Louisville architecture firm shares history behind iconic Twin Spires design

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Luckett & Farley’s historic relationship with Churchill Downs includes many projects that enhance the experience of the horseracing industry, including the original Twin Spires designed in 1894. The Twin Spires continue to captivate race fans as the backdrop for the Kentucky Derby. Luckett & Farley is proud to share this […]

KYTC project will transform downtown Louisville’s Main Street

By Shayla Lohman, Building Kentucky On Tuesday, March 19, a public meeting was held to introduce Main Remade, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet project that will significantly enhance existing traffic patterns along Main Street in downtown Louisville. Main Remade will enhance safety and accessibility by converting the current one-way street into a two-way street, making travel […]

Your pre-Kentucky Derby 150 event guide

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Kentucky Derby season is upon us, and that means the city of Louisville is preparing to celebrate. We’ve put together a list of notable events happening over the next month to help get you in the Derby spirit leading up to the Run for the Roses! Caesars Foundation of Floyd […]

Republic Bank named one of the Best-Performing Large Community Banks in the country, highest ranked among banks headquartered in Kentucky

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky  Republic Bank announced on Wednesday, March 27, it has been named a top-50 best-performing bank in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Top 50 Community Banks with assets of $3 -10 billion, with the highest ranking of any bank headquartered in Kentucky. The rankings assess the performance of banking institutions based on returns, […]

Shady Rays opens new corporate headquarters in Simpsonville Commons

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Hollenbach Oakley, a Louisville-based commercial real estate development firm, is pleased to welcome Shady Rays, a Kentucky-based company that manufactures high-quality sunglasses, as the firm’s first anchor tenant at Simpsonville Commons, a 140-acre “Class A” business park in Simpsonville, Kentucky that will consist of retail, distribution, logistics and advanced manufacturing. […]

Raque Food Systems revolutionizing food packaging with automation

By Abuzar Iqbal, Building Kentucky Mass production has been booming since the 1800s, with automation in nearly every industry today. Likewise, as the world’s population grows, it is important to keep up with the increasing demand for food. This makes food packaging one of the most important mass production industries in today’s economy. Raque is […]

Republic Bank announces record gift to Metro United Way

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Republic Bank hosted an event to announce a record gift to Metro United Way, and to thank employee donors at one of its downtown locations Thursday morning. The total gift of over $188,000 from this year’s campaign marks the Bank’s largest ever combined corporate and employee donation. “Republic Bank and […]

Maryhurst celebrates 180th anniversary of serving children and families in greatest need

By Jamie Johnson, Building Kentucky Maryhurst, Kentucky’s oldest child welfare nonprofit, is celebrating 180 years of fulfilling its mission – to strengthen and empower children and families in greatest need. On Tuesday, February 6th, the organization brought together community leaders, volunteers, supporters and staff to celebrate the significant achievement of 180 years. “Celebrating 180 years […]

VIDEO: An Inside look at LouCity and Racing Louisville’s Training Center

By Jamie Johnson, Building Kentucky The Lynn Family Sports Vision + Training Center, home to Louisville’s professional soccer teams LouCity and Racing Louisville opened in July of 2021. The TowerPinkster team, a full-service design firm serving the greater Louisville region, designed the space over a former landfill. The facility includes locker rooms for both soccer […]

Metro United Way invests in solutions for systematic issues, commits to new priorities and focuses on equity for all

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Metro United Way is no longer a community chest pass-through organization, but one that strategically invests in solutions to persistent and systemic issues to help our community achieve better outcomes. Metro United Way supercharges organizations through capacity building, resources, training, mental health support, public policy collaboration and more. Republic Bank […]

Kentucky nonprofit pioneers international clean water effort; donation honoring Old National Bank victim to fuel further work

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky An anonymous $500,000 donation made in honor of Tommy Elliott, who died during the mass shooting inside Old National Bank last April, will launch the expansion of Louisville-developed clean water technology that will transform health outcomes for millions of people around the world. WaterStep, a Louisville-based nonprofit whose mission is […]

Kentucky’s non-profit leader in addiction recovery services celebrates largest program graduation to-date

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Isaiah House, Kentucky’s largest non-profit addiction recovery organization, recently celebrated its largest graduating class to-date. Isaiah House recognized 143 individuals who successfully completed its program, 26 of whom graduated from the long-term recovery program. “I’m so proud of our newest graduates and their tenacity, resilience and dedication to their recovery […]

Q&A: Sitting down with John Hollenbach of Hollenbach Oakley

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky John Hollenbach is Managing Partner of Hollenbach Oakley and Horizon Commercial Realty. John sat down with Building Kentucky to discuss how his businesses got off the ground, how they’re doing now, and what the future has in store.  BK: You and Greg founded Hollenbach Oakley in 1996. Can you tell […]