Published Thursday, July 27, 2017
Today, Carter Lumber of Kent, Ohio, announced the location of their new $10 million Kight Home Center manufacturing facility at the Kentucky Transpark, creating 50 new jobs in South Central Kentucky. This project will have an estimated economic impact of $114 million for the Bowling Green community over the next 10 years.
Founded in 1932 in Akron, Ohio, more»
Published Thursday, July 6, 2017
Today, Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce officials, representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Inter-modal Transportation Authority gathered along with local business leaders and federal, state, and local officials to celebrate the new Interstate-65 interchange, Exit 30, with a grand opening and ribbon cutting at the Kentucky more»
Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Today, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, Bowling Green Independent School District, and the Warren County School District kicked off the SCK LAUNCH talent initiative that will be piloted in both school districts beginning this summer.
SCK LAUNCH stands for Learning About Unique and New Careers Here and is an overarching talent development more»
Published Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Trade & Industry Development magazine named General Motors as a recipient of their 12th annual CiCi Award for Community Impact. GM was selected out of hundreds of project submissions from all across the US. This is the second year in a row GM has been recognized by Trade & Industry Development for economic development activity. In 2016, the Corvette more»
Published Friday, April 28, 2017
Today, Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, LLC announced phase I of their latest expansion project in the South Central Kentucky Industrial Park in Bowling Green. This project includes the creation of 129 new jobs and $51.3 million in capital investment and will have an economic impact of more than $280 million over the next 10 years in South Central more»
Published Thursday, April 27, 2017
South Central Kentucky continues to lead the race in fast-tracking industrial development in Kentucky with the latest set of Build-Ready certified sites approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. Both sites have a 108,000 square-foot graded pad and are eligible for immediate expansion. Each site is located less than one mile from Interstate more»
Published Monday, March 20, 2017
NorthPoint Development of Kansas City, Missouri broke ground on a 300,000 square-foot building at the Kentucky Transpark this month. This project is expected to be complete by July 2017, creating 75 new jobs and bringing $29 million in capital investment to South Central Kentucky.
NorthPoint Development is a real estate development, management and more»
Published Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The South Central Workforce Development Board announced two grant awards totaling $40,000 that will be used to expand the comprehensive career immersion initiative: SCK LAUNCH - Learning About Unique and New Careers Here to the Board's 10-county service area. The grants will provide SCK LAUNCH curriculum to area eighth graders and will allow for the more»