Intel’s arrival in Central Ohio creates opportunities for businesses to consider the Columbus area’s Silicon Heartland.
In 2022, Intel, of the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturers, announced plans to invest $20B in Ohio, including two semiconductor plants and $100M toward regional colleges and universities to support education opportunities for technology professionals.
More than 169 existing Ohio businesses are already a part of Intel’s supply chain, and the project is expected to bring additional new businesses to Ohio to support the supply chain.
Dublin is well-positioned to serve the semiconductor industry through a fast-paced, curated community with amenities and infrastructure ideally aligned for business growth in Central Ohio.
A proven leader for nationally recognized tech-based businesses, including Univar, Amazon Web Services, CISCO, EASE Logistics, Expedient, OCLC and Cardinal Health, Dublin is a fully connected city optimized for the businesses shaping the future. With a population of 50,000, Dublin is home to more than 20 corporate headquarters, an entrepreneurial center, 4,300+ businesses, world-class events and the urban, walkable Bridge Street District.
Part of the Central Ohio Silicon Heartland, Dublin is an established community with a history of supporting businesses with the best possible environment to succeed, including:
- Proximity – Dublin is centrally located to many “high-tech” corporate investments, with convenient access to semiconductor and other electronics suppliers that will service Intel, Honda, the Smart Mobility Corridor and Beta District.
- Space – Whether you want to lease or build, Dublin has various options to suit your unique business needs, with tech-friendly space for an immediate move and available land to design your ideal headquarters.
- Talent – More than 37,000 technology and science workers are already working in the greater Dublin area, and more than 60 colleges and universities are within a 20-mile radius.
- Infrastructure – As a well-planned community, Dublin offers a rare mix of strong electrical infrastructure and rail access critical to specific industrial users.
- Collaboration – Dublin is a proud part of the Beta District, a geographic area connecting the city with Marysville, Union County and Columbus, focusing on technology-centered research and development. The Beta District offers an ideal environment for innovative businesses to beta-test next-generation technologies. We’re also part of the 33 Smart Mobility Corridor, the world’s most connected highway and a living lab for autonomous and connected vehicles.
- Connection – Dublin is part of One Columbus, the economic development arm of the 11-county Columbus Region that is committed to advancing the social and economic well-being of all residents within the Columbus Region. We’re aligned with their mission to attract competitive companies, grow a highly adaptive workforce, prepare the community for the future and inspire corporate, academic and public innovation throughout the Columbus Region.
Intel’s developments in Central Ohio give area businesses, including those looking to join the Silicon Heartland, the opportunities for increased visibility, greater resources, stronger partnerships and a deeper impact on global technology.
Dublin is proud to be the city where diverse businesses want to be located to grow, thrive, develop and participate in the global economy. If your business is looking for fast access and the ideal environment for growth, we’re here to help you thrive.
Learn more about how Dublin drives success for semiconductor and supply chain businesses.