Below is a segment from a program called “Today in America” which highlighted the City of Brook Park.
The Economic Development Department seeks to increase our tax and job base, and improve our visual environment by keeping our existing businesses here and healthy; by attracting new businesses; and by assisting with property development. Our efforts pay off in the form of the low tax rates and high quality services that our residents and business constituents have come to expect.
Brook Park Is A Member Community Of The
First Suburbs Consortium
LOCAL BUSINESSES IN THE NEWS
Grand Opening of Lumpy's Shake Shop on Snow Road in Brook Park.
STATE OF OHIO PROGRAMS
Homestead Exemption Program
The Homestead Exemption Program offers reductions in property taxes for senior citizens and disabled individuals that meet income qualifications. For more information on this program, call the Cuyahoga County Auditor’s office at 216-443-7050.
The Taxpayer Liaison Department assists taxpayers in obtaining refunds on property tax overpayments. For more information about property tax overpayments, please call the Taxpayer Liaison Department at 216-443-7422.
Tax Escrow Account Management Program (T.E.A.M.)
The T.E.A.M. program is a free service of the Cuyahoga County Treasurer’s office. T.E.A.M. allows property owners in Cuyahoga County to pay their property taxes in easy monthly installments, avoiding large tax bills twice a year. For more information on the T.E.A.M. program, call 216-443-7420.
Heritage Home Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)
The H.E.L.P. program is a low interest home improvement loan program of the Cuyahoga County Treasurer’s office. The program reduces the lowest rate a bank will offer you by 3%. The H.E.L.P. program is available through participating banks in Cuyahoga County and has no maximum income limit. For more information on the H.E.L.P. program, call 216-443-2149.
Home Energy Assistance Program (H.E.A.P)
The Ohio Department of Development offers several programs to help low income Ohioans pay their utility bills and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. These programs are based on gross income of all adult household members. For more information, call HEAP’s toll free number 1-800-282-0880.
Businesses locate in Brook Park to benefit from a number of strategic economic advantages:
· Ford Motor Co's Brookpark Rd. Engine Plant
· NASA's Glenn Research Center
· Immediate access to the region's labor market
· Direct access to Interstates 480, 71 and nearby Interstates 90, 80 and 77
· Direct access to numerous rail lines and sidings, with nearby intermodal facilities
· Instant access to the adjacent Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and International Exposition (I-X) Center
· Proximity to the amenities of the central city
· Excellent City services and competitive tax rates
Over 450 businesses with 18,000 employees agree: Why go anywhere else?
The City of Brook Park's businesses drive our local economy, provide quality jobs for our residents and add character to our community. Chief employment sectors include health services, aerospace research & development, primary metal industries, transportation and fabricated metal products. We work hard to keep our 450 businesses "here and healthy" and to attract new businesses.
We proactively visit our businesses to build relationships so that problems can be uncovered and addressed in their early stages. Call us at 216-433-7059 to arrange a site visit anytime.
SITE SELECTION ASSISTANCE
Expanding, relocating or even downsizing? We can meet your site selection needs with our list of available properties in Brook Park. We feature a mix of R&D office/laboratory space, small-to-mid-sized industrial buildings, large warehouses, transportation-oriented warehouses and truck dock buildings.
Click here for a current list of available properties or contact us at 216-433-1300.