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Freddy Kroger leaves Dayton- takes a classic building with him

Freddy Kroger is gone- the Kroger store on Wayne Avenue, long known by a whole list of aliases- because of its disgusting appearance- is no more. Now, we’re greeted with clean floors, a well lighted store with clean ceilings, new colorful graphics around the perimeter and shelving that seems a bit more modern. The deli/bakery Read More

Lots optioned, nothing gained: the Wayne Ave Kroger Debacle

December 31, 2009, came and went. We were all so busy wondering what the new mayor would bring, that we just forgot about a couple of million tax dollars that were spent for nothing. Yep- in the grand design of government as a developer, the City of Dayton made a whole bunch of bad bets Read More

No Kroger coming to Wayne and Wyoming

Who says Kroger has to be the only player to put a store at Wayne and Wyoming? This is the press release that the City just issued. City Announces New Strategy for Wayne & Wyoming Redevelopment Project Release Date:   Friday, December12, 2008 Contact:           Shelley Dickstein, Assistant City Manager, 333-3636 Amy Walbridge, Special Projects Administrator, 333-3813 Read More

How to build a Kroger on Wayne Avenue- without a fuss

In high-rent districts, grocers find a way to shoe horn a store in at any cost. When it’s not a high-rent district, they scream poverty and ask for city support. What kind of Kroger store could be built- on the current site? Huge, when you build the store at grade and put the parking on Read More

Kroger gets Dayton to be their flunky

“Stick to the knitting” was one of the insights shared in the first mega-selling business book “In search of excellence” by Tom Peters. It meant that exceptional companies did what they did best and hired others to do everything else. The city of Dayton has spent way too many hours getting involved in locating a Read More

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