Business Lexington

Years in the making, The Summit at Fritz Farm is set to debut boasting ‘top-of-class’ national stores alongside new spots by local luminaries more

Apr 25, 2017 3:52 PM Business

The region’s top barbecue pitmasters will head to downtown Lexington — and everyone will eat — at the inaugural Big Ass® Bluegrass BBQ FEST, set for June 9 and 10 at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:34 PM

Kentucky labor officials report that unemployment rates fell across a majority of Commonwealth counties last year. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:11 PM Business

Since the redevelopment of its former Sears location in 2014 into a new corridor of retail and dining outlets, Fayette Mall has reinvigorated its overall tenant mix, inspired additional renovations by existing retailers and boosted its sales. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:22 PM Business

TBC - Aerial

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New renderings show ambitious park plan that aims to boost green space, pedestrian traffic and commercial activity. more

Apr 20, 2017 1:57 PM Business

Toyota floor 1

Photo by Sarah Jane Sanders

Japanese automaker makes major investment into Georgetown-area facility, garnering $43.5 million in state tax breaks. more

Apr 20, 2017 1:47 PM Business


Serge Bertasius

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed $358 million budget reserves most of its focus, and its funding, to bolster police and safety. But Gray’s latest budget also reserves money for jobs and workforce development. more

Apr 20, 2017 1:20 PM Business


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Independent business columnist Kathie Stamps talks to business owners Bob Baney and Frans Munoz about adapting to change in their careers. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:33 PM Business

“Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts — Becoming the Person You Want to Be,” by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter, attempts to answer the questions of how to change behaviors for the better. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:03 PM Business

Some transgender people prefer to be referred to by traditional gender pronouns – he or she – in concert with their gender self-identity. But others reject these traditional pronouns in favor of gender-neutral ones. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:28 AM Business

The University of Kentucky has been awarded an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the metabolism of cancer. The grant will fund the university’s Center for Cancer and Metabolism over the next 5 years. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:02 PM Business

Sayre School broke ground this week on the construction of a new $9.9 million building to house its Lower School for pre-kindergarten through fourth grade students on its downtown campus, between Limestone Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard. more

Apr 15, 2017 9:28 AM Business

Gray concedes

M. David Nichols

Mayor Jim Gray is presenting a $358 million budget blueprint for Lexington that calls for belt-tightening in many areas while hiking spending for public safety, including “the largest one-year increase for Lexington police” in the modern era. more

Apr 11, 2017 3:03 PM

For its third year, The Great American Fitness Challenge (GAFC) is returning to Lexington on June 3, bringing its 5K run along with a full schedule of fitness competitions and experiences to the University of Kentucky campus. more

Apr 11, 2017 2:00 PM Business

Toyota has announced plans to invest another $1.33 billion in its massive Scott County-based car manufacturing plant. more

Apr 10, 2017 10:48 AM

Dudley’s on Short has been named as one of the South’s Best Restaurants for 2017 by Southern Living magazine. more

Mar 30, 2017 1:24 PM Business

Boyd Orchards, the popular Versailles fruit orchard, farm stand and family entertainment center, has been sold to an Illinois-based operation. more

Mar 29, 2017 4:10 PM

TBC - Vine Street

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New renderings for Town Branch Commons, the planned linear urban park trail, show an ambitious use of green space and protected pathways through the heart of Lexington. more

Mar 28, 2017 1:32 PM

Lexington’s West Sixth Brewing is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a weeklong celebration of special events. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:10 PM Business

Charter schools and their potential effects on Kentucky K-12 education will be the topic of the day at an upcoming panel discussion to be hosted by the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on March 30. more

Mar 28, 2017 11:33 AM Business

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