Economic Development & Business Resources
Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce
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 the planned revitalization of downtown South Euclid, please Click Here.
Interested in locating your business in South Euclid?
Please visit our available properties database by Clicking Here for a complete list of commercial and industrial properties that may suit your needs.
Economic Development Update:
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.
City of South Euclid Comprehensive Plan Update:
We have recently updated our Comprehensive Land Use Plan, a process undertaken once every ten years. Please Click Here to view the plan.
Greenfield Community Garden:
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. The project has helped attract new businesses to the area and also served as one of the driving forces in the redevelopment of the northeast section of the district. Please Click Here for more information on the Greenfield Community Garden Project.
South Euclid has five distinct business districts, each offering unique attributes.
Cedar-Green Business District:
Home to a variety of small businesses and restaurants, this district sits at our busiest intersection and serves as the gateway to South Euclid, at the point where Beachwood, University Heights, and South Euclid meet.
Cedar-Warrensville Business District:
Home to our newest retail centers, Cedar Center North and Oakwood Commons, this district has become a destination for diners and shoppers.
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. In partnership with One South Euclid, a new vision has been developed for Downtown South Euclid, please Click Here to learn more. In addition, the Mayfield Corridor features the Museum of American Porcelain Art, located in the Historic Telling Mansion.
Monticello-Green Manufacturing and Industrial District:
This intersection serves as the City’s industrial and manufacturing corridor and is home to a variety of industrial businesses from large manufacturing plants such as Aerocontrolex and Rochling-Glastic to lawn care businesses and auto repair shops.
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
Notre Dame College
Langerdale Urban Marsh & Wetland
Sanctuary on Green Sculpture Studio & Tea House
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library
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.
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 its 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
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.