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What We Do

Our Mission

The Greater Cleveland Partnership’s (GCP) Business Development Team’s mission is commitment to retaining, advancing the growth of, and creating new opportunities for, local businesses to increase the economic wealth and vitality of Greater Cleveland.

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Our Goal

Our goal is to provide businesses with superior service and professional expertise that result in smart growth for company operations.

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Your Business: Our Focus

  • The GCP Business Development Team addresses your company’s needs

  • The GCP Business Development Team is first and foremost a resource for Greater Cleveland businesses. Your business needs are GCP’s priority.

  • Business growth opportunities start with companies who call Greater Cleveland home.

  • The GCP Business Development Team works collaboratively across all GCP program areas and with our public and private partners and affiliates.

  • Read our brochure below to learn more about the work we do. Click here for a printable PDF version of our brochure.

Connecting Companies and Resources

Connecting Companies and Resources is a priority for GCP’s Business Development Team. We have an active outreach program that involves meeting regularly with Greater Cleveland businesses to gain a better understanding of their growth opportunities and challenges. This program enables our team to understand how to effectively utilize GCP’s resources and vast network to help make your company more competitive and profitable.

The Team has strong relationships with city, county, state, financial institutions, colleges, trade schools and economic development organizations throughout our eight-county service area and beyond. Our goal is to get you the resources you need in an efficient and effective manner that will enable you to make fact-based decisions that make sense for your business. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Project Management
  • Access to Capital (loans & bonds) 
  • Real Estate Site Searches
  • Incentive Program Assistance
  • Workforce Grants Assistance
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