Mending broken real estate to promote job creation, homeownership, and equitable development throughout Hamilton County

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How We Make Real Estate Work

Shuttered manufacturing plants. Vacant business districts. Abandoned homes. The result? Communities struggle with broken real estate. But not for long. With tools, resources, and experience, The Port is pioneering new models of real estate equity, developing new solutions - and contributing to the story of our region's renaissance. For new, job-creating advanced manufacturing. For neighborhood-serving business districts. For a range of affordable housing options.

For everyone in our region.

Industrial Revitalization

Bringing underutilized industrial properties back to their highest and best use, and creating development-ready sites for job creation

Learn more about our efforts to revitalize industrial space

Neighborhood Revitalization

Investing in neighborhoods to provide housing, thriving business districts and renewed commercial corridors

Learn more about our efforts to revitalize neighborhoods in Hamilton County

Public Finance

Offering unique development finance tools, loans for entrepreneurs, and down-payment assistance

Learn more about how our public finance tools are supporting transformational projects

A Brighter Future for Our Region

We believe that real estate should work for everyone, which is why we focus on equitable redevelopment of commercial and residential properties in Hamilton County - from industrial brownfield sites to abandoned housing. Through inclusive practices, we ensure development aligns with community goals. Whether you are a neighborhood advocate, looking for your first storefront, building a transformative development, or seeking a site for a new manufacturing facility, we can work together to solve our region's complex challenges and create long-term prosperity for all.

 

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Neighborhood Revitalization

REACH wraps up its first ten homes in Price Hill

The first ten of a planned thirty single-family homes are fully rehabbed and move-in ready through REACH Price Hill. The program complements additional homeownership initiatives in the neighborhood including Price Hill Will’s Homesteading Program and the work of the Homesteading & Urban Redevelopment Corporation (HURC).

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Public Finance

2019 Year in Review: Port's Public Finance Practice

In 2019, The Port issued over $400,000,000 in financing to support over a dozen projects. Projects financed represent over $500,000,000 in total investment and will bring over 1,250 new housing units to the region.

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Industrial Revitalization

25-acre industrial site in Reading to be repurposed

With the goal of bringing high-paying jobs to the City of Reading, The Port acquired a 25-acre former chemical plant in late 2019. Vacant since 2014, the site once employed 230 people with a payroll of over $4 million. The Port’s scope involves abatement, remediation, demolition, and site grading to prepare the site for new development.