Work progresses on Tempur-Pedic and Eastern State Hospital construction projects


Tempur-Pedic construction site, April 18, 2012Lexington, KY (April 18, 2012) — Construction is well under way on the $18 million Tempur-Pedic International headquarters at Coldstream. The company broke ground on the 125,000 sq. ft. facility in October 2011 and expects to open by the end of 2012. Tempur-Pedic will create 65 new jobs and bring their total employment to more than 300 in the next five years.

 

Eastern State Hospital will also complete a $129 million facility by the end of 2012. The 458,000 sq. ft. facility will provide a modern setting for inpatient psychiatric treatment. When these facilities are completed, Coldstream Research Campus will include 20 buildings consisting of 1.31 million square feet. The on-campus employee population will more than double to 2,200.

 

For more information on the projects:

Gov. Beshear breaks ground for Tempur-Pedic global headquarters expansion

 

Governor Steve Beshear and State Officials Break Ground on the Eastern State Hospital at Coldstream Research Campus