CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - dunnhumbyUSA is working towards formal agreements with the City of Cincinnati, the state of Ohio and 3CDC to build its new headquarters at Fifth and Race streets in downtown Cincinnati.
The site, owned by The City of Cincinnati, is currently a public parking lot and will be redeveloped by 3CDC to include an office building for dunnhumbyUSA, parking garage, additional commercial space and retail.
The company's current 111,000 square feet headquarters at 444 W. Third St. and its supporting parking lots are located in the right of way of the Brent Spence Bridge reconstruction project, which prompted the Company's search for a new US headquarters.
dunnhumbyUSA, which builds brand value for consumer goods and retail companies, established its headquarters in Cincinnati in 2003 and has grown from three employees to 515 employees today, with plans to add 100 professional jobs in the next twelve months. The Company is a joint venture partnership with The Kroger Co.
"We believe that Fifth and Race offers the optimal situation for our future growth objectives," said Stuart Aitken, CEO of dunnhumbyUSA.
The company cites the Fifth and Race location's proximity to the General Offices of The Kroger Co., and Macy's Downtown retail department store, both major clients of dunnhumbyUSA, as well as its preference for an open, loft-style office environment as strong factors in narrowing its options.
Further details will be announced in the spring.