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Neighborhood Update: Central Business District

Since 2003, the Port Authority has partnered with area organizations, businesses, residents, and foundations to make quite an impact throughout the Central Business District. Over the past 15 years, the Port Authority has been involved in transformative projects throughout Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. These projects have reshaped our skyline, revived historic structures for a new century, […]

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Economic Inclusion report highlights growing partnership with Lawn Life

This month, the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority released its economic inclusion results for contracted services in 2014. Based on approximately $8.3 million in contracts awarded and/or project cost at the end of 2014, the Port Authority spent 17 percent with minority owned businesses (MBE); 10 percent with women-owned businesses (WBE) and 30 percent […]

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Port Authority releases 2013 economic inclusion results

The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority (Port Authority) today released its economic inclusion results for services performed around several community revitalization, real estate development, and financing-related initiatives in 2013. The Port Authority is reporting 24 percent minority inclusion based on about $27.3 million in contracts awarded and/or project cost at the end of 2013. […]

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Building Value teams up with Port Authority to salvage homes and create jobs

Building Value, a nonprofit social enterprise in Cincinnati, has partnered with the Port Authority on the deconstruction and stabilization of several vacant and abandoned homes acquired by the Hamilton County Landbank. The nonprofit organization salvages reusable materials for sale to the public, with goals to help the environment, reduce disposal costs, and save architectural gems […]