Louisville Adds 3,500 Construction Jobs

WDRB 41 Louisville News

Between December 2013 and December 2014, the Louisville Metro added more than 3,500 jobs.   As WDRB reports, the Louisville Bridges laid the foundation for this recovery in construction jobs.   Other notable projects that have helped put construction workers to work in Louisville include:

Embassy Suites Hotel,  4th Street Live Louisville (Bosse Mattingly)

Hilton Garden Inn, 4th Street (Bosse Mattingly)

Aloft Hotel (Whittenberg)

Ford Truck Plant (Abel Construction)

LG&E (Black & Veatch)

NUCLEUS Haymarket (Sullivan Cozart)

UL Soccer Stadium (Abel Construction)

Louisville added more jobs per capita (15%) over the last 12 months than Indianapolis, Nashville, St. Louis, Cincinnati or Charlotte.  As previously reported, last month saw a 6% increase in jobs, compared to a 15% increase this month in year-over-year numbers.

http://www.wdrb.com/story/28106680/louisville-added-3500-construction-jobs-in-2014