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Construction trailers, design RFP signal progress on IRS site

COVINGTON, Ky. – The long and complex process of transforming the vacant 23-acre IRS site into a reimagined neighborhood jumped forward this week on parallel tracks – one visible to the public and one all but behind the scenes. O’Rourke Wrecking Company moved construction traile...

O’Rourke Wrecking to demolish IRS site

City OKs contract, work to start next month COVINGTON, Ky. – Almost 55 years after it opened and 2½ years after it closed, the sprawling IRS data processing facility will soon cease to exist. The Covington Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night voted 5-0 to hire O’Rourke Wr...

The Cov goes to Frankfort

City officials use legislative reception to tout progress COVINGTON, Ky. – Networking makes the world go ‘round … and late last week, City of Covington officials were in Frankfort talking to legislators, Cabinet secretaries, statewide Constitutional officer holders, lobbyists, ...

Covington construction trades school can’t open soon enough

The Enzweiler Building Institute – which teaches essential construction trades like plumbing – is opening a Latonia campus this fall.  Industry in desperate need of skilled workers COVINGTON, Ky. – John Kennedy sells paint for a living. He’s also a matchmaker, conf...

From 20 W. Pike to France

Ross Patten (maroon shirt) listens during the Eastern Corridor cookout & conversation event last fall. Key economic development official Patten leaving the City for overseas adventure COVINGTON, Ky. – Even if you haven’t met Ross Patten personally, odds are you see evidence ...

$10MM lab could change the world

In its lab on Russell Street, researchers from Bexion Pharmaceuticals are working to revolutionize the treatment of cancer. (Photo used courtesy of Bexion) City partnering with Bexion, CTI, Gravity Diagnostics  on facility that would accelerate life sciences-biotech work COVINGTON, Ky....

… 97, 98, 99 & 100: 4 more projects get help from City for rent, façade work

Catrena Bowman-Thomas recently opened Inspired Fashion on Madison Avenue. Acclaimed Small Business Program reaches 5-year milestone COVINGTON, Ky. – Two new small businesses owned by women – a women’s boutique and a marketing consultant – and two commercial façade impro...

Construction trades school to open in Latonia

The Enzweiler Building Institute (EBI) teaches a variety of skilled construction trades. (Photo courtesy of the EBI) With demand for jobs high, shopping center to become workforce hub COVINGTON, Ky. – A new school that teaches construction trades will open next year in Latonia. T...

International group salutes City’s focus on helping small businesses

Some of the nearly 100 small businesses the City has supported through its rent subsidy and façade improvement programs over the last few years … Award recognizes The Cov’s success, innovation, and creativity COVINGTON, Ky. – City officials from Louisiana to Ohio have reache...

City seeks firm to demo IRS site

Work to include addressing environmental challenges on 23 acres slated for massive mixed-use development COVINGTON, Ky. – The behind-the-scenes work on developing the 23-acre former IRS site should grow substantially more visible early in the new year. The City of Covington today release...
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