Development http://wyso.org en New Development Project Announced for Downtown Dayton Riverfront http://wyso.org/post/new-development-project-announced-downtown-dayton-riverfront <p>The City of Dayton announced it will begin a new development project downtown. The commission approved a $36 million pre-development agreement for what’s called the Water Street Project that will enhance riverfront property in the city.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:31:51 +0000 Emily McCord 35978 at http://wyso.org New Development Project Announced for Downtown Dayton Riverfront Ohio Ranks Near Top in Business Development http://wyso.org/post/ohio-ranks-near-top-business-development <p>Ohio is getting some national recognition for business development and job creation.</p><p>The Buckeye State ranked second in the country behind Texas last year for attracting new companies and business expansion. That's according to the annual list compiled by the business trade magazine Site Selection.</p><p>The Columbus Dispatch reports that several Ohio cities were recognized, too.</p><p>Columbus finished 10th among metropolitan areas with a population of at least 1 million people, and Cincinnati finished eighth.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 16:52:49 +0000 Associated Press 29870 at http://wyso.org Leftwich Out as Ohio Development Leader http://wyso.org/post/leftwich-out-ohio-development-leader <p><span class="article-content"><span>After serving four months as the Ohio Development Leader, Jim Leftwich is leaving the position.<br /><br />Gov. John Kasich&#39;s office stated that as Leftwich plans to return to the private sector, Christiane &quot;Chris&quot; Schmenk, general counsel for the Ohio Department of Development, will take over. Schmenk will lead the department&#39;s reorganization as the state&#39;s economic development efforts are moved to the new nonprofit private corporation JobsOhio. Schmenk will assume the director&#39;s role on Aug. 1.<br /> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:35:45 +0000 Dayton Business Journal 2899 at http://wyso.org $9 Mill Retail Building Possible Near Dayton Mall http://wyso.org/post/9-mill-retail-building-possible-near-dayton-mall <p><span class="article-content"><span>A meeting between RG Properties and Miami Township trustees has resulted in a deal to construct a $9 million retail building at Lyons Road and Ohio 741.<br /><br />Last night, founder of RG Properties, Randy Gunlock, entered into an executive session with the township officials after they discussed passing a resolution for the construction.<br /> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 10:31:00 +0000 Associated Press 2160 at http://wyso.org Springfield Adding Retail Buildings for Redevelopment http://wyso.org/post/springfield-adding-retail-buildings-redevelopment <p><span class="article-content"><span>Springfield is adding another piece to its citywide redevelopment plans, as city commissioners have approved turning five acres of green space into two 8,400 square foot restaurant and retail buildings.<br /><br />Commissioners will allow the development to take place at the site of the former Roosevelt Middle school on North Limestone Street. The new development will be called the Limestone Center and will be built by PGI Development of Powell, Ohio.<br /> Mon, 11 Jul 2011 20:45:00 +0000 Wayne Baker 2156 at http://wyso.org