‘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.

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.

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.

Japan continues to lead in foreign business relations with Kentucky

Japan is the largest international investor in Kentucky, with Japanese-owned companies operating more than 190 facilities and employing 46,000 people.

Report Shows Kentucky Kids Are Making Progress, But Still Lag Behind

An annual report measuring the health and well-being of Kentucky children shows progress in 9 categories, including the children without health insurance, children living in poverty and children whose parents lack secure employment.

Louisville health care company to bring 850 jobs to Jeffersonville

Louisville-based PharmaCord will invest more than $52 million to launch its Indiana operations at the River Ridge Commerce Center.

Nelson County Distillery coming home after nearly two centuries

The new distillery will be built on land that originally home to distillery operations of Dant’s sons. The new operation will include a distillery, bottling facility, rickhouses and visitor center with a gift shop and tasting room. Log Still plans to hire 20 full-time employees.

With $82 million investment, AppHarvest finally ready to build its 60-acre greenhouse

AppHarvest hopes to create 285 full-time jobs and grow tomatoes and cucumbers under the massive glass and steel greenhouse.

$34M investment in stave mill and cooperage startup in Metcalfe County expected to create 126 jobs

Startup manufacturer Pennington Stave and Cooperage Corp. plans to establish a mill in the Edmonton-Metcalfe County Industrial Park with a $34.4 million-plus investment expected to created up to 126 full-time jobs.