7 Reasons Why You Should Locate Your Business in Mentor, Ohio

The world is getting smaller and everyone is looking for an advantage in today’s competitive marketplace.

Whether you’re moving from across the country or just across the county, here are a few reasons why Mentor is where you want to be.

  1. Low Cost of Operations  The City of Mentor enjoys low energy costs due to nearby natural gas reserves. Professional services are also a great value. You can conduct business at a faction of the cost of what you would spend in New York or California.
  2. Attractive Economic Incentives  Mentor offers a variety of attractive economic incentives that include tax abatement, tax credits, direct grants, infrastructure improvement and public financing.
  3. International Trade Assistance  The City of Mentor offers direct staff assistance on import/export compliance, planning, finance and job training.
  4. Ideal Location  Mentor is located approximately 25 minutes northeast of downtown Cleveland, Ohio.  We are within a day’s drive of over 50% of the US Market. Manufacturers and distributors have direct access to interstates and rail services as well as a nearby international and deep water port.
  5. Established Manufacturing Base  Over 1,700 businesses are already located in Mentor including 300+ manufacturing firms. Primary industry clusters include advanced manufacturing, aerospace & aviation, polymers & chemicals and biomedical. Notable companies with facilities in Mentor include STERIS, Lincoln Electric, Parker Hannifin, PCC Airfoils, Polychem, ACO Polymer, Henkel and Eye Lighting to name a few.
  6. Stable, Educated Workforce  Mentor residents are more highly educated, have a higher median income, and have a higher home-ownership rate than both the Ohio and US averages.
  7. Great Quality of Life   Mentor is a family-friendly, lakefront community which offers ample recreational, cultural, shopping and dining opportunities. Mentor schools are among the best in Ohio. Residents also enjoy great civic services as well as one of the lowest income tax rates in the State of Ohio.

It’s easy to see that Mentor is a great place to do business. Learn more at www.mentormeansbusiness.com.

2016-11-20T13:41:39+00:00November 18th, 2016|Economic Development, Feature Articles|