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Aerospace testing center 150 jobs coming to former Cincinnati Gardens site

An international public company will establish an aerospace inspection and testing center at the former site of the Cincinnati Gardens.

Cincinnati Business Courier  

Chuck Ackerman, Bill Keefer and Jeff Kroeger with Colliers International represented Terrex and Messer in the long-term lease, where an international public company will establish an aerospace inspection and testing center at the former site of the Cincinnati Gardens.

Texas-based Team Inc. has signed a lease for the entire Nextek Phase 1 building, a more than 74,600-square-foot speculative advanced manufacturing building built on 5.3 acres of land that was formerly home to the Cincinnati Gardens. There, Team will establish a state-of-the-art facility that is expected to create 75 jobs and be home to a total of 150 jobs as the company expands its service offerings in the aerospace industry.

Read the full Cincinnati Business Courier article here. 

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