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July 3, 2023 in News

Gilligan’s on the Green Restaurant and Brewery to take over former Station Family + BBQ in Wyoming

EP Investment signed a 10-year lease on the building, which is owned by Wyoming's Community Improvement Corp. Blake Bartley with Urban Fast Forward served as the broker for the group.…
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June 7, 2023 in News

Bee’s Barbecue to Open Second Restaurant in Over-the-Rhine

“This is home for him. We love that homegrown growth story.” Kathleen Norris with Urban Fast Forward represented Hague and former Pontiac owner Daniel Wright. “He’ll have terrific clientele, and…
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February 13, 2023 in News

La Terza Acquires College Hill Coffee Co. for First Retail Coffee Shop

Stoeberl said she began the process of getting the business ready to sell back in April 2022. She worked with her landlord, College Hill Community Urban Redevelopment Corp. (CHCURC) to…
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January 23, 2023 in News

Sugar n’ Spice Opens Blue Ash Restaurant at the Approach at Summit Park

Sugar n' Spice was represented in its lease by Terry Ohnmeis with Cushman & Wakefield, and the landlord was represented by Blake Bartley with Urban Fast Forward. The Approach at…
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November 10, 2022 in News

Onolicious Hawaii Opening Downtown Restaurant, Moving from Oakley Kitchen Food Hall

“We believe Court Street Plaza has the potential to be one of the great dining districts in Downtown Cincinnati, and adding Hawaiian restaurant Onolicious will help create a unique vibe…
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July 21, 2022 in News

Retailer Lucca Workshop Opening Second Location in OTR

Lucca is in ground floor retail space in Commons on Main, an affordable housing project completed by 3CDC and Model Group. The lease was brokered by Blake Bartley of Urban…
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July 1, 2022 in News

Cincinnati Lands National Conference for the First Time

“Cincinnati was chosen to showcase the opportunities and challenges of revitalization in America’s Midwestern cities,” Cole said in the release. John Yung, planning director for Urban Fast Forward, and Jeff…
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May 6, 2022 in News

Hamilton Teases $350 Million Project Near Spooky Nook Complex

Smith said the city continues to work with the as-of-yet unnamed developer and the HCA to “turn this area into a unique destination that will provide a mix of uses…
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August 27, 2021 in News

Cincinnati’s Urban Instigator: A Broker’s Path from Broadway to Reinventing Cincinnati Neighborhoods

That’s due in no small part to the integrative approach Norris and her real estate firm, Urban Fast Forward, take not just in finding tenants, but also in urban planning.…
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