The Business Side

Spotlighting issues affecting the bottom line in Central Kentucky.

CentrePointe Frustrations This Week On The Business Side

Mar 7, 2016
Business Lexington

This week we talk with Business Lexington managing editor David Nichols about Developer Dudley Webb's scathing letter to the city and the media concerning the long-delayed CentrePointe Project in downtown Lexington.  Last week, after numerous delays and threatened legal action, work on the three story parking garage resumed.

New Deal For The Stockyards This Week On The Business Side

Feb 29, 2016

We talk with Lane Report managing editor Mark Green about the announced rebuild of the Blue Grass Stockyards along Ironworks Pike.

visitlex.com

Being the host city for the Breeders' Cup was apparently very good for Lexington tourism.  Mary Quinn Ramer, VisitLex president takes us inside the numbers.

lexingtonky.gov

This week on the Business Side we discuss the latest twists and turns of the CentrePointe saga with David Nichols, managing editor of Business Lexington.  The long-stalled construction project in the heart of downtown Lexington is at yet another crossroads now that the most recent developers dropped out.

Keeping Convention Center Momentum This Week On The Business Side

Feb 8, 2016
Lexington Center Corporation

This week on the Business Side we talk with Business Lexington editor David Nichols about the ongoing efforts to renovate the Lexington Convention Center which suffered a setback with the release of Governor Matt Bevin's budget proposal.

A True Barometer Of Economic Health In Kentucky This Week On The Business Side

Feb 1, 2016
Center for Business and Economic Research

This week on the Business Side, Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green tells us which presenter he's most looking forward to hearing at the 27th annual Economic Outlook Conference and why.

This Week On The Business Side: That Giant Sucking Sound Coming From Downtown

Jan 25, 2016
lexingtonky.gov

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington editor David Nichols about the economic toll of the CentrePointe project on other downtown establishments, some have closed up shop for good.

Keeneland.com

Nearly eighteen hundred thoroughbred horses will be auctioned off at the Horses of All Ages sale which starts today at Keeneland.  This week on the Business Side we talk with Natalie Voss of the Paulick Report for a preview of this year's event.

Conflicting State Budget Numbers This Week On The Business Side

Dec 7, 2015
Associated Press

Outgoing Governor Beshear says Kentucky will finish "in the black," while incoming Governor Bevin says he's being saddled with a $500M shortfall.  We discuss the conflicting narratives with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green.

bio.nmsu.edu

This week on the Business Side we talk with the Kentucky Office of Emplolyment and Training's Manoj Shanker about the state's jobless rate which is at its lowest point in more than a decade.

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