DOING BUSINESS

BECAUSE IT’S ABOUT TALENT.
BE DOWNTOWN.

A vibrant business community of more than 800 employers and growing. Companies of all types and sizes, Dayton’s home for startups and creative ventures, world-class colleges and universities, cutting-edge R&D, and more. Something different is happening downtown and now is the time to get down here.

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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

New Businesses Coming to Downtown Dayton >>MORE INFO
Attention Artists: Apply to Be Part of the Art in the City Juried Show >>MORE INFO
#ShopDaytonStrong and Other Ways to Help Tornado Survivors >>MORE INFO
Latest Urban Art Intersection Mural Complete >>MORE INFO
UD to Grow Its Real-World Think Tank at Arcade >>MORE INFO
Downtown Apartment Property Sold >>MORE INFO
Sinclair Takes Top Spot in National Academic Rating >>MORE INFO
New CareSource Center Opens >>MORE INFO
Arcade Hits Significant Milestone >>MORE INFO
YWCA Completes First Phase of $17M Renovation Project >>MORE INFO
New Activated Spaces Program Welcomes Its First Tenants >>MORE INFO
Kettering Tower Purchased for Stratacache World Headquarters >>MORE INFO

WHY DOWNTOWN DAYTON?

Why can’t the place you work also be a place that’s fun? Expand the walls of your office with the best dining, arts, and entertainment in the Dayton community. A downtown business address takes the work out of networking and makes it easy for you to transition between work and free time. Discover why more and more companies are locating downtown:

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BE CONNECTED

Downtown is for those who want to be connected – to their customers, to fellow collaborators, to their neighbors, to entertainment, to their community.

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SUPPORTIVE

Whether the focus is technology, professional services, or retail —downtown businesses are surrounded by a supportive community that wants to see them succeed.

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UNIQUE OFFICE SPACE

Have an office that reflects the creativity and originality of your organization – all at lease rates that are lower than the surrounding region.

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BE CENTRAL

At the center of the region’s transportation network, a downtown address makes it easy and cost effective for your clients, customers, and commuters to meet their daily business needs.

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URBAN AMENITIES

Our walk and bike friendly downtown makes it easy to access our amazing selection of restaurants, micro-breweries, fine arts, cultural institutions, entertainment, and all around fun.

HOW WE HELP DAYTON BUSINESSES

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Downtown leaders are ready to rally around you. Numerous resources are available downtown that will give your business a leg-up.
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COMMERCIAL SPACE

The DDP’s Business Development team offers assistance finding available office or first floor commercial space, at no cost to you.
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Downtown Dayton is the hub of the region’s entrepreneurial and creative ecosystem. Join the startup movement happening in our center city.
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DEVELOPER RESOURCES

With more than a billion dollars of projects completed and in the pipeline, downtown Dayton’s momentum is building.
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“There’s an aesthetic about being downtown, there’s the cobblestone, there’s the texture, and the different people that you see. Downtown is where I really want to be.”

-Jason Harrison
-Owner, Present Tense Fitness

The Oregon District

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INTERESTED IN LOCATING YOUR BUSINESS DOWNTOWN?

Contact Jen Cadieux from our team to learn more about the opportunities that await your business in downtown Dayton.