Services and environments for the agingare the focus of city planners in a 10-acre site in downtown. Louisville, Ky., according to the New York Times., The University of Louisville, with help from the city, has built an eight-story commercial office and laboratory building that serves as an anchor for the site. The new site will house tenants in the “lifelong wellness and aging care” industry in what the city is calling an “aging cluster.”
In addition to providing office space for companies such as those providing assisted care, Louisville wants to attract new companies that focus on the needs of the elderly. According to the New York Times profile, Louisville already has more than 500 companies that focus on services, research, and environments for the aging.