Doing Business

Violet Township has tremendous development and business opportunities in an ideal central location with a pro-business climate. The Township is thriving with businesses that are relocating and expanding, and great established neighborhoods.


Violet Township, a 42-square mile urban/suburban community located at the southeast corner of the Central Ohio Metro area has more than 40,000 residents. The township is the largest and fastest growing area in the Fairfield County and the region. Violet Township has a strong economic base and a diverse marketplace. With all of the advantages that Violet Township has to offer, the township has attracted the attention of companies that are looking to provide employees and their families with an outstanding quality of life.

Our small business community is strong, thriving and robust. Violet Township is a great place to start and develop your smaller, locally owned business. Active support agencies such as area Chambers of Commerce and small business advisory groups lend helping hands to our community businesses.

Violet Township provides support to all our businesses, those who are established and those who are "thinking about it" through our Economic Development Department. Contacting our Development Director is your first step toward a Great Opportunity in Violet Township!

Violet Township has a Highly Educated Workforce

Over half of our adult population has an advanced degree. Our workforce is highly trained and highly skilled, making it easy for businesses to locate in Violet and attract the talent they need to succeed. Plus, with over two-million people located in the region, businesses can staff up quickly.

Our School System is Highly Rated

The largest school district in Fairfield County is located within Violet Township. With more than 10,000 students enrolled in the Pickerington Local School District, it is the largest school district within the county and recognized for high student achievement. With two of Ohio’s largest universities located nearby, there is a plethora of opportunities for citizens to continue their educational pursuits after graduation.

You Can’t Beat Our Location

When location matters - move your family and business to Violet Township. You can’t beat our location in the southeast corner of the Central Ohio Metro Outerbelt area. Businesses who locate here can easily reach customers throughout Ohio and the country. We are bordered by Interstate 70 and US Route 33. Two major railroads traverse the township, and Port Columbus and Rickenbacker International Airport are minutes away.

Businesses Save by Locating in Violet Township

Land is still affordable here and lease rates are lower than in the Columbus-metro. With competitive lease rates and strong incentive programs, Violet Township is an attractive area for commercial developers, businesses, and investors. Plus, we have designated growth corridors, making it easier to identify developable properties and break ground quickly. Violet Township offers opportunities that are unavailable in other areas of the county or state.