Today, the City of Owensboro, Daviess County Fiscal Court and Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation, announced, Big Rivers Electric Corporation is relocating their headquarters to Owensboro, KY. Big Rivers headquarters operation employs 120 employees with an annual payroll of $14 Million.
“We are very excited about the opportunities ahead for Big Rivers in the Owensboro community,” said Bob Berry, President and CEO of Big Rivers Electric. The Big Rivers headquarters will create an annual economic impact of over $100 Million for the Greater Owensboro region. We look forward to Big Rivers future success for years to come. Their investment, ability to create quality, good-paying jobs for Daviess County residents and those throughout the Greater Owensboro region will be an economic boost to our community. The new headquarters location will be constructed at 700 W 2nd Street in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky. Company leadership is hopeful the project will be complete within 18-24 months. We are thrilled to welcome Big Rivers to the Greater Owensboro community and look forward to continuing a strong partnership with this great corporate citizen.