The land had been the home to a car sales lot before plans for the new restaurant were approved in the spring of 2017.
The franchisee for the site is TOMS King, a company which operates more than 130 restaurants in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia.
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The company told the Dayton Daily News last year that it is "investing heavily in growth in the Dayton market," opening three restaurants in six months at one point with additional openings slated over the next two years.
Among those openings last year was a Burger King restaurant at 60 S. Broad St., on a Fairborn tract that previously housed the Flying Tiger Chinese Restaurant.