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HCDC Assists Westwood Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation in Business District Rejuvenation

15 Feb, '17
Westwood Final Plan (1)

With 30,000 residents and 5.7 square miles, Westwood is Cincinnati’s largest community…not only in population, but also in geographic area. With a community of this size, the question for economic development organizations was, “Where do we start with this revitalization?” The conclusion was that the best place to start was the oldest part of the neighborhood, a key to […]

Community Partner Spotlight: Forest Park Focused on Revitalization

15 Feb, '17
Mercy Health Forest Park

HCDC is a long-time partner with Forest Park. A focus for this community in 2016 was the revitalization of existing local properties. Key projects announced or completed in 2016 include: Red Leonard Associates, Forest Park Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Liberty Dialysis, and United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 75. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local […]

HCDC Assists North College Hill and Local Businesses

14 Feb, '17
North College Hill Sign

North College Hill, with its close proximity to downtown Cincinnati, and its easy accessibility from Ronald Reagan Highway, has a number of long-standing, independently-owned businesses. The community has also been taking a proactive role in attracting new businesses, such as Krimmer’s Italian Kitchenette, and has an active business association that was reinvigorated in 2004. Thanks […]

HCDC Assists in Bringing Event Production Company to Woodlawn

23 Jan, '17
HCDC Attraction Company Loud & Clear

Part of HCDC’s Village of Woodlawn economic development contract entails business attraction to the area. A recent success in this regard is Loud & Clear, Inc., who purchased a 65,000-sq ft facility on Julian Drive in December 2016. Loud & Clear is an event production company that provides sound and video for headline musician national […]

Uptown Corsortium/HCDC Partnership Leads to Website for Uptown Businesses

23 Jan, '17
Youruptown website

HCDC has been providing small business assistance, including business retention and small business coaching, to businesses in the Uptown area since 2011 (Avondale, Clifton, Clifton Heights, University Heights, Corryville, Mt. Auburn, and Fairview). According to HCDC Economic Development Office’s Catherine Fitzgerald, the number one concern raised by Uptown small business owners was how to increase […]