Find the Perfect Fit in Ohio

In Ohio, there’s abundant opportunity for businesses to grow and careers to flourish. Finding the perfect fit for your organization’s evolving needs has never been easier. A midwestern work ethic, resilient economy and central location are just a few of the benefits of growing a business in Ohio. The other pieces speak for themselves.

Operating Costs

They’re low here. Over 70% lower than coastal areas including San Francisco and New York City. Other leaders are catching on as Ohio’s concentration of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies is the 5th highest in the nation.


We’ve got over 300 higher education campuses that prepare the next generation workforce for the jobs of tomorrow. In addition, we’re helping companies attract and retain top talent for in demand jobs.

Living Here

That’s pretty great too. Forbes agrees, ranking Ohio No. 2 in quality of life for the past three years.

Ohio is an extraordinary and diverse state, located in the center of America’s heartland and just a day’s drive from 60 percent of the North American population. Here in Ohio, businesses large and small, entrepreneurs, and innovators can realize their goals. Every day we are building on our history of innovation, entrepreneurship, and hard work to move Ohio forward.

As the 21st largest economy in the world, and the seventh largest in the United States, our strong business climate and diverse workforce support a variety of industries from manufacturing to agriculture, and from healthcare to aviation and energy.

Ohio’s vibrant city centers, natural parks, and world-class arts, sports and entertainment provide a quality of life that is second to none. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it here in Ohio.

Collaboration is at the center of our success. Working with JobsOhio, we continue to build a world-class workforce with the skills necessary to propel the state’s economy forward. 

Led by a board of directors who are stakeholders in business, real estate, higher education, and the military, JobsOhio is the state’s private economic development corporation. Building on our historical strengths, JobsOhio’s industry sector teams collaborate with six regional partners and local economic development organizations to identify how Ohio can empower your business and help it grow.

Together with JobsOhio, we are building a strong economic development strategy for Ohio and a strong foundation for growth. We are committed – as is JobsOhio – to serve all Ohioans, and provide opportunity across Ohio from large cities to our small towns and villages. We are working every day to provide opportunities for economic growth, and investing in infrastructure, broadband internet, and education.

We hope you will reach out to the JobsOhio team to learn how Ohio can be a partner in your success. Opportunity. Innovation. Teamwork. You can find it here in Ohio.

Very respectfully yours,

Mike DeWine

Mike DeWine

John Husted

Jon Husted
Lt. Governor

And those are just the beginning. Whether current events have increased the need for supply chain enhancements, or accelerated the drive for productivity and competitiveness, Ohio is an ideal location for every business to grow —including yours.

We think you’ll fit right in.