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November 28, 2018 1:23pm

Business Expansions, Closures, and a 600-Acre Development for Greater Louisville

The latest economic development news from Greater Louisville Inc.

$65M Distillery Expansion in Bardstown

The expansion will add a visitors center, new barrel warehouses, a new bottling line, and will increase its holdings of aging bourbon. It’s expected to create more than 20 new full-time and part-time jobs.

New 600-Acre Office Campus at River Ridge

The project will be completed in two phases, the first 300 acres being developed as the River Ridge Gateway Office Campus. The remaining 300 acres will be developed as the River Ridge Research Campus.

 

According to the Center for Digital Government, the survey winners are “redefining the role of the public-sector technology leader at the city level. They’re looking beyond the nuts and bolts of IT, exploring creative ways to leverage their technology investments, and building new, more effective coalitions.”

Louisville’s Newest Nonstop Air Service Destination

Louisville International Airport is served by six airlines offering flights to 32 nonstop destinations including 19 of the region’s top 20 domestic markets.

What Does the Future of Louisville Look Like?

Insider Louisville created a document that tells of Louisville’s upcoming changes, including: an $80 million children’s health center, Passport Health’s construction timeline in West Louisville, a new soccer stadium, etc.

 

 

Scottsburg Site Deemed Certified Prime

The certification says the site is ready for economic development. OCRA says the 155-acre location could be used for warehousing, light manufacturing, and/or heavy manufacturing facilities.

 

Manufacturer Closing Plant – Laying Off 100

An international packaging and paper manufacturer is closing its south Louisville plant and laying off 100 employees.

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