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REDI Cincinnati announces Kaiker Development & Construction receives JobsOhio Inclusion Grant

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CINCINNATI – July 24, 2023 – REDI Cincinnati, in coordination with JobsOhio, supported Kaiker Development & Construction with an inclusion grant. Kaiker will create three new jobs with an associated payroll of $235,000 as part of its growth.

“We are grateful to support Kaiker as it grows its businesses in the Cincinnati region,” said Kevin Donnelly, REDI Cincinnati vice president for project management. “Utilizing the JobsOhio Inclusion Grant to support businesses with underrepresented ownership or located in distressed zip codes enhances our regional vitality. This aligns with Kaiker’s own vision to build the future through its development and construction services, which further improves our regional ecosystem.”

Kaiker Development & Construction (Cincinnati) provides development, construction management and general contracting services for projects encompassing urban redevelopment of commercial, mixed-use, office, high-volume residential and multi-family establishments.

The JobsOhio Inclusion Grant program supports businesses that are either serving distressed communities or have ownership from underrepresented populations, such as minorities, women, veterans and people with disabilities.

REDI Cincinnati has closed 54 inclusion grant projects since the program’s inception, resulting in 403 new jobs, $21.6 million in new payroll and $8.4 million in capital investment.

Interested in learning more about the JobsOhio Inclusion Grant? Visit the dedicated page on REDI Cincinnati’s website or contact Cierra Clymer, REDI Cincinnati director of international business development & inclusion (; (513) 579-3103).

About REDI Cincinnati
The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati is the first point-of-contact for companies locating or growing in the 16-county region at the heart of southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana. REDI Cincinnati is supported by top business leaders and community partners and staffed by a team of economic development experts who are uniting the Cincinnati region to compete globally.

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About JobsOhio
JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion. The organization also works to seed talent production in its targeted industries and to attract talent to Ohio through
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