Prep Work Continues on Properties Up for Redevelopment on Midland

Dozens of trees removed from downtown lot as prelude to development by Janet Patton, 8.30.16, Kentucky.com Former Lexington vice mayor Mike Scanlon said he had more than 40 trees cut down on a 2.7-acre lot at Midland Avenue and Short Street last week as a prelude to developing the property, but he has no definite […]

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Details About Midland Avenue Development Revealed

Midland Avenue set to blossom as developers leverage funding by Jon Michael-Brothers, 7.20.16, BizLex.com Change is coming to Midland Avenue, the near east side corridor stretching from Main and Vine streets up to Third. Three developers — Phil Holoubek and his Lexington’s Real Estate Co. (LRC), statewide non-profit Community Ventures and former Lexington vice mayor […]

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CentrePointe Deadline Expires on Wednesday

City deadline for downtown CentrePointe project is Wednesday by Beth Musgrave, 3.29.16, Kentucky.com Lexington officials remained mum Tuesday about what will happen Wednesday when a series of extensions on an April order to fill in the CentrePointe block expires. Under an agreement, the city could fill in the hole if The Webb Companies fails to […]

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Summit Development Starts to Take Shape

The Summit at Fritz Farm takes shape with focus on community and commerce by Sara Sproull, 02.25.16, BizLex.com The brisk pace of construction at the Summit at Fritz Farm belies the forethought and work that’s gone into creating Lexington’s anticipated mixed-use shopping district. The project, which officially broke ground this past July, is helmed by […]

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City Council Approves TIF Financing for Thistle Station Development

Lexington Council approves incentives for 16-story apartment complex on Newtown Pike by Beth Musgrave, 03.03.16, Kentucky.com Lexington’s Urban County Council gave final approval Thursday for developers of a 16-story mixed-use apartment complex on Newtown Pike to use new property taxes generated from the project to pay for new roads, street lights and sewer lines. The […]

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Work Starts on The Summit at Fritz Farm

Land being cleared for The Summit at Fritz Farm by Janet Patton, 10.19.15, Kentucky.com Work has begun on the infrastructure at The Summit at Fritz Farm, the $156 million, 60-acre development going in at Man O’War and Nicholasville Road. Bayer Properties, the developer, has said The Summit will open in the fall of 2016. Among […]

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Emerge Contracting Focuses on Infill Redevelopment

Emerge Contracting sees opportunity in urban infill, redevelopment by Tom Eblen, 10.11.15, Kentucky.com When Bob Eidson and Matt Hovekamp were roommates 15 years ago at the University of Kentucky, they talked about starting a real estate development company together. Then they went their separate ways. Eidson joined the Army and served in Iraq, earned an […]

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21C in Lexington Begins Taking Reservations

21c Museum Hotel in Lexington begins taking reservations for mid-April by Janet Patton, 10.05.15, Kentucky.com Lexington’s 21c Museum Hotel announced Monday that it is taking reservations for rooms beginning April 15. According to a news release, the 88-room hotel, with an adjacent free art museum and chef-driven restaurant named Lockbox after the building’s history as […]

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LFUCG Continues to Explore Site Options for City Hall, CentrePointe Not Ruled Out

Lexington explores site options for new city hall but hasn’t ruled out CentrePointe block by Beth Musgrave, 09.16.15, Kentucky.com Lexington is exploring options for a new city hall but has not ruled out the CentrePointe site. The city received responses to its request for proposals from two consultants — Haymaker Commercial Real Estate and Jones […]

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Discussion Continues on Future of Former Romany Road Kroger

City councilman holds forum to discuss future of former Kroger on Romany Road by Janet Patton, 09.13.15, Kentucky.com Even as the shelves were emptying out at the Romany Road Kroger, shoppers last week weren’t ready to let go. “I am crushed,” said Barbara McGregor, who moved to the Chevy Chase neighborhood two years ago from […]

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