Tag Archives: Economic Development Newsletter

HCDC Works with Colerain Township on Community Reinvestment Area for Skatin’ Place

13 Mar, '17

The Skatin’ Place, located in Colerain Township, is expanding by adding a 16,170-sq ft  multi-use entertainment facility including laser tag, an elevated ropes course, climbing walls, and arcade games. “The Skatin’ Place is a Colerain Township institution,” says Colerain Township Assistant Administrator Geoff Milz. ” Generations of kids have celebrated everything from birthdays to Fridays […]

Community Partner Spotlight: Mt. Healthy Business Community Focuses on Revitalization

07 Mar, '17

Thanks to a Duke Energy Grant, HCDC was able to combine efforts with the Mt. Healthy Renaissance Project to help small businesses by combining business retention and coaching. “One of the biggest things we learned thanks to HCDC’s efforts is that we have more thriving small businesses in Mt. Healthy than meet the eye. We […]

HCDC Assists Westwood Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation in Business District Rejuvenation

15 Feb, '17

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

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, 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 […]