May 7 2018 Louisville Forward, Greater Louisville Inc., recognized as top economic development groups by Site Selection magazine

In celebration of National Economic Development Week, Mayor Greg Fischer and Kent Oyler, president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc., today announced that Louisville Forward, the city’s economic development organization, and Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), the region’s chamber of commerce, have been jointly recognized as a Top U.S. Economic Development Group for 2017 by Site Selection magazine. This is a back-to-back win for the two organizations.

Apr 16 2018 Louisville Ranks 3rd in mid-size city ENERGY STAR building list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Louisville is ranked 3rd on the list of top U.S. mid-size cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Louisville ranked 7th last year and this year, ranks behind only San Jose and Virginia Beach. On the list of all U.S. metropolitan areas, Louisville ranks in the top 25.  

Mar 27 2018 Mayor Fischer, Southwest Dream Team unveil 218 edition of the South Points Scenic Map

Mayor Fischer, the Southwest Dream Team and Metro Council members today were joined by local business owners and residents to unveil the 2018 edition of the South Points Scenic Area Map. It is the fourth rendition of the map, which has expanded its outreach year over year to include more local businesses and attractions, including this year, Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay.  

Mar 27 2018 Riverport Industrial Park designated as AT&T Fiber Ready

AT&T* is continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Kentucky.  AT&T and local officials today announced that the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, more commonly known as Riverport Industrial Park, has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready.

Mar 23 2018 Downtown Louisville unveils 'The Barrel'

The Barrel,’ a creative urban attraction designating the intersection of Fourth and Main Streets as the center of the Bourbon District, was unveiled today.

Mar 22 2018 Kentucky Bourbon Barrel expansion to create 35 jobs at west Louisville location

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel LLC, a full-service used bourbon and whiskey barrel cooperage, will invest $850,000 and create 35 full-time jobs over the next five years as it relocates its Louisville operation, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Matt Bevin announced today.

Feb 20 2018 Metro Housing Authority Director Tim Barry is retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Tim Barry, is retiring in late spring 2018. Barry was appointed to the position in 2001 by Mayor David Armstrong.

Feb 19 2018 City launches Food Entrepreneurship series

Please note, we have received an overwhelming response to the launch of the Food Entrepreneurship series. The registration window is now closed, but stay tuned because we are developing an additional series. Details to come!

Feb 6 2018 DPL Financial Partners to create 40 jobs with Louisville expansion

DPL Financial Partners LLC, an independent insurance consulting firm, will expand in Louisville with a $3.6 million-plus investment expected to create 40 full-time, high-paying jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jan 31 2018 EY opens expanded Louisville office, adding 125-member national administrative team

EY, one of the world’s largest business-services organizations, opened its new center for executive assistants and other professional functions within its expanded and remodeled downtown Louisville office, Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jan 31 2018 Four businesses receive loans from city

Four businesses were approved for loans totaling $291,000 by the Louisville Metro Departments of Economic Development and Resilience and Community Services. The loans will leverage a total investment of more than $1.2 million and will assist the businesses to open, expand services or rehabilitate properties.

Jan 26 2018 Request for information issued for LMPD Impound Lot

Louisville Metro Government has officially started the search for a new Louisville Metro Police vehicle impound lot.

Jan 5 2018 Mayor names Chris Seidt as city’s new Director of Information Technology

Chris Seidt

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Chris Seidt as Director of Information Technology. 

Jan 5 2018 City's External Agency Fund Applications Open Jan. 6

Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government will begin accepting applications for External Agency Fund grants Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8 a.m. for the service period of FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019). These General Fund grants are awarded to non-profit, non-governmental, or "external”, agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality. 

Dec 27 2017 Mayor Fischer to deliver State of the City on Jan. 4 at South Central Regional Library

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that he will deliver the 2018 State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 4 at the new South Central Regional Library in Okolona.

The address is traditionally delivered to the Downtown Rotary Club at the start of the new year, in various locations.