‘Louisville’s economy is booming,’ and it has the Kentucky Derby and bourbon to thank

Thanks, in part, to bourbon and the Derby, Louisville ranks No. 2 for metro areas with the largest share of profitable businesses nationwide.

Indiana-based distiller expands distribution into Kentucky

Hard Truth Distilling Co. in August will expand its spirit distribution footprint for the first time outside of Indiana to the state of Kentucky. Distilleries and bourbon continue to boom in the Commonwealth.

Creative Mornings Monthly Meetings Grow Statewide

Creative Mornings help people get connected and learn who the culture-makers are in their communities — ultimately driving them to feel more rooted. Lexington and Louisville chapters have well attended monthly meetings.

Beam Suntory building new craft distillery in Kentucky

The company behind the world’s top-selling bourbon, Jim Beam, is pouring tens of millions of dollars into a new Kentucky distillery.

Historic number of Kentucky businesses filed annual reports online

One thing is certain: businesses of all types are growing in Kentucky. From agriculture to technology and healthcare, the Commonwealth is quickly becoming a hub for industry.

eCommerce means big business for Kentucky companies

Companies can reach 80% of the world’s population in less than 48 hours when shipping from Louisville, helping eCommerce companies scale and meet demand.

KYTC grants $1.3 million in railroad improvements

The grants will fund 20 safety improvement projects, including the reconstruction of 16 crossings, three signal upgrades and one crossing replacement.

Atalo opens second hemp processing facility in Winchester

To meet demand, Atalo has expanded its extraction, formulation, packaging and laboratory capabilities with a 50,000 square foot center in Winchester.

Murray State University announces new business outreach initiatives

Murray State University’s new initiative commits to connecting academic, economic and entrepreneurship fields for student and community advancement.

Kentucky awarded $11M in federal aviation discretionary grants to boost aviation

Two Kentucky general aviation airports received nearly $11 million in federal discretionary grants to boost safety and economic development within the state’s vibrant aerospace industry.