Business news


This week on The Business Side Alan talks with VisitLex President Mary Quinn Ramer about the bureau's not so secret strategy to attract tourists to Central Kentucky.

This week on The Business Side we discuss the North Limestone Community Development Project involving neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, and the first live-work community in Lexington.

KDA In Full Support Of Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

May 18, 2015
Kentucky Distillers Association

This week on The Business Side we talk with Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers Association.  He says the KDA is in full support of the Transpacific Trade Deal currently being discussed in Congress.  Gregory also talks about the overall vigor of the Kentucky bourbon business.

The Business Side Of Saving The Old Courthouse

Mar 23, 2015
Lexington PVA

This week we talk with Jeff Fugate, COO of the Lexington Downtown Development Authority about a structural and financial study of the old Fayette County Courthouse which has been shuttered for nearly three years.

The Business Side Of The Boys Sweet 16 In Lexington

Mar 17, 2015
Kentucky High School Athletics Association

In this special edition of the Business Side we discuss the difficulty in assessing the economic impact of Lexington's hosting the KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 Tournament at Rupp Arena, and the Big Blue invasion about to take over Louisville.  Mark Green is the editor of the Lane Report business magazine.

The Business Side Of Snow Days

Feb 23, 2015
Associated Press

This week we talk with Mark Green, editor of the Lane Report business magazine about the economic ramifications of snow days, plus WalMart's announced minimum wage hike.

The Business Side of Ky. Travel And Tourism

Feb 16, 2015
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The Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism recently released a report showing their marketing efforts accounted for some $270 M of economic impact for the state.  We discuss the report with  Commissioner Mike Mangeot.

Lane Report

This week on the Business Side we discuss UK's recent Economic Outlook Conference with Lane Report Editor Mark Green.

This week on the Business Side we talk with Chris Bollinger with UK's Gatton School of Business and Economics and get a preview of its annual Economic Outlook Conference in Lexington.