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Why Brooklyn Heights?                  

A Great Place to Grow a Business

Once known as “the Greenhouse Capital of America” Brooklyn Heights has evolved throughout its rich 100-year history from a small agricultural town to a thriving village with 1,600 residents and 200 companies located within a one-square mile radius.  Today a mix of industries from manufacturing to service-based businesses call Brooklyn Heights home.

The village offers a number of outstanding benefits to local businesses:

  • Central location just 10 miles south of downtown Cleveland and midway between Cleveland’s east and west side neighborhoods. The village’s unique location offers exceptional access to:  in Northeast Ohio, to rail with tracks within the village, and to the Cleveland Port Authority via Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River. Also Cleveland Hopkins Airport is only 15 miles west of town and Akron Canton Regional Airport is 42 miles to the south.
  •  Available Land is a rarity this close to metropolitan downtown area; as a former agricultural community Brooklyn Heights has a great selection of undeveloped properties, including 117 acres north of Schaaf Road and the Granger Road Corridor.
  • Among the lowest property taxes in Ohio – just 1.74% annual tax as a percentage of market value is the  as reported by the Cuyahoga County Treasurers office.
  • Major utility services of all types are conveniently available within the village, including fiber optic internet service.
  • Excellent safety and security with continuous patrol of industrial and commercial streets, as well as residential streets (all located within a 1.8 square mile area), the village boasts a 3-minute response time for police and fire, plus all firefighters are EMS certified. 
  • Pro-business government -  are highly supportive of local businesses, providing high accessibility and thoughtful solutions to business challenges.
  •  Recreational facilities abound in the area, ranging from the Village Park, Ohio & Erie Canal reservation, Towpath biking and hiking trail, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and more. 

Available Properties

Brooklyn Heights Village
345 Tuxedo Avenue
Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44131
Phone: 216.749.4300 or 216.408.5612  

Current Village Population:  1,543  

Cuyahoga County Population:  1,270,294  

Government Services:

Type of Government: Mayor/Council 
Police Department Personnel:  15 full-time
Fire Department Personnel:  30 part-time, all certified as EMS/Paramedic


    Mayor Michael Procuk       

Please direct Economic Development inquiries to
Mayor Michael Procuk

Contact Information

Municipal Center
345 Tuxedo Ave.
Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131

Office: (216) 749-4300
Mobile: (216) 408-5612
Fax: (216) 741-3753



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