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Need Mortgage Down Payment Assistance?

The Port Authority is proud to offer the Communities First – Ohio Down Payment Assistance program, providing first mortgage financing and down payment/closing cost assistance to eligible homebuyers. The Port Authority created Communities First – Ohio as part of a commitment to increasing homeownership opportunities for residents in Ohio. This unique program is very user-friendly, […]


2016 was record year for Port’s public finance practice

It was a record-breaking year for the Port’s Public Finance practice, closing on 10 deals and issuing over $100 M in bonds. The Public Finance practice offers a number of unique tools and thrives on leveraging them in the right combination to set projects up for success. More information on the Port’s Public Finance practice can […]

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Neighborhood Summit 2017

On March 11, 2017, the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority spent the day at Xavier University’s Cintas Center for the annual Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit. This year’s theme was “Building Equitable Futures,” with panels, workshops, and presentations focused on how individuals and organizations throughout the 52 neighborhoods of Cincinnati can ensure equitable opportunities for all […]


Urban Industrial Site for Sale

Port Authority-owned TechSolve II, a 13-acre business park for advanced manufacturing and logistics operations, has a 1.8-acre development pad for sale near the site’s entrance at Seymour Avenue and Shona Drive. With tenants including Jet Machine and Gannett, TechSolve II has continued the momentum in Cincinnati’s Central Midtown submarket. Bordered by Norwood Lateral State Route […]

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Hamilton County Landbank – Camp Washington Lot Finds New Life

The Hamilton County Landbank this month sold two properties to a restaurateur with a creative vision for a new neighborhood gathering place in the Camp Washington neighborhood. Tony Ferrari, a San Francisco chef and owner, said that when considering Cincinnati for a funky coffee shop with outdoor garden, only Camp Washington and the West End […]

Darin Buelow, Deloitte

“We’re a Metro Area that Makes Things”

Fourteen percent of Cincinnati’s labor force is engaged in manufacturing. The US average is 10 percent. “This is something that needs to be embraced and celebrated.” Learn more insight from real estate and location expert Darin Buelow on Cincinnati’s manufacturing attractiveness. Download the full PDF Read More: Business Courier: Here’s what Cincinnati can do to […]