First building going up at Nucleus innovation park


    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Officials broke ground today on the first building to go up at Nucleus Innovation Park Downtown, a nine-acre research park on and around the former Haymarket property.

    The $18 million, eight-story building initially will house a center devoted to developing new products and services for the aging. Seven other tenants have signed letters of intent and three more have expressed interest in moving into the building, said Vickie Yates Brown, Nucleus’ president and chief executive officer.

    Mark Hebert
    Following a 28-year career as a radio and television reporter, Mark Hebert joined the University of Louisville as the Director of Media Relations in 2009, serving as the main spokesperson. In 2015, Mark was named Director of Programming and Production. He’s now producing and hosting a radio show about “all things UofL”, overseeing the university’s video and TV productions and promoting UofL’s research operation. Mark is best known for his 22 years as the political and investigative reporter for WHAS-TV in Louisville where he won numerous awards for breaking stories, exposing corruption and objectively covering Kentucky politics. In 2014, Mark was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.