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Tipp City Economic Development Opportunities Report June 2024

Available Properties in Tipp City, Ohio

Tipp City, Ohio, is not just another city claiming to cater to your business needs. Unique selling points, such as its strategic location in southern Miami County, Ohio, just outside Dayton, the small-town atmosphere, combined with urban amenities, and a commitment to economic development, make Tipp City a strong contender for your business.

Location, Location, Location!

Strategically nestled in west-central Ohio, Tipp City offers your business a gateway to interstates, rail, and air transportation modes, providing superior access to markets.  Interstate 75 runs through the city (two exits), and the I-70 corridor is just minutes away. This extraordinary access to one of the most highly traveled intersections in the United States makes Tipp City an enviable strategic business location. The CSX railroad line traverses the city, and the Dayton International Airport is a mere 10 miles away. Tipp City’s location places it within 600 miles of 64 percent of the U.S. population, 63 percent of all U.S. manufacturers, and 80 percent of U.S. corporate headquarters, making it an ideal hub for business expansion.

The city’s location makes it a desirable place to live, work, and do business. Within a 45-minute drive time of Tipp City, the population exceeds 1.2 million people, 906,000 total jobs, a labor force of over 1 million, and over 306,000 college graduates.

Education in Tipp City is a beacon of excellence and innovation, with a strong commitment to student achievement. The city is home to schools serving students from kindergarten through 12th grade and within close proximity to esteemed institutions of higher education, including Wright State University, University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College. The city’s collaboration with educational institutions and workforce development agencies ensures a skilled workforce that meets the needs of local businesses, making it an attractive location for business expansion or relocation.

Tipp City, which has over 837 acres of neighborhood and community parks and prairie reserves combined, works hard to maintain its high quality of life. Check out the Charleston Falls for an experience you will not soon forget.

The Buckeye Trail (a multi-use recreational trail system) runs through Tipp City along the old Miami-Erie Canal and connects to Vandalia, Dayton, and hundreds of miles of trails south of Tipp City. The Miami County trail system continues north to Troy, Piqua, and beyond. The Tippecanoe Family Aquatic Center was designed and built to provide a safe, family-oriented aquatic experience for our community, accommodating all ages.

Tipp City hosts various community events and festivals throughout the year, providing entertainment and opportunities for socializing. Events like Tippapalooza, the Tipp City Mum Festival and the Tipp City Christmas in the Village celebration showcase the city’s vibrant community spirit.

Why Tipp City?

Tipp City, with a population now exceeding 10,000, has placed significant importance on economic development in recent years, aiming to enhance its business landscape and attract new investment. The city offers a full array of business incentives and has adopted an official Economic Incentives Policy to ensure that Tipp City remains competitive in the retention, expansion, and attraction of businesses. In conjunction with the Economic Incentives Policy, Tipp City utilizes Community Reinvestment Areas and Enterprise Zones to encourage high-quality and impactful development.

The vibrancy and character of Historic Downtown Tipp City recently resulted in the city being selected No. 3 on the “10 Most Beautiful Towns in Ohio” listing by “The Travel.” The city, also voted one of Ohio Magazine’s “Best Hometowns,” boasts strong retail and service providers, fantastic shopping and dining, and a vibrant and diverse industrial sector with “shovel-ready” development sites available. The city’s location within Miami County, known for its business-friendly policies and supportive infrastructure, makes it an attractive destination for businesses looking to establish or expand operations. Additionally, Tipp City’s local government is proactive in supporting economic development initiatives, further enhancing its appeal to businesses.

Businesses that are proud to call Tipp City home include:

  • Kettering Spors Medicine Center
  • Tipp City Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
  • Warrior Racing, Inc.
  • Ed’s HVAC Plumbing Electric
  • Always Blooming
  • Artistic Inspirations, LLC

The city is home to the 97-acre Tipp City Commerce Center 75, a “shovel-ready” site of industrial, vacant land with existing utilities on-site and l-75 frontage. The city operates and maintains municipal electric, water, and sewer services, and aims to provide top-quality utility services at reasonable rates and respond quickly to customer concerns and needs. Tipp City has ranked “lowest annual local governmental cost” among a survey of 27 Dayton area communities, with a low 1.25 percent local income tax, no school district tax, and Tipp City’s Municipal Electric utility providing extremely competitive electric rates. Tipp City Municipal Electric is among the best in the nation in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. As a result, it has received a Reliable Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Association.

Tipp City has abundant natural resources, most notably a renewable water source. Unlike many parts of the United States, this region is drought-free and welcomes water-intensive businesses to share in the abundant resources. The area has more than 6,000 miles of rivers and streams to recharge a vast, 1.5 trillion gallon buried valley aquifer. Additionally, groundwater provides a valuable source of geothermal energy that can reduce heating and cooling costs.

Tipp City has all the tools necessary to create and sustain a socially and economically positive quality of life. This city has proven to be a successful mix for many and is open for businesses and people looking for the right location that suits their personal and professional needs.

Why not check it out? Call or stop by Town Hall, 260 S Garber Dr., and see all that Tipp City has to offer.

Site opportunities include:

Tipp City – 531 N. Fourth Street

  • 105,333 sq. ft. of industrial and office space

Tipp City – Commerce Center 75

  • 97 acres of industrial space and vacant land

Public Power and AMP

Public power utilities are not-for-profit, community-owned electric systems that work to provide the highest-quality, most reliable power to residents and businesses. They are part of the communities and focus on what is best for the people and businesses they serve.

American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is the nonprofit wholesale power supplier and services provider for 132 members in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia; and the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, a joint action agency in Smyrna, Delaware. On behalf of its members, AMP deploys a diverse renewable generation portfolio and environmentally responsible programs and services as part of a corporate commitment to sustainability.

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