West Chester Development https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com West Chester Development West Chester Development West Chester Twp. will have a new dining option later this month https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/496 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:36:13 EST https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/496 <p><a title="Journal News" href="https://www.journal-news.com/news/west-chester-twp-will-have-new-dining-option-later-this-month-find-out-where/WqATtKeybmyAfR0ZkY5LPO/" target="_blank">Journal News</a></p> <p>WEST CHESTER TWP.&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;</p> <p>Another dining option is set to open later this month.</p> <p>Skally&rsquo;s restaurant has operated a location on West Galbraith Road in North College Hill since 1983, which serves bread churned out next door at Skally&rsquo;s Old World Bakery, allowing it to serve freshly made bagel sandwiches, pizzas, gyros and pita pocket sandwiches made with meat or tuna, according to co-founder Drew Skally.</p> <p>Now they&rsquo;ll be located in mid-August at 9885 Civic Centre Blvd. in the Streets of West Chester shopping center, which is home to Topgolf and Main Event Entertainment.</p> <p>The restaurant will feature those mainstay items, as well as new appetizers and entrees such as salads with house-made dressings, soups and spicy bean chili.</p> <p>The main focus is on the bread, which will come fresh from Skally&rsquo;s Old World Bakery. The new location also will serve as a catering operation to nearby businesses.</p> <p>Leasing for the site was handled by Joshua Rothstein, a retail specialist with OnSite Retail Group, which handled leasing for Holtman&rsquo;s Donuts, Matt the Miller&rsquo;s Tavern, Chuy&rsquo;s Tex-Mex and Duluth Trading Company.</p> <p>The restaurant is hiring for all positions, including hosts, carry-out attendants, servers, bartenders, dishwashers, prep/line cooks and pizza masters. Open interviews are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Questions may be sent to skallys.restaurant@gmail.com.</p> <p><a href="https://www.journal-news.com/news/west-chester-twp-will-have-new-dining-option-later-this-month-find-out-where/WqATtKeybmyAfR0ZkY5LPO/">https://www.journal-news.com/news/west-chester-twp-will-have-new-dining-option-later-this-month-find-out-where/WqATtKeybmyAfR0ZkY5LPO/</a></p>tags: <a href="https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/tag/Skally’s Old World Bakery/">Skally’s Old World Bakery</a> Six of Cincinnati's top private companies headquartered in West Chester https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/495 Mon, 30 Jul 2018 08:13:16 EST https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/495 <p>Six of Greater Cincinnati&rsquo;s top 150 private companies in 2018 have headquarters in West Chester Township according to an annual report by the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/07/06/these-are-cincinnatis-largest-private-companies-of.html" target="_blank">Cincinnati Business Courier</a>.</p> <p>In its July 6 special issue, the Cincinnati Business Courier ranked the area&rsquo;s top private companies based on 2017 revenue. West Chester companies making the list were:</p> <ul> <li><strong>BGR&nbsp;</strong>&ndash;&nbsp;<em>a packaging supply chain company located at 6392 Gano Rd.</em></li> <li><strong>Planes Cos.</strong>&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;<em>a relocation and transportation company located at 9823 Cincinnati Dayton Rd.</em></li> <li><strong>Republic Wire Inc.</strong>&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;<em>a manufacturer of bare copper wire located at</em>&nbsp;<em>5525 Union Centre Blvd.</em></li> <li><strong>RCF Group</strong>&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;<em>a workplace solutions provider located at</em>&nbsp;<em>6454 Centre Park Dr.</em></li> <li><strong>Systecon, Inc.&nbsp;</strong>&ndash;&nbsp;<em>a manufacturer of modular utility solutions located at</em>&nbsp;<em>6121 Schumacher Park Dr.</em></li> <li><strong>Totes-Isotoner Corporation</strong>&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;<em>a designer, marketer and distributor of functional accessories located at 9655 International Blvd.</em></li> </ul> <p>Combined, the report found these six companies had revenue totaling more than $899 million and employed about 2,100 people with a total footprint of approximately 1.5 million sq. ft. in West Chester.</p> <p>Totes-Isotoner Corporation, coming in at No. 35 overall on the list of 150, reported revenue of between $306.68 and $344 million in 2017. It was also named one of the &ldquo;healthiest places to work in the nation in 2018&rdquo; by Interactive Health, according to the Courier report.</p> <p>Of the top 150, Systecon Inc. was among a baker&rsquo;s dozen of newcomers not ranked a year ago.</p> <p>More than 3,500 companies choose to be a part of West Chester&rsquo;s diverse local economy. In 2017, the community experienced $125.6 million in capital investment involving nearly 2.5 million square feet of commercial/industrial property. Nearly 1,500 new jobs were created in West Chester and more than 1,900 were retained as a result of expansion opportunities for existing businesses.</p> <p>To learn more about economic development and business opportunities in West Chester, contact the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.westchesteroh.org/departments/community-development">Community Development</a>&nbsp;office at (513) 777-4214 or email Community Development Director Aaron Wiegand at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:awiegand@WestChesterOH.org">awiegand@WestChesterOH.org</a>.</p> Fast-growing Cincinnati logistics firm opens first expansion office https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/494 Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:01:11 EST https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/494 <p><a title="Cincinnati Business Courier" href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/07/26/fast-growing-cincinnati-logistics-firm-opens-first.html?ana=e_ae_set4&amp;s=article_du&amp;ed=2018-07-26&amp;u=tBmD2vXOO43GkvBi9gAy1GAUhYr&amp;t=1532634210&amp;j=82932631" target="_blank">Cincinnati Business Courier</a></p> <p>A family-owned Greater Cincinnati logistics firm is opening its first office outside of its headquarters.</p> <p>West Chester-based Kingsgate Logistics will open its first satellite office in 2,250 square feet in Dayton&rsquo;s Austin Landing development in mid-fall 2019. The new location, which includes two private offices and a conference room, will house 25 new employees including sales representatives who live in the Dayton region.</p> <p>&ldquo;As we continue to grow, expanding to new sites was a next logical step,&rdquo; Kingsgate owning partner&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/search/results?q=Jeff%20Beckham">Jeff Beckham</a>&nbsp;said in a statement. &ldquo;We want to be leaders in our industry and are proud of our ability to provide meaningful careers and training for our team. We are excited to expand our contact with vibrant, growing areas such as Dayton, and reach more of the outstanding talent these areas offer.&rdquo;</p> <p>The expansion office is the first of several planned in the region. The company, which provides third-party transportation and logistics services, is also expanding its headquarters by 25 percent to accommodate its rapid growth after more than doubling size over the past three years. As a result, Kingsgate is&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/05/15/here-are-the-finalists-for-the-2018-fast-55-awards.html" target="_blank">a finalist for the&nbsp;<em>Courier</em>&rsquo;s 2018 Fast 55 awards&nbsp;</a>honoring the fastest-growing private companies headquartered in the region.</p> <p>Beckham was also&nbsp;<a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/06/21/2018-c-suite-awardswinner-jeff-beckham.html" target="_blank">the winner of the<em>&nbsp;Courier</em>&rsquo;s 2018 C-Suite Award in the Chief Executive Officer category.&nbsp;</a></p> <p>Kingsgate is the sixth-largest logistics firm in Greater Cincinnati and $28 million in 2016 revenue, according to the most recent&nbsp;<em>Courier</em>&nbsp;list. It currently has 68 employees.</p> <p><a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/07/26/fast-growing-cincinnati-logistics-firm-opens-first.html?ana=e_ae_set4&amp;s=article_du&amp;ed=2018-07-26&amp;u=tBmD2vXOO43GkvBi9gAy1GAUhYr&amp;t=1532634210&amp;j=82932631">https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/07/26/fast-growing-cincinnati-logistics-firm-opens-first.html?ana=e_ae_set4&amp;s=article_du&amp;ed=2018-07-26&amp;u=tBmD2vXOO43GkvBi9gAy1GAUhYr&amp;t=1532634210&amp;j=82932631</a></p>tags: <a href="https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/tag/Kingsgate Transportation/">Kingsgate Transportation</a> $75M Greater Cincinnati development gets boost https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/493 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:48:05 EST https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/493 <p><a title="Cincinnati Business Courier" href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/06/29/75m-greater-cincinnati-development-gets-boost.html?ana=e_me_set3" target="_blank">Cincinnati Business Courier</a></p> <p>A planned $75 million development that could bring 1,000 new jobs to the region received a $5 million commitment of public support this week,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.journal-news.com/news/agreement-paves-way-for-75m-development-thousands-jobs/846lqTxdVs5M1U6JFLATjP/" target="_blank">the Hamilton Journal-News reports.</a></p> <p>West Chester Township trustees on Tuesday approved $5.1 million in tax-increment financing district funding to pay for infrastructure at the site along 747 where NorthPoint Development will construct West Chester Trade Center.</p> <p>The light industrial office park development will include 1.8 million square feet of space in six buildings situated on more than 100 acres.</p> <p>Construction on the site began this month and the first building is expected to open in January 2019 with the project fully complete by December 2026.</p> <p>Tenants in the development are expected to include light assembly, warehouse storage and distribution along with other office users.</p> <p><a href="https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/06/29/75m-greater-cincinnati-development-gets-boost.html?ana=e_me_set3">https://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2018/06/29/75m-greater-cincinnati-development-gets-boost.html?ana=e_me_set3</a></p> <p>(Photo Courtesy of CBRE Cincinnati)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>tags: <a href="https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/tag/West Chester Trade Center/">West Chester Trade Center</a> Voice of America MetroPark, UC Health Celebrate Grand Opening of UC Health West Chester Hospital Fieldhouse https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/492 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:10:25 EST https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/entry/492 <p class="Default"><strong>Butler County, OH (June 19, 2018)</strong> &ndash; Following the successful five-day U.S. Youth Soccer Midwest Presidents Cup tournament held at Voice of America MetroPark through a collaboration with the Butler County Visitors Bureau, the park system will celebrate yet another milestone this Friday.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The grand opening of the UC Health West Chester Hospital Fieldhouse will be held 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 22 at the Fieldhouse. The public and members of the news media are invited to join the celebration.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">&ldquo;We are extremely proud to serve West Chester Township and all of Butler County, and we look forward to the even greater sense of community that the UC Health West Chester Hospital Fieldhouse will bring to this region,&rdquo; said UC Health President &amp; CEO Richard P. Lofgren, MD.&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The fieldhouse was made possible by a $1 million partnership with UC Health and a $500,000 capital grant from the state of Ohio awarded for the project&rsquo;s ability to serve as a positive economic driver for the region.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">&ldquo;Thanks to a partnership with UC Health and the support of our local legislators, this project will be a great addition to the Athletic Complex and a positive economic impact to the region,&rdquo; said Gregory T. Amend, President, MetroParks Board of Park Commissioners.</p> <p class="Default">Since the opening of the Athletic Field Complex in 2014, it has provided over $12 million dollars in economic impact in both 2015 and 2016. 2017 numbers are not yet available.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">In addition to UC Health West Chester Hospital, the State of Ohio, and the Butler County Visitors Bureau, other partners at the complex include West Chester Township, the Ohio Department of Transportation and The National Park Service.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The budget for the entire project, including the cost of the Fieldhouse, site work, parking, landscaping, and all utilities totaled $3,230,000. The cost of the Fieldhouse itself was $1,367,000.&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The building encompasses 6,137 square feet under roof, including porch areas, with 2,855 square feet of interior space. The most significant interior spaces include a First Aid Station staffed by UC Health, a second story Press Box for tournaments or reservable public space at other times, a concession stand staffed for tournaments, and modern restrooms.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The site also features a 1-acre great lawn, 3,500 square-foot outdoor viewing terrace, and over 400 new paved parking spaces for convenient parking.&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The Athletic Field Complex expects to welcome approximately 100,000 athletes and spectators during the 2018 season with the currently scheduled 17 tournaments.&nbsp; This attendance figure does not include fields regularly reserved for practice during the week.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">The criteria architect for this design build contract was McGill Smith Punshon and the contractor was Conger Construction Company, Inc.&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default">###</p> <p class="Default"><strong>About MetroParks </strong></p> <p class="Default">Established to complement the work of state and local communities, MetroParks, a separate political subdivision of The State of Ohio, is organized to provide parks and recreation services to the citizens of Butler County.&nbsp; MetroParks is governed by a three-member Board of volunteers, appointed by The County Probate Court, The Board of Park Commissioners.&nbsp; The Mission of MetroParks is to provide a superior park system that maximizes the community&rsquo;s quality of life through conservation, education and recreation. For more information regarding MetroParks visit our website at <a href="http://www.yourmetroparks.net/">www.YourMetroParks.net</a>&nbsp;</p> <p class="Default"><strong>About UC Health </strong></p> <p class="Default">UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving the Greater Cincinnati region. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching &ndash; a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians (includes nearly 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute; UC Cancer Institute; UC Heart, Lung &amp; Vascular Institute; and UC Diabetes &amp; Metabolic Disease Institute. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at <a href="http://uchealth.com/">UCHealth.com</a>.</p> <p class="Default"><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>tags: <a href="https://www.westchesterdevelopment.com/pages/news/tag/UC Health West Chester Hospital Fieldhouse/">UC Health West Chester Hospital Fieldhouse</a>