Southbank Partners Assist Communities Connect to Kentucky Wired

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Press Releases
Southbank Partners Assist Communities Connect to Kentucky Wired

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2016 Contact: Jack Moreland President, Southbank Partners (859) 655-7700 jmoreland@southbankpartners.com   SOUTHBANK PARTNERS READY TO ASSIST COMMUNITIES CONNECT TO KENTUCKYWIRED   NEWPORT, Ky. - Southbank Partners wants to help Northern Kentucky get wired.   Southbank Partners recently hosted a presentation by operators of KentuckyWi...

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2016 WORLD PEACE BELL CALENDAR

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Peace Bell
2016 WORLD PEACE BELL CALENDAR

WORLD PEACE BELL CALENDAR 2016   MAY 18                     SUMMER CONCERT “SWINGING AT THE BELL”         7-9 PM                      ...

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WHEN DOES THE BELL SWING??????

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Peace Bell
WHEN DOES THE BELL SWING??????

Throughout the year there are different special events and memorial services that take place at The World Peace Bell Center.  This is when the "Bell" is swung!   Check our event page for these events. Southbank Partners is open M-F from 10am-4pm for anyone that would like to observe the "Peace  Bell" from the Bridge or would like to get additional information or have questions abou...

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SOUTHBANK PARTNERS PROGRESS REPORT 2015

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Newsletters
SOUTHBANK PARTNERS PROGRESS REPORT 2015

SOUTHBANK PARTNERS PROGRESS REPORT OCTOBER 2015 Beginning a document about successful grant writing by highlighting progress on road construction may seem odd.  However, Rt. 9 is such an integral part of the revitalization for our urban core; it would be unconceivable to discuss our successes without mentioning it. Rt. 9: The initial phase of Rt. 9 is currently under construction. ...

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INSIDE NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
INSIDE NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Inside Northern Kentucky, "Top Stories From the Top of Kentucky", will be the first ever programmed on our home region  to appear on KET.  A production of the KY Center for Public Service Journalism, the nonprofit publisher of the NKYTribune, the program will tell "top Stories from the Top of Kentucky" This first program features Southbank Partners and the Newport renaissance; Tim Han...

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GRANTS FOR COVINGTON & DAYTON ANNOUNCED BY GOV. BESHEAR

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Projects
GRANTS FOR COVINGTON & DAYTON ANNOUNCED BY GOV. BESHEAR

STATEMENT FROM SOUTHBANK PARTNERS PRESIDENT JACK MORELAND ON GRANTS FOR COVINGTON AND DAYTON ANNOUNCED BY GOV. BESHEAR “It’s a grand day for our river cities. With the grants announced today by Gov. Beshear, we are able to put more pieces in place for additional phases of Riverfront Commons, the nearly 12-mile walking and biking path being developed along Northern Kentucky’s riv...

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INTERIM JOINT COMMITTEE ON LICENSING & OCCUPATIONS

Posted on Tuesday, September 08, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin
INTERIM JOINT COMMITTEE ON LICENSING & OCCUPATIONS

Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations Agenda Meeting No. 4               DATE:                                       Friday Se...

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RIVERFRONT COMMONS

Posted on Thursday, July 02, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Press Releases
RIVERFRONT COMMONS

NEWPORT, LUDLOW WILL SPEND $1.6 MILLION FOR RIVERFRONT COMMONS FROM OKI  Southbank Partners assisted cities in securing funding     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2015     The Northern Kentucky cities of Newport and Ludlow will spend $1.6 million on the next two phases of Riverfront Commons, the nearly 12 mile walking and biking path being developed along Northern K...

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RED BIKES COMES TO COVINGTON

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
RED BIKES COMES TO COVINGTON

RED BIKE LAUNCHES IN COVINGTON   Covington – Red Bike will open 6 new bike share stations in Covington, Kentucky June 24th.  They are part of Red Bike’s expansion into Northern Kentucky.  Red Bike is the first public bike share system in Kentucky.  Mayor Sherry Carran will lead the launch of the newest and most fun way to get around Covington.   Red Bike...

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SOUTHBANK PARTNERS NEWSLETTER SPRING 2015

Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Newsletters
SOUTHBANK PARTNERS NEWSLETTER SPRING 2015

SOUTHBANK PARTNERS SPRING NEWSLETTER Route 9  Work has started on the rebuilding of KY Route 9, a nearly $40 million project that will dramatically improve access into downtown Newport. The 1.5 mile project will provide direct access from Interstate- 275 in Wilder along the AA Highway/KY Route 9 through Newport’s west side and into downtown Newport, culminating at the ...

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NKY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS PARTNER

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Press Releases
NKY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS PARTNER

                                  NORTHERN KENTUCKY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS PARTNER WITH BLUEGRASS INTERNATIONAL FUND TO ATTRACT FOREIGN INVESTMENT Southbank, Catalytic Fund working with EB-5 Regional Center FOR IMMEDIATE RE...

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RED BIKE SHARE PROGRAM

Posted on Friday, February 06, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
RED BIKE SHARE PROGRAM

Southbank Partners hosted a meeting of the 6 River City  Leaders, business owners, residents and Jason Barron, Executive Director, of Red Bike.  Jason shared the success of the Red Bike Share Program in Cincinnati that already has 30 Stations and the system works.   It’s a convenient, low cost, healthy and green transportation system.  It is designed for short, point...

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TAYLOR CREEK CULVERT

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
TAYLOR CREEK CULVERT

Taylor Creek Culvert is located between the Chart House Restaurant and Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant.  This area has substantial deterioration.  Severe erosion around the outlet of the culvert has occurred, requiring modifications to the culvert's discharge location.  When this project is complete, it will stabilize and improve the river bank area and will become a very nice green are...

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AQUA ON THE LEVEE - NEW "BUZZ" IN TOWN

Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin
AQUA ON THE LEVEE - NEW

Groundbreaking today for the $80 million residential, hospitality, retail and parking development planned by Capital Investment Group for lot B near Newport on the Levee.  Newport on the Levee.

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RFC RIBBON CUTTING CELETRATION

Posted on Friday, June 20, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin

What a great day! Southbank Partners Board of Director, Roger Peterman, started the program and introduced the keynote speakers: Mayor of Newport, Jerry Peluso, Chief Engineer of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6, Rob Hans, and State House Representative, Dennis Keene.    Mayor of Newport, Jerry Peluso, said  "You have to have teamwork to win and that's exactly what this ...

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RFC FIRST PHASE RIBBON CUTTING

Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
RFC FIRST PHASE RIBBON CUTTING

Ribbon cutting/dedication for first leg of Riverfront Commons in Newport; new walking bridge connects Newport on the Levee and the Purple People Bridge to flood wall walking path     Wednesday, June 18, 9:30 a.m.     Officials from Southbank Partners, The City of Newport, The Kentucky General Assembly and the State of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will formally dedicate...

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RIVERFRONT PLANS EXPAND INTO SIX COMMUNITIES

Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News

Check out Jack's interview with Channel 12's Paula Toti. Aired on the 11 pm news Tuesday, May 12th.  http://www.local12.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/riverfront-plans-expand-into-six-communities-11666.shtml#.U3S-zEpZSWE.email  

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SOUTH BANK QUARTET

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
SOUTH BANK QUARTET

SOUTHBANK PARTNERS INTRODUCES  “THE SOUTH BANK QUARTET”. South Bank Quartet is a superb string quartet made up of professional musicians that teach at The Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel UMC: Madina Akhatova-Malley - Violinist,Teacher, Mozart/Beethoven Strings Co-Director, Conductor Concert Strings. Evan Hurley - Violinist, Teacher, Mozart/Beethoven Strings...

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HIKE=BIKE TRAIL WILL TRANSFORM RIVERFRONT

Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News

Read the latest article in The Enquirer about our Riverfront Commons Project.  Project intended to link our 6 River Cities: Bellevue, Covington, Dayton, Ft Thomas, Ludlow, and Newport. http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/03/24/southbank-partners-riverfront-commons-trail-river-cities-hiking-biking-tourism/6838685/  

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SOUTHBANK PARTNERS RECEIVE TOURISM AWARD

Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Press Releases
SOUTHBANK PARTNERS RECEIVE TOURISM AWARD

Southbank Partners Receive Tourism Award  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2014   Contact: Jack Moreland President, Southbank Partners 859-655-7700  NEWPORT, Ky. – The Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau presented its Star of Tourism award to Southbank Partners at its annual meeting Thursday, March 13, 2014.   The Star of Tourism, which NKCVB sta...

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NEWPORT RECEIVES $250,000 SRTS GRANT

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
NEWPORT RECEIVES $250,000 SRTS GRANT

The City of Newport and Newport Schools has been awarded a $250,000 Safe Routes to School Grant.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet granted the funds to the city and school district and a plan will take shape under the management of Southbank Partners, which helped with the grant application.Southbank Partners President Jack Moreland announced the grant on Wednesday, February 17th. “We submitted ...

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RIVERFRONT COMMONS HAS STARTED

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
RIVERFRONT COMMONS HAS STARTED

Riverfront Commons Project has started in Newport on Riverboat Row!

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SOUTHBANK PARTNERS SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by Joyce Joyce McMullin

Duke Energy Awards $10,000 to Southbank Partners

Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in In The News
Duke Energy Awards $10,000 to Southbank Partners

Duke Energy has awarded a $10,000 grant to Southbank Partners that will support development of The Taylor Creek Overlook, a new riverfront park planned in Northern Kentucky. Taylor Creek Overlook is being developed on land between Riverboat Row and KY Route 8 on the Newport/Bellevue line. The park will feature an overlook plaza with sculptures, benches and telescopes along with trees and underbru...

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Monmouth Row Apartments

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Projects
Monmouth Row Apartments

Demolition has begun at the future site of the Monmouth Row Apartments.  Newport, KY

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SOUTHBANK PARTNERS JUNE NEWSLETTER

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2013 by Joyce Joyce McMullin in Newsletters

SOUTHBANK PARTNERS NEWSLETTER - JUNE, 2013   INFRASTRUCTURE UPDATE   Work is close to beginning on the Taylor Creek Culvert Extension project. The culvert will be extended under KY Route 8 and Riverboat Row to the Ohio River. Plans call for development of a park on the land on top of the culvert. Taylor Creek Overlook, which will be developed on land between Riverboat Row...

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Riverfront Commons to link NKY cities

Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2013 by in In The News
Riverfront Commons to link NKY cities

Promising a stunning view of Cincinnati and a new way for people to experience some of Newport’s entertainment venues, the first part of Riverfront Commons is expected to get under way later this spring.

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Newport outgrows recession

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by in In The News
Newport outgrows recession

NEWPORT — In March 2010, Newport was in trouble: Key development projects had stalled due to the recession, top sources of revenue were flagging and the city wasn’t bringing in enough money to pay the bills on time. Fast forward three years...

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2012 - A Year in Review

Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2012 by in Newsletters
2012 - A Year in Review

Southbank Partners would like to take this opportunity to wish all a Happy New Year while reflecting back on the successes, event, projects and plans of 2012. Riverfront Commons Planning and engineering continues on Riverfront Commons, the proposed11-mile, uninterrupted walkway/bikeway/pathway that would extend from Ludlow to Fort Thomas and link all of the Southbank cities. Work on segmen...

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