Companies Are Starting & Expanding in Springfield - Ohio’s Central Location
2 Aug 2022
Springfield and Clark County are centrally located in Ohio, providing easy access to the Dayton and Columbus markets. Beyond that, the city itself is growing rapidly, becoming a destination for families looking for a community that offers it all - good schools, parks, activities and affordable housing.
New Businesses in Springfield
Business owners have discovered Springfield and the city’s connectivity to other markets. As a result, new businesses are popping up around town, adding to our city’s charm and vibrancy.
Some of the newer businesses include:
Located in Downtown Springfield off Fountain Avenue, the Firefly Botique sells trendy clothing and accessories. Owner Kristine Baggs told The Hub Springfield that the store has clothing for a wide range of women from university students to professionals. "We want it to be somewhere you can shop to feel special, but the price point is good," she said.
This new restaurant has already won accolades making it to the top of the Best of Springfield for their burgers. As Marsha O. said, “The best fried green tomatoes ever. We had so much good food.”
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton has opened the Springfield ReStore on Derr Road. This is their second store in the region where they sell gently used products for home improvement and decoration. For example, people can find windows, appliances, light fixtures, home decor and more here. Some products are unused but donated, creating an opportunity to find incredible deals to be used when remodeling a home.
This Asian restaurant opened over the summer and features seasonal ingredients. Owner Linhang Ren told The Hub Springfield that his goal is "to bring about innovative dishes and an elevated experience on what great Asian Cuisine should taste like."
Companies Expanding in Springfield
Existing Springfield companies are also growing. In addition to our strong and growing manufacturing sector, Springfield has attracted retail businesses, a large healthcare sector, restaurants and service sector businesses. Here are a few of the companies that have expanded in Springfield in the past couple of months.
Liberty Remodeling Company has expanded and now has a retail showroom and location where customers can meet with experts and make plans for remodeling their kitchen and bathroom. The Springfield SBDC recently celebrated their grand opening and shared these photos on Facebook.
As a regional hospice provider, Community Mercy Hospice plays an important role in our community. They expanded their Clark County location by opening a new office on Limestone Street. The office supports around 130 patients in our community.
This spring Kettering Health had a ribbon cutting for their new medical center - a 42,000-square-foot facility with a 24/7 emergency room, outpatient services, specialty and primary care.
Grow In Springfield
We have a legacy of greatness as a city and we are putting that legacy to work in continued efforts to make Springfield the best it can be, today. Each business owner, investor and entrepreneur is an important part of that. If you are interested in starting or growing a business in Springfield there are resources available to help you. The Greater Springfield Partnership offers assistance, as does the Small Business Development Center. Contact us today to discover what we can do for your business.