Economic Development

Welcome to Hudson, Ohio.

Strategically located between Cleveland and Akron, Hudson is fast-becoming the place to do business in Northeast Ohio. Already home to more than 900 businesses, ranging from entrepreneurial endeavors to international corporations, Hudson offers advantages to companies that want to locate in a business and family-friendly environment.

Convenient Access.

Hudson is part of the Cleveland- Akron-Canton combined statistical area, and the largest metropolitan area in Ohio. A strong transportation infrastructure ensures that your business can reach its customers via the Ohio Turnpike, several major Interstate highways, rail lines, bus transportation and two major airports, as well as the Port of Cleveland. Centrally located in northeast Ohio, Hudson offers many opportunities for business growth: 

  • Highly educated and professional workforce
  • Class-A office and warehouse space
  • Shovel-ready sites
  • Streamlined, predictable approval process
  • Attractive incentive programs
  • Multi-modal transportation infrastructure

Highly Educated, Accessible Workforce.

Hudson, Ohio boasts an extremely educated and professional workforce. More than two-thirds of our residents have four or more years of college. What’s more, higher education institutions surround Hudson, ensuring a steady pipeline of skilled and qualified workforce. Additionally, Hudson draws from a labor pool of 2 million people living throughout Northeast Ohio, the 15th largest metropolitan market in the nation. Nearly half of all local residents are between ages 20 and 54, creating a robust and youthful workforce.

One of the Best Locations in the Midwest.

Consistently thought of as the “jewel” of Northeast Ohio, Hudson has an outstanding education system, historic neighborhoods, high-end shopping and dining, and an overall outstanding quality of life. Hudson offers an idyllic lifestyle to its residents, including charming architecture, the best in culture and entertainment, and wonderful small-town quality of life – all within a short drive of a large metropolitan area.