$7.6M of Dayton ARPA funds targeting minority-owned business aid: Who’s being helped?

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May 22, 2022 – Arcade tenant 6888 Kitchen named as one of the allocatees for Dayton’s American Rescue Plan aid. Dayton city leaders allocated $7.6 million of the $138 million in federal funds the city is receiving through the American Rescue Plan to support minority-owned businesses. The non-profit OH Taste was awarded $750,000 to help establish a “shared kitchen incubator” …

Dayton to get $50M in new hotel product, 250+ new rooms

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April 11, 2022 – Local tourism officials and some elected leaders believe downtown Dayton needs and can support more hotel space, and a couple of projects are underway that represent $50 million in new investment and will help determine if they are right. Cross Street Partners, the lead development partner on the Dayton Arcade project, also wants to convert a …

Arcade described as ‘most transformative project in America’

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A national urban redevelopment expert has called the Dayton Arcade the “most transformative project in America” — but he also says the project shouldn’t have had such a hard time landing crucial financing. Bruce Katz, the director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University in Philadelphia, says the ongoing redevelopment of the Dayton Arcade’s historic cluster of buildings …