City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

Economic Development

About the Division

Upper Arlington's Economic Development Division, housed in the City Manager's Office, provides a wide scope of services to existing, new, and expanding businesses, including our award winning streamlined review and zoning process. Whether you're a Fortune 500 company or a small business just starting out, we want you to be successful in our community. We can assist in finding the right location and will serve as your liaison through the city's licensing, development, review and permitting processes. We will respond to your specific needs and make it our goal to bring your vision to fruition. 
Review the Business section of our website for resources for new and existing business in Upper Arlington, as well as for site selection services and information about our business community.  

Why Upper Arlington?

Upper Arlington is a progressive and business-friendly community, centrally located in the greater Columbus region, that reaches over two million residents. Upper Arlington continues to attract residential, commercial and industrial development supporting a full range of professional services, including financial, healthcare, education, government, consumer goods, technology, logistics and other industry leaders. 
Please contact the Director of Economic Development at 614-583-5040 or email Joe Henderson to learn more about how the City of Upper Arlington can support your business.  

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News & Notices

  • Proposed nine-story Arlington Gateway development
    A Special Board of Zoning & Planning meeting is scheduled for November 6, 2017 to review an amended plan that would increase the height of the building from seven stories to nine. Check here for details.
  • Proposed five-story J. Liu Restaurant & Hilton Home2 Hotel
    An appeal of the Board of Zoning & Planning's decision to approve the J. Liu & Home2 Suites plan has been submitted and scheduled for November 13th at 6 PM. Continue to check this page for updates.
  • UA Insight - Fall 2017
    There's lots of good info in our fall edition: the Parks & Rec. Comprehensive Plan, an update on the J. Liu project, the Fire Division's launch of a new paramedicine program, highlights of the Community Survey, fall service updates & more.