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  1. Are demographic shifts dominating the real estate market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Business Journal

    A new report released by Chicago's The Counselors of Real Estate identifies demographic shifts as the main issue facing the national real estate industry as large numbers of retiring baby boomers intersect with the wave of millennials as they come of age, start careers and begin pursuing housing options. The report two groups are having a particularly strong impact on the housing market as some baby boomers look to downsize homes.

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  2. Education must be 'as sexy as athletics' to help transform West Louisville, nonprofit leader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    But it also is undeniable that there are opportunities for Louisville to improve the quality of life for West Louisville residents, who are disproportionately poor, unemployed and undereducated. I've been working on a cover story about West Louisville for the July 3 weekly edition of Louisville Business First.

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  3. Metro councilwoman: We won't let biofuel plant build in west LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Business Journal

    An informational meeting Thursday evening between a couple dozen community members and a representative from Nature's Methane LLC became heated yesterday as the residents repeatedly stated that they don't want the Indiana company to build a biofuel facility in west Louisville. "Everybody is a good neighbor until they get into your neighborhood," said Louisville Metro Councilwomen Mary Woolridge , who represents Algonquin, California, Hallmark, Park Duvalle, Parkland, Park Hill and Shively.

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  4. Metro councilwoman: We won't let biofuel plant build in west LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Business Journal

    An informational meeting Thursday evening between a couple dozen community members and a representative from Nature's Methane LLC became heated yesterday as the residents repeatedly stated that they don't want the Indiana company to build a biofuel facility in west Louisville. "Everybody is a good neighbor until they get into your neighborhood," said Louisville Metro Councilwomen Mary Woolridge , who represents Algonquin, California, Hallmark, Park Duvalle, Parkland, Park Hill and Shively.

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  5. Biofuel company Nature's Methane has ambitious goals for KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    Yesterday, I reported that Nature's Methane, an Indiana-based biofuel company, has plans to build not one but two biofuel facilities in west Louisville. While I was talking to Steve Estes , CEO of Nature's Methane parent company Star Energy Distributed, about the $70 million his company's plans to invest in Louisville, he said the company's goals go beyond the two facilities.

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  6. Biofuel company plans second project in LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Business Journal

    Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Nature's Methane LLC plans a second biofuel project in west Louisville, separate from the anaerobic digestion facility it's set to built at the West Louisville Food Port. The new biofuel project will be located on a plot between 15th and 17th streets and Breckinridge and Maple streets.

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  7. Could a soccer stadium or U of L campus jump start West Louisville?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Addressing a roomful of developers and business leaders Wednesday night at The Green Building on East Market Street, Louisville developer Gill Holland referenced the $135 million that local and state government will pour into the nearly $300 million Omni hotel project downtown. Noting that government is good at spending a lot of money in one place, Holland posited an alternative notion.

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  8. Family Scholar House plans fifth Louisville campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Business Journal

    With 1,000 families on a waiting list for services, Louisville-based Family Scholar House Inc. plans to break ground late this year on a fifth campus. The nonprofit Family Scholar House offers housing and other support services to single-parent college students and their children.

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  9. Center for Women and Families expands family-friendly focusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Center for Women and Families is nearly ready to showcase its rehabbed facility and shelter on 927 S. Second St. in downtown Louisville. Construction is expected to wrap up by July 31 and will be commemorated with a rededication ceremony at 11 am.

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  10. Two new college basketball teams are coming to townRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    Officials at Simmons College of Kentucky have announced that the college is adding a basketball program for men and women, WAVE-TV reports. This fall, the men's basketball team will be coached by Jerry Eaves .

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  11. Ben Richmond: Without investment in West Louisville, riots 'could easily happen here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    "Look what is happening in Baltimore - that could easily happen here," said Ben Richmond CEO of the Louisville Urban League. Zones of Hope and other programs are aimed at reducing violence in West End neighborhoods.

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  12. West Louisville business incubator seeking last influx of fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Sam Watkins Jr., president and CEO of Louisville Central Community Centers, said the organization has started teaching small-business owners about e-commerce and how they can expand their business via the Internet. Louisville Central Community Centers has raised more than $10 million to fund to redevelop facilities at its headquarters at 13th Street and West Muhammad Ali Boulevard.

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  13. Simmons awarded historical black college statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Rev. Kevin Cosby, president of Simmons College of Kentucky, said the private school has gained designation as a Historical Black College or University by the U.S. Department of Education.

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  14. Bingham Fellows update plans for West Louisville prosperityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    Members of Leadership Louisville Center's Bingham Fellows class of 2014 are making steady progress on three projects aimed at raising up West Louisville. In October, three groups of Bingham Fellows debuted their individual projects - Early Education 40210, We Hire Together and OneWest.

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  15. You might not know this, but you're biasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    James Fripp, senior director of global diversity and inclusion for Yum! Brands Inc., standing, spoke to the audience about unconcious biases and cultural competency. Bias is black and white, Hispanic and multiracial; it is young and old, attractive and unattractive.

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  16. Walmart sued by preservationists, West Louisville groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Business Journal

    Walmart might not break ground on a West End store this summer after all, depending on the length and outcomes of a lawsuit filed March 2 in Jefferson County Circuit Court. The suit was filed yesterday - before the Louisville Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment unanimously approved a setback variance that will allow Walmart to build a super center at 18th Street and Broadway about 400 feet off the street.

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  17. Board of Zoning Adjustment approves variance for West Louisville Walmart projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Walmart Supercenter will feature brick, glass and ornamental fence surrounding the store's garden center, giving it a slightly different feel than a traditional suburban Walmart. After more than four hours of public comment and deliberation, the Louisville Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment voted Monday to approved a setback variance necessary for the development of a Walmart super center at 18th Street and Broadway in West Louisville.

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  18. David Tomes: Why has West End Walmart become 'lightning rod' of urban design standards?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Business Journal

    Supporters and opponents of Walmart's proposed West Louisville super center continued to air their views about the project with the city's Board of Zoning Adjustment as of 2:40 p.m. Monday. The Board of Zoning Adjustment is considering a variance that would allow the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer to build its super center about 400 feet from the street.

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  19. Want to break into manufacturing? Free jobs training coming to West LouisvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    GE Appliances, shown here, is among the Louisville manufacturers that prefer the Certified Production Technician certificate. People can earn the certification at no cost through a course offered by the Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center.

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  20. Zoning hearing on West End Walmart is postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    A hearing on Walmart's request for waivers for the store planned in Louisville's West End has been rescheduled for March 2. What could be the last battle over the design of a planned Walmart in Louisville's West End has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. March 2 in the Old Jail Building at 514 W. Liberty St. The meeting on Walmart's controversial request for waivers for the store had been planned for Monday, but it was postponed by the Louisville Board of Zoning Adjustment, The Courier-Journal reports. Walmart has asked for waivers from the local development code to build the store about 600 feet from Broadway instead of right up against the street, the story said.

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