The University of Dayton, in partnership with Concord Hospitality, purchased the Dayton Marriott. UD and Concord Hospitality jointly own the property, which was purchased for $18.5 million, according to a release. It remains a full-service Marriott hotel.
Emerson Climate Technologies opened its $35 million Helix Innovation Center on UD’s campus on West Stewart Street across from the Fairgrounds. Inside the Helix, are life-size models of a two-story home, a 2,500-square-foot grocery store and a 1,500-square-foot working restaurant kitchen and technologies allowing researchers to simulate conditions on a summer’s day in Florida — or a winter’s day in North Dakota.
The University of Dayton and Premier Health finalized the purchase of the 38-acre Montgomery County Fairgrounds site.
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Plans released showing anticipated layout and design of housing, retail and urban agriculture for the Fairgrounds site.
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