Top ranked business climate in the U.S.
If you are looking to start, locate or expand a business in the United States, you’re in good company.
Home to a population of 2.2 million, and a potential workforce of 1.2 million, the Columbus Region has one of the youngest and most-educated populations in the country, offering a steady pipeline of young talent.
The Columbus Region economy boasts a highly-diversified base of companies, with no industry representing more than 18% of employment. Home of the world’s most recognizable brands—Scotts, Express, JPMorgan Chase, Nationwide, Abercrombie & Fitch— innovative small businesses and top-ranked educational and research institutions, the Columbus Region offers a stable environment for companies looking to grow in a variety of sectors.
Logistics infrastructure provides unmatched accessibility – a critical link in the supply chain for domestic and global manufacturers and logistics operations
Within a day’s drive reach 151 million people and 42,100 headquarters – that’s 46% of the country’s population base and 48% of headquarter operations
PRO-BUSINESS TAX ENVIRONMENT
No corporate income tax and no property tax
Columbus has the highest possible bond ratings in a fiscally stable state
LOWER COST OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
Available and affordable real estate
Favorable start-up environment – unicorns grow here
Home to top venture capital funds in the Midwest like Drive Capital and Rev1 Ventures
OPEN + COLLABORATIVE
Ranked No. 1 opportunity city by Forbes
Headquarter companies in the Region have perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
302 foreign-establishments with over 60,000 employees
80+ languages spoken
A diverse and growing region with no industry representing more than 18% of employment.LEARN MORE
Luigi Lazzareschi,CEO, Sofidel Group
One Columbus is committed to serve growing companies and ensure the Columbus Region remains a vibrant and economically healthy region.
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