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Economic Growth and Innovation Newsroom - 2009 Archive


12/10/2009
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.

12/8/2009
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.

11/18/2009
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.

10/29/2009
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.

10/21/2009
Airport Releases Economic Impacts
Airports help generate more than 55,000 jobs and over $277 million in annually recurring state and local taxes

10/19/2009
Downtown Housing Tour This Saturday

10/16/2009
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

9/24/2009
New Loan Helps Property Owners Clean Brownfields
New Loan Program Helps Property Owners Clean Environmentally Polluted Land Belknap Crossings is awarded first loan

9/24/2009
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.

9/9/2009
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

8/31/2009
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

7/24/2009
New Downtown QDoba and Valley Station Day Care Receive Small-Business Loans
New Downtown Qdoba, Valley Station Day Care Awarded Small-Business Loans

5/29/2009
METCO Approves Small Business Loans
French Restaurant, Dry Cleaners, Hair Salon Awarded Small-Business Loans

4/24/2009
Louisville Named City of Future
Louisville Named ‘City of the Future’ By International Economic Magazine City also named to Top 5 for business potential

4/23/2009
Four Businesses Awarded City Loans
Porter Funeral Home, Oak St. Hardware Among Businesses Awarded City Loans Low-interest loans help create jobs

4/13/2009
Bank On Cities Campaign Announced
‘Bank On Cities’ Campaign Urges Families To Use Mainstream Banks - Louisville one of eight cities chosen for program

3/26/2009
East Downtown Highlands Benefit from METCO Loans
Small-Business Loans To Help Renovate Buildings; Slugger Field restaurant loan also approved

3/5/2009
Gritton Named President of Workforce Development Council
KentuckianaWorks executive director elected president of United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council

3/4/2009
Telamon Corp Opens Technology Center in Louisville
Telamon Corp. Opens Technology Center In Louisville

2/5/2009
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

2/4/2009
My Old Kentucky Homebrew Receives METCO Loan
My Old Kentucky Homebrew Awarded Small-Business Loan; Company is new start-up

1/15/2009
Fresh Produce New Offering in Park Hill
Stores to Bring Fresh Produce to the Smoketown and California Neighborhoods