Forbes Magazine created a list of the top emerging U.S. downtowns and Cincinnati, Ohio made the list. The publication noted that younger, college-educated professionals are drawn to urban neighborhoods that are close to their work and offer entertainment and shopping nearby.
Cincinnati’s downtown area offers:
- $1.3 billion in construction projects currently underway or in the planning stages
- 2.6 mile streetcar under construction that will connect the business center to Over-the-Rhine, the area’s residential district
- 45-acre riverfront park (Smale Park)
- The Banks with housing, entertainment and more
- Horseshoe Casino
Cincinnati’s downtown residential population has increased 12% since 2011 to 13,000 people.
Read the Forbes’ article here.