The Louisville Downtown Partnership, a nonprofit working to promote downtown Louisville’s redevelopment and economic growth, released its 2022 recap — and it’s replete with everything from new businesses to investments and event attendee numbers.
Here’s a glimpse into what happened last year.
46 new businesses
Brew and Sip Cafe, Barrels & Billets, and Lou Lou on Market are just a few of the new businesses to open downtown. An additional 15 were also announced — like Bardstown Bourbon Company’s bourbon experience and Barista Parlor coffee shop.
50 projects announced or underway
These projects represent a $1.1 billion investment in downtown. Here a few notable ones:
- UofL’s New Vision of Health campus
- NuLu’s Hotel Genevieve
- Louisville Gardens’ production studio
- Dream Hotel
- Waterfront Park Phase IV
540,675 people visited a bourbon attraction
Get more insight into 2022’s downtown economic impact.