Industrial Revitalization

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

The Port's Industrial strategy includes securing ownership of properties, leading remediation efforts, and ultimately preparing sites to attract advanced manufacturers and jobs.

Impact of our Industrial Strategy

1,673anticipated job creation from first 125 acres prepared for new development

128acres repositioned for new development

$20.7MMinvested in industrial strategy

Industrial Revitalization Programs and Resources


Acquisition and repositioning of industrial real estate to produce job-ready sites for companies interested in expansion or relocation.


Removal of blight and environmental hazards to minimize risks to surrounding communities through material recycling, treatment, and disposal.


Project and grant management for municipalities and institutions, including identifying, applying for, and managing state and federal funds; managing remediation and demolition; and executing projects on behalf of municipalities.


The Port sells final piece of Cincinnati Gardens' Site

This sale paves the way for the creation of approximately 100 advanced manufacturing jobs in a future 50,000 square foot facility in Bond Hill/Roselawn. Emerge Manufacturing will produce personal protective equipment (PPE).

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