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 Helps Gold Medal Products Expand with New Enterprise Zone Agreement

28 Apr, '16

Gold Medal Products recently worked with HCDC’s Economic Development Department to obtain a new Enterprise Zone Agreement to expand its 425,000-sq ft Evendale headquarters. Gold Medal Products manufactures and distributes popcorn, cotton candy, Sno-Kone®, and hot dog machines, among others, for the confectionary consumer business. This 2016 expansion (the sixth Cincinnati headquarter expansion since the company’s 1931 beginning) includes 45,000 sq ft […]

HCDC Wraps Up Small Business Assistance Program in Pleasant Ridge

26 Apr, '16
Coffee Exchange

HCDC has been providing small business assistance to Pleasant Ridge businesses for the past year through funding support from Duke Energy. Assistance includes business retention and expansion efforts, education, and outreach for the business groups, as well as business coaching and mentoring. As a recipient of coaching assistance, The Coffee Exchange of Pleasant Ridge had this […]