Cleveland Heights, Ohio is a diverse, progressive, vital suburb of Cleveland just up the hill from University Circle, with its museums, colleges and world-renowned medical facilities – Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals – and is a convenient commute to downtown. Well known for its rich variety of homes, great parks, and main-street shopping, Cleveland Heights is continually developing in order to retain current residents and attract new ones.
The City of Cincinnati is a driving force in the economy of the State of Ohio. In 2017, Cincinnati’s regional economy ranked the largest economy in the State of Ohio, making large gains in economic growth due to progressive policies and investments. The City of Cincinnati implemented programs to increase government efficiency and implemented new data tracking software that has caught national attention. The City of Cincinnati looks to 2018 to continue addressing gaps in transportation and improvements in environmental sustainability.
The City of Canton provides its residents with many benefits of big-city living while maintaining its charm as a medium-sized Midwestern town. With a vibrant arts community, world-class hospitals, and universities Canton is situated to attract both new residents and businesses. Mayor Thomas M. Bernabei is aggressively pursuing the attraction of new companies and businesses to the city. Canton has a wide variety of attributes that make the city a smart location for companies of all shapes, sizes, and industries.
In 2017, the City of Beavercreek continued to implement programs and policies that allow for growth and financial stability. These programs and policies allowed for Beavercreek to have a financially stable local economy, improve infrastructure, allowed for new public safety programs and initiatives, and upgrade city parks and recreation programs. The City of Beavercreek will continue these capital improvement projects and investments in the community in 2018.
In 2017, the City of Akron made significant investments into its community by successfully passing a ¼% income tax increase to improve public safety and infrastructure. The City of Akron formed private-public collaborations, including a partnership with eBay, that will lead to job creation, entrepreneurial opportunities, and strengthen the local economy. The City of Akron has the momentum to accomplish many goals that will strengthen the financial stability of the city and allow for the City of Akron to thrive.
The City of Cuyahoga Falls continued programs to revitalize downtown and focus on economic development programs. Cuyahoga Falls also expanded neighborhood initiatives to increase communication and engage residents through empowerment and strategic investments. The City of Cuyahoga falls also continued its infrastructure investment by aggressively repaving roads and other infrastructure improvements. The City of Cuyahoga Falls will continue to grow and invest in its local economy in 2018.