Why Invest and Expand in Elyria?
Low Cost + Business Friendly + Trained Workforce = Opportunity

Six Miles from Lake Erie


Federal Highways    I-90, I-80, I-480
State Highways  2, 20, 57, 301, 113
Lorain County Regional Airport: 1 runway: length 5002 ft; width 100 ft
Elyria Airport: 1 runway: Length 3000 ft; width 48 ft
Norfolk Southern Railroad (East/West)
Chessie Railroad (North/South)
Elyria Transportation Center
Amtrak Station
Greyhound Station





JumpStart Elyria Designed to Revitalize Elyria’s Downtown, Midway and Cleveland Street Areas

The full, final Jumpstart Elyria Redevelopment plan can be downloaded/viewed by clicking here.  Be aware this is a large, 50MB file and will take several minutes to load depending on your connection speed, so please be patient.

The City of Elyria hired some of the top urban planners and market analysts in the country to help us determine how to best position Elyria for success in the region. The entire process took roughly 12 months.The City of Elyria has received a $93,000 federal grant to conduct a market analysis and create redevelopment plans for its commercial business districts, including Downtown, Midway and Cleveland Street. Video of the final meeting is below.