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October 2015
Indiana Trucking Company Plans Bullitt County Facility To Mitigate Toll Costs

Clarksville-based Summitt Trucking LLC plans to open a new location in Bullitt County as a means of saving money on tolls expected as a part of the Ohio River Bridges Project. Owner David Summitt said in an interview that he expects the company to close on land for the new location by the end of the month. Summitt is buying the former Brooks Elementary School

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Oct
2015
Bullitt County Building Boom Led By $165 Million Industrial Project

Bullitt County’s industrial activity is getting a significant jolt thanks to a number of multimillion-dollar projects that are either under development or in the midst of construction. During a tour of Bullitt County’s industrial development parks on Tuesday, Louisville Business First received the lowdown on these project. Main Street Realty recently completed this building with just more than 400,000 square feet in the Cedar Grove

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Oct
2015
Diageo Wants To Stay Natural With Bulleit Distillery

About a year ago, an approximately 300-acre site off Benson Park Pike in Shelby County was nothing but a corn field. About a year from now, it is expected to be a fully functioning whiskey distillery and aging operation. Today, it’s somewhere in between. On Tuesday morning, London-based Diageo PLC gave us an update on the progress of its Bulleit Distillery project in Shelby County. Diageo

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Oct
2015
Bulleit Distillery On Track For 2016 Opening

Bulleit Distillery On Track For 2016 Opening

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

Bulleit Bourbon — which saw a growth rate of 55 percent in 2014 — is currently made and aged across Kentucky in bits and pieces with the product distilled by a third-party company then sent to warehouses in various locations. But the bourbon won’t remain stretched across the state for long. By late fall next year, Bulleit’s parent company, Diageo, plans to finish a $115 million project that will join a

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Oct
2015
Downtown Aloft Hotel Opening Set

Downtown Aloft Hotel Opening Set

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

A Nov. 3 opening date has been set for the 175-room, eight-story Aloft Louisville Downtown boutique hotel being developed by investor Steve Poe at First and Main streets near the historic Whiskey Row district. The hotel will be a Starwood brand property — its only one in the central business district — and will offer what a news release said will be “tech-savvy touches such

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Oct
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August 2015

Detention Systems For Challenging Sites

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

Demanding Stormwater Controls in Louisville The Germantown Mill Lofts project in Louisville, KY, involves extensive renovation of an entire city block in the middle of town. Previously, the site was the location of a cotton mill, dating to 1889. The property now consists of more than 250,000 square feet of apartments, multiuse facilities, and other buildings spread over nearly 8 acres. Because of a variety of

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Aug
2015
Downtown Aloft Hotel On Track For November Opening

Downtown Aloft Hotel On Track For November Opening

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

Louisville will add 175 more rooms to its downtown hotel stock before the major holidays descend later this year. Developer Steve Poe, of Louisville-based Poe Companies LLC, said the eight-story Aloft hotel under construction at First and Main streets should be ready for occupancy by Nov. 1. That was the original date Poe proposed late last year. He said most of the rooms are finished

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Aug
2015
Healing Place plans short-term recovery center

Healing Place plans short-term recovery center

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

For people exhibiting signs of addiction, getting treatment early is imperative to ending issues caused by drug or alcohol abuse. But for some, completing months-long recovery programs isn’t always an option — or even the best choice. Soon, people in the early stages of addiction will be able to seek help through a new, shorter program operated by The Healing Place. The nonprofit, which has

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Aug
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July 2015

JQ Public House to evoke comfort food at Waterfront

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

Q Public House is the name of the new “American comfort food” restaurant at Riverpark Place. The Waterfront Park eatery astride a marina on the Ohio River opens next March, the restaurant developer announced Wednesday. “JQ’s idea is Americana. I traveled a lot with my dad growing up and we always stopped at roadside diners. There would always be a case of homemade desserts, fried

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Jul
2015
The 800, Axis Projects Seek Tax Deals

The 800, Axis Projects Seek Tax Deals

at NEWS - by Land Design & Development

The Louisville Metro Council has scheduled two public hearings on creation of special taxing districts to provide financial help to two projects, a major makeover of The 800 Apartments on York Street and the other to support construction of 300 apartments on Lexington Road in Irish Hill. Creation of either taxing district will require Metro Council approval of an ordinance. The two hearings are both

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July 2015

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