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Economic Development Division
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Columbus, Ohio 43215


Columbus Opportunity Zone Prospectus Information about Columbus' 39 Opportunity Zones.

Business Assistance

Small Business

Small Business One of the central goals of the Mayor and the City of Columbus, Ohio is to serve as a proactive partner and catalyst in expanding our City’s Economic stability.  The Office of Small Business and Entrepreneur Development offers a variety of economic development tools to help local businesses grow and thrive and to aid in the revitalization efforts in our community. - learn more

Downtown Business Incentives

Downtown Business Incentives The City of Columbus is committed to ensuring our businesses can expand and reach their highest potential. As the Columbus region’s biggest job center, downtown’s resurgence over the last decade means that for many businesses, it’s the best and only location to be. From growth incentives to property improvements, our package of incentives, loans, and grants is helping make that a reality for a growing number of businesses. - learn more

Green & Energy Efficiency Programs

Green & Energy Efficiency Programs Learn about LEED Certification, the Ohio Site Inventory Program, Ohio Brownfield Fund and Property Assessed Clean Energy programs. - learn more

Opportunity Zone Program

OPPORTUNITY ZONES A new community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017, the Opportunity Zone Program encourages new, long-term investment in property or businesses in specific areas around the City through federal tax incentives for investors. - learn more