The Business Side

Spotlighting issues affecting the bottom line in 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 CentrePointe Counterpoint

May 11, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @

This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green discuss the latest wrangling involving the CentrePointe project.

The Business Side Of Retail Occupancy

Apr 27, 2015

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green discuss another way to tell that the Kentucky economy continues to rebound in a big way:  Retail Occupancy.

The Business Side Of A Downtown Management District And What's Up With Centrepointe?

Apr 20, 2015
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green about a proposed downtown management district in Lexington and the pitfalls of the Centrepointe project.

The Business Side Of An Educated Workforce

Apr 13, 2015
Center for Economic and Business Research

Chris Bollinger with the UK Gatton School’s Center For Business and Economic Research is back to talk about a new study that illustrates the importance of education when it comes to quality of life issues.

The Business Side Of Keeneland's Spring Meet

Mar 30, 2015

Keeneland's Spring meet gets under way this Friday.  Keeneland President Bill Thomason talks about some important changes the track has undertaken recently as it prepares to host the Breeders' Cup this fall.

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 More Beds At UK Hospital

Mar 2, 2015
UK HealthCare

This week we discuss the decision by the state to allow UK Chandler Hospital to add some 120 patient beds to its facility.  Lane Report editor Mark Green explains the rationale for the move.