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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 so much growth and opportunity for entrepreneurs, it’s amazing… people are not afraid to take risks, and this is a great area for it.”

– Brittany Smith
-Owner, Heart Mercantile

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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.