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2021 Annual Meeting + Economic Review

Deeds Point, Dayton
Letter from President & CEO Jeff Hoagland

We have a simple, straightforward mission at the Dayton Development Coalition: To recruit, expand and retain jobs in the Dayton Region. When the year ends and we look back on our work, those three things show the growth of the region’s economic base.

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Dayton Development Coalition Celebrates Record Job Creation, Regional Economic Recovery

The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) celebrated a record year in 2021 at its Annual Meeting + Economic Review on Wednesday. As the Dayton Region continued to emerge from a global pandemic, the region set records for jobs committed and number of projects. The region had the second-best year for payroll and capital investment. 

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JobsOhio Celebrates 10 years: A letter from J.P. Nauseef

Business Leaders and Community Stakeholders:

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Dayton Development Coalition Presents Dayton Children’s President & CEO Feldman with Regional Leader Award

This year’s Maureen Patterson Regional Leader Award honors Deborah Feldman, President and CEO of Dayton Children’s Hospital.

The annual award is named for Maureen Patterson, who dedicated her career to the region’s economic growth. The award honors an extraordinary leader in our community who, like Patterson, advocates for the community’s economic health and growth. The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) presented the award today at its Annual Meeting + Economic Review. 

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Accelerant Companies Hit Milestones in 2021

The Dayton Development Coalition’s Accelerant Fund closed out 2021 fully invested with a strong portfolio of companies. The fund continued its strong focus on healthcare technology and devices with follow-on investments in Sentinel Occupational Safety and Healthy Roster. 

2021 Metrics:

  • $7.6 million committed since beginning of fund
  • $5.4 million in sidecar investments since fund inception 

Highlights:

Standard Bariatrics gains FDA approval and reaches sales milestone:

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BETA
Dayton Region Leads Third Revolution in Flight

DAYTON REGION LEADS THIRD REVOLUTION IN FLIGHT

2021 marked the Dayton Region’s emergence as a hub of innovation in urban air mobility and autonomous aviation systems, with industry leaders BETA Technologies, Joby Aviation, LIFT Aviation and Kittyhawk conducting research flights, building aircraft simulators and charging stations.

On Nov. 10, Kittyhawk’s autonomous airtaxi flew over the horizon, marking the first beyond visual line of sight of an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) vehicle. 

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Dayton Development Coalition 2021 Advocacy “Wins”

The following military construction projects were authorized:

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JobsOhio Inclusion Grant Program

JobsOhio New Program Helps Dayton Projects Take Flight 

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Dayton Region Federal Installations Generate $19.4 Billion in Economic Activity, Support 103,000 Jobs

The economic impact of the Dayton Region’s military and federal installations continues to grow, according to an updated Economic Impact Analysis, representing $19.4 billion in total economic activity. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, in partnership with the state’s private economic development corporation JobsOhio, announced the results of the first statewide economic impact analysis of Ohio’s military and federal installations in October 2021. 

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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) and The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) partnered with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to update to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Dayton Region.

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Ohio’s Commitment to Military Families

Ohio’s Commitment to Military Families


The Dayton Region’s support of our military families goes to the core of who we are as a community. We want our servicemen and women, their families, and veterans to feel welcome in the Dayton Region and enjoy their time here. 

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Project of the Year: Economy Linen and Towel Service

Fourth-Generation Local Company’s Expansion Helps Meet the Needs of Demanding Healthcare and Hospitality Market 


Abstract: In 2021, Economy Linen and Towel Service announced plans for a new expansion. The $20 million expansion project will create 70 new jobs in the Dayton Region. The fourth-generation local company has served the region for over 80 years. This expansion will streamline operations and expand Economy Linen’s ability to serve additional hospital and healthcare accounts. 

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Leading Job Creator: Gabriel Brothers Inc.

Gabriel Brother’s Chooses the Dayton Region for Its Largest Fulfilment Center Yet


Abstract: Gabriel Brother’s (Gabe’s) announced in October 2021 its plans to build its largest fulfilment center yet in Springfield, which will create over 800 jobs for the Dayton Region. Their Ohio footprint will give the company expanded logistics and distribution capabilities, to fulfill the growing demand for their product. 

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Entrepreneurial Start Up: Sentinel Occupational Safety

Dayton-Based Start Up Creates Lifesaving Wearable Technology for Workers in Dangerous Industries

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Largest Capital Investment: Royal Canin

Royal Canin’s ® $390M Investment Builds New Factory that Will Meet Growing Pet Food Demand 


Abstract: In March 2021, Royal Canin North America announced plans for a new factory. The $390 million expansion project will create 224 jobs and further develop Preble County’s economy. This is Royal Canin’s first manufacturing facility in Ohio and one of five in the United States. The facility will help Royal Canin to fulfill the growing global demand for their product. 

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Montgomery County Port Authority DDC Record Year
Deeds Point, Dayton
Letter from President & CEO Jeff Hoagland

We have a simple, straightforward mission at the Dayton Development Coalition: To recruit, expand and retain jobs in the Dayton Region. When the year ends and we look back on our work, those three things show the growth of the region’s economic base.

More Details

DDC logo
Dayton Development Coalition Celebrates Record Job Creation, Regional Economic Recovery

The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) celebrated a record year in 2021 at its Annual Meeting + Economic Review on Wednesday. As the Dayton Region continued to emerge from a global pandemic, the region set records for jobs committed and number of projects. The region had the second-best year for payroll and capital investment. 

More Details

DDC JobsOhio logo
JobsOhio Celebrates 10 years: A letter from J.P. Nauseef

Business Leaders and Community Stakeholders:

More Details

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Download the 2021 Regional Economic Review

Download the 2021 Regional Economic Review:

Download

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Dayton Development Coalition Presents Dayton Children’s President & CEO Feldman with Regional Leader Award

This year’s Maureen Patterson Regional Leader Award honors Deborah Feldman, President and CEO of Dayton Children’s Hospital.

The annual award is named for Maureen Patterson, who dedicated her career to the region’s economic growth. The award honors an extraordinary leader in our community who, like Patterson, advocates for the community’s economic health and growth. The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) presented the award today at its Annual Meeting + Economic Review. 

More Details

Accelerant logo
Accelerant Companies Hit Milestones in 2021

The Dayton Development Coalition’s Accelerant Fund closed out 2021 fully invested with a strong portfolio of companies. The fund continued its strong focus on healthcare technology and devices with follow-on investments in Sentinel Occupational Safety and Healthy Roster. 

2021 Metrics:

  • $7.6 million committed since beginning of fund
  • $5.4 million in sidecar investments since fund inception 

Highlights:

Standard Bariatrics gains FDA approval and reaches sales milestone:

More Details

BETA
Dayton Region Leads Third Revolution in Flight

DAYTON REGION LEADS THIRD REVOLUTION IN FLIGHT

2021 marked the Dayton Region’s emergence as a hub of innovation in urban air mobility and autonomous aviation systems, with industry leaders BETA Technologies, Joby Aviation, LIFT Aviation and Kittyhawk conducting research flights, building aircraft simulators and charging stations.

On Nov. 10, Kittyhawk’s autonomous airtaxi flew over the horizon, marking the first beyond visual line of sight of an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) vehicle. 

More Details

PDAC Logo
Dayton Development Coalition 2021 Advocacy “Wins”

The following military construction projects were authorized:

More Details

Dayton Development Coalition and JobsOhio Logo
JobsOhio Inclusion Grant Program

JobsOhio New Program Helps Dayton Projects Take Flight 

More Details

WPAFB aircraft
Dayton Region Federal Installations Generate $19.4 Billion in Economic Activity, Support 103,000 Jobs

The economic impact of the Dayton Region’s military and federal installations continues to grow, according to an updated Economic Impact Analysis, representing $19.4 billion in total economic activity. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, in partnership with the state’s private economic development corporation JobsOhio, announced the results of the first statewide economic impact analysis of Ohio’s military and federal installations in October 2021. 

More Details

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) and The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) partnered with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to update to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Dayton Region.

More Details

Hometown Heroes Logo
Ohio’s Commitment to Military Families

Ohio’s Commitment to Military Families


The Dayton Region’s support of our military families goes to the core of who we are as a community. We want our servicemen and women, their families, and veterans to feel welcome in the Dayton Region and enjoy their time here. 

More Details

Economy Linen and Towel Service Logo
Project of the Year: Economy Linen and Towel Service

Fourth-Generation Local Company’s Expansion Helps Meet the Needs of Demanding Healthcare and Hospitality Market 


Abstract: In 2021, Economy Linen and Towel Service announced plans for a new expansion. The $20 million expansion project will create 70 new jobs in the Dayton Region. The fourth-generation local company has served the region for over 80 years. This expansion will streamline operations and expand Economy Linen’s ability to serve additional hospital and healthcare accounts. 

More Details

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Leading Job Creator: Gabriel Brothers Inc.

Gabriel Brother’s Chooses the Dayton Region for Its Largest Fulfilment Center Yet


Abstract: Gabriel Brother’s (Gabe’s) announced in October 2021 its plans to build its largest fulfilment center yet in Springfield, which will create over 800 jobs for the Dayton Region. Their Ohio footprint will give the company expanded logistics and distribution capabilities, to fulfill the growing demand for their product. 

More Details

Sentinel Logo
Entrepreneurial Start Up: Sentinel Occupational Safety

Dayton-Based Start Up Creates Lifesaving Wearable Technology for Workers in Dangerous Industries

More Details

Royal Canin logo
Largest Capital Investment: Royal Canin

Royal Canin’s ® $390M Investment Builds New Factory that Will Meet Growing Pet Food Demand 


Abstract: In March 2021, Royal Canin North America announced plans for a new factory. The $390 million expansion project will create 224 jobs and further develop Preble County’s economy. This is Royal Canin’s first manufacturing facility in Ohio and one of five in the United States. The facility will help Royal Canin to fulfill the growing global demand for their product. 

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DDC Annual Meeting
Download Jeff Hoagland's Presentation

Download Jeff's PowerPoint Presentation:

Download

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