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Rich Gillette

Rich Gillette is the Business Editor for the Dayton Daily News and the Dayton B2B Magazine. Rich is a Wright State University graduate who has lived in the Miami Valley his entire life.

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New boat dealership opens near Caesar Creek Lake
 A new boat dealership with a well-known family name in southwest Ohio has opened in Waynesville, just one-mile from Caesar Creek Lake. Taylor’s South Shore Marina has relocated its dealership from its location near Cowan Lake to 6850 Corwin Ave. in Waynesvlle. The dealership is housed in a new 16,000-square-foot building with ample...

Posted: 20 days ago

A new boat dealership with a well-known family name in southwest Ohio has opened in Waynesville, just one-mile from Caesar Creek Lake. Taylor’s South Shore Marina has relocated its dealership from its location near Cowan Lake to 6850 Corwin Ave. in Waynesvlle. The dealership is housed in a new 16,000-square-foot building with ample...
Dayton skyline changes with tower removal
 The Dayton skyline changed a bit this week when workers removed a large microwave tower from AT&T’s 10-story downtown building. The 65-foot steel tower stood for more than a half century in downtown above the AT&T building that opened in 1930 on Second Street near the Federal Building. The odd-looking tower constructed in 1959 has always...

11:00 AM Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017

The Dayton skyline changed a bit this week when workers removed a large microwave tower from AT&T’s 10-story downtown building. The 65-foot steel tower stood for more than a half century in downtown above the AT&T building that opened in 1930 on Second Street near the Federal Building. The odd-looking tower constructed in 1959 has always...
Dayton Grand Hotel remains closed downtown
 The Dayton Grand Hotel, located downtown at Third and Ludlow streets, remains closed as it undergoes renovations, an acting general manager told this media outlet. The 184-room hotel, which is owned by investment equity firm Hotel Capital based in Indianapolis, has been closed since at least December 2016. The acting general manager could...

1:07 PM Tuesday, Aug. 08, 2017

The Dayton Grand Hotel, located downtown at Third and Ludlow streets, remains closed as it undergoes renovations, an acting general manager told this media outlet. The 184-room hotel, which is owned by investment equity firm Hotel Capital based in Indianapolis, has been closed since at least December 2016. The acting general manager could...
Scene75 continues growth, adding third Ohio location
 Jonah Sandler left the safety of a lucrative investment banking position in Chicago and risked most of his personal savings in 2012 to open the mega-entertainment complex Scene75 in Dayton. Five years later, it looks as his gamble paid off. The Cincinnati-area native will open his third entertainment location 30 miles south of Cleveland in...

3:52 PM Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017

Jonah Sandler left the safety of a lucrative investment banking position in Chicago and risked most of his personal savings in 2012 to open the mega-entertainment complex Scene75 in Dayton. Five years later, it looks as his gamble paid off. The Cincinnati-area native will open his third entertainment location 30 miles south of Cleveland in...
Ohio tourism increases visits by 5M last year
 The number of visitors to Ohio increased by 5 million in 2016 to 212 million visits, the seventh consecutive year of tourism growth. TourismOhio today released 2016 data highlighting tourism’s importance as an economic driver for the Buckeye state. Direct visitor spending in 2016 was estimated at $34 billion, an increase of $1 billion...

6:54 PM Wednesday, May. 10, 2017

The number of visitors to Ohio increased by 5 million in 2016 to 212 million visits, the seventh consecutive year of tourism growth. TourismOhio today released 2016 data highlighting tourism’s importance as an economic driver for the Buckeye state. Direct visitor spending in 2016 was estimated at $34 billion, an increase of $1 billion...
Taylor named CEO of Cox Enterprises
 Alex Taylor, great-grandson of James M. Cox — the former Ohio governor and founder of Cox Enterprises — has been promoted to president and chief executive officer at the company. Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy made the announcement today about Taylor, who will succeed John Dyer, president and chief executive officer, who...

8:31 PM Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017

Alex Taylor, great-grandson of James M. Cox — the former Ohio governor and founder of Cox Enterprises — has been promoted to president and chief executive officer at the company. Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy made the announcement today about Taylor, who will succeed John Dyer, president and chief executive officer, who...
Dayton metro jobless rate drops in March
 The Dayton metro jobless rate fell to 4.6 percent in March, keeping it behind Cincinnati and Columbus for having the lowest unemployment rate among the state’s large metro areas, according to Ohio Department of Labor data released today. The unemployment rate fell in 85 of the state’s 88 counties last month. In Montgomery County...

3:29 PM Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

The Dayton metro jobless rate fell to 4.6 percent in March, keeping it behind Cincinnati and Columbus for having the lowest unemployment rate among the state’s large metro areas, according to Ohio Department of Labor data released today. The unemployment rate fell in 85 of the state’s 88 counties last month. In Montgomery County...
Two area health systems named Top 15 in nation
 Kettering Health Network and Mercy Health have been named two of the Top 15 health systems in the nation by the international business research firm Truven Health Analytics. It’s the fifth appearance on the Top 15 list for the Dayton-based Kettering system, comprised of eight hospitals, including Kettering Medical Center, Fort Hamilton...

8:09 PM Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

Kettering Health Network and Mercy Health have been named two of the Top 15 health systems in the nation by the international business research firm Truven Health Analytics. It’s the fifth appearance on the Top 15 list for the Dayton-based Kettering system, comprised of eight hospitals, including Kettering Medical Center, Fort Hamilton...
The last of an era, area video store to close
 One of the Miami Valley’s last independent video rental stores will soon close after competing for the past 27 years against chain stores, Red Box and streaming services. First opening in 1990, Curry’s Video Plus in the small Miami County village of West Milton will begin a liquidation sale on Monday and will close when everything...

1:00 PM Sunday, Apr. 02, 2017

One of the Miami Valley’s last independent video rental stores will soon close after competing for the past 27 years against chain stores, Red Box and streaming services. First opening in 1990, Curry’s Video Plus in the small Miami County village of West Milton will begin a liquidation sale on Monday and will close when everything...
Two Dayton-area credit unions merge
 Day Air Credit Union merged with Triangle Credit Union in Kettering, effective Sunday, the credit union announced today. Triangle Credit Union’s location in Kettering on Culver Avenue is now closed permanently, officials said. The location is less than a mile from the Day Air Credit Union location on Wilmington Pike. Triangle&rsquo...

2:20 PM Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

Day Air Credit Union merged with Triangle Credit Union in Kettering, effective Sunday, the credit union announced today. Triangle Credit Union’s location in Kettering on Culver Avenue is now closed permanently, officials said. The location is less than a mile from the Day Air Credit Union location on Wilmington Pike. Triangle&rsquo...
Mortgage rates: What you should know about them this week?
 The good news is the U.S. economy is growing with more than 15 million jobs gained this decade following last week’s job report that said 235,000 were added in the first full month of President Donald Trump in office. Economists say there are no signs of a slow down. The bad news is mortgage rates are rising, and the Federal Reserve...

3:53 PM Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017

The good news is the U.S. economy is growing with more than 15 million jobs gained this decade following last week’s job report that said 235,000 were added in the first full month of President Donald Trump in office. Economists say there are no signs of a slow down. The bad news is mortgage rates are rising, and the Federal Reserve...