UPS Grows Again: 1,000 new jobs with $750 million in expansion

Leaders announced $750 million in upcoming projects, as well as 1,000 jobs. The largest of the projects is a $220 million maintenance facility.

Churchill Downs expands, purchasing Turfway Park Florence

Plans include replacing the current grandstand with a $150 million racing and gambling facility. “Our team is poised to restore Turfway to its former glory,” said Churchill Downs president Kevin Flanery.

UK P3 breaks ground on $34M Mixed-Use Parking and Innovation Center

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.

‘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.

Momentum Building at Kentucky-adjacent ‘Hot Spot’ River Ridge

Growth in the Kentucky/Indiana and Kentucky/Cincinnati regions has been increasingly apparent over the last few years. CompMed announced an expansion in Newport, near Cincinnati and a Louisville-based healthcare company recently expanded operations to Jeffersonville.

CompMed to create of 150 jobs with $1.11M expansion at Newport office

CompMed’s investment will include new space to accommodate additional staff — this expansion comes in response to demand from new and existing customers.

Logan Street Market to open as year-round public market

This August, barn doors will open to reveal a farmer’s plaza, four restaurants and what founders hope will be a new cultural hub for Louisville.

Graves County Economic Development announces 11 projects worth $115 million

Officials in Graves County outlined several economic development projects in the works. These projects include new manufacturing space, road updates and more.

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is Headed to Downtown Louisville

Calling all Parrotheads! A new place for a tropical staycation is coming to Louisville.Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is headed downtown.

Better Infrastructure Means Safer Travel for Kentucky

Example: A recent ramp project in Shively resulted in 72 percent fewer accidents, according to crash reports analyzed by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The accidents were also less severe and were less likely to cause injury.