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Economic Development


The City of Berea Economic Development provides existing businesses with support to retain and expand their workforce and operations. Likewise, the Economic Development Department showcases Berea's numerous strengths and advantages to local, regional and international businesses intent on expanding. With a vast array of business resources at the local, county, state and national level, the Economic Development Department strives to connect businesses with the resources that best fit their needs. Please contact us to determine how we can help.

Do you need space to run your business in Berea?

Do you need help with a new sign or building improvements?

The City of Berea has several business programs to assist businesses with the costs of new signage, building improvements as well as other assistance. Beyond the City of Berea, the Cuyahoga County Department of Development's Storefront Program can assist in the cost of exterior improvements made to buildings in certain areas of Berea. The Small Business Administrative has a series of loans for businesses to use for property acquisition, new machinery, or other legal business purpose.

2017 Berea Sponsored Programs

Small Business Administration Loan

Other business resources

Berea Chamber of Commerce


Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Phone: 440-826-5803
Fax: 440-539-5853


Matthew Madzy

Tom Norton

City of Berea - 11 Berea Commons - Berea, Ohio 44017 - (440)826-5800
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