Economic Development FAQs

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Hamilton County Economic Development Office, powered by Alloy.
We are contracted by the County to be their Economic Development Office.

CEDS The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is a strategy driven plan that guides the economic resiliency and prosperity of Hamilton County over the next 5 years. You can find it by clicking on CEDS

Yes, we act as a full-service economic development consultant for many Hamilton County communities and can act on your behalf on all economic development matters.

Yes, we have a business assistance program that provides One-on-One Coaching. Hamilton County is in the process of creating a Small Business Office to provide additional services to small businesses. More information will be available soon.

Our coaching services include: business plan development, marketing, financial proposal development, management & operations, financial analysis, sales enhancement, value proposition, and personnel policies & management.
Businesses may receive substantial tax reductions on real property investments. The amount of the tax exemption is negotiated on an individual project basis and varies according to the size of the investment and the number of jobs created or retained. Additional incentives are available for substantial environmental remediation.

Real property investment incentives are available for projects involving remodeling or new construction, local retail and service businesses, and residential renovations or new construction. Projects must be consistent with local zoning and community objectives for area development.

The Opportunity Zones tax incentive was established by Congress in the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act to stimulate long-term, private sector investments in low-income urban and rural areas. The program enables investors with capital gains tax liabilities to receive favorable tax treatment for making equity investments into eligible Opportunity Zones business property.

Connect with one of our Economic Development specialists today

We are here to support and advise, give our team a call at 513-631-8292 or fill out our form.

“Alloy was able to take our strategic concept and support our efforts to bring it to life through tactical execution, from working with vendors and business owners to coordinating key partner meetings. Their involvement was a key to our success!”
Beth Robinson
President & CEO of the Uptown Consortium, Inc., and Alloy Board Member