What’s Happening in Economic Development?

Community Services

In addition to our services to Hamilton County, HCDC contracts with local communities to focus on their specific development issues. HCDC has acted as a full-service economic development consultant for many Hamilton County communities and can act on your behalf on all economic development matters.

Community Contracts

HCDC is also able to offer more focused contract services in the following areas:

  • Redevelopment Project Coordination
  • Retail Promotion and Development
  • Industrial and Office Attraction & Retention
  • Business Corridor Revitalization
  • Specialized Consulting

Community Improvement Corporation

The Greater Cincinnati Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) is non-profit corporation organized to promote, encourage, and facilitate the economic and civic development within Hamilton County.

Business Retention Resources

Business Assistance Program

The Small Business Assistance Program from HCDC includes one-on-one coaching from an experienced business professional to help business refine plans, sharpen marketing, improve operations, grow and succeed. Business coaching can include assistance in the following areas:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Marketing
  • Financing Proposal Development
  • Management and Operations
  • Financial Analysis
  • Sales Enhancement
  • Value Proposition
  • Personnel Policies and Management

Client Work Examples

Any questions on our various types of contracts can be directed to Harry Blanton at (513) 458-2230 or hblanton@hcdc.com

Developer Packets

Business District Studies 

Commercial Property Assessments

Site Assessments, & Demographic Studies