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Hamilton County is the home county of the Greater Cincinnati region. We pride ourselves on our nationally ranked public libraries, children’s hospitals, parks, and a Top 10 in the World business incubator. This is a great place for entrepreneurship and business growth. Learn more about what we have to offer.

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Hamilton County is the perfect place for your business

Local Fortune 500 Headquarters


Talent is Our Region's Strength

  • The Cincinnati region has a workforce of over 1 million, making it the largest job center in Ohio.
  • Hamilton County and the Cincinnati region have a high concentration of companies in a number of key industries. Skilled employees within each of these industries are shown in the graph.
Employment By Industry
All Other Manufacturing
Business and Professional Services
Food & Flavoring
Logistics and Distribution

Source: REDI

Major Colleges & Universities

Supporting Our Thriving Economic Ecosystem

Hamilton County offers many resources to assist businesses of all sizes, and the large number of colleges and universities in the region produce a strong, diverse talent pool. 

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
  • Miami University
  • Mount St. Joseph University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Xavier University


Access to Affordable and Reliable Utilities

Having access to affordable utility providers plays a significant role in promoting economic development activity. Our providers have the capacity and infrastructure in place to serve our growing businesses’ needs and attracting new businesses. You will have access to power, water, gas, and internet service that will help power your growth needs.


Connecting Communities and Strengthening the Economy

Located in Southwest Ohio along the Ohio River, Hamilton County, home to more than 800,000 residents, is surrounded by Ohio’s largest metropolitan region- Greater Cincinnati- with a total regional population of 2.2 million. Easy access to major interstate highways make Hamilton County a gateway to other major markets. The County’s prime location on the Ohio River provides easy access to the Ports of Cincinnati/Norhter Kentucky, which ranks as the second largest inland port in the U.S. The area is sesrved by four major railroad systems, Amtrak, CSXTM, Conrail and Norfolk Southern. In addition, the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, just 15 minutes from downtown Cincinnati offers numerous daily non-stop departures to major domestic and international destinations.

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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