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Economic Development Department

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

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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. 

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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's own Mayfiled Collision Centers named the #1 Auto Body Shop in the USA, Click Here for details...




South Euclid Business Update Fall/Winter 2014:

The fall and winter months will see much business growth as new businesses come to South Euclid and our existing businesses continue to grow. Here are just a few examples:

DogTopia opened this September at 480 South Green Road right next door to Greenmont Veterinary Hospital. DogTopia is one of the area’s top dog daycare providers and we are excited to have them become part of our South Euclid community. For more information on DogTopia, please visit their website,

Chocolate Emporium has also opened this September in the space at 4226 Mayfield Road, next to United Dairy Farmer’s. We are excited to welcome the Chocolate Emporium to South Euclid. For more information, visit their website,

ARK Jewelry has opened in the former Mr. TV Building storefront at 2002 Warrensville Center Road and Classic Memorials has opened in the former podiatry clinic building at 14025 Cedar Road.

South Euclid Hardware has purchased the long-vacant Amir’s Building at 4222 Mayfield Road. The building will be renovated and be the new home of South Euclid Hardware.

These are all long-term established small businesses which have purchased or leased formally vacant storefronts and restored them to productive use. 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. 

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 recently sponsored the 2014 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

Mayfield Collision is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. Owner Tom Griffin and his team have been great supporters of the community, particularly the Police K-9 Unit. The company also donated a guitar now displayed at Mayfield & Green as part of the Greenfield Project. Mayfield Collision was recently named one of the top 10 body shops in the US and was the first body shop in history to make the North Coast 99, a listing of the 99 top places to work in Northeast Ohio. Visit their website at

In other news, Cedar Center continues to thrive with many of the stores having the best sales of any location in their respective chains. 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.

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 in early 2015.


2014 Comprehensive Master Plan Open House Review 


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


DRAFT of the 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 now under construction on South Green Road.



Greenfield Community Garden


Greenfield Community Garden


In addition to the new development at Cedar Center and Oakwood, the city, in partnership with its affiliate organization, One South Euclid, has begun 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:

In addition to 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, Lax & Mandel Bakery, 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, Buskeye Medical Supply, 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, and many more neighborhood businesses.


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, and Nevaeh Cuisine & Catering), Greenmont Veterinary Hospital, DogTopia, 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 us 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

Bad Girl Ventures Cleveland Spring 2015 Course Application due February 15

2015 Cleveland Bad Girl Ventures Spring Schedule

Ohio Means Business

Cuyahoga County Lank Bank

The mission of the Cuyahoga Land Bank is to strategically acquire properties, return them to productive use, reduce blight, increase property values, support community goals and improve the quality of life for county residents. To learn more about buying a house to renovate, a Land Bank renovated house or purchasing a side lot, contact the Cuyahoga Land Bank at (216) 698-8853.

Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce

First Suburbs Development Council
Cedar Center Information Page
Notre Dame College

Department Contacts

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