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Round1 coming to LouisvilleKY’s Jefferson Mall

Photos from Jefferson Mall’s Facebook page…   CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. and Louisville, KY., –(BUSINESS WIRE) CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) announced the first phase of redevelopment plans at Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky. The redevelopment will deliver a new-to-market entertainment venue, Round1 Bowling & Amusement. Construction on Round1 is currently underway in the former Macy’s building with an anticipated grand opening prior to holiday 2018. “The addition of Round1 will position Jefferson Mall as a premier entertainment destination for our customers in the Louisville market and will draw visitors from the surrounding region,” said Stephen Lebovitz, president & CEO, CBL Properties. “CBL has…


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LouisvilleKY’s Omni Residences now open for lease

Louisville, KY., – Empty nester? Single? Or a professional seeking to live closer their offices in Downtown Louisville?  The Residences at Omni Louisville are now accepting applications for lease for its 200-plus units in the Omni Louisville Hotel building. So far, 34 have been spoken for, leaving 191 still open for applications. Rent prices range between $1500 and $2500. That will get you access to the hotel’s spa, market, restaurants, bars and speakeasy, as well as a dedicated concierge, door-to-door dry cleaning services, 24-hour fitness center, rooftop pool, sky lounge, fire pit, a pet spa, and bicycle storage and repair…


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Airbnb Delivers $700,000 to Kentucky in First 6 Months of Tax Agreement

FRANKFORT, KY – Airbnb, the world’s leading community driven hospitality company, announced that it collected and remitted over $700,000 in revenue to the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the first six months of its historic tax agreement. In September 2017, Airbnb and the Kentucky Department of Revenue announced a tax agreement authorizing the company to collect and remit the state sales tax (6%) and the state transient room tax (1%) on behalf of its Kentucky hosts. That agreement took effect on October 1, 2017. The September announcement noted that based on the state sales tax alone, if Airbnb bookings to Kentucky were to replicate that of the previous 12 months,…


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LouisvilleKY’s South Points 2018 Scenic Map released

Story from LouisvilleKY.gov… Louisville, KY., – Mayor Fischer, the Southwest Dream Team and Metro Council members today were joined by local business owners and residents to unveil the 2018 edition of the South Points Scenic Area Map. It is the fourth rendition of the map, which has expanded its outreach year over year to include more local businesses and attractions, including this year, Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay. Also new to this year’s map is an inaugural food district, called “Dine South Points,” which highlights the cultural eateries of the South Points Scenic Area, near Iroquois Park and south to…


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Long John Silver’s Opens Flagship store in LouisvilleKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Long John Silver’s today celebrated the opening of its newest location in Louisville, Kentucky, at a Grand Opening ceremony located at the new restaurant, on the corner of Westport Road and Goose Creek Road. James O’Reilly, the company’s CEO was joined by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and members of the LJS executive team as they rang the ship’s bell to officially open the restaurant for business. “This grand opening marks an exciting turning point for our brand,” said Chief Executive Officer James O’Reilly. “A new era of growth for LJS begins with our new flagship restaurant and will…


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LouisvilleKY’s Norton Commons hits green milestone

PROSPECT, KY. — It’s full steam ahead (quite literally) for Norton Commons, the growing New Urbanist development in northeast Louisville, as the community charges forward with its mission to create one of the largest all geothermal communities in the nation. 200 homes in the community’s North Village are now heated and cooled using state-of-the-art technology which harnesses energy produced beneath the earth’s surface. Another 50 geothermal homes are currently under construction and 50 are in planning stages. When completed, Norton Commons’ North Village will stand at over 1500, and will be one of the largest residential all geothermal communities in the nation [1], alongside innovative developments like Whisper Valley in…


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Passport Health Plan breaks ground on new LouisvilleKY campus

Louisville, KY., – Officials with Passport Health Plan, metro government and other local officials have broken ground on a new 337,000 square foot, four story building at 18th Street and Broadway. The building, along with three connected structures called “pods”, is slated to open in 2020. The new office space will house more than 500 employees with meeting space to “directly engage with members and residents”, a cafeteria to serve both employees and the public, a community teaching kitchen, and private meeting space for Passport member services staff. “This is a huge win for west Louisville,” said Mayor Greg Fischer…


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LouisvilleKY and Airbnb announce tax agreement

Story from Louisvilleky.gov Louisville, Ky., – Louisville Metro and Airbnb have announced the finalization of an agreement that will allow the company to collect and remit taxes on behalf of its hosts in Louisville and Jefferson County. Effective April 1, Airbnb will automatically collect and remit the Louisville Transient Room Tax (8.5%) for taxable bookings. The agreement allows Louisville to fully benefit from people visiting and staying longer through home sharing. Collecting and remitting hotel taxes can be complicated, as the rules were designed for traditional hospitality providers and large hotel corporations with teams of lawyers and accountants. That’s why…


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Omni LouisvilleKY Hotel Celebrates Ribbon Cutting and Opens Doors to First Guests

Photos from Omni Hotel’s Facebook page… City’s newest hotel welcomes visitors and locals to experience Louisville luxury and culture LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — After more than two years of construction, Omni Louisville Hotel, the city’s tallest and most luxurious hotel, is open following a ceremonial ribbon cutting. In a nod to Louisville’s Kentucky Derby tradition, a Churchill Downs bugler played “Call to the Post” followed by “My Old Kentucky Home” as Governor Matt Bevin and Mayor Greg Fischer joined leaders from Omni Hotels & Resorts to cut a red ribbon leading to the hotel’s front doors. Louisville residents, philanthropists and military family, Shelia M. Brookins and Army National Guard SFC Darrell…


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LouisvilleKY’s Parks and Recreation takes over operation of Quail Chase Golf Club

Photos from Quail Golf Club’s Facebook page… Louisville, KY., – Louisville Parks and Recreation has assumed responsibility for the operation of Quail Chase Golf Club, a 27-hole championship-level course located on the Jefferson/Bullitt county line 20 minutes south of downtown Louisville. The addition brings a marquee golf destination to Parks and Recreation’s portfolio of courses, including nine municipally run tracks located within the Louisville Metro area. Metro acquired the facility and improvements Feb. 1 from Golf Development Company Inc. for $850,000. Through the agreement, Golf Development Inc. will make an annual $25,000 donation to the First Tee of Louisville for…