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This afternoon, GZK Inc. CEO Neil Kaufman confirmed the Arby’s closure to this news outlet, and said the shutdown will pave the way for a new Lee’s Chicken concept to open in that location, perhaps as early as this spring.
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While Arby’s fans lost one Dayton location, AES Restaurant Group has been investing in other existing Arby’s restaurants, having just completed significant renovations/rebuilds of Arby’s restaurants in Englewood, Troy and on Linden Avenue in Dayton/Riverside, Wade said.
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Five more restaurants will be modeled in the summer of 2019, Wade said.
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