Why Downtown Canton?

Walkable streets with cozy restaurants and bars. A thriving arts scene with museums, an historic theater, and the First Ladies National Historic Site. A love of sports for all ages. Hometown pride.

Downtown Canton is the progressive, urban center of Stark County, providing residents and visitors a unique, convenient, and accessible big city experience. Our comfortable urban environment packs in major arts & culture amenities, event venues, shops and dining, along safe, walkable streets that welcome a diversity of people, attitudes, and opportunities. This creates an atmosphere of collaboration and support – affording us the ability to develop and preserve one-of-a-kind experiences.

Downtown Canton is ready for you! Whether you are looking for a slower pace of life while still being part of a large metropolitan area, or you’re ready to take the plunge and develop the business of your dreams, Downtown Canton is the place for you.

Big city advantages, small town vibe.

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With an average cost of living that is 26% lower than the national average, Canton is considered a very affordable place to live and do business.

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Numerous incentive programs are available to attract new companies of all shapes, sizes, and industries to Downtown Canton. We’re open (and ready!) for business.

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Growth Opportunities

Numerous properties in Downtown Canton are available for rent or purchase. With prices much lower than most parts of the country, Downtown Canton is the perfect location for your new enterprise.

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Home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and situated conveniently between Cleveland and Columbus, Downtown Canton is a prime spot for profitable business development.

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Be a part of Downtown Canton’s revitalization.

We’re ready to revitalize and reinvigorate the historic Downtown core—are you? Establish or expand your business into Downtown Canton with the Downtown Canton Special Improvement District on your side.

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