Business in Highland Heights

We’re proud to be home to businesses large and small, such as Phillips Medical Systems, Things Remembered and Ibis Technologies. Tax incentives may be available for job growth or relocation of your business to this vibrant community, contact Joe Filippo at 440-442-7404 for economic development information.

Benefits of Living & Working in Highland Heights

Why Locate Your Business in the City of Highland Heights?
The City of Highland Heights truly is a place with “Pride and Promise.” In addition to having the third lowest commercial property tax rate in Cuyahoga county, the city Government takes great pride in fostering a business environment that is supportive and responsive.

Here are some highlights of what makes the City of Highland Heights “The City with Pride and Promise,” and a great location for your business.

Award-Winning Ratings:
  • Rated one of the “Best Places to Live (in America)” by CNN Money Magazine
  • Rated among the top cities in Cleveland Magazine’s “Rating the Suburbs”
Convenience and Accessibility:
  • Approximately 12 miles, or 30 minutes, northeast of downtown Cleveland
  • Just minutes from Interstates 271 and 90
  • Cuyahoga County Airport borders the city, providing charter and flight management services to business clients and onsite auto rental
Business and Tax Information:
  • Highland Heights has the fifteenth lowest commercial property tax rate in Cuyahoga County
  • Median home price is approximately $257,000
  • Median family income $93,000
  • Average business property taxes $76.62 per $100,000 valuation
  • Sales tax 8%
  • The city’s 5.2 square miles are home to approximately 9,000 residents and 200 businesses
Other Nearby Amenities:
All of these are within 1 mile of the City of Highland Heights:
  • Stonewater Golf Club - a challenging members-only course
  • Airport Greens Golf Course - 18-hole public golf course
  • North Chagrin Reservation - 2,112 acres of parks and trails along the Chagrin River, including Manakiki Golf Course, a public links course
  • Cuyahoga County Public Library - Mayfield Branch
Close Proximity to:
  • Legacy Village and Beachwood Mall
  • Hillcrest Hospital-A Cleveland Clinic Hospital
  • University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center
  • Mayfield Sand Ridge Club (Country Club and Golf Club)
Colleges and Universities:
A number of higher education institutions are located within comfortable traveling distance from the city’s boundaries, including:
  • Ursuline College, Pepper Pike
  • John Carroll University, University Heights
  • Notre Dame College, South Euclid
Additionally, residents may take advantage of the 15 other colleges, universities and professional schools located within 30 miles of the City of Highland Heights, including:
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Baldwin-Wallace College
  • Cleveland State University
  • Cuyahoga County Community College/Corporate College