Short North Office Amenities for Half the Price!

The City of Delaware is the 8th fastest growing municipality in the State of Ohio. Not only is it growing, but it is growing with an educated and highly skilled labor force. Delaware residents are young, white collar workers who want to work for your business!

Plus, we are close to EVERYTHING with the City only being 12 miles from I270. Find out how your tech, creative services, business services, finance or insurance related business can find a home in the City of Delaware! SEARCH for your perfect office property now!

Download a copy of our 2021 City of Delaware Real Estate Market Assessment.

Nearly 25 entrepreneurs have pitched their business ideas at the bi-monthly Delaware Does Entrepreneurial Gatherings this year.

The City of Delaware's inbound migration of workers has grown 17.01% since 2010!

The City of Delaware's vibrant downtown was recognized as one of the top 4 neighborhoods in the country by the American Planning Association.

Young professionals are very active in the community.

The MainStreet Delaware organization plans events every month that help to keep the City's young professionals entertained and networked.

Young professionals see the City as a safe community with diverse housing options in order to stay and start families.

COhatch The Newstand

COhatch Patio at 18 E. William St.

COhatch The Newstand offers two large co-working spaces such as the Hall of Mirrors above. It also has 20 one to four person offices, multiple meeting rooms and a full theater and game room in the lower level.

The Delaware Entrepreneurial Center at Ohio Wesleyan University

The Delaware Entrepreneurial Center offers offices and co-working for start-ups who need resources such as counseling, research, student interns, etc.

The Coughlin's Crossing mixed-use development is an 80 acre development that will have apartments, houses, retail, restaurants and offices. This all sits in between US23 and Stratford Rd. on Delaware's southeast side.

The specialty aftermarket automotive cluster park allows immediate access to the resources such as testing facilities that companies that are doing extensive R&D need to grow their businesses. We also are a hotbed of engineers with one of the highest concentration of these highly educated and trained labor forces in the state.

Specialty Aftermarket Cluster Park

The City of Delaware's Riverfront District is the next frontier for redevelopment for the city. Opportunities are available for developers or end-users to partner with the City on build-to-suit or mixed-use development projects. We will explore a variety of programs to make sure pro formas work and all partners can be successful.

Contact us for more information on how you can be a part of this exciting redevelopment area.



Downtown Delaware

The American Planning Association named Downtown Delaware as one of the 13 great neighborhoods in the United States. This is not your average small town downtown. 

It offers the Short North amenities for very affordable lease rates. The renovated office spaces and walkable downtown with 35 restaurants, microbreweries, bars, coffee shops, wineries and bakeries offer exactly what young white collar workers are looking for.

The photos and links to the left show examples of downtown work space options! Contact us if you want to discuss moving your creative services, business services, tech or other business here.

More about Downtown Delaware

US23 Corridor

The US23 Corridor is a direct link between Columbus, Worthington, Polaris, Lewis Center and Delaware. For companies looking for high visibility, this is the perfect area. The 3769 Columbus-Pike building below is an example of a modern near class A office building that is close to excellent high-end housing options, restaurants, etc.

The US23 Corridor also has pad ready sites with incentives available to construct a build-to-suit office building that would meet the needs of your company. The Coughlin's Crossing mixed-use development has many pad ready parcels that would allow for walking convenience to apartments, houses, retail and restaurants.

Sawmill Parkway Business Corridor

Completed in late 2015, the Sawmill Parkway extension provides immediate access to Powell, Dublin and Columbus. This developable land is only 12 miles from I270 and has access to Enlite Fiber Optics. The City of Delaware also negotiates incentives for high ROI projects in this area. 

This is a great area for R&D and Specialty Aftermarket Automotive related businesses that want quick access to an airport with a 5,800 ft. runway that allows for private and regional jet service.

The Riverfront District

Similar to Columbus' Franklinton, the Riverfront District is a redevelopment area with riverfront parcels. It is walkable to our vibrant Downtown Delaware as well.

We are working with developers to build mixed-use projects that will allow for offices, retail, restaurants and apartments. These will fit in with small starter homes and some historic building such as the rail depot and the Food Truck Depot.

SEARCH for your perfect office property now!

The Economic Development team is happy to assist you in finding the perfect location for your retail business. However, if you wish to peruse on your own, take a look at our property database.

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