Projects Around Town
Becknell Industrial Breaks Ground
Becknell Industrial has broken ground at 630 Commerce Center Drive in Fairfield on a 176,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility. Construction is expected to be complete during the first quarter of 2018.
“The location is perfect because of its proximity to the distribution and manufacturing core of Northern Cincinnati,” said Jeremy Kraus, First Vice President at CBRE. “This building will offer existing and new-to-market tenants the opportunity to operate in a modern, efficient facility. The features in the building will help tenants lower operational costs while also helping to retain and recruit talent in this competitive labor landscape.”
Union Centre Logistics Park
Construction recently finished on a 40-acre new industrial/logistics park on Seward Road. The $30 million project includes the construction of two new, modern manufacturing and distribution buildings. Read more about the project by viewing the Union Centre Logistics Park page.
Standex Electronics Relocating to Fairfield
Standex Electronics is relocating its division headquarters to 4150 Thunderbird Lane in Fairfield where it will construct a 60,000 square foot manufacturing and engineering facility. It will move approximately 120 skilled employees and plans to add 10 additional employees within 3 years. The move to Fairfield allows Standex Electronics to grow organically and through acquisitions, with the goal to double in the next 4-5 years. The company creates products in the transportation, industrial, and appliance sector with a focus on aerospace and military.
Standex anticipates breaking ground Fall of 2017 with completion expected in Fall or Winter of 2018-2019. Visit Standex Electronics website here: https://standexelectronics.com
New Planet Fitness will be largest in Ohio
The new Planet Fitness being built next to Jungle Jim's in Fairfield on Dixie Highway will be the largest one in Ohio. This new facility opening by the end of 2017 will be 31,000 square feet and employ 20 people. It will have areas dedicated to cardio fitness, tanning and hydro massage and replace the existing Fairfield location on Patterson Drive.
There will also be a Smoothie King right in front of the new Planet Fitness.
Cincinnati United Contractors Inc. plans to construct an 8,900-square-foot building on a 1.2-acre lot as part of the Stockton Station planned unit development on Route 4. The building has been designed to accommodate a variety of potential end users, including restaurants, retailers, or service businesses. The first 2 announced tenants include Rapid Fired Pizza and Guthrie’s Chicken Fingers. A landscape buffer is planned for the rear of the project, closest to neighboring homes. For more information view the Stockton Station Retail Center Plans (PDF).
Fairfield Professional Building Expansion
Fairfield Professional Building, located at 4951 Dixie Highway, is expanding by over 9,000 square feet to allow for the growing operations of its three businesses: Collecting Warehouse, Granite Earth, and Hipsy. This expansion will include an investment of more than $750,000 and an increase to over 30 total employees. The owners plan to add modern design to the facade of the building facing Dixie Highway (pictured).
Fairfield Professional Building LLC purchased the facility from the City in 2006. It formerly housed the Fairfield Police Department and Municipal Court.
Dunkin’ Donuts to Replace Shell Gas Station
Renovation plans at the Shell gas station at the corner of Route 4 and Crescentville Road in Fairfield include a new Dunkin’ Donuts. Owners of the building at 7504 Dixie Highway plan to invest just under $2 million in a new convenient store that includes the doughnut store with a drive-through window. Discover more information by viewing the Dunkin Donuts Shop in Fairfield (PDF).
Pacific Manufacturing Ohio has constructed a 72,000 square foot addition to its stamping plant at 8935 Seward Road in Fairfield. Total investment is $50 million. Pacific is an auto parts provider to Toyota and others. Pacific Manufacturing now has three buildings in Fairfield, with 540 full-time employees. The expansion has created over 60 additional jobs at the site.
Fairfield Village Senior Apartments
Construction is finished on a new apartment facility for seniors aged 55 years and older. Fairfield Village Senior Apartments will be located on Patterson Drive in the northern section of the Town Center area. The building is 3 stories and contains 119 units.
The apartments are designed for independent living and will include a mix of 1 and 2 bedroom units. Read more on the Fairfield Village Senior Apartments page.
Koch Foods, one of Fairfield’s largest businesses, is constructing a $45 million expansion that will add nearly 400 new jobs. Discover more details about the addition by viewing the Koch Foods page.
- The Bluffs at Harbin
- The Cove at Village Green
- Emerald Lake
- Fairview Hills
- Lunsford Estates
- Olde Winton
- Palomino Estates
Discover more information by viewing the Residential Development page.