current Projects Page for details.

Other businesses include: Waterstone Professional Building (Heights Incubator Project), Walgreen’s, Ohio Savings Bank, Classic Memorials, Ark Jewelers, Cedar Center Hardware, Weeks Automotive, Buckeye Medical Supply, Battiste & Dupree Cajun Grille, and more.


Mayfield Road Corridor:

The Mayfield Corridor stretches from Warrensville Center Road to the West to Brush High School to the East and is home to Downtown South Euclid at Mayfield & Green.


Businesses in the area include: South Euclid City Hall, Key Bank, CVS, Walgreen’s, Giant Eagle, the Coffee Phix Café, South Euclid Hardware, the House of Swing, McDonald’s, DeJohn Flynn Mylott Funeral Home, Maher-Melbourne Funeral Home, Chef’s Ingredient Outlet, the Better Occasions Shop, Chocolate Emporium, Dairy King, Alesci’s, American Commodore Tuxedo, Leonard Schwartz Furs, Belvoir Pet Hospital, Dunkin’ Donuts, Dr. Marks Podiatry Clinic, Loparo's Pizza, Eat at Joe's, Just-a-Buck, Kalie's Family Restaurant and many more neighborhood businesses.


The corridor is also the future home of the Museum of American Porcelain, opening in the Telling Mansion in early 2017.


Monticello-Green Manufacturing and Industrial District:

This intersection serves as the City’s industrial and manufacturing corridor and is home to the following businesses:

Aerocontrolex (Division of Transdigm): Manufacturer of aviation components

Rochling-Glastic Composites: Plastics Manufacturer

Gent Machine: Manufacturer of screws

All three industrial anchor businesses have grown significantly over the past five years.
Also home to Glengate Shopping Center (anchored by General Dollar, Anthony’s Place Restaurant, Lounge 360, Greenmont Veterinary Hospital, Dog Tropolis, and many more businesses.


South Green Road Medical-Educational Corridor:

This area encompasses South Green Road from Mayfield to Cedar and is designed to accommodate medical and professional offices and educational institutions. It is currently home to:

University Suburban Health Center - Click Here for Details

Notre Dame College - Click Here for their Website

Senders Pediatrics - Click Here for Information

Langerdale Urban Marsh & Wetland - Click Here for Details

Sanctuary on Green - Bavarian Tea House, Sculpture Studio, Gift Shop, and More, Click Here for Details.
South Euclid Post Office
Religious Institutions
Future Home of the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library



Business Directory:

Click Here for a complete, user-friendly and updated listing of all businesses in South Euclid

Click Here for the South Euclid Dining Directory



Business Incentive Programs:

The Economic Development Department offers a wide-range of incentive programs for current and new businesses through the help of our partners at the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce, Cuyahoga County Department of Development, the State of Ohio, and many others.

Please Click Here for a complete listing of incentive programs.



Available Properties Database:

As you explore South Euclid, please be sure to visit our available properties database for a complete listing of available commercial and industrial properties.

Click Here for the database.



One South Euclid:

The City has created a community development corporation known as One South Euclid. One South Euclid is led by a board of volunteer community, business, and civic leaders and works closely with the Economic Development Department. For more information on One South Euclid, please Click Here.



Partnership with Notre Dame College:


The City continues to work closely with it’s largest employer Notre Dame College. As a “College Town for All Ages”, the City works with Notre Dame to attract businesses which appeal to college students, young professionals, families, and people of all ages. Here are some examples of how the Economic Development Department has worked with Notre Dame to improve South Euclid:

October 2010 Sun Messenger Article: South Euclid Making Itself into a "College Town for All Ages"

December 2010 Tri-County Business Journal Article:  South Euclid ponders keys to future success

The South Euclid and Notre Dame College Storefront Art Initiative: Click Here for Details.



Employment Opportunities:

To assist residents with finding their next career opportunity, there is an employment section on the website which lists employment opportunities in South Euclid and around the region, please Click Here to view current opportunities. The Employment Opportunities Page also provides an ideal outlet for South Euclid businesses to find qualified employees. All South Euclid businesses receive preferred listing on the Employment Opportunities Page.

The City is also proud to partner with Ohio Means Jobs, Cuyahoga County's Workforce Development Agency, please
Click Here to learn more.


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Affiliated Links
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative Accepting Applications

Applicant Informational Brochure

Ohio Means Business

Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce

First Suburbs Development Council
Cedar Center Information Page
Notre Dame College

Department Contacts

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