Dayton sees $1.5B in investment over last decade

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the economy, downtown Dayton “saw a healthy dose of investment this year and 2021 is shaping up to be even better,” the Dayton Daily News reports. The downtown area has seen a total of about $1.5 billion in private and public investment over the past decade. “About $90 million was invested in the greater downtown area this year” and more than $245 million in projects are currently underway, with “another $205 million” in the design and early development stage, according to the article. Projects completed this year include “the $18 million renovation of the Dayton Motor Car building” and “the roughly $20 million redevelopment of the Elks and Huffman Block buildings.” For more, read the full article.

Economic Development, State Updates