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Innovating Our Future
Unmanned Aerial Systems
Honoring Our History
Wright “B” Flyer
Tech Town
Smart Office Building for Lease
GE EPISCENTER
$51 Million Research & Development Center
Dayton Panorama at Night
By Kendall Draeger
WELCOME TO DAYTON
OHIO'S INNOVATION CENTER
Dayton is best known for the Wright Brothers and the world's first cash register.   Today, our community is driven by aerospace technology, advanced manufacturing, abundant natural resources, a rich cultural heritage, and a quality of life that rivals any city in the country.

The City of Dayton Office of Economic Development is dedicated to helping your business thrive in Ohio, no matter what industry inspires you to achieve your dreams.  We invite you to explore our new website and then contact us to find out how our team can help your company grow. 


Featured Properties:
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Tech Town III
A true campus setting to facilitate collaboration among occupants. * Currently home of the University of Dayton's Institute for the Development and Commercialization of Advanced Sensor Technology (IDCAST)...
News & Events:
2013: City Efforts Support Nearly 1,400 Jobs, $81M in Projects
1/24/2014
Economic development programs managed by the City of Dayton supported the retention of 815 jobs and pledges for 583 new jobs in 2013. Read Full Article
Engineering Firm Locates Offices, Lab in Downtown Dayton
1/30/2014
Barr & Prevost, a Columbus-based engineering firm, has opened a Dayton office at 531 E. Third St., in the Webster Station business district downtown. Read Full Article
PNC Bank Signs as Water Street Anchor Tenant
1/31/2014
PNC Bank has signed as the anchor tenant of the office building to be built as part of the Water Street District development for the downtown Dayton riverfront. Read Full Article
Manufacturer to Expand, Add 80 Jobs
7/3/2014
Dayton Molded Urethanes is expanding and hoping to almost double its workforce, with the potential to increase from 90 employees to 170. Read Full Article
Emerson to Build Tech Center in Dayton
7/30/2014
Emerson Climate Technologies—a heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technology company—will be building a 40,000 sq. ft., $35 million global innovation center on the University of Dayton’s campus. Read Full Article
Dinsmore & Shohl Commits to Downtown
9/5/2014
Dinsmore & Shohl will combine its two Dayton offices into one 34,000 sq. ft. location in the Fifth Third Center Building. Read Full Article
Elizabeth Place Plans Campus Upgrades
9/10/2014
Elizabeth Place is planning a $2.8 million upgrade of both the interior and the exterior of the buildings on its campus. Read Full Article
Ohio to Continue Worker Training Funding
9/25/2014
The application is now open for Dayton business to apply for state worker training funding. Read Full Article
Manufacturing Rebound Continues with Technology Show
10/24/2014
The Dayton Regional Manufacturers Association held the 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Trade Show on October 22-23. Read Full Article
Mahle Behr Dayton to Receive Ohio Safety Grant
12/2/2014
Mahle Behr Dayton LLC has received a grant from the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation to buy new safety equipment. Read Full Article
Miami Valley Packaging Solutions on the Move
2/24/2015
Miami Valley Packaging Solutions is moving to a new location in Dayton at 150 Janney Road. Read Full Article
Success Stories:
Water Street
Crawford Hoying Building Housing and Business Development
4/7/15 - Crawford Hoying's new development is well underway, with the first of four buildings in Phase One breaking ground in March 2014. Learn More
City of Dayton
101 West Third Street #430 - PO Box 22
Dayton, Ohio 45401-0022
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