Lexington Economic Partnership
Come experience the heartbeat of the bluegrass in Lexington, the birthplace of the international bourbon industry and the Horse Capitol of the World.
As the home of some of the world's most recognizable corporations, Lexington makes sure residents have the opportunity to compete for good jobs.
With the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University, two world-class universities, in the heart of our city, students are preparing for any job in any role.
Families can embrace local tradition and international diversity through annual festivals, cultural activities, cuisine, live entertainment, local shops, farmer's markets, parks, and more.
Lexington Public Infrastructure Program
The local infrastructure incentive program provides privately funded projects within the Lexington Urban Service Boundary funding for public infrastructure. This furthers the mission of infill and redevelopment.
Lexington Employment Report
In June 2021, the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) commissioned the University of Kentucky’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) to study several issues related to Lexington’s employment and workforce. LFUCG had four main objectives:
- Analyze Lexington’s employment trends.
- Assess its workforce characteristics and challenges.
- Examine migration, commuting, and remote work trends.
- Analyze the economic impact of hypothetical expansions in several of Lexington’s main industrial sectors.
This report is organized into four chapters.