Why Westerville

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CityHallBIGA dynamic and progressive city in the heart of Central Ohio, Westerville has a rich history driven by purposeful development. The City’s diverse business base features some of America’s leading global brands such as JP Morgan Chase, Alliance Data, ABB, Bank of America, and Nationwide Insurance along with a broad range of healthcare companies located on the ͞Medical Mile. These companies and many others take advantage of Westerville’s forward-thinking approach to infrastructure: from efficient and reliable municipal utilities to investment in a unique city-owned data center. The WeConnect data center provides companies with the most advanced technologies available, all powered by a publicly-owned fiber optic network throughout the city. To further enhance global access and connectivity, Westerville offers immediate access to a comprehensive interstate system and is just minutes from John Glenn International Airport (CMH).

Uptown.1Recognized as the friendliest city in America, residents describe Westerville as authentic, with a hometown feel and a respect for its heritage. In Westerville, residents and company employees can utilize 40 community parks and open spaces, a state-of-the-art community/health and wellness center, an award-winning school district, and the dynamic Uptown District with diverse dining and shopping opportunities. Otterbein University’s picturesque campus, just a few blocks from Uptown, offers rich cultural opportunities for Westerville residents, ranging from theater and dance performances to international art exhibitions. Otterbein University also features innovative educational programs, led by The Point at Otterbein, a unique collaborative facility that supports the University’s science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) academic programs, as well as offering space and services for entrepreneurs and leading-edge manufacturers. In addition to Otterbein, companies and residents can also tap into educational and training opportunities from institutions such as The Ohio State University, Capital University, Franklin University, Ohio Dominican College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Columbus State Community College, and DeVry Institute of Technology. If your company is looking for a new place to thrive in an environment that nurtures the nexus of work and play, Westerville lives up to the recognition it has received from national media like Forbes, Money, and Movoto.com.