Business Lending

Drawing from over 30 years of lending experience, HCDC helps small and medium-size businesses achieve big goals. Certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), HCDC provides growing businesses long-term, fixed rate financing for as little as 10% down.

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Business Incubation

HCDC’s Business Center is a nationally-recognized startup incubator in Southwest Ohio that helps entrepreneurs launch successful technology-oriented businesses through coaching, connections, innovative programming, access to capital, and a diverse learning environment.

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Economic Development

HCDC strengthens communities by retaining, expanding and attracting businesses to Hamilton County, Ohio. Through coordination of resources, financing, and incentives; we provide expert technical assistance to those seeking to invest or grow in the area.

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HCDC Assists Six String Brew Works in CRA Tax Abatement for New Woodlawn Brewery

24 May, '16
Six String Brew Works -HCDC CRA Program

In the summer of 2014, Six String Brew Worksembarked on a conceptual microbrewery campaign with the idea of working with local bars in Cincinnati to build flavor profiles according to their customer base. Anticipating the fact that a mature catalog of recipes would take years to develop, co-founders Joe Sierra and Jim Klosterman pitched the […]

HCDC Borrower Hosts Snoop Dogg for MLB All-Star VIP Party; HCDC Helps Wegman Company Consolidate Operations into a Single Building

24 May, '16
Snoop Dogg performs during the MLB.COM All Star Bash Sunday night. (L.G. Patterson/MLB Photos)

Wegman Company, a full-service office furniture design and installation company, stumbled on the old Cincinnati Enquirer printing facility in the Queensgate area of Cincinnati and saw an opportunity to consolidate its operations from five warehouses into one. “But since we owned five other buildings, we couldn’t afford it,” says Wegman Company president Scott Wegman. Wegman […]