Take an inside look at Dayton’s newest Hilton Garden Inn, seated in the region’s innovation hub


June 14, 2024 – Downtown Dayton continues to undergo revitalization as it welcomes new businesses and expansive development projects. A downtown hotel project, seated at the region’s innovation hub, The Arcade, is on its way to completion. The Hilton Garden Inn Dayton Downtown is part of a larger mix-use commercial revitalization of the Third Street Arcade building. The 93-room hotel …

At The Contemporary Dayton, revered local artists are in the spotlight

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July 1, 2024 – Recent work by four of the Miami Valley’s best-known and well-respected artists is currently being showcased at The Contemporary Dayton. Artists Katherine Kadish and David Leach are featured in an exhibit entitled “Crossroads.” In addition to their individual work that’s on display, the two have collaborated on two new monoprints for this exhibition. A monoprint combines …

Dream Big Award – 6888 Kitchen Incubator


May 20, 2024 – When local entrepreneurs Charlynda Scales, Dabriah Rice, and Jamaica White were connected through the Downtown Dayton Partnership the trio shared one very strong belief.. downtown Dayton has a desperate need for a shared commercial kitchen. After four and a half years of hard work and determination, their dream became a reality when 6888 Kitchen Incubator opened …

Downtown Dayton hotels: Ardent, Arcade, Wayne church sites could open in 2024-25

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May 8, 2024 – Downtown Dayton has two hotels today, offering about 230 hotel rooms, and local tourism and business leaders say it needs far more than that. They could soon get their wish. Multiple boutique hotel projects are making progress, including the long-delayed Hotel Ardent, and could more than double the amount of hotel product downtown. There’s also work …

Entrepreneurs Center gets $150,000 to support small businesses

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April 11, 2024 – Montgomery County has awarded The Entrepreneurs Center $150,000 to boost companies focused on tech and innovation. The center will use the Creative Technologies Business Grant to support tech businesses, including patent attorneys, sales consultants and accounting firms. Scott Koorndyk, the president of the Dayton Entrepreneurs’ Center, said these grants will help small businesses offset the costs of operations. …

6888 Kitchen incubator opens first phase in the Dayton Arcade with eight small businesses


March 1, 2024 – A long-awaited kitchen and small business incubator at the Dayton Arcade has opened its doors, hosting eight small culinary businesses. 6888 (pronounced “Six Triple Eight”) Kitchen, located at 32 S. Ludlow Street in Dayton, is a food business incubator that provides training, business support, and commercial kitchen space for under-resourced food entrepreneurs.

Downtown Dayton projects get millions in tax credits from state


January 30, 2024 – A step forward for development in Downtown Dayton. Ohio has announced millions of dollars in tax credits for projects within the city. The Dayton Arcade Redevelopment Project is eligible for nearly $14 million in tax credits thanks to the state’s Transformational Mixed-Use Development Program.