Growth & Projects
A Book Nook
A Book Nook, a brick-and-mortar book store, opened a 1,611 square-foot facility at 7322 Kingsgate Way off Tylersville Road in Kingsgate Plaza (VOA/Uptown District). A Book Nook provides a comfortable atmosphere for clients to browse, relax and enjoy over 20,000 titles in every genre.
AAA Explore Store
AAA Explore Store, motor club and leisure travel organization serving North American, celebrated its grand reopening at 4864 Union Centre Pavilion Drive at Union Centre Boulevard and Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. The AAA Explore Store has undergone a dramatic conversion to accommodate the new AAA Explore Store concept allowing for easier access to AAA's products and services.
ABC's & 123's Early Learning Center, a full-service daycare and preschool, opened a 3,200 square-foot facility at 8633 Cincinnati-Columbus Road/SR42 north of COx Road (Pisgah District). ABC's and 123's accepts children from 6 weeks to 12 years old.
Advanced Auto Parts
Specializing in auto parts, advice and accessories, announced it will open a new 5,987 square-foot retail facility at 4962 Union Centre Pavilion Drive in Union Centre Pavilion at Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.
Advanced Sports Marketing
Advanced Sports Marketing, offering a huge collection of authentic sports memorabilia, opened a 3,000 square-foot facility at 8887 Eagle Ridge Court off Lakota West Drive (Union Centre/Downtown).
American Tire Distributors
American Tires Distributors, serving tire retailers and service shops nationwide, announced it will open an 85,500 square-foot distribution facility at 4520 LeSaint Court off Port Union Road in Interstate Commerce Center. American Tire Distributors offers a complete package of tires, custom wheels, service equipment and shop supplies to wholesale dealerships. American Tire will open early Summer 2010.
AmeriCredit, an independent automobile finance company providing financial solutions indirectly through auto dealers across the United States, announced it will relocate to a 5,157 square-foot office at 9277 Centre Pointe Drive in Duke Realty's Centre Pointe Office Park (Union Centre/Downtown District). AmeriCredit has approximately 800,000 customers and $9 billion in auto receivables. AmeriCredit will open at its new location August 24th with 30 employees.
Arcade Legacy, specializing in a large selection of classic arcade games, announced it will open a 4,359 square-foot game room at 322 West Crescentville Road off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. Arcade Legacy is now open with over 50 arcade games and pinball machines. The facility has a console gaming area with a 106
Asiatique Bistro & Lounge
Asiatique Bistro & Lounge, serving healthy, modern Asian cuisine in a contemporary, metropolitan setting, will open its new restaurant mid-July. With a full menu of Eastern-inspired dishes using elements and ingredients from distinctive Asian culture, Asiatique Bistro and Lounge offers the opportunity to explore new flavors without ever stepping foot on a plane. The 8,257-square-foot stand-alone restaurant is located at 9228 Centre Pointe Drive in the West Chester Towne Centre (Union Centre/Downtown district). Asiatique Bistro will have approximately 150 employees.
AT&T, a leader in telecommunication services, opened a 1,500 square-foot retail outlet at 8194 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR 747 in the Beckett Commons shopping Center anchored by Kroger (Beckett Ridge). AT&T offers services including cell phones, wireless, digital TV, high speed internet, DSL, home phone lines and more.
Atricure, a leading company developing, manufacturing and selling innovative cardiac surgical ablation devices, completed a 29,407 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester facility at 6217 Centre Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park (Union Centre/Downtown District). Headquartered in West Chester, Atricure has multiple facilities in the Township for operations, research and development, manufacturing, distribution, engineering and administrative operations. Atricure has approximately 200 employees who are focused on developing innovative products using proprietary technology that provides doctors alternative, expedient methods to ablate tissue during surgical procedures. Atricure has assembled experts in the medical device industry to form a highly effective team dedicated to serving patients, medical professionals and investors.
Audio Advantage, specializing in home and automobile audio and video product sales and installation, opened a 5,000 square-foot facility at 9850 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 just south of Muhlhauser Road. Audio Advantage's showroom showcases its audio and theater equipment systems that help customers Live the Advantage. Audio Advantage will open mid-to-late August.
Autozone, specializing in automotive parts and accessories, announced it will construct a new 6,460 square-foot retail facility at 8241 Highland Pointe Drive at the Highland's development at Cincinnati-Dayton and I-75 (Midtown).
Bakery Crafts, a manufacturer of high-quality cake decorations, announced a 4,119 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester facility at 9300 Allen Road (Union Centre/Downtown). Bakery Crafts is a family-owned business with 60 years of experience offering unique and charming cake decorations to its customers, including cake decorating kits, licensed products, edibles, photo imaging systems, candles, wedding ornaments and accessories, bench equipment, and more. The new office space is being constructed to house product development and brand management staff.
Baxter Lane Furniture & Spas Direct
Baxter Lane Furniture & Spas Direct, specializing in quality furnishings at a distributor's cost, Baxter Lane opened a 15,912 square-foot warehouse and showroom at 9677 Cincinnati-Dayton Road (Union Centre/Downtown District). Baxter Lane began as a private wholesale supplier to retail distributors, builders and interior designers. Now, Baxter Lane opens its doors to the general public offering a substantial savings to its customers seven days a week.
Beckett Park Boundless Playground
Beckett Park Boundless Playground, a playground designed to encourage children of all abilities to play together, will undergo several improvements at Beckett Park. The next phase of Beckett Park improvements includes the restoration of the lake area, new restroom facilities, parking, shelters, playgrounds and walking/bike paths throughout the park. The project is being funded through tax increment financing with additional funding through the State of Ohio Cultural Facilities Commission and Boundless Playgrounds. The Boundless Playground was built in fall 2009 with volunteers and funding support from Procter & Gamble and CVS Caremark. The playground is located halfway between the Muhlhauser Barn and The West Chester Baseball Complex off Union Centre Boulevard (Downtown District). Construction is slated for completion in Summer 2010. Project Budget is $1.8 million
Biomed Specialty Pharmacy
Biomed Specialty Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy serving patients living with chronic conditions such as HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Hepatitis C, Psoriasis, Growth Hormone Deficiency, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Multiple Sclerosis, announced it will open the 3,180 square-foot medical facility at 7731 Cox Lane in University Pointe campus (VOA/Uptown) in November.
Black Lab Ventures, LLC
Black Lab Ventures, LLC, an HR management consulting business that focuses on onboarding, training & development, performance management, and health & wellness initiatives. Black Lab Ventures opened an office at 7723 Tylers Place Boulevard off Tylersville Road (Uptown District). Black Lab Ventures' signature service, called Culture Branding, is a form of employer branding designed to help companies attract top talent and retain the employees they already have. Black Lab Ventures offers full-service packages for mid-to-large sized companies and also can act as an extension of their HR department.
Budina's Pan Asian Cuisine
Budina's Pan Asian Cuisine, a casual, contemporary fusion restaurant that serves Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Asian dishes, announced it will open a 2,909 square-foot restaurant at 9114 West Chester Towne Centre Drive in the Towne Centre Square building (Union Centre/Downtown District). Budina's will open in July with breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings. Budina's also offers specialty coffee and is famous for their coffee buns.
Centurion Medical Products
Centurion Medical Products, a nationwide manufacturer of medical products, announced it will relocate its existing West Chester operations to a 115,000 square-foot facility at 4520 LeSaint Circle in Interstate Commerce Center I. Centurion is slated to be in its new location January 2011.
CertiFit, specializing in high-quality, certified, after-market auto body parts, leased a 25,574 square-feet facility at 7400 Union Centre Boulevard in Industrial Development International's Port Union at Union Centre development. CertiFit has 26 locations across the United States and is open to the public.
CHACO Credit Union
CHACO Credit Union, specializing in a full line of financial products and services, relocated to a 3,890 square-foot facility at opened a 7237 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in the Beckmark Building. CHACO’s new location offers safe deposit boxes, a drive-up ATM window and three drive-through lanes.
Clark Western Building Systems
Clark Western Building Systems, manufacturers of cold-formed steel, drywall studs and accessories, expanded its existing West Chester corporate headquarters to a 5,606 square-foot facility at 9100 Centre Pointe Drive in Centre Pointe Office Park (Union Centre/Downtown).
Community Montessori School
Community Montessori School, a pre-primary preschool program, including kindergarten, that serves children ages 3-6 years old, announced it will open a 1,470 square-foot educational facility at 9035 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester. Community Montessori School provides an enriching, age-appropriate, and challenging learning environment with hands-on experiences. The teachers at Community Montessori are strong advocates for children and their desire and thirst for learning. Community Montessori School will be open for the 2010/2011 school year.
Control Interface, Inc.
Control Interface, Inc., a custom control panel manufacturer providing complete design, engineering and manufacturing solutions, relocated its existing West Chester operations to a 14,508 square-foot facility at 517 Commercial Drive west of Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. Control Interface has 10 employees.
Cornhole Worldwide, specializing in the manufacture and distribution of cornhole boards, bags and accessories. Cornhole Worldwide opened a 7,500 square-foot facility at 4858 Provident Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.
CSE Engineering, Inspection & Forensic
CSE Engineering, Inspection & Forensic, a state certified engineering and consulting firm providing structural engineering, home inspection, forensics, and more, opened a 1,440 square-foot office at 7991 Cincinnati-Dayton Road (Midtown).
Dalton Wealth Management
Dalton Wealth Management, a full-service financial services provider, relocated to a nearly 1,000 square-foot office at 7237 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in the Beckmark Building. This new facility gives Dalton Wealth Management three locations to meet with clients in Butler County. The Dalton team prides itself in providing personalized service to each and every client. Dalton Wealth Management has a licensed attorney on staff to advise clients on estate and retirement planning, social security and taxes, and health-related matters.
Decent Ride, offering a large inventory of pre-owned vehicles, opened a 5,776 square-foot automobile dealership at 9443 Cincinnati-Columbus Road (Route 42 District).
Diversified Design Dynamics
Diversified Design Dynamics, providing solutions for engineering and manufacturing needs, announced the relocation of its existing West Chester operations to a 10,800 square-foot facility at 4750 Ashley Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.
Ellison Technologies, a provider of advanced machining solutions to North American metal-cutting manufacturers and their global affiliates. Ellison Technologies, a Japanese-owned company, announced it will relocate its existing West Chester business to a 10,800 square-foot facility at 5333 Muhlhauser Road in The Pointe at Union Centre. Ellison Technologies new facility will overlook the downtown Union Centre district. The new facility opened July 1st with 12 employees.
Excalibur Technology, a full-service computer sales and consulting firm with a strong focus on customer service, opened a new office at 8080 Beckett Center Drive, Suite 107, off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 (Beckett Ridge District). Excalibur Technology partners with companies such as Microsoft, WatchGuard, Hewlett Packard, Intel and Cisco to develop powerful solutions.
Firehouse Subs, serving hearty subs with high quality meats and cheeses, announced it will open a 1,734 square-foot restaurant at 7770 Dudley Drive in Tylersville Farm (VOA/Uptown). Firehouse Subs family-oriented environment focuses on customer service. The Firehouse Sub family has more than 200 years of public service as firefighters and is a very community-oriented business. Firehouse Subs is slated to open first quarter 2011.
Flexi USA, Inc.
Flexi USA, Inc., the world market leader and inventor of retractable, cord and belt leashes, announced it will construct a new 50,000 square-foot facility at 8494 Firebird Drive off Union Centre Boulevard. Flexi USA will relocate from its existing West Chester facility to its new location. Schumacher Dugan Construction Company has been selected as the developer.
Fugazzi’s Jewelers, a full-service jeweler, relocated its existing West Chester business to 9096 Cox Road at Cincinnati-Columbus Road/SR42. Fugazzi’s specializes in jewelry repair work, custom diamond setting, and it buys gold, silver and platinum.
Gen IV Technology
Gen IV Technology, CCTV installers, integrators and dealers of quality products at competitive prices. Gen IV Technology opened an 8,000 square-foot facility at 5211 Muhlhauser Road in The Pointe at Union Centre.
Grace Tree Yoga & Growth Studio
Grace Tree Yoga & Growth Studio, a shala, or sanctuary created for cultivating growth in the community of the heart. Grace Tree announced it will relocate its existing West Chester studio to 2,000 square-foot studio at 8933 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester. Grace Tree offers yoga and movement classes, workshops and professional wellness and growth services designed to nurture the body, balance the mind and liberate the soul.
Grand Ole Pub
Grand Ole Pub, a patriotic, American-themed pub, announced it will open a 3,166 square-foot facility at 8177 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 in West Chester Village Retail Center (Beckett District). Grand Ole Pub is slated to open mid-to-late August 2010.
Grange Insurance, offering valuable insurance products and superior, hassle-free services that meet the customers' changing needs, opened a 9,708 square-foot claims office at 9277 Centre Pointe Drive in Duke Realty's Centre Pointe Office Park (Union Centre District). www.grangeinsurance.com
Guardian Savings Bank
Guardian Savings Bank, originally chartered in 1895, Guardian has now grown to 9 offices in the Tri-State area. Guardian Savings Bank announced it will relocate its corporate headquarters to the 15,600 square-foot former People's Bank building at 6100 West Chester Road (Union Centre/Downtown District). The new West Chester branch will give the bank a total of 10 branches. The building was purchased for $1.2 million, and Guardian Savings Bank has about $700 million in total assets.
Guy Brown Express LLC
Guy Brown Express LLC, an Ohio certified MBE/EDGE company, announced it will open a 4,972 square-foot facility at 4890 Duff Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. Guy Brown Express is an office supply distribution company that provides office products, imaging solutions, medical supplies, MRO supplies, promotional/marketing items, managed print solutions and business furniture. The company was formed to facilitate a multi-million dollar office products contract under the Inter-University Council (IUC). The IUC is a council formed by the State of Ohio to facilitate the buying of office products for the universities, community and technical colleges in the State of Ohio. Guy Brown Express is slated to open August 1st.
Halloween City, a temporary Halloween retailer, opened a 6,750 square-foot store at 7341 Tylers Corner Drive off Tylersville Road (Uptown).
Hauser Air, a family-owned and operated heating and air conditioning service provider, will relocate its existing West Chester business to a 5,000 square-foot facility at 9114 Cincinnati-Columbus Road north of Cox Road (Route 42 District). Hauser Air will celebrate its grand opening at the new facility in August 2010.
Hunter Development Group
Hunter Development Group, specializing in due diligence, permit expediting tenant coordination and development services to private and corporate sector clients across the continental United States. Hunter Development Group relocated its existing West Chester business to a 1,728 square-foot office building at 8913 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester.
Imagination Creation Child Care Center
Imagination Creation Child Care Center, a full-service educational facility, is now open at 72 East Crescentville Road near Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.
Intelligrated, Inc., an American-owned supplier of integrated material handling systems, services and products, announced it will expand its presence in West Chester Township. Intelligrated leased an 80,940 square-foot building at 4436 Muhlhauser Road in NorthPark Business Center to house its parts fulfillment business and make available additional production capacity. In 2009, Intelligrated consolidated four existing facilities into three facilities, closing its Kentucky operations. The commitment to West Chester translated into 335 jobs retained. The new facility will bring 40 additional jobs to West Chester Township. Intelligrated contracts with companies such as Amazon.com, the U.S. Postal Service, Federal Express, Procter & Gamble, Sears or more.
Keller Law Office
Keller Law Office, practicing in the areas of criminal, OVI and juvenile law, announced the opening of a 1,400 square-foot office at 8777 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester at the former Henderson Music facility.
Keller Williams Realty
Keller Williams Realty, a full-service real estate team providing a personal, professional experience in buying and selling a home in the Butler and Warren County areas opened a 3,910 square-foot office at 7395 Kingsgate Way off Tylersville Road (VOA/Uptown). Keller Williams Realty is one of the largest residential real estate companies in the United States and will soon go international.
Key 2 Recovery, Inc.
Key 2 Recovery, Inc., a third-party debt collection firm specializing in the recovery of consumer debt and accounts receivable management on behalf of creditors and retailers nationwide, opened a 4,000 square-foot collection call center at 5448 West Chester Road in West Chester Commerce Center (Union Centre/Downtown District). Key 2 Recovery, Inc. brings 40 new jobs to West Chester. www.key2recovery.com
Kiss Auto Glass
Kiss Auto Glass, specializing in the installation and repair of automotive glass, opened a 1,180 square-foot facility at 8647 Cincinnati-Columbus Road/SR42 in West Chester Office Park.
Liberty Tax Service
Liberty Tax Service, providing income tax preparation services, is now open at 7743 Tylersville Road at Cox Road. Visit website for 2010 Customer Appreciation Week dates. 513-777-8700
Masala's Restaurant, specializing in Indo-American cuisine, announced it will open a 1,018 square-foot restaurant at 9100 Cox Road and Cincinnati-Columbus Road (Route 42 District). Masala's Restaurant features cafeteria-style food, sells packed foods and offers catering services.
Miami University Voice of America Learning Center
Miami University’s Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) opened for classes in January 2009 with 389 students registered in 28 courses and workshops. Today the VOALC serves over 550 students registered in 41 courses and workshops, with a full schedule of courses and workshops set in place for the coming summer months. Combining undergraduate and graduate courses and programs from Miami’s Hamilton, Middletown, and Oxford campuses, the Center is home to the Farmer School of Business’ Professional MBA program, which is currently recruiting for its Fall 2010 class that will begin this August. Area educators are enjoying the convenience of having graduate courses in education so close to home and work, and taking advantage of Miami’s TEAM scholarship which supports their professional development. Undergraduate students have an array of daytime and evening course and program options, including the Bachelor’s of Integrative Studies baccalaureate program from Miami’s regional campuses. The Center is home to Miami’s Corporate & Community Institute which provides customized corporate training and professional development, and which has teamed this spring with Butler County United Way for a non-profit board certification program to help develop tomorrow’s leaders. Hosting a number of events is the VOALC Community and Alumni network, including an ongoing series of art exhibitions featuring the works of Miami alumni and professors, community forums through the Towers Series which it sponsors with The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, and a number of family oriented performances developed in collaboration with the Fine Arts Fund.
Michaels & Associates, Inc.
Michaels & Associates, Inc., food service marketing specialists announced they will relocate their existing West Chester business, to a 9,600 square-foot facility at 4722 Interstate Drive in the Capital Center development off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. This facility serves as the Ohio Division of Michaels & Associates food brokerage operations.
ModSpace, offering a full line of mobile offices and modular buildings opened a 1,000 square-foot sales office at 5000 Provident Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. ModSpace specializes in buildings that can be customized to nearly any size configuration. www.modspace.com
Mudpies & Butterflies
Mudpies & Butterflies, a trendy children’s consignment boutique, opened a 1,480 square-foot store at 6875 Fountains Boulevard west of I-75 (Cincinnati-Dayton/Midtown District). Mudpies & Butterflies is a child-friendly store with a television and play area. Customers can consign or sell items, which Mudpies & Butterflies electronically inventories and tracks.
Noah's Ark Animal Clinic
Noah's Ark Animal Clinic, providing quality pet care at affordable prices, opened a 12,404 square-foot animal clinic at 8675 Cincinnati-Columbus Road north of Cox Road (Route 42 District). Noah's Ark Animal Clinic is committed to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life to the animals living in our community.
NVR, Inc., specializing in the operation of homebuilding and mortgage banking units, announced it will open a 14,000 square-foot office at 8610 Jacquemin Drive in Schumacher-Dugan Construction's OfficePlex @ Union Centre building (Downtown District). The homebuilding unit sells and constructs homes under the Ryan Homes, NVHomes and Fox Ridge Homes trade names. NVR is slated to open its new facility September 2010 with up to 60 employees. NVR, Inc. signed a 7 year lease valued at $1.1 million.
One Source Mobile
One Source Mobile, specializing in telecommunication expense management for mobile telephone services, opened a 3,000 square-foot facility at 8887 Eagle Ridge Court off Lakota West Drive (Union Centre/Downtown).
Orion International, a nation's largest military recruiting firm, announced it will relocate its operations to a 2,520 square-foot office at 9100 West Chester Towne Centre Drive in the Towne Square at Union Centre building. Orion International is a veteran-run organization that specializes in placing today's top military leaders, engineers, and technicians into America's Fortune 500 and beyond team. Orion is slated to open its new location July 26th.
Paint n Play
Paint n Play, a craft-oriented play center, announced it will relocate its existing West Chester business to a 2,616 square-foot facility at 7671 Cox Lane in The Pointe (anchored by Graeter's and Dewey's Pizza). Paint n Play offers pottery, silk screening and tie-dying t-shirts, as well as organized activities for birthday parties, showers, scout troops, field trips and corporate outings.
Park National Bank
Park National Bank, a family of twelve community-based banks, announced it will relocate its corporate headquarters to an 8,415 square-foot facility adjacent to its existing branch banking office at 8366 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 just north of Union Centre Boulevard in Beckett Towne Center. Park National Bank is part of the Park National Corporation, with offices in 29 Ohio counties and over 160 ATMs across Ohio and Kentucky. The relocation will occur June 2010, and Park National Bank will bring 30 new jobs to West Chester.
Perfection Gymnastics School
Perfection Gymnastics School announced it will open a 13,547 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility at 5637 Union Centre Drive in the Union Centre/Downtown District. Perfection Gymnastics will offer classes for pre-schoolers as well as recreational gymnastics for Level 4 through Elite. Children and their parents can enjoy development activities, recreational sports and also pursue the highest level of competitive gymnastics. Perfection Gymnastics will open its doors September 2010.
Planet Dance Uptown
Planet Dance Uptown, offering dance instruction by the industry's leading dancers, choreographers and instructors, announced it will open a 7,066 square-foot satellite dance studio at 9536 Cincinnati-Columbus Road in Dimmick Plaza (Route 42 District). Planet Dance Uptown offers many levels of instruction and education that will prepare a dancer for a career in dance and/or performing arts. Competition teams offer the opportunity for dancers to gain experience performing or dancing at a competitive level. Planet Dance Uptown celebrated its grand opening on July 10th.
Positive Paws, a full-service pet training center, expanded its existing West Chester business and relocated to a 2,340 square-foot facility at 8651 Cincinnati-Columbus Road south of Butler-Warren Road (Route 42 District). Positive Paws offers behavior modification training, underwater treadmill, energy balancing and more.
Powerhouse Athletics, home of the Rebels All-Star Cheer and Dance team, opened a 7,040 square-foot facility at 44 Carnegie Way off Crescentville Road. Powerhouse Athletics offers unlimited recreational tumbling, recreational dance, All-Star dance and cheerleading teams, Ben-Gal prep classes, private lessons, fitness classes, boot camps, and personal training.
Premium Blendz, offering a higher grade haircut, announced the opening of its upscale studio at 8467 Cincinnati-Columbus Road in West Chester Office Park (Route 42 District). Premium Blendz specializes in scissor cuts, tapers, fades, shaves, beards, razor lines and more.
Primrose School of West Chester
Primrose School of West Chester, providing the right foundation for active minds, healthy bodies, and happy hearts. Primrose School opened a 10,565 square-foot educational facility at 8378 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 (Beckett Ridge District). Primrose is committed to excellence in early childhood education. Primrose is now enrolling with the first day of school scheduled for August 16th.
Qdoba Mexican Grill
Qdoba Mexican Grill, a fast casual nouveau cuisine with fresh Mexican flavor, announced it will open a 2,428 square-foot restaurant at 9220 Allen Road (Union Centre/Downtown). Qdoba is slated to open late November with catering available.
Queen City School of Music
Queen City School of Music, specializing in individual piano instruction for all ages and all levels, opened a 1,054 square-foot facility at 8777 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester at the former Henderson Music facility.
Rascals Sports Grill & Bar
Rascals Sports Grill and Bar is now open at 4880 Union Centre Pavilion Drive (Union Centre/Downtown District).
Re/Max Preferred Group
Re/Max Preferred Group, providing a wide range of real estate services, opened a 1,200 square-foot office at 9277 Centre Pointe Drive in the Centre Pointe Office Park (Union Centre/Downtown District). Re/Max Preferred Group utilizes the most current technology, processes and systems to assist customers with their home buying and selling needs.
Re/Max Victory, a full-service, real estate customer care center, opened a 1,838 square-foot office at 7655 Cox Lane in The Pointe at University Pointe (VOA/Uptown District). Re/Max Victory offers free use of its computers, Wi-Fi, and other real estate-related tools. This tech savvy center in a coffee shop environment is geared towards individuals looking to purchase a home.
Reckitt Benckiser, a British-based global force in household, health and personal care products, opened a 3,745 square-foot office at 9100 West Chester Towne Center Drive in the Towne Centre Square building (Union Centre/Downtown District). Reckitt Benckiser has international business activities, and leading-edge manufacturing and logistics in over 60 countries.
Red Wing Shoes
Red Wing Shoes, a 95-year-old company specializing in the manufacture of high quality work boots and shoes, opened a 1,580 square-foot retail store at 10128 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.
Romeo's Pizza, home of the award-winning pizza, opened a 1,200 square-foot pizzeria at 9536 Cincinnati-Columbus Road in Dimmick Plaza (Route 42 District). Romeo's Pizza competes in national and international pizza competitions. In 2008, Romeo's finished in second place at the
Sabin Robbins, providing value solutions in fine paper products and services, relocated its corporate headquarters to a 4,578 square-foot facility at 9365 Allen Road in World Park at Union Centre Building 4 (Union Centre/Downtown District). In addition to offering nationwide distribution, Sabin Robbins also purchases excess paper at a fair price.
Shalimar Grill, offering fine Pakistani and Indian cuisine, announced a 2,685 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester restaurant at 7741 Tylers Place Boulevard off Tylersville Road (Uptown District). Shalimar Grill features a beautiful collection of Indian and Pakistani audio and video on high-definition television, live and recorded sporting events, free wireless internet, and more.
Shepherd Color Company
Shepherd Color Company, a fourth-generation, family-owned business dedicated to being a world-class producer of Complex Inorganic Color Pigments (CICPs). Shepherd Color Company announced an 8,678 square-foot expansion to its existing headquarters at 4539 Dues Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road (SR747 District). Shepherd Color supplies millions of pounds of high-quality pigments annually to customers around the world.
Sherwin-Williams, one of the largest producers of paints and coatings in the United States, announced it is constructing a new 18,721 square-foot facility at 9203 Sutton Place off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747. Sherwin Williams new wholesale paint store will service industrial coating users and equipment manufacturers. J. Warm Construction has been selected as the contractor for this project.
Shoot Rite Sporting Arms
Shoot Rite Sporting Arms, specializing in the sales of new and used firearms. Shoot Rite announced it will open a 1,200 square-foot retail store at 9536 Cincinnati-Columbus Road in Dimmick Plaza (Route 42 District). Shoot Rite Sporting Arms also offers notary public services. The grand opening is slated for early September.
Skidmore Sales & Distribution
Skidmore Sales & Distributing, a full-service distributor and broker of quality industrial food ingredients, began a 56,000 square-foot expansion to its existing 150,000 square-foot main office and distribution center at 9889 Cincinnati-Dayton Road south of Union Centre Boulevard. Skidmore has 9 warehouse locations and technical sales coverage in 22 states. The expansion will include 10 fast-access docks to complement the 24 already in place. The expansion is slated for completion in June 2010.
Smari Designs, a unique gift store specializing in the design and creation of handcrafted jewelry and accessories, as well as offering unique home and garden d
Soccer Village, one of the nation’s largest soccer uniform and equipment providers, announced it will relocate its existing West Chester store to a 3,500 square-foot retail facility at 7657 Voice of America Centre Drive at Cox and Tylersville Roads (Uptown). Soccer Village will be in its new location by November 1st.
Sports Gallery, featuring authentic sports collectibles and memorabilia, announced the opening of a 2,480 square-foot gallery at 7967 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Lakota Plaza (Midtown). Sports Gallery has a large inventory of collectibles and also offers professional appraisal services. To continue celebrating Sports Gallery’s opening, Pete Rose will be there November 17th for a signing event.
Staples, one of the world’s largest office supply companies, leased a 54,142 square-foot warehouse/distribution facility at 4520 LeSaint Court in the Interstate Commerce Center off Port Union Road. Staples services businesses in 27 countries throughout the world.
Stone Creek Dining Company
Stone Creek Dining Company, blending elegance and comfort with incredible food and excellent customer service, is now open for lunch or dinner at 6200 Muhlhauser Road in the West Chester Towne Centre (Union Centre District).
Sultan’s Mediterranean Cuisine, specializing in Turkish, Lebanese and Greek cuisines, opened a 5,000 square-foot restaurant at
7305 Tylers Corner Drive off Tylersville Road (VOA/Uptown District).
Technology Convergence Group
Technology Convergence Group (TCG), a full-service business communications solutions provider, entered into the Cincinnati market and opened a new office at 7908 Cincinnati-Dayton Road west of I-75 (Cincinnati-Dayton/Midtown District). TCG has been a leader in telecommunication in the Dayton area since 2001 employing all TOSHIBA certified technicians.
Tecla's Textile and Design Studio
Tecla’s Textiles and Design Studio, a family-owned fabrics and textiles design business specializing in all fabrics for the home from window treatments, pillows, bedding, upholstery and more, opened a design studio at 8988 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester. Tecla’s Textiles also offers interior design consultations at reasonable rates.
The Wine List
A neighborhood wine and spirits store is now open at 7659 Cox Lane in The Pointe (VOA/Uptown District).
Thunderbird Auto Wash & Detail Center
Thunderbird Auto Wash & Detail Center, a family-owned, full-service auto cleaning center, announced a nearly 1,000 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester facility at 7873 Kingland Drive off Tylersville Road (VOA/Uptown District). Thunderbird Auto Wash is adding on a year-round express detailing service center.
TREO Realtors, a one-stop real estate office, relocated its existing West Chester business to a 2,200 square-foot facility at 8736 Union Centre Boulevard in Lakota West Professional Buildings. TREO offers asset and short sale assistance to homeowners and financial institutions.
Trivium Global, a worldwide provider of IT infrastructure solutions from concept through life cycle. Trivium Global opened an office at 9100 West Chester Towne Centre Drive in Towne Centre Square building (Union Centre/Downtown District). Trivium Global has successfully provided IT services at more than 300,000 sites in over 100 countries. www.triviumglobal.com
Twisted Concepts, a one-stop custom paint and airbrush shop, opened a 4,050 square-feet facility at 10188 International Boulevard off Muhlhauser Road. Twisted Concepts also specializes in body and upholstery work, powder coating, and detailing services.
U.S. Bank, helping you bank smarter with checking, savings, loans, banking packages, free Internet banking, Bill Pay, and more, announced a 6,600 square-foot expansion to it existing facility at 9334 Union Centre Boulevard (Downtown District). U.S. Bank will relocate its training department to the second floor of its Union Centre banking facility. Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, with $282 billion in assets, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,025 banking offices, 5,312 ATMs in 24 states, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
Union Savings Bank
Union Savings Bank, a state-chartered savings association headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, announced it will open a new 15,000 square-foot branch at 7615 Voice of America Centre Drive (VOA/Uptown District). Union Savings Bank was founded in 1904 on the premise that a savings association should serve the community by encouraging savings and promoting affordable home ownership through prudent lending of deposits. Union Savings Bank now operates 25 full-service savings branches in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis. Union Savings acquired the former People's Bank building for $1.7 million. The Union Savings Bank is a subsidiary of US Bancorp and has about $2 billion in assets. The new branch is slated to open 3rd quarter 2010.
West Chester Academy of Music & Dance
West Chester Academy of Music & Dance, offering music programs for all ages, announced a 2,200 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester studio located at 8374 Princeton-Glendale Road in Beckett Towne Center off of Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 (Beckett Ridge District). West Chester Academy of Music specializes in a wide variety of motivational and educational music programs for beginners through advanced. The expansion will enable West Chester Academy of Music to add dance lessons and musical theater to its repertoire. This is the Academy's third expansion in West Chester Township.