Yellow Springs Economic Development Opportunities Report August 2022
Why here? Because…” Everything is Possible in Yellow Springs!” Named as one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns” it’s easy to see why residents and visitors alike find this small town so fascinating.
Recognized for an abundance of excellent dining, one-of-a-kind shopping experiences, a stimulating visual and performing arts scene, and a lively and progressive Village mindset, Yellow Springs is fertile ground for fresh ideas to stimulate you, your business, and your employees. Yellow Springs, the home of Antioch College, offers a diverse, welcoming, and entrepreneurial culture. Downtown Yellow Springs is a destination place!
Yellow Springs is “Open for Business” and touts its significant advantages to potential employers. As a full-service community, the Village handles all building permitting and zoning administration locally, as well as having its own electric, water, sewer, and solid waste operations. This streamlines the development process making it that much easier to do business in Yellow Springs. As you might expect, the Village continues to move forward as evidenced by recent investment in high-speed fiber broadband internet.
Locating here brings 60% of the nation’s population to your doorstep. Four interstate highways, two regional airports and one international airport places your business just about an hour from either Cincinnati or Columbus and 12 minutes from Wright Patterson Air Force Base. You can quickly connect with clients and a workforce that will support your business and expand opportunities, making Yellow Springs as desirable as it is accessible. Locating in Yellow Springs will put your business on the edge of more than 2,000 acres of nature preserves to the east and surrounded by rich, rolling farmland.
Recent additions to the Yellow Springs community include the expansion of CRESCO Labs. A leading medical marijuana company that is one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. is expanding with a new processing and cultivation addition bringing $48 million in new investment and 130 new jobs to the community. Technology provider Miami Valley Educational Computer Association (MVECA), one of 18 Information Technology Centers licensed in Ohio, has also recently expanded its footprint in the Village.
Opportunities abound in the CBE Commerce Park, which boasts prime locations for developing light industrial, manufacturing, and research businesses. Locating in Yellow Springs will SAVE you time because clients and associates may very well want to come here to meet with YOU to explore our one-of-a-kind community. Being here means your business will have found a home in a thriving and competitive local and regional economy.
The attitude that enabled innovative business pioneers and champions of progressive ideas to grow in Yellow Springs still flourishes here. Planning to grow or transplant your business? Rich and exciting opportunities are waiting for you here.
Come to Yellow Springs!
Site opportunities include:
- 93 acres for Vacant Land available for Commercial Use
- 70 acres of Vacant Land available for Commercial Use
Public Power and AMP
Public power utilities are not-for-profit, community-owned electric systems that work to provide the highest quality, most reliable power to residents and businesses. They are a part of the communities and focus on what is best for the people and businesses they serve.
American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is the nonprofit wholesale power supplier and services provider for 133 members in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia; as well as the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, a joint action agency in Smyrna, Delaware. On behalf of our members, AMP deploys a diverse renewable generation portfolio along with environmentally responsible programs and services as part of a corporate commitment to sustainability.
For more information about our member communities and programs, visit searchampsites.com.