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Economic Development Newsroom - 2009 Archive

New Businesses Coming Near Downtown Arena
Two new businesses opening near the downtown arena are among four companies receiving small-business loans this month from Louisville Metro Government.

RecoverCare Relocates Corp Headquarters to Louisville
RecoverCare, a leading distributor of wound care and bariatric equipment, today announced that it is relocating its corporate headquarters from Philadelphia to Louisville.

Small Business Loans to Help Renovate Buildings
A new restaurant in Butchertown and a building renovation project on East Market street are companies awarded small-business loans recently by Louisville Metro Government.

Technology Company Will bring New Jobs to Louisville
Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Jerry Abramson announced today that Neustar, Inc., a leading technology company, will open a new operation in Louisville.

Airport Releases Economic Impacts
Airports help generate more than 55,000 jobs and over $277 million in annually recurring state and local taxes

Downtown Housing Tour This Saturday

City Readies Park Hill Area for Business Growth
New focus in business-recruitment targets, plus $2.5 million in projects launch effort to grow business in 1,400-acre industrial corridor

New Loan Helps Property Owners Clean Brownfields
New Loan Program Helps Property Owners Clean Environmentally Polluted Land Belknap Crossings is awarded first loan

Neighborhood Businesses Awarded Small Business Loans
Three businesses, including a hardware store in Old Louisville and dentist in Hurstbourne, have been awarded small-business loans this month by Louisville Metro Government.

Louisville Receives $7 Million in Stimulus for Energy Efficiency
Yarmuth, Abramson Announce $7 Million In Stimulus Funding to Improve Energy Efficiency Projects include street lighting, solar energy, business loans

Louisville Awarded Two Million Dollar Stimulus Diesel Reduction Grant
Louisville Awarded $2 Million Stimulus Grant To Reduce Diesel Pollution; Money will create revolving loan fund

New Downtown QDoba and Valley Station Day Care Receive Small-Business Loans
New Downtown Qdoba, Valley Station Day Care Awarded Small-Business Loans

METCO Approves Small Business Loans
French Restaurant, Dry Cleaners, Hair Salon Awarded Small-Business Loans

Louisville Named City of Future
Louisville Named ‘City of the Future’ By International Economic Magazine City also named to Top 5 for business potential

Four Businesses Awarded City Loans
Porter Funeral Home, Oak St. Hardware Among Businesses Awarded City Loans Low-interest loans help create jobs

Bank On Cities Campaign Announced
‘Bank On Cities’ Campaign Urges Families To Use Mainstream Banks - Louisville one of eight cities chosen for program

East Downtown Highlands Benefit from METCO Loans
Small-Business Loans To Help Renovate Buildings; Slugger Field restaurant loan also approved

Gritton Named President of Workforce Development Council
KentuckianaWorks executive director elected president of United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council

Telamon Corp Opens Technology Center in Louisville
Telamon Corp. Opens Technology Center In Louisville

UPS Airlines Honored as 2009 Cargo Airline of the Year
UPS AIRLINES HONORED AS 2009 “CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR” Air Transport World Cites Global Service, Safety, Technology

My Old Kentucky Homebrew Receives METCO Loan
My Old Kentucky Homebrew Awarded Small-Business Loan; Company is new start-up

Fresh Produce New Offering in Park Hill
Stores to Bring Fresh Produce to the Smoketown and California Neighborhoods