Economic Development

Economic Development Information

Mayor John Barbish
(440) 669-5254
mailto:[email protected]

Monica Drake
Economic Development Manager
(419) 345-0242
mailto:[email protected]

Business Outreach Program

Business Visitation and Consultation

Existing businesses are visited to discuss the businesses’ needs, concerns, community issues, expansion plans, and opinions about Wickliffe as a place to live and to do business. Follow-ups on concerns and opportunities are done to help businesses achieve their goals.

Euclid Avenue Redevelopment

The Euclid Avenue Redevelopment Plan features building facade renovations, the Liberty Gardens park, classically done streetscaping, and major infrastructure improvements along Euclid Avenue.

Euclid Avenue Redevelopment

Financing and Incentives for Businesses in Wickliffe

A variety of tax exemptions, abatements, and other incentives are available to those doing business in Wickliffe.

Business incentives

Special State Financing and Deposit Programs


Energy Conservation for Ohioans Linked Deposit Program

The Energy Conservation for Ohioans (ECO-Link) program is designed to provide reduced rate financing through partnering banks for Ohioans completing weatherization improvements and installing energy efficient products in their homes. ECO-Link provides the powerful lending resources needed to allow homeowners to realize the savings from energy efficient products, enjoy a more comfortable home, and help Ohio emerge as a leader in the developing green economy.

For more ECO-Link program details, view this PDF.


This is a higher interest savings account which rewards savers with a 3.00% interest rate bonus. SaveNOW makes saving easy and gives Ohioans an incentive to save. The program allows individuals the opportunity to build their financial safety net, while gaining financial education.

For more SaveNOW program details, view this PDF.


GrowNOW is a partnership between the Treasury and banks that offers Ohio small business owners a 3% interest rate reduction on bank loans.

For more GrowNOW program details, view this PDF.

For answers to frequently asked questions about the GrowNOW program, view this PDF.