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Citywide Awarded $20m in tax Credits for Economic Development

By Steve Bennish, Staff Writer Dayton — The city of Dayton’s economic development non-profit, CityWide Development Corporation, announced Wednesday that it has received a $20 million allocation from the U.S. Treasury to sell tax credits. The sale of the credits to investors should raise about 40 percent of that amount to fund projects in economically distressed parts of a nine-county region. The real estate, business and other development projects selected by CityWide must provide e…

Steve Budd Receives Leadership Award from the IEDC

For Immediate Release                                   Contact:  Katie Lunne, Marketing Mgr. November 19, 2012                                        937-852-2520, klunne@citywidedev.com Steven J. Budd Receives Leadership Award Dayton Economic Development Leader Recognized by Economic Development Industry Steven J. Budd, FM HLM, President of CityWide Development Corporation was awarded the Jeffrey A. Finkle Or…

Citywide Hosts Economic Development Dialogue

Dayton, Ohio – Nov 1, 2011 – Nationally-recognized speakers, Mark Lang and Penny Lewandowski, of the Edward Lowe Foundation, spoke at Sinclair Community College on how communities can embrace strategies to grow existing businesses and plant the seeds for a stronger local economy. At the event, the subject of economic gardening was explored, which is the concept that local businesses drive economies and create jobs in a community rather than the practice of solely recruiting from elsewhere…

Citywide Awarded $11m in New Market Tax Credits

Dayton, Ohio – CityWide Development Corporation announced today that the Dayton Region New Market Fund, a qualified Community Development Entity that CityWide sponsors, has received an allocation of $11,000,000 from the US Treasury in New Market Tax Credits. (NMTC) NMTC leverage private investment to complete real estate, local business and other development projects in communities with high rates of poverty and unemployment. CityWide President, Steve Budd said, “This is a great win for D…

Dayton Shows off Remodeled Home

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton city officials showed off the first of many foreclosed homes they are working on remodeling and then putting on the market. Crews opened 11 Bradford Street in Dayton’s South Park Neighborhood on Thursday. The once-foreclosed property was bought by the city’s development division a year ago. Since then, construction teams gave the home a facelift, an all new interior and energy-star appliances. “This home is perfect for any professional or professi…