Explore Your Independence

From location to infrastructure to amenities and services, the City of Independence is an ideal locale for corporate headquarters, service-related businesses, and light industrial companies. Here are our vital statistics at a glance:

The Market

  • More than 3.8 million square feet of existing Class A and B office space
  • Over 450,000 square feet of existing retail/commercial space
  • In excess of 2.5 million square feet of existing industrial space
  • More than 300 acres of land available for commercial development
  • 13 hotels providing over 2,000 rooms and more than 40 restaurants
  • Lowest property tax rate of any city in Cuyahoga County ($64.15 per $1,000 property valuation)
  • 3 million people live within a 50-mile radius – access to a large, talented workforce
  • More than 18,000 individuals work at approximately 1,000 businesses
  • Daytime population of 21,000 – an increase of 194 percent over the resident population of 7,133
JessicaHyser_croppedFor more information, contact:
Jessica A. Hyser
Economic Development Director
City Hall:    216-524-4131 (x2246)
Direct:        216-524-3853
Mobile:       216-314-3453  
Email:         HyserJ@IndependenceOhio.org