Sep 24 2014 Total Quality Logistics LLC to Expand in Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer joined Governor Steve Beshear and officials from Total Quality Logistics LLC (TQL) today to celebrate the growth of the national company in Louisville.
TQL, the nation?s second largest freight brokerage firm, is expected to create up to 50 new jobs and invest $800,000 into the project.

Sep 19 2014 West Louisville Food Hub to Bring Business, Jobs Together

Public/private/nonprofit partnership innovates to scale local food efforts

Sep 18 2014 V-Soft Consulting to Expand Louisville Headquarters

Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer today announced V-Soft Consulting Group Inc. plans to expand its company headquarters in Louisville.
V-Soft, a minority, woman-owned business solutions group, plans to create up to 25 new jobs and invest more than $200,000 into the project.

Sep 17 2014 Computershare, Inc. to Open New Facility in Louisville

Expected to create up to 250 new jobs
Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Louisville Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer announced today, as Computershare, Inc. plans to open a facility in Jefferson County.
Computershare, which specializes in financial services and investor communications, is expected to seek up to 250 new jobs for various roles, including management, human resources, recruiting, administrative, call center representatives and operations staff.

Sep 16 2014 'Where Opportunity Knox' Initiative Launches to Hire Veterans

Mayor Greg Fischer joined Greater Louisville leaders to announce the launch of Where Opportunity Knox today, an initiative that will connect 10,000 transitioning veterans and military spouses to jobs and to the region over the next three years.

Sep 4 2014 New Data Shows Louisville is a Leading Metropolitan Area for Exports

The U.S. Department of Commerce?s International Trade Administration has announced new export data that shows merchandise exports from the Louisville-Jefferson County metropolitan area totaled a record $8.9 billion, an increase of 16 percent or $1.2 billion from 2012 to 2013. This growth helped Louisville to remain a top metropolitan area for exports in 2013.

Aug 29 2014 Next City Cyclouvia Event Will be on West Broadway

W. Broadway to be closed to cars for an afternoon
Following the resounding success of the Cyclouvia events in the Highlands and Crescent Hill, the popular event is expanding to other parts of the city, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

Aug 28 2014 Two Louisville Companies Approved for Incentives to Locate, Expand

Two companies were preliminarily approved for economic development incentives at this morning?s meeting of the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA) in Frankfort, Ky. The projects would attract $13.2 million in new investment, and create 775 new jobs in Louisville, which represent $25.8 million in new annual payroll.

Aug 25 2014 BEAM Committee Releases Assessment of Area Infrastructure

A 51-member committee of the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement has released an assessment of the region?s infrastructure, including roadways, waterways, and fiber optic capabilities.

Aug 12 2014 Integrity HR Opens New Facility in Louisville

Integrity HR, a national human resources firm, will relocate to east Louisville and create up to 20 new jobs, mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

The company specializes in human resources services to entrepreneurs, small businesses and not-for-profits. The new jobs it will create with the move will pay a yearly average of $50,000.

Aug 6 2014 iHealth Solutions Moving its Headquarters to Louisville

Healthcare revenue company to create 70 jobs

iHealth Solutions LLC is moving its headquarters and main operations from Virginia to downtown Louisville, solidifying the city?s global reputation as a powerhouse for companies involved in health and business services.

iHealth, which provides technology and other services for medical records, as well as medical billing and claims processing services, plans to create 70 new jobs and invest $1.7 million.

Jul 24 2014 GE FirstBuild Microfactory Opens in Louisville

From the color of appliances to personalized features, consumers want the ability to customize the everyday products they use to suit their individual lifestyle needs. Through the FirstBuild? Microfactory*, which officially opened today in Louisville, Ky., the online and local community members can design products and help solve engineering challenges that will fast-track community-driven innovation to market.

Jul 16 2014 Louisville Awarded Prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Today, National Endowment for the Arts announced that Louisville will receive a $50,000 ?Our Town? grant to place artists on project teams inside of corporations. The Louisville initiative, referred to as ?The Accelerator?, is designed to make Louisville businesses more dynamic and profitable. The initiative was created through a collaboration between IDEAS 40203 and its sister organization, Brooklyn-based, Residency Unlimited.

Mar 28 2014 METCO Board Approves Energy Efficiency Loan

Improved commercial building will add solar panels to Butchertown Market

Feb 28 2014 METCO Board Approves Facade Loan for Schnitzelburg Building

Improved mixed-use building will add to Schnitzelburg revitalization