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

Renovation to Bring More Opportunity to Sinclair Community College >>MORE INFO
Market & Deli Now Open in Fire Blocks District >>MORE INFO
Downtown Gets More Pedal Power with New Electric Bikes >>MORE INFO
Native Daytonian Bringing Two New Businesses to Downtown >>MORE INFO
Defense Firm Settling into Dayton Arcade Space >>MORE INFO
Downtown’s Newest Coffee Option Now Open >>MORE INFO
Drone Express Lands Headquarters in Downtown >>MORE INFO
New Event Space to Open Above Iconic Downtown Bourbon Bar >>MORE INFO
Henny Penny to Open Downtown Dayton Office >>MORE INFO
Downtown Building Receives Millions of Dollars in State Tax Credits >>MORE INFO
Radio Station to Expand with Dayton Arcade Studio >>MORE INFO
Final Phase Begins on YWCA Dayton Renovation Project >>MORE INFO
International Peace Museum Makes the Move to New Location >>MORE INFO
Oregon District Retailer Now Open in Bigger Space >>MORE INFO
Free Weekend Rides Available from Greater Dayton RTA this Summer >>MORE INFO
New Downtown Street Parking Option Now Active >>MORE INFO
Defense Firm to Establish Headquarters Downtown >>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.

Rediscover 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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EXPLORE YOUR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES DOWNTOWN

INTERESTED IN LOCATING YOUR BUSINESS DOWNTOWN?

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