Economic Development

The Economic Development Department coordinates activities for the attraction and retention of businesses.


  • Manage the City's business incentive programs
  • Coordinate a business retention visitation program
  • Serve as the liaison with the existing business community
  • The department also is responsible for the annual publication of the Westlake Magazine.
    View 2018 Westlake Magazine
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  1. 2018 Westlake Magazine Available Online

    Thank you to all the advertisers who are supporting our 2018 issue of Westlake Magazine, the official magazine for the city. Look for the publication in January. Thank you also to everyone who nominated a Westlake resident for the "Faces of Westlake." Read on...
  2. Westlake Companies Selected for the Weatherhead 100

    In 2016, 11 companies headquartered in Westlake were honored for excellence. The 2017 winners were announced at the November 30 gala in downtown Cleveland. Read on...
  3. Free Business Directory for Westlake Companies

    We maintain a free online business directory with listings for Westlake companies that we will promote strategically in 2018 through our publications and social media. Please review your company's listing or submit a New Business Directory Listing form. Read on...
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Tour Westlake Videos

The City of Westlake is continuing to partner with CGI Communications to highlight what the city offers to our residents, visitors and corporate community through 7 short videos. 
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Demographic information according to the 2010 United States Census Bureau


City of Westlake tax rates are one of the lowest in Cuyahoga County.  The chart below shows a comparison of real property tax rates for select cities.  Our municipal Income Tax Rate is only 1.5%.
Comparative Tax Rates (PDF)