About Us

Lifestyle Inspired.

Since 1978, Traditions Building & Development Group has been creating Cincinnati’s most distinctive lifestyle communities, blending the “Great Traditions” of our city’s classic neighborhoods with the most innovative new community planning concepts and home designs. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best “Lifestyle driven” home opportunities for your today and tomorrow. We are honored by the widespread recognition we have received, having garnered over 250 awards for community and home design, marketing, product design and customer service:

  • In 2017 and 2015, recipient of the AVID Diamond Award, named the #1 homebuilder in the country for Outstanding Customer Experience by Avid Ratings, the nation’s leading evaluator of homebuilder performance
  • Named “Developer of the Year” five times
  • Twice named “Builder of the Year”
  • Five communities named “Community of the Year”
  • Five-time host of HOMEARAMA®, Cincinnati’s premier custom homes show

Our Traditions Team of visionary developers, architects, builders and craftsmen are dedicated to “creating great places & great spaces” to live for our clients. We have a wonderful history of working closely with our city and township partners to bring these special places to life….and of working with our clients to bring their great spaces to life.

Founded as Great Traditions Land and Development Company, our heritage is the cornerstone for tomorrow. Our greatest pride comes from creating “Lifestyle Inspired” homes and communities. As the new Traditions Group, we remain dedicated to creating an even greater tomorrow for you, your family and your community.

Founded on Great Traditions

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History of Our Communities

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1978

Founded on Great Traditions

1981

Carriage Trails of Indian Hill

Village of Indian Hill, Hamilton County
Executive 3-acres homesites ranging from $500k- $2 million

William Henry Harrison Estate

Village of Indian Hill, Hamilton County

1-acre estate homesites in Cincinnati’s famed Indian Hill on former President’s family estate

1982

Hetherington of Glendale

Village of Glendale, Hamilton County

25 1-acre Homesites in historic Glendale

1983

The Legends of Carpenter’s Run

City of Blue Ash, Hamilton County

25 homesites in the heart of Blue Ash

1984

Woodmaker’s Ridge of Carpenter’s Run

City of Blue Ash, Hamilton County

Luxury Home community

Terwilliger’s Run

169 single-family luxury homesites

1985

The Village at Chimney Hill

City of Blue Ash, Hamilton County

Village-style community with 86 homesites.

Site of the 1984 American Wood Council Idea Home

1987

The Villages on Heritage Green

Deerfield Township, Warren County

283 Homesites ranging from $120k -$325k

1988

The Estates on Heritage Green

Deerfield Township, Warren County

Site of 1991 HOMEARAMA- Cincinnati’s first “Lifestyle-oriented” Community (*should define this)

1989

Calumet Farm

Symmes Township, Hamilton County

25 qty 1-acre Homesites in historic Glendale

1990

Hearthstone

Miami Township, Clermont County

128 Beautiful homesites in Miami Township

1991

Wetherington Golf & Country Club

West Chester Township, Butler County

Site of 1992 HOMEARAMA- Builder Magazine’s Grand Award Winner for Best Master Planned Community of the Year

1993

Stonebridge Farm

Symmes Township, Hamilton County

½ acre homesites

1994

Waterstone

Deerfield Township, Warren County

Retail and Office Complex

1995

The Reserve of Montgomery

City of Montgomery, Hamilton County

Site of 1995 HOMEARAMA- Luxury homes by 9 custom builders

1997

The Golf Club at Yankee Trace

City of Centerville, Montgomery County

642 acre golf community featuring luxury estates

1998

Legendary Run

Pierce Township, Clermont County

Site of Clermont Home Show 1999, 2000 – 11 neighborhoods and growing

Master Planned Community of the Year, 2002

2001

Countryside

City of Lebanon, Warren County

Single Family, Neo-traditional, Patio Homes (Need Qty & # acres)

2003

Chestnut Hill

Deerfield Township, Warren County

Site of 2004 HOMEARAMA- 2 neighborhoods- Estate & Lifestyle homesites priced from $400k+

2004

Eagle’s Watch at Ingram’s Ridge

Anderson Township, Hamilton County

Estate, single family, lifestyle homesites. Priced from $500K+

Harbour Town Village at Wetherington

West Chester Township, Butler County

Courtyard Collection- Innovative outdoor living spaces, single floor low-maintenance lifestyle designs

2005

The Preserve at Wetherington

41 custom Estate homesites adjacent to Wetherington Golf & Country Club

Lexington Run

Clermont County

229 acres, 5 neighborhoods of single family detached and attached homes

2006

The Village at Stetson Square

Corryville, Hamilton County

A collection of newly designed ‘for sale’ and ’for rent’ lifestyle residences in historic Corryville

The Vintage Club of Montgomery

City of Montgomery, Hamilton County

A mixed use community which includes a combination of retail, restaurant, office, single family attached and detached homes. Site of HOMEARAMA 2007.

2007

The Village at Stetson Square

Corryville/Uptown, Hamilton County

City Series flats (Block H)

21 qty 1 and 2 bedroom condominiums in stacked 4-story building

2012

The Village at Stetson Square

Phase Two Rowhomes (Block G)

12 qty 1 and 2 bedrooms + studies

2013

The Village at Stetson Square

Phase Three City Home residences (Block I)

17 one and two-bedroom + study attached flats and townhomes within four building (one & two-story)

1010 – 1785 SF, From $200s to $300s

2014

The City Series

Hyde Park/O’Bryonville + Gold Street

2015

The Retreat at Summit Park

City of Blue Ash, Hamilton County

26 acres, 5.5 of green space

85 upscale single family detached single floor lifestyle plans (Courtyard Retreat Collection)

The City Series

Cleinview

2016

The City Series

Sanctuary Court

East Walnut Hills

9 single family detached residences

From the $530s

2017

Recipient of 2017 Avid Diamond Award for all of North America

Contact Us

Traditions Building
& Development Group

4000 Executive Park Drive, Suite 250
Cincinnati, OH 45241

Ph: 513.563.4070
Fax: 513.563.7331