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Let's Build Tomorrow, Together

Achieve more, faster, in a fully connected city optimized for the businesses (and people) shaping the future.

SEE THE DUBLIN DIFFERENCE

WHY DUBLIN

Where innovative companies launch tomorrow’s technology, today.

We are building to be the most connected city in the United States so that our businesses can do more. The total economic activity from Dublin companies is in excess of $8 billion per year, representing 7.4% of the $108 billion gross metropolitan product in the Columbus MSA.

Considering where to locate a team, office, or HQ? Our experts would love to help.

Dublin is host to the headquarters of several nationwide brands including:

Wendy’s, Cardinal Health, and Nestle

ABOUT OUR CITY

Where collaboration drives big ideas forward

From software to robotics to data-driven solutions, companies here are pioneering technology to solve challenges in healthcare, logistics, transportation, retail, and more.

WHY DUBLIN

What's Happening

December 2, 2022
City of Dublin Mayor Honors W.W. Williams for 110 Years in Business

W.W. Williams is honored to be recognized by the City of Dublin’s Mayor, Jane Fox for achieving the milestone of 110 years in operation. The mayor will meet with Williams…

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October 25, 2022
The Intelligent Community Forum Announces Ohio as the World’s First Intelligent State

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has declared the State of Ohio to be the world’s first Intelligent State at the conclusion of months of research conducted by ICF and its…

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October 24, 2022
Dublin, Ohio to Host the World’s Intelligent Communities at the ICF Global Summit

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), the Institute for the Study of the Global Intelligent Community and the City of Dublin, Ohio, USA will present the 2022 ICF Global Summit: The…

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October 24, 2022
Come Work in Dublin!

As businesses across the country face staffing shortages and recruitment challenges, Dublin continues to use innovative solutions to help support local business needs. We're partnering…

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October 18, 2022
Dublin City Council Approves Economic Development Agreement to Relocate Growing Staffing Firm to Dublin

(Dublin, OH) Dublin City Council has approved an economic development agreement with Vernovis, LTD, a locally owned and operated staffing and solutions firm that supports companies in technology, accounting and…

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October 4, 2022
Columbus CEO Readers Name Dublin Best Suburb for Business for 12th Consecutive Year

(Dublin, Ohio) — For the 12th year in a row, the readers of Columbus CEO magazine voted the City of Dublin as top choice for “Best Suburb for Business”…

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September 27, 2022
EASE Logistics Revitalizes Landmark Building in Dublin for New Global Headquarters, Creating 140 New Jobs

Columbus, Ohio— EASE Logistics, a multi-operational supply chain and transportation solutions provider, has announced plans to expand its operations by restoring a local landmark building in Dublin, Ohio, for its…

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September 26, 2022
Dublin Earns Two International Awards for Economic Development

(Dublin, Ohio) — The City of Dublin Economic Development team earned two awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest nonprofit professional association for professional economic developers in…

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September 21, 2022
Groundbreaking Healthcare Lives in Dublin

Dublin now offers one of the most unique healthcare experiences in the nation. And it’s part of a larger system that continues to spread its roots across Central Ohio. Outpatient…

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September 2, 2022
Why Dublin? Sunrise Kayak

Learn what drew Chad Brennan to "launch" Sunrise Kayaking here in Dublin and how the business offers residents and visitors an eye-opening fresh perspective on the City…

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FEATURE STORY

We employ over 1600 healthcare warriors. Dublin feels a lot like our company — rooted in purpose and culture as well as innovation and forward thinking.”

Shannon Skaggs
President, Quantum Health

Growth Resources
Growth Resources
  • Dublin Entrepreneurial Center
  • Rev1
  • COhatch
  • Brick House Blue
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Incentives & Grants
Incentives & Grants
  • Performance Incentives
  • Technology Grants
  • Relocation Grants
  • Land Incentives
Workforce & Talent
Workforce & Talent
  • 80% of Residents Hold Bachelor's or Graduate Degrees
  • Pipeline to 140,000 College Students and 22,000 Annual Graduates (Central Ohio)
Technology & Infrastructure
Technology & Infrastructure
  • Dublink Fiber Network
  • 2 Data Centers
  • Smart Mobility Assets
Business Services
Business Services
  • Dublin Chamber of Commerce
  • Site Selection
  • Strategic Partnerships

4,300+

Businesses

12

Fortune 100 HQs

7

Colleges

80%

Residents w/BA

125 miles

Underground Fiber Optic Network

99%

Satisfaction Rate Among Business Owners & Leaders

$210.2m

Committed funding to improvement projects

Explore what Connected Dublin has to offer

Downtown Condos
& Apartments

Downtown Condos
& Apartments

Nearly 200 Restaurants & Bars

Nearly 200 Restaurants & Bars

60+ Parks 140+ Miles of Trails

60+ Parks 140+ Miles of Trails

20 Minutes from John Glen
Columbus International
Airport (CMH)

Airport Access

Dublin Irish Festival drawing
100k+ attendees annually

Worldclass Events

Home to the PGA Memorial
Golf Tournament

Worldclass Events

Quaint Historic District
with a DORA

Quaint Historic District
with a DORA

100+ miles of biking
& jogging paths

100+ miles of biking
& jogging paths

3 high schools named to
Newsweek’s list of top high
schools in the country

3 high schools named to
Newsweek’s list of top high
schools in the country

Walkable Urban
District& Bars

Walkable Urban
District& Bars

Top 20 Creative
Class City

Top 20 Creative
Class City

$550,635 Median
Home Value

$550,635 Median
Home Value

Contact Us

We provide business concierge services and resources to ensure the City offers the best possible environment for businesses to succeed. Contact us today to find out how we can help you.

Economic Development

5200 Emerald Parkway

Phone

614.410.4618

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    Our Team

    Jennifer Klus

    Economic Development Director

    With more than 25 years of Economic Development experience, Jennifer Klus has brought her talent and vision to the City of Dublin, Ohio.

    Previously, Ms. Klus was the Clinton County Port Authority’s first Economic Development Director.   Under Ms. Klus’ direction, the Port Authority was named a “Best Workplace in Ohio” and “Best Airport” by the Ohio Business Magazine in 2020 and 2021.  The Port Authority also received regional and international recognition for it’s marketing efforts of Economic Development Week 2021.  She also created a partnership with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program to bring professional expertise to the County for small business start-up assistance.

    Prior to the Clinton County Port Authority, Ms. Klus worked for the City of Middletown, City of Harrison, and the City of Hamilton in Economic Development.

    A lifelong resident of Ohio, Ms. Klus graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in American Literature. Ms. Klus is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. In 2010, Ms. Klus was named as one of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s 40 under Forty.  In 2019, she was awarded as the Development Professional of the Year by the Ohio Economic Development Association.  Her professional involvement includes serving as a Board Member and the Conference Chair for the Mid America Economic Development Council; as well as a past Board Chairman, Board Member and Chair of the Annual Summit for the Ohio Economic Development Association.

    Jenna Goehring

    MPA, CEcD, Economic Development Administrator

    Jenna Goehring joined the City of Dublin as Economic Development Administrator in 2021. Jenna is responsible for building relationships with businesses in the Blazer Research, Emerald Corporate and West Innovation Business Districts of the City.      

    Jenna has been an economic development professional since 2013. Starting in Delaware County, she implemented economic and community development activities for the County including the business retention and expansion initiatives and CDBG program. Jenna also served as the Economic Development Manager for the City of Whitehall where she advanced the City’s business retention and expansion program, launched a podcast, implemented a micro-grant program during the COVID-19 pandemic, and managed significant redevelopment projects for the City. Prior starting in the economic development field, Jenna began her time in public service at the Greene County Board of Developmental Disabilities.  

    Jenna has a Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture History, Theory and Criticism from Wright State University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Dayton. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Mid-Ohio Development Exchange Board of Directors and is a member of Ohio Economic Development Association, the International Economic Development Council, and NAIOP. Jenna also holds the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from the International Economic Development Council.  

    Kirby Dearth

    Economic Development Administrator

    Kirby Dearth joined the City of Dublin as Economic Development Administrator in 2022. He is responsible for building relationships with businesses in the Perimeter, Shier Rings and Bridge Street Business Districts of the City, as well as DubLink Transport, the city-owned fiber optic highway.

    Prior to joining Economic Development, Kirby was a management analyst for the City of Dublin, serving the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and City Council as a project manager, supervisor, and service provider. His responsibilities included development and coordination of policy research, recommendation development, and special project coordination. Kirby served as a member of a Community Task Force, working with Dublin residents to develop a comprehensive framework that outlined strategies for combating racism and inequities in the community.

    Kirby received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Management, Leadership and Policy, with Cum Laude honors, and a master’s degree in Public Administration, both from The Ohio State University. Additionally, Kirby earned Black Belt Lean Six Sigma Certification.