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With a leadership that's stable and consistent and a reputation for being flexible, Worthington is supportive of the needs of its businesses and owners. Assistance is available to help businesses meet specific needs and compete their expansion, growth, and development projects.

The city's strong partnerships with the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce and other entities help build relationships between businesses and their customers. City representatives regularly connect businesses with others to help build new relationships.

To assist existing Worthington businesses grow and to help new businesses locate in the city, Worthington features a streamlined review process with personalized, individual attention for each project. Businesses can count on city staff for one-on-one, individualized assistance through the permit and development processes, saving you time and money.

Assistance programs are available to help new or expanding businesses with closing financing gaps or offsetting new investment costs. City representatives are knowledgeable about state and local programs that may meet the specific needs of a business.