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 Small Business Coaching Spotlight: Avon Home Improvement

19 Aug, '16
Business Coaching Avon Home Improvement Before

Avon Home Improvement‘s owner J.D. Sandipher is a general contractor, master carpenter, and strong proponent for the African-American Community in Cincinnati. He met HCDC Business Coach Bob Pickford through WEB Ventures LLC,  a management consultant that provides diversity and economic inclusion services in Cincinnati’s Uptown Community. Avon specializes in the renovation of older homes to […]

Mike Lemon Discusses HCDC’s Economic Development Role in Columbia Township

19 Aug, '16
Mike Lemon, Columbia Township Administrator

Mike Lemon, a 30-year public service veteran and Columbia Township Administrator, sat down with HCDC to discuss the organization’s role in the economic development of Columbia Township. Lemon, a former HCDC Board Member from 2003-2012,  first connected with HCDC as Mayor of Mariemont. He worked with HCDC President & CEO David Main to revitalize Mariemont’s […]