The Forest City – Cleveland, OH is the home of popular museums, musical history, relaxing parklands, and beautiful art and culture scenes. Clevelanders have a super high quality of life but amazingly for a very low-cost way of living.

In 2020, the cost of living in Cleveland is around 27% lower than the national average. If you ask a franchise consultant, the city is really a good place to start a franchise business, as Cleveland is rising its economic development.

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Pro-business is Ohio’s tax code. According to an international study by KPMG, Cleveland ranked the 4th cheapest large city in the US to run a business. Having a very diverse economy, the city was examined to be one of the places in America to build a business because it is consistent in its high economic state. Best city for you to search for franchise opportunities.


The Council of Smaller Enterprises offers purchasing program for new ventures, including franchise owners. Plus, they help and assist with regulatory and legislative issues. They provide educational and networking resources, too. The retail association in Cleveland provides loan and grant assistance to retail and franchise-based ventures. The association helps to make neighborhoods more attractive for retailers. Get these benefits by opening a franchise business here.


Labor costs are low in Cleveland because of its low cost of living and qualified workforce. OhioMeansJobs is a collaborative workforce system of Cleveland City and Cuyahoga county to assist local businesses to stay up and running. The workforce system also provides job posting services, information on financial hiring incentives, and other zero charge business-related services. Their office is located in the Cleveland City Hall.

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