Brian Ogawa

Director of Pre-Development and Planning

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As The Port’s Director of Pre-Development and Planning, Brian’s responsibilities include pre-development financial underwriting and analysis of due diligence items for strategic dispositions, acquisition, and developments for multi-family and commercial properties. Ogawa also serves as project manager for stabilization and environmental remediation projects, which includes soliciting bids, managing budget, and contractors.

Prior to joining the Port, Brian worked at the City of Cincinnati’s Department of Community and Economic Development. In this role, he managed the underwriting and approval process for incentive packages for large-scale real estate development projects, including tax increment financing, loans, grants, and tax abatements. He also worked closely with neighborhood stakeholders and managed multiple grant programs geared towards revitalizing neighborhood business districts.

Brian received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Xavier University. He serves as a Board Member for HomeBase and the City of Cincinnati’s Community Development Advisory Board.