Story excerpt provided by WCPO Cincinnati.
Written by Roxanna Swift.
MASON, Ohio — City officials hope a district built around bioscience will attract more businesses around the Western Row Road and Interstate 71 interchange.
Mason leaders plan to develop OakPark District, a 250-acre site near the interchange, into a biohealth hub in coming years. Existing regional, national and international headquarters for companies like Assurex Health, AtriCure, Luxottica and Procter & Gamble already provide a foundation for the district.
“It’s about a 250-acre area that is focused on having strength in attracting more of what’s already been successful in locating there,” Michele Blair, director of economic development for Mason, said.
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Originally published October 25, 2017.