Other than our former police chief, what does Detroit have that we don’t have? A group of Cincinnati leaders traveled to Detroit to get ideas from the city determined to pull itself up and out of bankruptcy. Sean Rhiney, director of The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning at Xavier University, was part of the expedition and wrote about it for Soapbox Cincinnati.
Cincinnati is offering Pure Romance more than $850,000 in tax credits to move its company headquarters from Loveland to Downtown.
City Council will vote on the deal Wednesday.
In return the city will get nearly $3.4 million in payroll taxes during the 10 year deal. Pure Romance will bring 88 jobs to the old Delta building at the corner of Plum and Seventh Streets. That number will likely increase to 126 employees in about three years.
Interim Economic Development Director Jeff McElravy presented the details Tuesday to a Council committee.