Why Canal Winchester

Why Canal Winchester

In Canal Winchester, Ohio, we know the rigors of business should not be halted through the development process. We have simplified the process to ensure rapid approvals to maximize your company’s revenues. The City has worked hard with existing businesses to cultivate a prosperous business environment and to build a community that focuses on your quality of life.

The City of Canal Winchester is one of Central Ohio’s fastest growing communities. Located on the U.S. Route 33 corridor, the City is within 1 day’s drive of 60% of the U.S. population and 40% of the Canadian population. The City is also ideally located within Central Ohio’s southeastern region. With only 5 minutes to I-270 and 15 minutes from downtown, we are easily accessible to the entire region.

The City of Canal Winchester is serviced by Port Columbus International Airport located within 20 minutes and only 10 minutes from Rickenbacker International Airport. Rickenbacker is home to the region’s air cargo facility and the Rickenbacker Intermodal facility, which will has the capacity for 400,000 lifts per year. The proximity of this location makes Canal Winchester an ideal location for the quick shipment of your products, while being far enough away to not compete for labor.

The City is home to major companies such as TS Trim, Nifco and Waste Management. These companies along with many other businesses have created a very friendly and thriving business climate, which includes a thriving historic downtown, two successful and growing industrial parks, a medical campus, and abundant retailers and restaurants. Please contact Lucas Haire at 614-837-1894 for more information before making your next business decision.

2023 State of the City Address

Development Director Lucas Haire and Finance Director Amanda Jackson presented to the Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce in January 2023, sharing a financial update, accomplishments from 2022, and development projects slated for this year.  Click here to review the presentation.