Just down the block from the tall church towers that give Twin Towers its name, there’s a surprising image: instead of Dayton’s classic, old wood homes you see a block full of brand new wood homes in a similar style.
Friday is the deadline for the owners of the Arcade in downtown Dayton to pay their property taxes or risk the county selling that debt to a third party—a tax lien sale.
The bright and ornate Arcade building has been languishing in the center of Dayton for more than two decades now. It’s been through foreclosures, tax lien sales, and a series of dispelled rumors about what redevelopment might look like.
The owners, who live in Wisconsin, owe Montgomery County nearly $326,000 in taxes. Montgomery County Treasurer Carolyn Rice says they haven’t made a payment since June.
This week the State of Ohio Controlling Board announced the release of $10 million in funds for economic development surrounding Department of Defense facilities. Much of that money is headed to the Miami Valley to help improve human performance and strengthen the region's potential for economic growth related to military activity.
In the study of human performance, researchers look at how military employees use the latest technology to figure out what makes the employees work better or more efficiently.