For Developers

Why Choose New Haven?

Centrally located at the "Crossroads" of Interstate 469 and Lincoln Highway 

  • 14.4 miles from Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 6 miles from Downtown Fort Wayne
  • A suburb city with big city access and small town charm
  • Served by CitiLink public transportation
  • 33 minutes from Waterloo Amtrak Station

Destination community

  • Connected to the award-winning greenway throughout Allen County
  • Over 16,500 residents
  • Over 12 new housing developments and more set to begin in 2024
  • Ranked #2 most livable city in America by CNN Money


Thriving business clusters dot the City, from popular retail centers to great restaurants and professional office complexes to industrial facilities. Mayor employers based in New Haven include:

  • Challenge Tool and Manufacturing
  • Cablecraft
  • Continental Diamond Tool
  • Hall's Drive-In
  • Kwik Lok
  • KT-Energy

Constant Improvement

One of the City's goals is to create a diverse and dynamic economy through the incubation of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses. To achieve that goal, the City provides a variety of tools and resources for New Haven's business community to prosper. The City also invests heavily in the Economic Development of the City and continually works on building a strong Economic Development Department that is always looking for opportunities to help businesses.