6161 Engle Road
Brook Park, Ohio 44142
Economic Development Department
- Facilitates business and property development
- First point of contact for general business assistance
- Assists with site selection for new or expanding businesses
- Promotes visual quality of business districts
- Manages the City’s tax abatement program for businesses and residents
- Prepares, submits and manages Grant program requests
Economic Development improves the City’s tax base and creates jobs through business retention and attraction. We provide technical assistance for business development projects, facilitate property development and work with property owners and businesses to improve our community’s visual quality.
Brook Park is an excellent business destination due to its superior access to labor, regional amenities, transportation, utilities and telecommunications infrastructure. We also feature quality municipal services and competitive tax rates. Our major improvement efforts include redeveloping Brookpark Road and Aerospace Parkway areas.
Brook Park has a city-wide tax abatement program in place, along with an Opportunity Zone through-out the City’s west end commercial areas. These programs provide an incentive for businesses or residents to improve their properties.
For further information regarding Brook Park Economic Development opportunities, please call us at (216) 433-7032 thank you for your interest in Brook Park, A City on the Move!
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.
State of Ohio Programs
For Businesses:Available Properties
For information about available properties, call the Department of Economic Development at 216.433.7032, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Economic Development Loan Programs
Tax Increment Financing
Vacant Property Initiative Fund
Commercial Property Reutilization (formerly Brownfield Redevelopment Fund)
Vacant Properties Initiative Private Entity Application
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- Brook Park Master Plan (PDF)
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Ford Motor Brook Park Casting Facility circa 1950