Tag: adaptive reuse

Dayton’s First Modern Skyscraper Adapted for New Use: Housing 

Dayton’s First Modern Skyscraper Adapted for New Use: Housing 

A Vacancy Adapts to a Need  According to Moody’s Analytics, about 20% (19.6) of office spaces in major US cities are vacant. Dayton has an even higher rate, with 28% of its office buildings vacant. There is also a lack of available housing in Dayton. With so many vacant office buildings, and a need for housing, developers see potential in converting offices into apartments through a strategy […]

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Developers are getting creative with empty office buildings. How many of them can be turned into housing? 

Developers are getting creative with empty office buildings. How many of them can be turned into housing? 

Look around downtown Cincinnati and Dayton and you’ll find plenty of available office space. Dayton’s Fifth Third Bank Center and Stratacache, formerly known as Kettering Tower, sit half empty. In Cincinnati, Atrium I and II have no shortage of available space for lease. And the 27-story URS tower on East Seventh Street was 77-percent vacant before being sold to a developer in March 2024.   Why […]

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What the first Cincinnati downtown affordable housing in decades means to residents and developers 

What the first Cincinnati downtown affordable housing in decades means to residents and developers 

The Barrister gets transformed from an historic office space to the first affordable housing apartments in the Central Business District in almost 30 years.

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