Lexington Center Seeking to Redevelop Parking Lot Near Rupp

Lexington Center seeks developers for parking lot near Rupp Arena by Beth Musgrave, 10.04.16, Kentucky.com Potential developers of the nearly 20-acre Rupp Arena High Street parking lot have until late November to submit their proposals. Lexington Center Corp. released its request for qualifications for developers this week.Money from the ground lease of the High Street […]

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Move of Peoples Bank building suspended

Fate of Lexington’s Peoples Bank building uncertain after move suspended by Beth Musgrave, 9.14.16, Kentucky.com The effort to move and save a mid-20th-century bank building on South Broadway in Lexington has been suspended after a dispute with the moving contractor and a missed moving deadline, leaving the future of the project in doubt. Laurel Catto […]

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Tom Eblen: Lexington Shouldn’t Expand Urban Growth Boundary

After recession, builders want more room to grow. Lexington should say no. by Tom Eblen, 8.30.16, Kentucky.com After years of recession-induced silence, the drumbeat is sure to start again: builders, developers and land speculators will want to expand the Urban Service Boundary. Don’t do it, Lexington, and not just for the obvious reason. Central Kentucky’s […]

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Update On CentrePointe Garage Construction

Workers leave CentrePointe site, but another group to arrive soon by Beth Musgrave, 8.22.16, Kentucky.com Construction on a three-story underground parking garage at the CentrePointe site in downtown Lexington is continuing, the developer of the long-stalled development said Monday. Crews who were working on the proposed 700-space underground parking garage exited the site late Friday […]

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Development of The Summit at Fritz Farm Continues

Developers of The Summit at Fritz Farm working to minimize traffic woes by Cheryl Truman, 8.4.16, Kentucky.com Land preparation is being completed and construction is taking shape at The Summit at Fritz Farm, a 60-acre retail, dining and residential development at Man o’ War and Nicholasville Road. And developers say there should be plenty of […]

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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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Developers Announce Timeline for CentrePointe

CentrePointe to open in spring 2018, developer says by Cheryl Truman, 7.22.16, Kentucky.com Developer Dudley Webb has released the final renderings for the downtown CentrePointe project. The CentrePointe garage would be finished by spring 2017, he said, and most of the remaining CentrePointe complex would be complete by spring 2018. The hotel, which involves more […]

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City Properties Group succeeds with projects other developers avoid

How company restoring Lexington courthouse changed downtown Louisville by Tom Eblen, 7.15.16, Kentucky.com LOUISVILLE The project managers overseeing restoration of the old Fayette County Courthouse have decades of experience turning abused and neglected old buildings into useful, productive community assets. Over the past 25 years, Holly Wiedmann’s Lexington-based AU Associates has redone more than 25 […]

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Old Courthouse Renovations Plans Unveiled

Courthouse plan a brilliant solution to a vexing downtown problem by Tom Eblen, 05.24.16, Kentucky.com The plan unveiled Tuesday for renovation of the old Fayette County Courthouse is brilliant in many ways: It preserves one of Lexington’s most iconic buildings, it gives it new life and purpose, and it seems to be financially sound. The […]

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Pepper Distillery to Reopen on Manchester Street

Historic James Pepper Distillery to reopen on Manchester Street by Janet Patton, 05.04.16, Kentucky.com The James E. Pepper Distillery will be making bourbon again. A businessman from the Washington, D.C., area who owns the James E. Pepper label plans to put a distillery in the historical home of the brand on Manchester Street, Mayor Jim […]

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