City of Dayton approves $750k grant for re-purposing McCall Street building

Dayton City Commission (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton City Commission approved a $750,000 grant that will be used by the Phoenix Investment Group to help pay for the re-purposing of the McCall Street Building.

The building has been vacant for over 6 years. Last August, the Phoenix Investment Group bought the building from the city for $300,000.

The investment group plans on re-purposing the building to attract manufacturing companies.

The City’s Economic Development director Ford Weber says getting this building up and running is vital in attracting manufacturing jobs to the area.

“Manufacturing is really important because you have a lot of value in bring it into the community,” Weber said. “And it shows that the community and the marketplace has confidence in Dayton’s ability to be a great manufacturing city once again.”

The company plans on beginning construction as soon as possible. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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