Logistics firm plans new, larger headquarters in Florence

LeanCor Supply Chain Group LLC plans to add 53 full-time jobs in Northern Kentucky while investing $4.4 million in moving its headquarters to a larger office building in Boone County.

Community Ventures awarded $749,000 to issue loans to small businesses

Community Ventures received $749,000 for a new loan program that will provide much needed business loans to small business owners and entrepreneurs throughout Kentucky.

Lexington has $200,000 available for workforce grants

Lexington is now accepting applications for grants designed to support businesses in Fayette County that offer job training and certifications to promote economic development activity.

New Kentucky Chamber CEO Ashli Watts Highlights Infrastructure Needs

Business First talked with the new Kentucky Chamber CEO Ashli Watts on her work to date and what’s ahead. Infrastructure improvements topped her list.

Officials: ConnectGRADD may be the answer to troubled KentuckyWired initiative

ConnectGRADD is a partnership between QWireless and GRADD that provides internet services to the rural areas to GRADD’s seven-member counties of Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, Webster, as well as new member Hopkins County.

Somerset-Pulaski Co. announces expansion of inmate training program

he Somerset-Pulaski County Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) introduced an evolving initiative to grow Pulaski’s workforce while helping incarcerated men and women gain a new start on life after their release.

Business courts will make Kentucky more attractive for business, Supreme Court Justice Hughes tells lawmakers

Justice Hughes and Jakubowicz both said business courts will be positive for all parties involved, increasing access for all litigants, as well as improving the efficiency, timeliness, and consistency in the judicial process.

Humana and Microsoft announce multiyear strategic partnership to reimagine health in aging population

The strategic partnership aims to build modern health care solutions to help improve member health and simply healthcare experiences.

Kentucky experienced solid employment gains in October

Kentucky experienced solid employment gains across most major sectors in October 2019 said the UK’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

Churchill Downs project includes hotel, gaming, new seats

Churchill Downs begins work next month on a $300 million project that includes a hotel, racing machines, new seating and a Millionaires Row renovation.