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Here's Why You Should Open Your Office in Grove City

No matter what type of business you plan to open, Grove City, the Columbus, Ohio suburb, is a perfect choice, with its small town appeal and proximity the metropolis

If you’re looking for small town appeal without total isolation from a bustling metropolis, Grove City, the Columbus, Ohio suburb, is the perfect place to locate your business. As a town to live and work in, you can enjoy a friendly community, historic main street charm, and all the amenities you’ll ever need all within 20 minutes of Columbus. The average commercial property is affordable at $12.62psf, though due to the rising demand in this upcoming hot spot it’s slowing rising, so get in now before it takes off!

A Quaint Community for the 21st Century

the heart of grove city with grove city town center sign
The Heart of Grove City, previously known as "Grove City Town Center."  Image Courtesy of

The Grove City community is friendly and close knit, where everyone knows their neighbors. The school districts are excellent, and the housing marketing is still affordable, with a median home value of $162,400. With a charming historic main street, affectionately known as the Heart of Grove City, the community if also focused on enjoying the great outdoors, with many parks and trails to enjoy.

Scioto Grove Meto Park in rove City Ohio
Scioto Grove Metro Park in Grove City, OH

For more modern amenities that still embrace the small town feel, head to the bustling Stringtown Road or Londontown Road areas. With over 50 restaurants to dine at, you can choose from national favorites, or local stars like the Grove City Brewing Company, Lilly’s Kitchen Table, and Hop Yard 62.

Grove City Brewing Compony & other stores
Grove City Brewing Co. and other attractions in Grove City. Image Courtesy of

Getting around is easy too! It’s bike friendly with an extensive network of bike trails and infrastructure, has affordable public transportation, and electric car charging stations.

Electric Car Charging Stations in Grove City Ohio
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Grove City. Image Courtesy of

Perks, Perks, Perks

The Grove City Development Department can help you secure financial incentives to help improve commercial properties, including Community Investment Area (CRA) tax exemptions for land owners improving their properties, Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Enterprise Zone economic development tool, and the Town Center Commercial Revitalization grants.

cultivate office front in Grove City Ohio
Cultivate office front

If you’re a startup, you may want to consider starting at the startup incubator, Cultivate, while you grow your business. Created by Matt Yerkes, a former Web Developer, for entrepreneurs like him who don’t want to have to move into Columbus for tech jobs. The non-profit aims to be more than just a coworking space, helping assist in collaborations among tenants, providing an entrepreneurial development program and a business funding platform, and offering startup workshops, with regionally renowned speaker, networking and exclusive member gatherings. They’ve already attracted 100 new jobs to the area in its first 18 months.

Whatever type of business you plan to open, you’ll find the resources and amenities you’re looking for in charming Grove City, Ohio. Check out some commercial properties currently available.

Lani Redinger

Lani Redinger is a professional writer, editor, and bibliophile from Pittsburgh, PA