Also approved were $170,000 for manufacturer Aeroseal to buy and renovate the vacant 40,000-square-foot former Planet Ford auto dealership in Centerville.
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The renovated building will house the company’s corporate offices, research and development, training spaces, and warehouse, creating 19 new jobs and retaining 44 existing jobs in a $2.7 million project.
Another grant would move Northwestern Tools from Valleywood Drive in Kettering to 6.4 acres at 4800 Hempstead Station, a move that would create 12 new jobs.
Since the inception of the ED/GE program — created by the sharing of local sales taxes and county general funds — 461 projects across 27 communities in the county have led to 24,000 private jobs and drawn more than $2.8 billion in investment, or $31 for every $1 of ED/GE funds, according to the county.
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