UK has made major headway on the The Winslow Project, a transformative town-gown real-estate deal to secure major retail and parking options for campus.
A destination resort may be on its way to roughly 900 acres of Eastern Kentucky’s most popular attractions.Red River Economic Development, a nonprofit group in the charitable arm of the state’s chamber of commerce, the Kentucky Chamber Foundation, is seeking to create a master plan for a resort in the Red River Gorge region.
The fast-tracked progress is the result of significant land and funding contributions from local public and private partners to build the new, nearly 1.5-mile alignment that stretches from KY 54 to KY 259, meeting at the end of the existing KY 3155 byway.
The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet issued a request for proposals to find a partner to design, build, operate, finance and maintain an amateur sports complex at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park in Louisville.
In partnership with the University of Kentucky (UK), Signet Real Estate Group has broken ground on a mixed-use parking facility in Lexington that includes over 900 new parking spaces and over 23,000 square feet of Innovation & Retail Space that will revitalize one of the main corridors into the UK campus.
Farms to Food Banks is a public-private partnership that helps farmers recoup losses for produfce that’s unsold but good to eat.
47 rural communities and regions will receive technical assistance to help create and implement long-term economic development plans.
Jefferson County has the most opportunity zones in Kentucky at 19, accounting for nearly 60,000 residents, with most zones concentrated in West Louisville.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development has scheduled its fourth Opportunity Zones Workshop to be held June 13 in Owensboro. The workshop will assist community and business leaders and others hoping to take advantage of this evolving economic development tool.