Poe group to resume work on RiverPark Place marina

By  Sheldon S. Shafer • sshafer@courier-journal.com • October 4, 2011 After more than three years of sitting idle waiting for the economy to turn around, work is resuming on the RiverPark Place housing and marina project off River Road just upriver from Waterfront Park. Financing has been secured to finish work on the 149-slip marina and … Continued

Upscale Apartments going up on former Collegiate field

By Martha Elson • www.courier-journal.com • June 14, 2011 Twenty-eight new upscale apartments should be available by the end of the year in the Cherokee Triangle at a site that once was a recreational field for Louisville Collegiate School. The Grinstead Place “rental community” at 2320 Grinstead Drive is being built by a partnership of Poe Companies … Continued

Stories to Watch in 2011

Business First • December 29, 2010 Kentucky Kingdom It might be March before the park’s fate is known. Or, it might not. The Kentucky State Fair Board reached an interim agreement in the spring with Kentucky Kingdom Redevelopment Co. to redevelop and reopen the park. In October, that agreement was extended to March 31, and officials … Continued

Museum Plaza Update/REX

By Alison Furuto • ArchDaily • November 11, 2010 Like many large scale projects around the country, REX’s Museum Plaza, in the city of Louisville, Kentucky, had just broken ground and had given light to many dreams for the downtown community when the nation’s financial crisis hit the city. Needless to say, financing came to … Continued

Developers Plan to Resume Work on RiverPark Place Marina, Housing

By  Sheldon S. Shafer • sshafer@courier-journal.com • November 2, 2010 The on-again-off-again RiverPark Place housing and marina project along the Ohio River is poised to resume construction in the spring after 21 12 years of inactivity, according to its backers, who say they’ve arranged new financing for it. City and waterfront officials have been pushing for … Continued

Wal-Mart’s Walton Family Backs Art-Hotel in Arkansas

Walton Family, 21c Museum Hotel to Build Near to Crystal Bridges Museum By Kris Hudson • Wall Street Journal • June 2010 Wal·Mart Stores Inc. ‘s founding Walton family will help finance an art-themed hotel in downtown Bentonville, Ark., near the headquarters of the world’s largest retailer. A Walton family investment arm and partner 21c … Continued

Museum Plaza Seeks Hand

Museum Plaza seeks hand, State to ask feds for $100 million loan By Marcus Green • The Courier-Journal • June 26, 2010 Nearly 2 1/2 years after abruptly stopping work on Museum Plaza, the project’s developers are turning to the federal government in hopes of raising money to start building the skyscraper. The state plans to apply … Continued

Way Up And Far Out

Plans for Fanciful Skyscrapers Proliferate; Are Some Too Eccentric to Lure Tenants? By Alex Frangos • April 19, 2006 Challenging traditional notions of what tall buildings are supposed to look like, developers around the world have unveiled a flurry of  new skyscraper designs in the past few months. A tower in China owned by a … Continued