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See renderings of the $1 billion JeffBoat redevelopment

Plans include an amphitheater, marina, observation tower + retail and residential space.

A proposed marina and ampitheater at the former JeffBoat site in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Among the $1 billion plans are a marina, retail + residential space, and an amphitheater.

Image courtesy of OHM Advisors

Louisville’s view of the Ohio River banks is about to look a whole lot different.

Following over a year of planning, Jeffersonville, IN officials unveiled details of their proposed redevelopment of the former JeffBoat site, a shipbuilding operation that closed in 2018.

The 80-acre project will eclipse $1 billion of investment. Here’s what the plans include:

  • 4,000-seat amphitheater
  • A walkway stretching over the river
  • An observation tower viewing a series of fountains
  • A marina housing nearly 300 boats
  • Restaurant + retail space
  • ~160,000 sqft of office space
  • 440 residential units
  • A 90-room hotel

This amphitheater will seat 4,000 spectators at the former JeffBoat site.

Image by OHM Advisors

Officials say they hope to find a developer for the project in the next two to three months.

The project is expected to take 10 years to be completed, with the first phase of construction beginning in 2025. Officials say it will create ~5,500 total jobs.


The plans include an overlook tower and several fountains across from a 4,000-seat amphitheater.

Image by OHM Advisors

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