Growth & Projects
Duncan Supply Company, distributing a wide range of refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, food service equipment, parts and accessories, opened a 56,833 square-foot Cincinnati branch at 7753 Union Centre Boulevard in the West Chester Trade Center. Since 1936, Duncan Supply Company has taken pride in delivering the highest quality HVAC/R solutions and best value to its customers. Duncan Supply is dedicated to providing value-added services and putting comfort and reliability in the hands of its partnering contractors and institutions. Duncan recently announced the acquisition of the American Standard product line in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
Onions52, the country’s leading grower, packer and distributor of high-quality onions, will open a 62,208 square-foot distribution and packing facility 4285 Dues Drive. Onions52 is a vertically integrated onion supplier that grows high-quality yellow, red, white, sweet, Sunions®, and certified organic onions. Onions52 provides onions year round—52 weeks each year onions are rolling off its trucks. Onions52 takes pride on offering quality, consistency and ease by growing and shipping its incredible onions across the country all year long to retail and food service suppliers.
E.J. Thomas Company, helping dry cleaners, laundromats, and commercial and on-site laundries thrive for 80 years, opened a 24,000 square-foot facility at 10080 Commerce Park Drive. The EJ Thomas Company serves as the Midwest’s preferred supplier to the dry cleaning and laundry trades. From humble beginnings, EJ Thomas has grown to become part of Americlean, a larger organization serving dry cleaners, commercial laundries and laundromats throughout New England, New York, the Southeast and the Midwest.
Crane 1, serving overhead crane and hoist customers in southwestern Ohio, northern Kentucky and eastern Indiana, leased a 7,018 square-foot Class A office at 9075 Centre Pointe Drive in Centre Pointe Office Park. Crane 1 has more than 25 qualified technicians, inspectors and project managers to provide superior service to its large customer base. The certified, experienced and professional technicians at Crane 1 are dedicated to keeping operations running smoothly by ensuring overhead crane equipment is safe and operating to manufacturer’s specification.
Upside Innovations manufactures, ships and installs ADA and IBC compliant stairs, ramps and canopies. They relocated and expanded existing West Chester operations to an 112,320 square-foot facility at 8800 Global Way off Union Centre Boulevard. Upside Innovations’ tailor-made, durable aluminum stairs demonstrate its commitment to providing unique, functional solutions for challenging environments. Upside’s focus is to fill a gap in the market by offering high-quality, attractive ramp systems while providing world-class service to the industry.
OMNI Systems announced the acquisition of Honeywell’s Media business at its West Chester facility at 9290 LeSaint Court. OMNI Systems provides a broad range of media including barcode labels, media tags, receipt paper, thermal media, RFID labels, and patient wristbands. OMNI Systems will continue to operate the same centralized facility and Honeywell Media’s customers will have continued and uninterrupted access to the products and services they have come to expect. OMNI Systems is confident that this acquisition will enable them to provide its customers with even more innovative and customized solutions to meet evolving needs.
Kroger Marketplace, a new 122,910 square-foot full-service market will be constructed on Cox Road in West Chester Plaza to replace the existing store nearly doubling its size. The new Kroger Marketplace will feature expanded offerings in many departments including pharmacy, health and beauty care. The Marketplace will also feature a cheese shop, an expanded deli, bakery, general merchandise, home goods, kitchenware and toys. The new store will offer Starbucks and a fuel station with 18 dispensers creating a one-stop-shopping experience for its customers. The nearly 30-acre site will include more than 770 parking spaces and have room for future development.
NovaCare Rehabilitation, specializing in outpatient physical therapy, began a 1,058 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester facility at 7720 Dudley Drive near West Chester Hospital. At NovaCare Rehabilitation, the experienced clinical team designs an individualized plan of care for each patient that aligns with their specific goals and needs all provided in a safe, compassionate environment. NovaCare is a division of Select Medical, one of the largest providers of critical illness recovery in hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation centers and occupational health clinics in the United States.
Guardian Alarm, one of North America’s largest independently-owned security companies protecting homes and businesses, opened a 3,500 square-foot facility at 6321 Centre Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park. Since 1930, Guardian Alarm has provided customized, smart security systems that include the latest intrusion alarm technology, smart automation, remote video monitoring, fire and life safety, commercial access control, 24/7 security monitoring and more. Guardian Alarms cares about the communities it serves and is actively involved in local organizations to give back, engage with those living and working around them and build lasting partnerships.
Dermatologists of Southwest Ohio, an affiliate of DOCS Dermatology one of the largest and most established dermatology practices in the nation, opened a 5,000 square-foot medical office at 4900 Wunnenberg Way off Union Centre Boulevard. Dermatologists of Southwest Ohio offers the newest and most advanced skincare procedures and treatments. Dermatologists of Southwest Ohio is dedicated to providing easy access to high-quality dermatologic care in an environment that is consistently friendly, convenient, courteous and caring.
Khan Signs & Awnings, a full-service electrical sign manufacturer, opened a 5,000 square-foot shop at 9077 Goldpark Drive off Port Union Road. The in-house design team at Khan Signs provides creative, site-appropriate solutions for its customers and fulfills all of the permitting requirements for each project. Khan Sign & Awnings manufacturers the custom signs and its experienced staff installs them on site.
Tom Drexler Plumbing, Air & Electric, one of the largest home service providers, opened a 10,000 square-foot facility at 6170 Centre Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park. Tom Drexler Plumbing is locally-owned and operated with six divisions to serve its customers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The company offers a fleet of more than 200 trucks and a management team with more than 100 years’ experience. Tom Drexler’s upfront pricing means customers know they are dealing with a company they can trust.
Solar Switching Systems, providing solutions for solar applications, leased a 6,000 square-foot facility at 4690 Interstate Drive in TLP Capital Center. The mission at Solar Switching Systems is to provide electrical equipment designed especially for the solar and storage industry. Solar Switching is customer focused—delivering quality products that simplify installation and provide value in long-term operations and maintenance. Solar Switching Systems equipment is engineered by and for solar professionals and manufactured in the USA.
Timpe Automotive, offering quality automotive repair services, opened a 2,400 square-foot facility at 8768 Cincinnati Columbus Road/SR 42 north of West Chester Road. The highly qualified technicians at Timpe Automotive have more than 25 years’ experience serving the public. The Timpe staff is dedicated to providing customers with the highest level of service for all maintenance and repair needs in order to keeping cars running smoothly and customers safe.
Coterie Lounge & Café, a new family-owned and operated café, coffee shop and wi-fi lounge, will open a 1,872 square-foot lounge and café at 8870 Cincinnati Dayton Road in Olde West Chester. Created for the artistic and community driven, Coterie Lounge & Café offers ethically-sourced coffee and a place for late hour studying, working, catching up with friends and community. Coterie is also a great place to read books, play games, watch movies and enjoy open mic night. Coterie offers a variety of beers and wines in a welcoming atmosphere.
Bliss Home Market, hosting monthly sales of high-quality furniture with the latest styles, will open a 14,600 square-foot facility at 9415 Meridian Way in World Park at Union Centre. Bliss Home Market provides exceptional products to create beautiful homes by partnering with industry leading manufacturers to buy direct from all across the country. The goal at Bliss Home Market is to operate out of a warehouse, buy direct from manufacturers and have minimal staff overhead so savings can be passed directly to its customers.
Charis Coffee & Creamery, offering mindfully sourced and premium roasted artisan coffees and specialty drinks, will open a 2,765 square-foot coffee shop at 6096 West Chester Road in West Chester Centre. Charis Coffee & Creamery was founded with one goal in mind—to provide a sigh of relief in the midst of a frantic and busy world. Charis is all about connection—stop in for a drip, gelato as Charis brings you a calmer coffee collective where proceeds go toward work helping the community.
KSI Cabinetry, offering stylish and durable kitchen cabinets and countertops, leased a 57,588 square-foot facility at 7757 Union Centre Boulevard in West Chester Trade Center. KSI Cabinetry is committed to using technology to produce high-quality dream kitchen environments for its customers. KSI Cabinetry offers exquisite craftsmanship and strives to create ideal solutions for every lifestyle at affordable prices.
VIVA Cincy Restaurant & Bar
VIVA Cincy Restaurant & Bar, offering a modern take on Central American cuisine, will open a 7,300 square-foot restaurant and bar at 7844 Kingland Drive (in the former Fricker’s location). VIVA Cincy Restaurant & Bar will serve a variety of unique dishes including Mexican and Guatemalan options with the rich fusion of flavors sure to please any crowd. VIVA Cincy’s professional bartenders have also created a custom cocktail menu with Latin American flare to delight VIVA Cincy Restaurant’s customers.
S & S Eyebrow Threading and Waxing, a one-stop shop for all things brows and lashes, opened a 1,200 square-foot salon at 7743 Tylersville Road in Tylersville Pointe. S & S Eyebrow offers expert threading and tinting services along with eyelash extensions. The friendly and experienced technicians at S & S Eyebrow help customers achieve the look they want whether natural or dramatic.
Innovatures, offering new EV charging stations, will open soon at 7428 Tylersville Road (between Wendy’s and Dunkin’ Donuts).Innovatures will host two DC fast chargers that provide a combined output of 360kW, simultaneously charging four CCS-equipped electric vehicles at 90kW each.All four EV charging spots accommodate large electric vehicles and provides easy wheelchair access.Customers can initiate charging via the ChargeLab app, available on Apple and Google Play Store.
Dream Deals Liquidation, a wholesale liquidation store, opened a 1,000 square-foot retail location at 9617 Cincinnati Columbus Road/SR 42 near Dimmick Road. Dream Deals Liquidation is open to the public with new items to display every day. Dream Deal Liquidation offers below wholesale prices on thousands of new products including clothing, shoes, household and kitchen items, exercise equipment, televisions, toys and more.
Cricket Wireless, a prepaid wireless service provider, opened a 717 square-foot shop at 8117 Cincinnati Dayton Road in Fountains Plaza. Cricket Wireless offers an easy and high-quality wireless experience on its reliable nationwide network. Cricket Wireless provides affordable, straightforward service plans that include monthly taxes, do not require annual contracts and offer phones at affordable prices.