The most expensive commercial construction projects or renovations, based on dollar values ($200,000 and up) of building permits issued in Cincinnati and Hamilton County:
Frisch's Restaurant Inc. Site: 3300 Parkcrest Lane. Purpose: New building. Contractor: To be determined. Cost: $700,000.
City of Cincinnati. Site: 5417 Colerain Ave. Purpose: Miscellaneous structure. Contractor: Spectrum Tower Tech. Cost: $400,000.
The most expensive commercial property transfers in Hamilton, Clermont, Butler and Warren counties in Ohio; and Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in Kentucky, based on dollar values of $200,000 or more (data collected by First American Real Estate Solutions, publisher of the Pace Report, from county records):
1717 Saint Rita Lane, Evendale, 45215. Use: Motels and tourist cabin. Price: $2,150,000. Buyer: Kaison Hotel Co. Seller: CPPY Inc.
Jaygee Drive, Franklin, 45005. Use: Industrial vacant land. Price: $1,750,000. Buyer: Podco Morris Associates. Seller: MPH Crane Inc.
885 Ohio 28, Miami Township, 45150. Use: Retail structure. Price: $1,405,000. Buyer: DJ Gams LLC. Seller: Payless Cashways Inc.
3080 McHenry Ave., Westwood/East Westwood, 45211. Use: Apartment building. Price: $1,060,000. Buyer: Harry J. and Shirley A. Lehman Jr. Seller: Premiere Properties Limited Partnership.
7809 Laurel Ave., Madeira, 45243. Use: Commercial condominiums. Price: $810,000. Buyer: BBH Group. Seller: Jansyl Inc.
11711 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, 45241. Use: Retail structure. Price: $600,000. Buyer: Alan M. Romick. Seller: Industrial Environments LLC.
2531 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell, 41017. Use: Apartment building. Price: $575,000. Buyer: St. James Properties LLC. Seller: Robert G. Dickman.
Mosler Ave., Hamilton, 45011. Use: Commercial vacant land. Price: $420,000. Buyer: Clayton Weaver Trucking Inc. Seller: J&J Tire Distributors Inc.
5127 Delhi Ave., Delhi Township, 45238. Use: Retail store. Price: $400,000. Buyer: REC Realty LLC. Seller: John Anevski, trustee.
1341 Walnut St., Mount Adams/downtown, 45202. Use: Apartment building. Price: $379,500. Buyer: OTR/Walnut Housing Limited. Seller: Walnut Apartments Limited.
5564 Colerain Ave., Groesbeck, 45239. Use: Drive-in, fast food. Price: $330,000. Buyer: Bholashankar Inc. Seller: United Dairy Farmers Inc.
10948 Reading Road, Sharonville, 45241. Use: Office building. Price: $305,000. Buyer: Sharonville Executive Center LLC. Seller: Charles W. Page.
4835 Delhi Ave., Delhi Township, 45238. Use: Retail store. Price: $265,000. Buyer: Bernard A. Rapien and Joseph L. Super. Seller: Fifth Third Bank, trustee.
2 Port Union Road, Fairfield City, 45011. Use: Light manufacturing and assembly. Price: $260,000. Buyer: Marian L. Broerman. Seller: Barbara T. Roberts, trustee.
28 Mercer St., Mount Adams/downtown, 45202. Use: Apartment building. Price: $253,000. Buyer: OTR/Walnut Housing Limited. Seller: Northwest Apartments Limited.
6423 Montgomery Road, Pleasant Ridge/Kennedy Heights, 45213. Use: Apartment building. Price: $232,000. Buyer: Slankersville Properties LLC. Seller: Montgomery Road Limited.
132 W. Court St., downtown, 45202. Use: Apartment building. Price: $214,100. Buyer: Glenn N. Callaway. Seller: Kendall VanDiver.
44 Circle Drive, Florence, 41042. Use: Apartment building. Price: $210,000. Buyer: John and Cynthia A. Armstrong. Seller: Emma C. Parker.
5569 Kirby Ave., Groesbeck, 45239. Use: Office building. Price: $200,000. Buyer: Blue Flamingo LLC. Seller: SESI Properties Limited.
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