BOND HILL, OH (FOX19) - Catholic Health Partners will move to a new facility at the former Showcase Cinemas site in Bond Hill, the company and the city announced Friday.
The company will share the old Showcase space with Corinthian Baptist Church. The church will use five acres of a vacant lot and the company will take up a remaining 25 acres.
The move will impact CHP employees who currently work at four locations. The company said approximately 1,000 people will work from a planned 350,000-square foot facility. The site will have one to two new buildings.
The facility is expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2016.
The company said its employees in Greater Cincinnati work out of a home office at 615 Elsinore Place in Pendleton near downtown, a regional office at 4600 McAuley Place in Blue Ash along with the company's business partners from HealthSpan at 225 Pictoria Drive in Springdale and HealthSpan Partners Consulting in Kenwood.
CHP owns the Mercy hospitals in Greater Cincinnati.
The company has more than 31,000 employees in Ohio and Kentucky. It operates more than 250 health facilities, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and eight home health agencies.
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said the project will invest $30 million to $40 million dollars in the Bond Hill area. The company hopes to break ground sometime this summer.
"What we're going to have here is a whole new campus of high paying jobs," Cranley said.
The company said the site selection requires Cincinnati City Council approving capital investment incentives. Also, the move will need successful lease and property negotiations and internal approvals, CHP said.