The Economic Advantage of Ohio
The Columbus Region is located centrally in the state of Ohio, in the heart of the Midwest. A major geographical advantage, the state also offers many economic benefits.
Ohio by the Numbers
Ohio’s strong and stable economy provides the solid foundation for businesses in the Columbus Region and across the state.
BUSINESS CLIMATE BY MULTIPLE SOURCES
LARGEST ECONOMY IN THE WORLD
GDP IN 2021
JobsOhio is the state’s unique private economic development corporation. It is a first-of-its-kind, state-authorized nonprofit built with private stable financial resources and seasoned professionals with private sector expertise. One Columbus and JobsOhio frequently collaborate to help businesses find a home in the Columbus Region.
More than 4,000 foreign-owned businesses maintain operations in Ohio. In relocating to the Columbus Region, businesses find a welcoming community open to international participation. JobsOhio and its partners provide services to nearly 50 countries across Europe, Asia, Canada and other international markets.
Programs and Incentives
The state of Ohio and JobsOhio, along with One Columbus’ other statewide connections, offer specific programs and incentives for businesses building and growing in Ohio, including within the Columbus Region. From tax credits to loan and grant programs, the state works hard to make it easy for businesses to choose Ohio.
Our team is on hand to help your business find its place in the Columbus Region. Together we’ll secure your growth and future in our thriving ecosystem.