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New Albany projects seek tax breaks

courier-journal.com — The city of New Albany has been asked to consider two tax abatement requests for projects that would boost business and economic development as well as potentially improve the tax base. The Carlisle Family LLC has requested incentives for an investment of $6.5 million in a proposed building of at least 75,000 square feet on North Reas Lane.

Autumn citywide Brightside cleanup Saturday

courier-journal.com — Thousands of volunteers will join together on Saturday, Oct. 22, for the Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Communitywide Cleanup. The program encourages groups and individuals to pick up litter and beautify sites across Louisville. "Joining forces and pulling together to make our city cleaner creates a more attractive city for residents and visitors," Mayor Greg Fischer said in a release.

Street to be renamed for lottery's Gleason

courier-journal.com — A block-long connector between Main and Market streets near Kentucky Lottery headquarters in Louisville is being renamed in honor of the late Arch Gleason, the long-time lottery chief executive officer. Chapel Street will be renamed Arch Gleason Way in a ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. with metro and lottery officials attending.

Sustainability Summit set for Saturday

courier-journal.com — The third annual Sustainability Summit scheduled Saturday, Oct. 29, will have a theme "It takes a Ville" and is intended to get people to actively engage in creating a more sustainable community. The Louisville Metro Office of Sustainability and the Louisville Sustainability Council are coordinating the summit.

Mortgage company expanding in Jeffersontown

courier-journal.com — Statewide Mortgage, a Louisville-based mortgage lender, plans to consolidate its operations in a new $3.4 million corporate office in Jeffersontown, creating an estimated 30 full-time jobs in the process. The planned 30,000-square-foot office building will replace the former Benihana's Japanese restaurant off Linn Station Road - on Lake Shore Court, just off Hurstbourne Parkway and near Interstate 64.

Omni adding new floor every eight days

courier-journal.com — Construction is moving at a fast pace on the massive Omni Hotel and apartment complex in the heart of downtown Louisville, the project managers note in a monthly update on the development. "Construction teams are adding a new floor every eight days," the report said.

Part of Ali Blvd. urged as cultural district

courier-journal.com — In what would be another tribute to Louisville-born icon Muhammad Ali, national experts from the American Institute of Architects have recommended that Muhammad Ali Boulevard from Sixth to 21st streets be designated and developed as a cultural-arts commercial district.

Kroger reopens soon, Holiday Manor shoppers

courier-journal.com — The expanded and revamped, 52-year-old Kroger supermarket at Holiday Manor will reopen Wednesday, Nov. 2. The grocery company has spent about $16 million reconfiguring and upgrading the busy store that anchors the shopping center located between U.S. 42 and Brownsboro Road (KY 22) just outside the Watterson Expressway.

Cherokee Park bridge work progressing

courier-journal.com — Chenoweth Bridge located on Beargrass Road in Cherokee Park will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, Oct. 26 if bad weather doesn't delay the project. The bridge was closed in early September to allow for concrete repairs, installation of a waterproofing membrane and asphalt resurfacing.

Germantown Mill Lofts offers cabooses for apartments

courier-journal.com — Looking for something different in living quarters? Then you might be interested in the three brightly colored cabooses that have been converted into apartments and are available for rent for $975 a month at the Germantown Mill Lofts development off Goss Avenue.
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