West Dayton site gets new investment

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The sale of two properties in the Westview Industrial Park shows renewed confidence in the West Dayton commercial and industrial markets and points to improving economic conditions in the community, city officials said….

“We’re glad to see this synergy or catalytic redevelopment going on in that area of West Dayton,” said Ford Weber, Dayton’s economic development director.

Other recent developments in that area include plans to build the new West Dayton library at the nearby Wright Co. Factory site and two federal funding awards to help reimagine public housing in the neighborhood and assist residents with finding better jobs….

Additionally, the National Aviation Heritage Alliance has raised $2 million of its $4 million goal to restore the historic Wright brothers’ airplane factory buildings.

Read the article in the Dayton Daily News.