The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority is an economic development agency that initiates projects to improve property value and promote job creation throughout Hamilton County. The Port Authority has broad development-related powers and expertise that allow it to take on complex projects that catalyze private investment, with operational focus on transportation, community revitalization, public finance and real estate development.
The Port Authority was established by the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County in 2001. In 2008, the Port Authority was reformed and empowered to take a leadership position in regional economic development. It is a quasi-public agency that operates collaboratively with dozens of economic development, community and corporate partners.