New Urbanism Workshop and Mixed-Use Development

Economic Development
Hamilton County community and economic development officials gathered at HCDC’s Business Center for a morning-long workshop on new urbanism and mixed-use development. Speakers included commercial and residential developers who gave their perspectives on applying new urban principles to suburban locations, including neighborhood walkablity and connectivity. Hamilton County elected leaders and economic development officials gathered for…
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Grants Fuel Redevelopment at Abandoned Gas Stations

Inner-ring Suburban Communities Receive Boost to Clean Up Costly Sites HCDC is awarding four Urban Land Assistance Program (ULAP) grants to three communities to encourage the redevelopment of vacant and underutilized gas stations and auto repair properties. HCDC, the official Economic Development Office for Hamilton County, Ohio, administers the ULAP program that targets commercial and…
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Blight Removal Program Revives Commercial Properties

A great deal of press goes to multi-million dollar revitalization projects in downtown and OTR with good reason. But when smaller urban communities, like the first suburbs, with scarce resources try to resuscitate pieces of blighted commercial property for redevelopment, there is a little-known program that can have modest yet significant impact. The Urban Land…
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HCDC Awarded National Grant to Help Incubator Residents Reach the Next Level

HCDC’s incubation program, the Hamilton County Business Center, was awarded a $5,000 grant from National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) for creating and supporting economic development in Southwest Ohio. On Thursday, May 1, 2014, the NADCO Selection Committee recognized HCDC for a proposed mentoring program that aims to strengthen businesses as they prepare to leave…
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