Growth and Projects

The stature and growth of West Chester Ohio's business sector significantly increased with the completion of the Union Centre Boulevard/I-75 Interchange in December 1997, the first new interchange in Southwestern Ohio in more than 20 years.  The total cost of this project was $29 million dollars with $22 million in funds coming from the private sector including assessments and $7 million dollars right of way donated. The creation of the Union Centre Boulevard Interchange was the catalyst for West Chester Ohio becoming a prime location for business growth in the Greater Cincinnati area.  Since the opening of the Interchange 19 years ago, West Chester Ohio has realized more than $3.54 billion in new investment, more than 34 million square feet in new construction, and nearly 40,000 new jobs. View all of the exciting new projects in West Chester Township by the year announced.

Butler Tech Bioscience Campus, one of Ohio’s largest vocational school districts with more than 20,000 high school and adult students, completed construction on Phase I and opened its first 50,000 square-foot building on the 24-acre campus in West Chester Township overlooking Interstate 75 at the Cincinnati-Dayton Road interchange.  The master plan calls for a total of 150,000 square-foot of bioscience educational facilities to be built at this location.  When the $13 million project opened in August 2015, the classromms and labs were filled with more than 300 students in five medical-related programs.  

 

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UMECC-USA

UMECC-USA

UMECC-USA, a member of the UMECC Manufacturing Group headquartered in China, announced it will relocate to a 5,040 square-foot facility at 9468 Meridian Way in World Park at Union Centre (Downtown).  UMECC-USA supplies engineering support for all of the UMECC Manufacturing Group’s high quality products it provides to the steel industry including detailed design, drawing conversations, equipment adaption and enhancements.  UMECC utilizes state-of-the-art engineering support software and creates detailed and basic design generation as well as manuals and training programs.  UMECC’s offerings include all major metallurgical equipment, spare parts and refractories.  UMECC provides in-depth technical assessment of each order and actively manages the entire order fulfillment process in China to ensure conformity, quality and timely delivery.  www.umecc.com

Paper Products Company

Paper Products Company

Paper Products Company, providing quality paperboard packaging for the bakery, industrial and medical industries since 1932, relocated to an 84,000 square-foot facility at 9112 LeSaint Drive.  Paper Products Company has a full line of stock food packaging including nested trays, bakery boxes, doughnut boxes, muffin boxes, cake boxes, window boxes and the popular Paczki boxes and King Cake Packaging.  Paper Products Company is a family-owned business with 75 years’ experience, three generations of family involvement, and a group of loyal employees committed to serving the baking and food industries with the most innovative and highest quality packaging and unmatched service.  Paper Products Company brings 40 new jobs to West Chester Township.  

Cincinnati State Technical & Community College

Cincinnati State Technical & Community College

Cincinnati State Technical & Community College, chartered in 1969 and today offering more than 75 associate degree and 40 certificate programs in a variety of industries, announced it will open a 22,528 square-foot educational facility at 5450 Spellmire Drive in World Park.  The new facility will house Cincinnati State’s new Supply Chain Management program which leads to an Associate of Applied Business degree.  The new degree program will provide the knowledge and skills needed to oversee interconnected businesses by coordinating activities among suppliers, warehousing operations, shipping and customers.  Supply Chain Management also includes an understanding of moving, tracking and distributing raw or in-process materials, as well as finished goods.  Graduates will be prepared for entry-level employment in areas such as inventory management, material handling, warehousing, logistics, traffic and transportation or procurement.  

Peak 10

Peak 10

Peak 10, a national information technology (IT) infrastructure solutions provider serving customers from around the world, announced a 21,521 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester operations at 5307 Muhlhauser Road. The company now occupies a total of 44,400 square feet in The Pointe at Union Centre building.  Peak 10 provides companies with tailored technology solutions to meet specific technical challenges, drawing from a portfolio of secure cloud solutions, cost-saving managed services, enterprise-class data center space and reliable network services.  Peak 10 Cincinnati plays a major role in supporting economic development in the southern Ohio/Northern Kentucky region by providing businesses with reliable IT infrastructure solutions including cloud and data center solutions and managed services.  Peak 10 was recognized in the Gartner October 2015 Market Guide for Cloud Service Providers to Healthcare Organizations.  www.peak10.com

Planes Companies

Planes Companies

Planes Companies, an agent for United Van Lines offering household, office and logistics moving at local, interstate and international levels, announced a 65,000 square-foot expansion to its existing 225,000 square-foot headquarters at 9823 Cincinnati Dayton Road.  This $3 million project brings with it 30 new jobs and retention of 194 existing employees. Planes Companies is one of the Cincinnati region’s largest privately held firms.  

C-Tech Industries

C-Tech Industries

C-Tech Industries, a world leading manufacturer of joysticks and control boxes for Boom and Scissor Lift equipment, announced a 19,990 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester operations now occupying a total of 22,848 square feet in ProLogis Park.  C-Tech Industries also supplies control systems and other service parts for nearly the entire spectrum of Aerial Lift Manufacturers.  C-Tech Industries is proud to be the first to market with its latest products and newest technology offered by the Original Equipment Manufacturers.  www.ctech-ind.com

North Ridge Realty Group

North Ridge Realty Group

North Ridge Realty Group, one of the leading commercial real estate companies in the greater Cincinnati area, relocated its main office to a 1,721 square-foot office at 5430 West Chester Road (Downtown) at the corner of Beckett Road in late December 2015.  North Ridge Realty Group also expanded its sales force with the addition of two commercial agents, Susan Stretch and Stacy Felchner, in January.  North Ridge Realty Group is a full-service commercial real estate company with brokerage, property management and property development aspects providing expert guidance for buyers, sellers, landlords and tenant representation in office, retail, industrial and land transactions.  North Ridge Realty Group offers its clients comprehensive advice to help them meet their commercial real estate goals.  North Ridge Realty Group manages more than 500,000 square feet of property with more than 100 tenants. 

Prosource Technologies

Prosource Technologies

Prosource Technologies, providers of office equipment, document automation and technology solutions for businesses large and small, relocated and expanded its existing West Chester operations to a 10,070 square-foot facility at 9482 Meridian Way (Downtown).  Founded as Cincinnati Copiers in 1985, Prosource has grown from a print and copy hardware provider to offering a full range of office technology solutions.  Prosource helps companies optimize processes, reduce costs and drive profits with a robust array of business equipment and IT services.    

 

Cameo Solutions

Cameo Solutions

Cameo Solutions, an international collaboration solutions provider and world leader in Cisco architecture, announced it will expand and relocate its existing West Chester operations to a 6,700 square-foot Class A office facility at 9078 Union Centre Boulevard in Schumacher Dugan’s Union Centre Office Park (downtown).  Cameo Global is a full-service solutions provider specializing in collaboration and contact center technologies for commercial and enterprise customers worldwide.  Cameo Global’s worldwide resources provide advanced IT and business solutions with a full lifecycle of professional and managed services, and innovative financial services to help its clients obtain maximum value from their investment.  www.cameoglobal.com  

The Kleingers Group

The Kleingers Group

Kleingers Group (The), a full-service civil engineering, surveying and landscape architecture firm, announced a 5,400 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester operations at 6219 Centre Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park.  Founded in 1993 with just 5 employees, Kleingers has grown to having 85 dedicated employees in West Chester Township.  Kleingers Group also offers transportation and municipal engineering, bridge design, 3D laser scanning and athletic field design.  The Kleingers Group has played an integral part in much of the development in West Chester Township, including area projects such as: Top Golf, Main Event Entertainment, roadway improvements at Windisch Road and Allen Road, Civic Centre Boulevard Roundabout and Streetscape Improvements at the Streets of West Chester, GE Aviation at North Pointe, World Park Industrial Park, Tri-Health Medical Office Building and Lakota Local Schools.  www.kleingers.com

Bison USA Corp.

Bison USA Corp.

Bison USA Corp., the largest manufacturer of technological tooling for machining tools and accessories, opened its 12,000 square-foot North American headquarters at 5225 Muhlhauser Road.  Bison USA Corp. also offers a wide range of services including technological solutions for special machining application equipment built to customer specifications.  Based in Poland, Bison USA Corp. has products carrying the Bison logo in more than 70 countries.   

Market Vision Research

Market Vision Research

Market Vision Research, specializing in custom marketing research using advanced quantitative and qualitative research capabilities, announced it will expand and relocate its existing West Chester call center operations to a 5,122 square-foot facility at 5426 West Chester Road (Downtown).  The West Chester facility will be the new corporate headquarters, call center and shipping operations center for Market Vision Research. During the course of 30 years, Market Vision Research has expanded to multiple industry groups and geographies but remains dedicated to the values of its founder by continuing its focus on custom marketing research.  

Ohio Eagle Distributing

Ohio Eagle Distributing

Ohio Eagle Distributing, a wholesale distributor for domestic, imported and craft beers in Butler, Warren and Preble counties, purchased the former Bakery Crafts building at 9300 Allen Road (Downtown) for $4.5 million.  Ohio Eagle will relocate its warehouse operations, delivery, hospitality center and administration offices to the 136,550 square-foot facility which will be retrofitted to Anheuser-Busch specifications.  The move will nearly double Ohio Eagle Distributing’s facility size.  The company brings with it 85 employees.  Ohio Eagle Distributing is the local distributor for Anheuser-Busch, Corona, Yuengling, Kona Brewing Co. and Breckenridge Brewery along with other local craft beers.  www.ohioeagle.com

Advanced Technology Consultants (ATC)

Advanced Technology Consultants (ATC)

Advanced Technology Consultants (ATC), an independent telecom agency and consulting firm, relocated its Ohio headquarters to a 3,625 square-foot facility at 8734 Union Centre Boulevard in Lakota West Professional Building (Downtown).  ATC removes the business complexities of researching, comparing, procuring, implementing and managing telecommunication solutions using its team of Certified Telecom Professionals (CTP) that leverages an extensive network of technology providers to deliver unbiased insight and tactical proficiency.  ATC’s technical expertise includes VoIP business phone systems, network services, unified communications, cloud computing, and collaboration solutions, strategic consulting, contract negotiation, project management, business-needs analysis and support.  www.4atc.com

DENSO Robotics

DENSO Robotics

DENSO Robotics, global supplier of advanced robotic technology, opened a 4,800 square-foot facility at 6035 Schumacher Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park.  Headquartered in Japan, DENSO is one of the world’s largest automotive parts manufacturer and a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of industrial robotic arms since the 1960s.  More than 17,000 DENSO small industrial robots are employed in the company’s own manufacturing facilities and more than 77,000 additional DENSO small industrial robots are used by companies worldwide.  www.densorobotics.com

Lakeview Farms R&D

Lakeview Farms R&D

Lakeview Farms R&D, a value-driven innovator of fresh and convenient dips, desserts, and specialty products offering a world of fresh, delightful, diverse recipes to its customers, leased a 5,873 square-foot facility at 8896 Beckett Road in West Chester Commerce Center (Downtown).  Lakeview Farms is constantly working to develop new products to appeal to foodies through its creative product development, innovative packaging and modern technology.  www.lakeviewfarms.com

Neovia Logistics

Neovia Logistics

Neovia Logistics, an industry leader in industrial contract logistics, relocated to a 73,500 square-foot facility at 5453 West Chester Road.  Grounded in its manufacturing heritage and supported by unmatched operational excellence and a thoroughly process-driven culture, Neovia Logistics provides comprehensive logistics solutions to customers across six continents. 

ProLogis

ProLogis

ProLogis, a leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, announced it will relocate its Cincinnati headquarters to a 4,106 square-foot facility at 8760 Global Way in ProLogis Park off Union Centre Boulevard (Downtown).  ProLogis creates value by developing and managing a world-class portfolio of high-quality logistics and distribution facilities serving customers and investors as an integral part of the global supply chain.  ProLogis focuses on global and regional markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia.  www.prologis.com

Beef Jerky Outlet

Beef Jerky Outlet

Beef Jerky Outlet, one of the largest private label beef jerky and smoked meat suppliers in the country, announced it will open a 1,581 square-foot store at 9409 Civic Centre Boulevard in The Streets of West Chester (Downtown).  The Beef Jerky Outlet sells more than 150 varieties of jerky including, beef, turkey, bacon, ham, salmon and wild game.  The Beef Jerky Outlet also carries a wide variety of sauces, marinades, jams, spices, peanut butters, freeze-dried fruits and vegetables, candies, nuts, espresso beans and much more.  

Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty

Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty

Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty, providing a world-class club experience in a fun, safe environment for elementary school students in the Lakota School district, is moving forward with the construction of a new 29,283 square-foot facility at 8735 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester.  The new two-story structure will include a junior high size gymnasium, library, art room, dance studio and possibly a recording studio.  The facility owned and operated by The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty will provide a place for students to find character development as the building block of every activity.  The Club’s programs focus on leadership, education, careers, health, life skills, the arts and sport recreation and fitness.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of America is a century old, neighborhood-based organization dedicated to equipping young people with the skills and character traits they need to succeed.  The new Boys & Girls Club is expected to open early 2018.  www.bgcwcl.com

Carepointe Nursing

Carepointe Nursing

Carepointe Nursing will construct a new 125-bed nursing facility owned and operated by Hillandale Family of Communities at 8073 Tylersville Road just south of Hillandale’s Chesterwood Village.  The new 105,088 square-foot facility will be located on 7.5 acres along Chesterwood Boulevard as part of Chesterwood Village.  In addition to the 125 living units, amenities will include a pool, therapy room, library, barbershop/salon, chapel, patient kitchen and dining areas, nursing stations, laundry rooms and more.  Established in 1962, the Hillandale Family of Communities consistently maintains the highest standards in the healthcare and retirement industry at its three facilities in Butler County.  www.hillandale.com

Chuys

Chuys

Chuy’s, a fun and funky Tex-Mex restaurant, announced it will construct a new 7,028 square-foot restaurant at 9538 Civic Centre Boulevard in The Streets of West Chester (downtown).  Since 1982, Chuy’s has been serving authentic, fresh Tex-Mex food in an atmosphere that appeals to everyone.  Chuy’s menu is made up of a combination of flavors, with recipes and ingredients from across New Mexico, Mexican border towns, the Rio Grande Valley, deep South Texas, Austin and beyond. www.chuys.com

Cincinnati Stoneworks

Cincinnati Stoneworks

Cincinnati Stoneworks, specializing in manufacturing finished stone products, announced a 6,800 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester facility at 7776 Service Center Drive at Beacon Pointe off Cox Road.  Cincinnati Stoneworks will now occupy more than 16,000 square feet at its uptown location.  Specializing in natural stone and quartz fabrication, Cincinnati Stoneworks stocks more than 90 different colors of granite, marble, limestone and soapstone slabs so customers can find the perfect piece for every project.  With more than 30 years combined experience, this family-owned and operated business provides builders, contractors and homeowners with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship at reasonable prices.  www.cincinnatistoneworks.com

Clark Reder Engineering

Clark Reder Engineering

Clark Reder Engineering, specializing in entertainment and building structure engineering services, announced a 3,600 square-foot expansion to its West Chester facility at 10091 Mosteller Lane off Crescentville Road to occupy a total of 10,933 square feet.  Clark Reder Engineering principals have more than 22 years of combined experience providing engineering and construction services.  Clark Reder Structural Engineering is licensed to work in all 50 states including Puerto Rico, Guam, the District of Columbia, and several locations in Canada.  www.clark-reder.com

Custom Millcraft

Custom Millcraft

Custom Millcraft, a custom manufacturer of architectural woodwork and fixtures, announced a 24,260 square-foot expansion to its existing facility at 9092 LeSaint Drive.  Custom Millcraft specializes in high-end fixture work and complete millwork packages for clients in the retail, restaurant, banking and healthcare industries.  www.custommillcraft.com

Freddys Steakburger and Custard

Freddys Steakburger and Custard

Freddy’s Steakburger and Custard, a fast-casual restaurant specializing in a variety of sandwiches, burgers and frozen custard treats, announced it will build a new 3,463  square-foot restaurant at 7615 Trailside Drive just west of Cabela’s sporting goods store off Liberty Way.  Freddy’s Steakburger and Custard restaurants can be found from coast-to-coast serving a fresh menu reminiscent of the all-American meals Freddy prepared for his family.  Freddy’s is slated to open 4th quarter 2016.  www.freddysusa.com

Goldfish Swim School

Goldfish Swim School

Goldfish Swim School, passionately building character one stroke at a time, announced it will open a 9,780 square-foot state-of-the-art swimming facility at 7058 Ridgetop Drive in the Highland Square development (Midtown).  Goldfish Swim School offers a curriculum crafted to teach kids to swim while also building character.  Goldfish Swim School’s revolutionary Perpetual Lessons model includes one lifeguard-certified instructor for every four children, year round lessons for children 4 months to 12 years, flexible scheduling, and a curriculum focused on teaching swim and safety skills.  From the moment the customer walks in the door, they enter a tropical oasis with brightly colored walls, tiki cabanas, surfboard benches and the always tropical 90 degree pool.  www.westchester.goldfishswimschool.com

Kroger Marketplace

Kroger Marketplace

Kroger Marketplace, the country’s largest supermarket chain by revenue and the second largest general retailer in the United States, announced it will build a 133,000 square-foot Kroger Marketplace shopping center at the southeast corner of Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 and Tylersville Road on a 36-acre site.  The first phase of the new Crossings at Beckett will include the Kroger Marketplace, a fuel pump station, Fred Meyer Jewelers and a small medical clinic.  Plans for the second phase include a 42,000 square foot retail space along with 22,000 square feet of office space and three additional outlots along Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.  www.kroger.com

Meuselbach Family Dental

Meuselbach Family Dental

Meuselbach Family Dental, specializing in family and cosmetic dentistry, announced it will construct a new 6,774 square-foot medical building at 7200 Tylersville Road just west of I-75.  Dr. Meuselbach’s goal is to share his philosophy and passion for lifelong, comprehensive, quality oral healthcare in a modern and comfortable setting.  Meuselbach Family Dental is equipped with the latest and safest advanced technology, and staffed with a team of gentle, caring, qualified professionals.  Dr. Meuselbach will occupy 4,171 square feet of the new building leaving 2,602 square feet available for lease.   www.drmeuselbach.com

Eaton

Eaton

Eaton, a leading diversified power management company offering a comprehensive array of electrical products and services, announced it will relocate its electrical division to a 10,850 square-foot facility at 9902 Windisch Road.  Eaton is dedicated to ensuring that reliable, efficient and safe power is available when it’s needed most.  With unparalleled knowledge of electrical power management across industries, experts at Eaton deliver customized, integrated solutions to solve its customers’ most critical challenges.  

The Wine List

The Wine List

The Wine List, a full-service neighborhood wine and spirits store, relocated and expanded its existing West Chester store to a 5,040 square-foot space at 7381 Tylers Corner Drive off Tylersville Road (Uptown).  The Wine List has served the West Chester area for more than 19 years with an international selection of wine, beer, gourmet foods, specialty baskets, wine accessories and gourmet cheese.  The Wine List is now open.

Sizewise

Sizewise

Sizewise, a global medical equipment manufacturer with more than 20 years’ experience engineering innovative products to meet the needs of bariatric, geriatric, pediatric and station patient populations worldwide leased a 6,072 square-foot facility at 4766 Interstate Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.  Sizewise addresses the safety and dignity concerns of patients and caregivers by offering innovative programs for rentals, capital purchases and lease-to-own equipment.  www.sizewise.net

Platinum Worldwide Expediting

Platinum Worldwide Expediting

Platinum Worldwide Expediting, a fast growing company in transportation logistics, leased a 5,967 square-foot facility at 4800 Interstate Drive off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.  Platinum Worldwide Expediting specializes in dry and refrigerated products along with auto hauling and power only equipment.  Platinum Worldwide Expediting also has a dedicated department that provides LTL, container, drayage, heavy haul as well as air and sea expediting.  Platinum Worldwide Expediting manages transportation for Fortune 500 companies across the United States.  www.platinumexpediting.com

Specialty Service Supply

Specialty Service Supply

Specialty Service Supply, a wholesale distributor and warehouse for some of the world’s industry leading companies, announced it will open its first Ohio location in a 25,000 square-foot facility at 9910 Charter Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park.  Specialty Service Supply offers a wide variety of stone products along with quartz countertop materials and more.   www.specialtyservicesupply.com

AFLAC

AFLAC

AFLAC, a Fortune 500 company providing financial protection to more than 50 million people worldwide, announced it will relocate its existing West Chester office to a 2,850 square-foot Class A space at 9078 Union Centre Boulevard in Schumacher Dugan’s Union Centre Office Park (downtown).  AFLAC pays cash benefits fairly, promptly and directly to its insured.  For nearly six decades, AFLAC’s voluntary insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress.  www.aflac.com    

Breakout Games West Chester

Breakout Games West Chester

Breakout Games West Chester, a real life escape room adventure where small groups work together as a team to escape a locked room before time runs out, opened a 3,280 square-foot entertainment venue at 6066 West Chester Road in the West Chester Centre (downtown).  The goal of Breakout Games is to challenge the minds of all ages and strengthen relationships through teamwork.  Breakout Games challenges guests to experience a variety of rooms with different scenarios where they will crack codes, solve puzzles and follow clues to escape the room in less than an hour.  www.breakoutgames.com/cincinnati

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Bridge Logistics

Bridge Logistics, a multi-faceted, third-party logistics company, announced a 6,631 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester corporate headquarters at 5 Circle Freeway Drive off Crescentville Road.  Bridge Logistics is passionate about building into the success of people and its successful employees are committed to building relationships with its customers and carriers alike.  In 2015, Bridge Logistics was the winner of the Cincinnati Business Couriers’ Best Places to Work award.  www.bridgelogisticsinc.com

Buffalo Wings & Rings

Buffalo Wings & Rings

Buffalo Wings & Rings, a club-level sports restaurant, announced it will construct a new 6,083 square-foot commercial building at 4782 Plum Square in the Hutzelman Square development off Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.  Buffalo Wings & Rings provides the ultimate sports dining experience with bright, inviting rooms, 50+ TVs, chef-inspired recipes and its signature wings.  www.buffalowingsandrings.com

Capital Advisory Services

Capital Advisory Services

Capital Advisory Services, a registered investment advisor providing individuals and small business owners a wide array of financial services and investment options, relocated and expanded its existing West Chester operations to a 2,178 square-foot office at 8240 Beckett Park Drive.  Capital Advisory Services focus on retirement planning, asset management, college planning, insurance and small business retirements plans. 

Clubhouse Sports Grille

Clubhouse Sports Grille

Clubhouse Sports Grille, a family-owned and operated sports bar and grill, announced it will open a 7,000 square-foot facility at 8188 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 in the former Willie’s Café location at Beckett Commons.  Clubhouse Sports Grille offers food from scratch to order in a fun, friendly environment where customers can watch their favorite sports on TV or enjoy cold drinks at its oversized bar.  At Clubhouse Sports Grille, they work by a code of WWGMD—What Would Grandma Do.    www.theclubhousesportsgrille.com

MOD Pizza

MOD Pizza

MOD Pizza, a fast casual pizza restaurant serving individual artisan-style pizzas and salads superfast, announced it will open a 2,403 square-foot restaurant in the new 9,312 square-foot multi-tenant building being constructed at 7240 Outfitters Way near Cabela’s.  MOD Pizza has more than 90 locations in the U.S. and plans to expand into the U.K. later in 2016.  MOD Pizza West Chester is slated to open 4th quarter 2016.  www.modpizza.com

Nationwide Insurance/Wene Insurance Group

Nationwide Insurance/Wene Insurance Group

Nationwide Insurance/Wene Insurance Group, a full-service insurance agency, relocated and expanded its existing West Chester office to a 1,500 square-foot space at 6511 West Chester Road in Olde West Chester.  Wene Insurance Group is committed to providing customers with the best possible coverage available at the best possible price.  Wene Insurance Group proudly serves all of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Michigan.  www.nationwide.com

West Chester Auto Body

West Chester Auto Body

West Chester Auto Body, a full-service auto body repair shop with more than 30 years combined experience, expanded and relocated its existing operations to an 18,420 square-foot facility at 9356 Cincinnati-Columbus Road/SR42.  West Chester Auto Body provides state-of-the-art auto body collision repair for vehicles of all shapes and sizes.  West Chester Auto Body has built strong working business relationships will all major insurance companies to expedite the repair process.  West Chester Auto Body has been proudly serving clients in the greater Cincinnati area since 1969.  www.westchesterautobody.com

Fast Track IT

Fast Track IT

Fast Track IT, specializing in online auction sales, opened a 13,000 square-foot facility at 9911 Crescent Park Drive in Schumacher Commerce Park.  Fast Track IT offers competitively commissioned or buy-out sales from single items to entire on-site personal property estates in the greater Cincinnati area. 

Omicron Granite & Tile Cincinnati

Omicron Granite & Tile Cincinnati

Omicron Granite & Tile Cincinnati, a wholesale distributor of granite products, opened a 27,950 square-foot facility at 9751 International Boulevard in World Park. Omicron Granite imports the finest natural and man-made Caesarstone slabs from around the world and showcases them in an indoor warehouse.  Omicron Granite also offers marble and onyx for countertops, spas, tub and shower surrounds, outdoor kitchens, natural stone flooring, along with a wide collection of designer kitchen and bath fixtures.  www.omicrongranite.net

TEAM Industrial Services

TEAM Industrial Services

TEAM Industrial Services, a leading industrial services company offering an array of specialized services related to the construction, maintenance, and monitoring of pressurized piping and associated systems, opened a 3,850 square-foot facility at 4866 Duff Drive, Suite D which houses its mechanical division.  Founded in 1973, TEAM Industrial Services serves customers in the refining, petrochemical, power, pipeline and other heady industrial industries.  TEAM Industrial Services was named to Forbes Magazine’s 200 Best Small Companies and Fortune Magazine’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies lists.     

Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Unlimited, a nature shop specializing in supplies for feeding and observing birds, opened a 1,868 square-foot store at 7712 Voice of America Centre Drive in the VOA Shopping Centre (Uptown).  Wild Birds Unlimited offers Certified Bird Feeding Specialists that are trained to show people how to transform their yards into bird feeding habitats.  Based on more than 30 years of research and experience, Wild Birds Unlimited has products designed to be the highest quality bird feeders and bird feeding equipment on the market.  www.wbu.com

Driven Fabrications

Driven Fabrications

Driven Fabrications, specializing in quality, affordable performance car parts, opened a 4,840 square-foot facility at 4884 Duff Drive.  Driven Fabrications offers basic maintenance to full motor builds and custom fabrications. 

Troys Cafe & Catering

Troys Cafe & Catering

Troy’s Cafe & Catering, offering chef driven, fresh casual gourmet dining and corporate catering, announced a 1,881 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester café at facility at 4877 Smith Road (Beckett).  Troy’s Cafe & Catering is more than doubling in size to house its corporate headquarters, expand its corporate catering division, increase the size of its dining room and also provide private dining areas.  Troy’s Cafe & Catering offers a large selection of hand selected wines from around the world and through its website, Troy’s offers convenient ordering options for corporate and local guests.  www.troyscafe.com

Golf Exchange

Golf Exchange

Golf Exchange, known for its award-winning and nationally recognized custom fitting service, relocated to a 1,750 square-foot retail store at 7610 Cox Lane in the Marketplace at University Pointe (Uptown).  Golf Exchange is a golf store run by golfers who share a passion for the game and for helping each customer find the right equipment.  Golf Exchange employs the industry’s leading fitting technology, like TrackMan, in all its stores, which has established them as one of the country’s best fitters.  Golf Exchange has been listed among Golf Digest’s Top 100 Fitters in America.  www.golfexchange.com

Ohio Ambulance Solution

Ohio Ambulance Solution

Ohio Ambulance Solution, providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency ambulance service, expanded its existing West Chester operations to occupy 24,000 square feet at 9940 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.  Ohio Ambulance provides qualified paramedics and EMTs offering professional care and compassion in route to their destination.  Ohio Ambulance uses advanced methods of communication and cooperation between its staff members and other healthcare professionals.  Ohio Ambulance also provides services to skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and other medical facilities.  www.ohioambulance.com

American Bark Park

American Bark Park

American Bark Park, providing dog daycare, boarding, grooming, training and adoption services, announced it will open 5,094 square-foot facility at 7443 Dimmick Road west of Cincinnati-Columbus Road/U.S. 42 in September.  American Bark Park is committed to treating your pet like a member of its family and providing them experienced professional care.  With combined experience of more than 45 years in care and management expertise, American Bark Park offers big league care at minor league rates.  www.americanbarkpark.com

American WeatherTECHS

American WeatherTECHS

American WeatherTECHS, a premier provider of replacement windows, siding services, roofing sales and home improvements in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Dayton and Columbus, expanded and relocated its existing West Chester operations to a 4,284 square-foot facility at 5448 West Chester Road (Downtown).  American WeatherTECHS offers services to residential and commercial customers.  American WeatherTECHS has been located in West Chester for 15 years and the company offers 85 years of aggregated experience.  www.americanweathertechs.com

Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile, one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, opened a nearly 1,000 square-foot store at 7967 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Lakota Plaza (Midtown).  Boost Mobile offers a wide selection of the latest phones from top manufacturers at affordable prices.  www.boostmobile.com

Busom Buds

Busom Buds

Busom Buds, a premier source for a wide variety of lingerie from the world’s top designers, relocated its existing West Chester store to a 1,277 square-foot space at 7661 Voice of America Centre Drive within the VOA Shopping Centre development (Uptown).  Busom Buds specializes in formal wear, casual wear, plus and petite sizes, maternity, mastectomy, prosthetic and accessories.  Busom Buds is privately owned and offers a unique inventory to give its customers a one-of-the-kind shopping experience.  www.busom-buds.com

Delicious Designs Cookies

Delicious Designs Cookies

Delicious Designs Cookies, specializing in custom gourmet cookies, opened a 1,300 square-foot store at 8880 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Olde West Chester.  Delicious Designs Cookies offers custom designed cookies made to its customers’ exact specifications.  Delicious Designs Cookies also offers cookie decorating classes and space that can be rented for bridal or baby showers. 

GameMaster

GameMaster

GameMaster, sporting goods supplier to team dealers, sporting good chains and mass merchants, relocated to a 24,000 square-foot facility at 9770 Inter Ocean Drive off Muhlhauser Road.  In 1999, GameMaster expanded its licensed products and signed an agreement with Louisville Slugger to sell a line of baseball training items.  www.gmasterathletic.com

Garland & Johnson Dental

Garland & Johnson Dental

Garland & Johnson Dental, providing its customers with a comprehensive array of dental services using the most advanced technology available, opened a 1,202 square-foot dental practice at 9684 Cincinnati-Columbus Road/U.S. 42.  Garland & Johnson Dental offers state-of-the-art dental care provided by its passionate, caring team.  www.garlandjohnsondds.com

Once Upon a Child

Once Upon a Child

Once Upon a Child, the largest kids resale franchise in North American, announced it will relocate and expand its existing West Chester store to a 7,852 square-foot retail space at 7758 Dudley Drive in the Tylersville Farm retail development (Uptown).  Once Upon a Child, in business for 20 years, buys and sells gently used kids’ clothing, shoes, toys and baby gear at up to 70% off retail.  Once Upon a Child currently has eight locations in the Cincinnati/Dayton region.  The new uptown Once Upon a Child is slated to open at its new location this summer.  www.onceuponachildcincydayton.com

OReilly Auto Parts

OReilly Auto Parts

O’Reilly Auto Parts, one of the largest specialty retailers of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies equipment and accessories for the automobile industry, announced it will construct a new 7,454 square-foot building at 4852 Wunnenberg Way off Princeton-Glendale Road/U.S. 747.  O’Reilly Auto Parts is slated to open by early December 2016.  www.oreillyauto.com

Pet Valu

Pet Valu

Pet Valu, a national retail chain carrying pet food, supplies, toys and other products for pets, announced it has purchased 32 of the existing Jack’s Pets stores in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky which they will convert to Pet Value stores once renovations have been made.  The Canadian company plans to invest up to $4 million to renovate and convert each of its new locations.  The 5,014 square-foot store in West Chester store is located at 8146 Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 in Beckett Commons shopping center.  The Pet Valu pet-friendly store offers more than 7,000 products including holistic and premium brands of pet foods and treats.   www.us.petvalu.com

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Potbelly Sandwich Shop, specializing in fresh, made-to-order sandwiches, soups, and salads, announced it will occupy a 2,399 square-foot facility at 7246 Outfitters Way in the new 9,312 square-foot multi-tenant building being constructed near Cabela’s.  Potbelly Sandwich Shop has more than 400 sandwich shops in neighborhoods around the country and has been named as one of the nation’s 500 fastest growing companies by INC Magazine.  www.potbelly.com

Traditions Barber & Salon

Traditions Barber & Salon

Traditions Barber & Salon, a full service barber and salon using old-school techniques with new-school ideas, opened a nearly 1,000 square-foot facility at 9038 Gold Park Drive off of Port Union Road.  www.traditionsbarberandsalon.com

East of Chicago

East of Chicago

East of Chicago, a new carry out and delivery pizza restaurant, announced it will open a 1,219 square-foot pizza shop at 9405 Cincinnati-Columbus Road/SR42.  East of Chicago serves seven pizza crust styles that include an authentic Chicago style, a signature Flash-Pan, Loaded crust, sheet pizza and more.  The restaurant will also offer 12 subs, a variety of pastas, salads, wings and desserts.  East of Chicago’s menu items are made fresh every day and offer guests more than a typical pizza shop. 

First Choice Coffee Services

First Choice Coffee Services

First Choice Coffee Services, specializing in high quality office coffee brewing systems and services, opened a 1,623 square-foot facility at 4840 Business Center Way in Tri-County Business Center.  First Choice Coffee Services has more than 45 years’ experience providing single-cup, bean-to-cup or traditional office coffee systems.  First Choice Coffee Services also offers water options from bottles to purification and filtration systems.   

Platos Closet

Plato's Closet

Plato’s Closet, a national franchise with more than 350 locations across the U.S. and in Canada, announced it will relocate and expand its existing West Chester store to a 5,550 square-foot space at 7742 Dudley Drive in the Tylersville Farm retail development (Uptown).  Plato’s Closet buys and sells gently used clothing and accessories for teen and “20-something” guys and girls.  Plato’s Closet offers a selection of trendy, designer styles, as well as every day basics at up to 70% off retail prices.  There are currently seven Plato’s Closet locations in the Cincinnati/Dayton region.  The West Chester Plato’s Closet is slated to open at its new location in June.  www.platosclosetcincydayton.com

Relax Wash + Fold

Relax Wash + Fold

Relax Wash + Fold, an on-demand, full-service residential laundry service, opened a nearly 1,000 square-foot facility at 7324 Kingsgate Way off Tylersville Road (Uptown).  Relax Wash + Fold provides residential laundry and dry cleaning pickup and delivery services to your home or office. Relax Wash + Fold returns the clothes to its customers folded, sorted, wrapped and all within two business days or sooner.  www.neverwashagain.com

Vinebrook Homes

Vinebrook Homes

Vinebrook Homes, a leading provider of professionally managed single family rental homes, announced it will relocate to a 7,458 square-foot office at 4856 Business Center Way at Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747.  Vinebrook Homes’ residents enjoy the freedom and privacy of living in a single family home and the convenience that comes with living in a professional management community.  Vinebrook Homes will open at its new location on February 22nd

Salon Concepts

Salon Concepts

Salon Concepts, providers of fully equipped suites for independent hair stylists, manicurists and massage therapists, announced a 1,389 square-foot expansion to its existing West Chester facility at 9274 Centre Pointe Drive in the Towne Centre Square at Union Centre building (Downtown).  Salon Concepts is an entrepreneurial community of like-minded professional stylists who work and interact together under one roof while operating independently within their own private suites.  Salon Concepts now occupies more than 5,100 square feet in downtown West Chester.  www.salon-concepts.com

Roofing Annex

Roofing Annex

Roofing Annex, a full-service restoration company with a passion for roofing, relocated and expanded its existing West Chester operations to a 6,000 square-foot facility at 4866 Duff Drive, Suite E.  Roofing Annex has repaired and replaced roofs in every shape, style and size for residential and commercial properties.  

Diet Center Cincinnati

Diet Center Cincinnati

Diet Center Cincinnati, offering programs designed to meet the nutritional needs of men and women, opened a 1,171 square-foot facility at 7745 Cox Lane (Uptown).  Diet Center Cincinnati’s success is built on more than 40 years of client’s positive achievements and utilization of its chewable supplements which are at the heart of every program. 

Metering Solutions

Metering Solutions

Metering Solutions, specializing in the distribution of gas and water meter products, announced it will expand and relocate its existing West Chester operations to a 14,331 square-foot facility across the street at 9840 Harwood Court.  Metering Solutions is a division of Norgas, a trusted source for gas regulation and measurement products in the United States.  Norgas has been providing expert technical support and quality products to the industrial, commercial and submetering markets since 1998.  www.norgas.com

RPS America, Inc.

RPS America, Inc.

RPS America, Inc., a U.S. division of RPS Group PLC which provides advice on the exploration and production of oil, gas and other natural resources, leased a 8,132 square-foot office and showroom facility at 8808 Beckett Road (Downtown).  This location will warehouse and display the company’s devices that ensure power quality and business continuity.  RPS is a leading consultancy specializing in environmental management and energy services.  RPS America works closely with its international RPS offices on complex and diverse projects in international markets in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.  www.rpsgroup.com

Union Centre Pavilion

Sunrise Shipping Service

Sunrise Shipping Service, providing a variety of packing and shipping services, opened a 7,680 square-foot facility at 4902 Union Centre Pavilion Drive at Princeton-Glendale Road/SR747 in the Union Centre Pavilion retail center.

Orangetheory Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness, a private fitness club focusing on high intensity cardiovascular and strength training, announced it will open a 2,642 square-foot facility at 7641 Voice of America Centre Drive (Uptown).   Orangetheory Fitness uses the science of heart-rate based treadmill interval training, the efficiency of indoor rowing for increased power and the proven concept of weight training blocks to achieve the fitness level its customers’ desire. 

TREK Bicycle Store of Cincinnati

TREK Bicycle Store of Cincinnati

TREK Bicycle Store of Cincinnati, featuring Trek road, mountain and specialty bikes, relocated its existing West Chester store to a 3,724 square-foot facility at 7576 Voice of America Centre Drive in the VOA Shopping Centre at Cox and Tylersville Roads (Uptown).  

West Chester Rug Gallery

West Chester Rug Gallery

West Chester Rug Gallery, specializing in quality handmade and machine-made rug and carpet sales, relocated and expanded its existing West Chester business to a 3,020 square-foot facility at 7743 Tylersville Road at Cox Road (Uptown).  West Chester Rug Gallery offers in-house design services and assistance matching color swatches, fabrics or paint.  www.westchesterruggallery.com

Mattress Firm

Mattress Firm

Mattress Firm, one of the nation’s premier bedding retailers specializing in mattresses and bedding products, announced it will open a 4,246 square-foot store in the new 9,000 square-foot multi-tenant building being constructed at 7604 Trailside Drive just west of Cabela’s sporting goods store.  Mattress Firm features brand name mattresses, free same day delivery, superior service and its satisfaction guaranteed warranty.  The new facility is slated to open 4th quarter 2016.  www.mattressfirm.com  

Best Way Auto & Truck Rental

Best Way Auto & Truck Rental

Best Way Auto & Truck Rental, a boutique car rental agency, opened a 1,544 square-foot facility at 7324 Kingsgate Way off Tylersville Road (Uptown).  Best Way Auto & Truck Rental’s focus is helping college students and first-time buyers through its unique one dollar one-point program.  www.bestwayrentalusa.com

Discount Tire

Discount Tire

Discount Tire, a retail store specializing in sales, installation and repair of automobile and light truck tires and wheels, announced it will construct a new 7,374 square-foot facility at 7683 Tylersville Road (Uptown).  Discount Tire sells a wide selection of leading tire brands including Michelin, Goodyear, BFGoodrich, along with its exclusive brands. 

Lakota Self Storage

Lakota Self Storage

Lakota Self Storage, a new multi-building provider of self-storage units and mini office suites, announced two additional storage buildings—3,920 and 3,200 square feet respectively at 7686 Cincinnati-Dayton Road.  Lakota Self Storage offers climate-controlled facilities, 24 hour electronic gate access, video surveillance and more.  www.lakotaselfstorage.com

Lanham Hardwood Flooring Company

Lanham Hardwood Flooring Company

Lanham Hardwood Flooring Company, carpet and flooring distribution store, announced a 13,600 square-foot expansion to its existing facility at 6354 Gano Road off Cincinnati-Dayton Road.  www.lanhamhardwoodflooring.com

Mr. Davidís Flooring Ohio

Mr. Davids Flooring Ohio

Mr. David’s Flooring Ohio, offering commercial flooring installations, opened a 3,630 square-foot facility at 870 East Crescentville Road.  For more than 40 years, Mr. David’s Flooring Ohio has specialized in commercial installations in the healthcare, education, hospitality and corporate environments. 

West Chester Development

NT Nails

NT Nails, a full-service nail salon, opened a 1,474 square-foot facility at 6875 Fountains Boulevard off Cincinnati-Dayton Road in Union Station of West Chester (Midtown).

Staples

Staples

Staples, a leading United States-based office supply chain store, relocated its existing West Chester distribution center to a 19,200 square-foot facility at 9440 Meridian Way.  Staples has more than 2,000 stores worldwide in 26 countries.  Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want.  Staples offers products in a wide array of categories including technology, facilities and breakrooms, furniture, safety, medical, as well as its copying and printing services, PC repair and other tech services. 

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