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Owensboro Is Your Opportunity!

Owensboro, KY is featured in Expansion Solutions Magazine’s September-October issue as an Area Focus spotlight.  Check out how Owensboro can be your next opportunity.

GOEDC In Motion Q3 2019

The GOEDC has received a great deal of continued support from our investors, and we like to keep them informed of what we are working on during the year.  Quarterly reports are sent out to our investors, partners and supporters.  In case you missed it, you can view it here. Highlights from this quarter’s report…

OBKY Local Look – Southern Star

Take a look as we highlight our local companies in Owensboro/Daviess County, Kentucky.  This video features Southern Star with headquarter operations in Owensboro, Kentucky.

2019 MANUFACTURING MONTH

Manufacturing (MFG) Month is held annually during the entire month of October. This recognition helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers. Not only is the goal of MFG Month meant to change perception, but also to bring awareness of the careers and living wages manufacturing jobs have to offer. The manufacturing environment in a facility…

GOEDC Roundtable Discussion With Plant Managers

GOEDC held the first “Biz Buzz” meeting on Thursday, September 19, 2019. This was a great opportunity for the local Plant Managers of our various industries to network with each other and share challenges and successes. We will continue to hold these meetings quarterly in order to stay in touch with the leadership of our…

GOEDC In Motion Q2

The GOEDC has received a great deal of continued support from our investors, and we like to keep them informed of what we are working on during the year.  Quarterly reports are sent out to our investors, partners and supporters.  In case you missed it, you can view it here. Highlights from this quarter’s report…

GREATER OWENSBORO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION HIRES BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION MANAGER

Owensboro, Kentucky- May 15, 2019 – Elizabeth Griffith has been hired as the Business Retention and Expansion Manager of the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation. Griffith will begin her role with the organization on May 20th, 2019. Elizabeth Griffith, a native of Owensboro, has been the Executive Director of the Wendall H. Ford Government Education…

Completion of Owensboro Riverport’s Rail Expansion

The installation of a $1.5 million inner loop rail track at the Owensboro Riverport Authority will be an added boost to infrastructure around an inner loop with acreage to be developed for potential projects. The riverport is thrilled to now have more line for future rail-product companies and a road entrance into the loop’s center.  …

Future Downtown Owensboro Development Revealed

An exciting announcement for downtown Owensboro was made in April! Plans were revealed of building a 12 to 15 story structure in just two years. The building will be a mix of a hotel, residential apartments, and a parking structure, which will be located across from the Owensboro Convention Center. In the “3D Mass Model” shown, orange…