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November 19, 2018 12:16pm

GLI Statement on Topgolf Lawsuit

“Once again, Steve Porter is profiting off of fear and trying to stifle Louisville’s growth.  He is using the court system to try to stop or delay Topgolf and its 500 jobs, despite strong public support for the project.  The residents that both oppose and support this project weighed in through 11+ hours of public hearings.  The Planning Commission voted 9-0 to support Topgolf.  A 6-1 vote by a Metro Council committee further affirmed the desire to move this project ahead.  GLI will continue to advocate for exciting development projects like Topgolf at Oxmoor. We encourage all those across the Metro in favor to make their voices heard again. We can no longer let a small group of people hold meaningful, quality development hostage.  We look forward to seeing Topgolf pass the full Metro Council this month, with construction to begin soon.”  – Kent Oyler, President & CEO, Greater Louisville Inc.


About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy. As the region’s largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction; nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system; and champions the development of the community’s talent base.  As the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community, GLI advocates for a pro-business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness.  For more information, visit www.greaterlouisville.com.