Preserving the Past, Building Our Future

About River Ridge

The River Ridge Commerce Center has become one of the nation’s premier business and industrial parks. Located on 6,000 acres along the Ohio River in southern Indiana, River Ridge is an economic driver for the entire region, attracting top-tier employers and well-paying jobs to the community.

“It certainly has been a banner year for the River Ridge Development Authority and the River Ridge Commerce Center – and none of it would have been possible without our ongoing, unyielding drive to “Preserving Our Past, Building Our Future.””

J. Mark Robinson, 2022 RRDA Board President


2022 Highlights

“In 2022, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation had a record-breaking year with over $22 billion in new capital investment committed. Unprecedented momentum like this does not happen without entities such as River Ridge collaborating around regional strategies.”

Brad Chambers, Indiana Secretary of Commerce


“For over seven years, VanTrust Real Estate has been proud to partner with River Ridge to construct class A industrial warehouse space for companies looking to build a brighter future for their employees and boost their bottom line. It certainly is an exciting time at River Ridge – and VanTrust is equally as excited for what the future holds.”

Brice Harrison, Director of Development, VanTrust Real Estate

“The River Ridge Commerce Center is a great asset for the entire southern Indiana region by expanding access to high-quality, well-paying careers for our citizens and creating a stronger community. River Ridge is a glowing example of a successful and very meaningful public-private partnership.”

State Senator Chris Garten, District 45

“What’s been so refreshing is the fact that the entire River Ridge team is in lockstep when it comes to fostering a business-friendly atmosphere. Unlike many business parks, the River Ridge Commerce Center is focused on the future and making the necessary investments in infrastructure that will attract new companies and business ventures near and far.”

Lee Hasken, Broker, RLH Real Estate Services


By the Numbers

Since 2013, Indianapolis-based Policy Analytics, LLC has compiled a comprehensive Economic Impact Analysis to help quantify the significant impact the River Ridge Commerce Center has made on local, regional and state economies. The information allows River Ridge leadership and key stakeholders to monitor progress and the impact of ongoing development and investments on a six-county region.

Highlights of the report include consistent increases in employment, labor income, tax revenue generated for state and local entities, value of capital improvements, investments by private partners and economic output.

“The River Ridge Commerce Center is second to none in terms of location, logistics, and legacy. On behalf of the River Ridge Development Authority Board of Directors, we are dedicated to creating a world-class business park that encourages businesses, across all industries, to open, relocate, or expand their operations here in southern Indiana.”

Treva Hodges PhD, Mayor of the City of Charlestown


Download the 2022 Annual Report