Study Reveals Over 17,000 Acres Available for Development and Redevelopment

Underutilized Property Study Reveals Over 17,000 Acres Available For Development And Redevelopment Inside Fayette County’s Current Urban Services Boundary Recently, we commissioned nationally-respected firm Lord Aeck Sargent to complete an assessment and analysis of properties within the Urban Services Boundary (USB) of Fayette County. They examined all property within the existing USB and analyzed its possible […]

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City Council Approves Plans for $250 Million Overhaul of Convention Center

Lexington council approves resolution backing $250 million convention center project by Beth Musgrave, 2.18.16, Kentucky.com The Urban County Council voted Thursday to support a new financing plan for a $250 million overhaul of the downtown convention center that would include $10 million in city funds. The unanimous vote came after a one-hour-plus discussion at a […]

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Environmental Assessment for Subdivision Planned for Prior Sewage Plant Location

Developer to do environmental assessment for subdivision proposed where sewage plant once stood by Beth Musgrave, 7.21.15, Kentucky.com Developers of a 27-home residential subdivision have agreed to conduct further environmental assessments on the property off Saybrook Road and to delay a zoning change request scheduled to be heard this week. The move was prompted by […]

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Work on Summit Delayed

Work delayed for Summit shopping center; newly signed tenants include Brooks Brothers, Orvis by Janet Patton, 3.25.15, Kentucky.com Work on the $156 million, 60-acre Summit at Fritz Farm at Man o’ War and Nicholasville has been delayed until mid- to late May, but developer Bayer Properties said the shopping and residential center is scheduled to […]

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Council Approves Arlington Studio Apartments on North Limestone

Lexington council approves Arlington Studios apartment complex on North Limestone by Beth Musgrave, 3.10.15, Kentucky.com The Urban County Council gave final approval Monday to an affordable housing apartment complex on North Limestone after a five-hour hearing. The council passed the changes to the zoning unanimously. The Planning Commission had previously approved the zoning changes for […]

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Council Considers Incentives for Downtown Development

Council looks at incentives to spur downtown development By Beth Musgrave, 2.10.15, Kentucky.com The Urban County Council began discussions Tuesday on new design standards for downtown Lexington but took no vote. Instead, the council will return in April to further explore incentives for downtown development as part of the downtown design standards. Vice Mayor Steve […]

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Tom Eblen on Lexington’s Recent Redevelopment Wins

A banner week for urban redevelopment in Lexington by Tom Eblen, 1.24.15, Kentucky.com It was a great week for “infill and redevelopment,” the popular Lexington catchphrase that is easier to say than do. First, The New York Times made my little neighborhood look positively hip. A Travel section story told how Walker Properties and other […]

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Euclid Kroger Reopens Today! (January 22)

Kroger ‘unlike any other’ opens on Euclid Avenue Staff Report, 1.21.15, Kentucky.com The new Kroger at 704 Euclid Avenue — which Kroger officials say is “unlike any other Kroger store in the nation” — will open Thursday at 8 a.m. with University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari cutting the ribbon. The 86,000-square-foot store […]

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Red Mile and Keeneland Teaming Up on Instant Racing Venture

Keeneland, Red Mile to team up on instant racing gambling parlor by Janet Patton, 10.22.14, Kentucky.com Keeneland is scrapping plans for its on-site expanding gambling venture and instead will team with The Red Mile to open an instant racing parlor near downtown Lexington. The two tracks received approval in April to offer historical wagering and […]

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Development of Townhomes Between Midland and Bell Court Moving Forward

Townhomes to be built between Midland Avenue, Bell Court by Cheryl Truman, 9.21.14, Kentucky.com Developer Brian Hanna wants you to visit a townhome that has not yet been built. A simulation of The Midlands townhomes, a group of 46 Craftsman-style townhouses with a gated entry, is in his office on Walton Avenue, just off the […]

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