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Bradley Quinn

Shannon Baker, formerly the Plantory’s assistant director, has been promoted to the role of chief operating officer, and local social activist Russell Allen was brought on board as the organization’s new chief development officer in August. Read more

Business

Globally headquartered companies in Lexington have teamed up with the city to promote the benefits of a Bluegrass address to their highly sought executive job prospects, with a new video available on vimeo.com. Read more

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Bradley Quinn

Local hub for non-profit and community-minded businesses, The Plantory, takes ‘collaborative energy’ to the next level with new dual executive leadership model Read more

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Lexington’s new alliance, dubbed the “Lex Give First” project and led by the Awesome Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE), aims to leverage and strengthen existing collaborative initiatives to support local startups. Read more

Business

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Tom Wilmes

As the federal prohibition on industrial hemp is poised to end, Lexington-based Kentucky Cannabis Company and its retail arm Bluegrass Hemp Oil (BHO) are leading the way with Kentucky-grown and -processed CBD products. Read more

Business

Sunroof manufacturer Webasto Roof Systems, Inc., announced plans in August to invest $15.2 million in a new production line that will bring 183 additional jobs to its Lexington facilities over the next two years. Read more

Business

Business Lexington asked banking industry professionals in Central Kentucky to share their perspectives on some of the changes local customers can expect to see as a result of recent revisions to the Dodd-Frank Act. Read more

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Lexington-based college planning services help students use new college search technology and compare financial aid opportunities and other factors in the college selection process. Read more

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Lexington’s local garden centers, greenhouse nurseries and landscaping companies, many of which are multigenerational family businesses, are well-versed at adapting to changing conditions, whether they be market or nature-driven. Read more

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With a new TIF district in the works and plans for mixed-use development, UK's Coldstream Research Campus looks to build itself into an attractive hub for enterprising young professionals. Read more

Business

The first phase in Lexington’s bid to become the nation’s largest gigabit city is nearing completion, as MetroNet is on target to wrap up construction of the first quadrant of its citywide fiber-optic network. Read more

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The Lexington primary care practice of Dr. John Borders and Dr. Gregory Hood has signed onto the national network of MDVIP, joining the small but growing conversion to concierge medicine. Read more

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Magnus Lindqvist

New Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky president Susan Elkington looks to prepare the Georgetown plant and its workforce for the future of auto manufacturing — whatever that future may hold. Read more

Business

New Nicholasville Road shopping center The Venue brings several new and relocating businesses to the Lexington market. Read more

Business

Local commercial real estate market rolls into 2018 with a full head of steam. Read more

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The family entertainment center Malibu Jack’s will relocate its Lexington facility to the former Kmart location at 2520 Nicholasville Road in 2018. Read more

Business

The Gratz Park Inn has been sold to Lexington-based property management company RainMaker Hospitality, which will renovate and rebrand the facility as part of The Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Read more

Business

With new legislation enacted last year and growing support from private and public agencies, Kentucky is poised for a potential surge in new P3 initiatives at both the state and local levels. Read more

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Stockyards officials opened a new, state-of-the-art facility on Iron Works Pike in late September, designed not only to serve their cattle-sale clientele, but also to welcome and educate the larger community on the state’s vital beef industry. Read more

Business