Known as a business-friendly community, it stands ready to work with developers and business owners to create a carefully planned and attractive community that serves both residents and businesses. The number of new businesses regularly looking to locate in Mason and the expansion of existing enterprises confirms Mason’s success. Cintas Corporation, Mitsubishi, Procter & Gamble’s Health Care Research Center, and Luxottica Retail are among the premier companies located in Mason.
Mason is recognized as the resort area of southwest Ohio and is “Ohio’s Largest Playground”. Paramount’s Kings Island Amusement Park, Great Wolf Lodge and Conference Center and The Golf Center at Kings Island are among the prominent recreation destinations in the area. Mason is home to the world-recognized Tennis Masters Series-Cincinnati as well as several well-loved local annual events. The Alverta Green Museum, operated by the Mason Historical Society, keeps the city in touch with its historical roots.
There are seven city parks covering 301 acres that include sports fields/courts, fishing lakes, hiking trails, picnic shelters, playgrounds, a swimming pool and wildlife areas. The City of Mason operates and manages a state-of-the-art community recreation center that was built by the school district. The Community Center has over 150,000 square feet of recreational and leisure facilities and equipment, as well as hundreds of programs and activities. Mason hosts several annual events including Red Rhythm & Boom held in July.