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Blue Equity’s Jonathan Blue Making a Splash

April 7, 2006

Blue is chairman and managing director of Blue Equity, LLC, a recently formed private equity firm with a wide-ranging portfolio of businesses, including financial services, media, real estate, and sports and entertainment concerns. He has an extensive list of civic activities and board memberships. And he’s married and the father […]

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The Midlands: Plans Filed to Redevelop Farm

February 27, 2006

Stephen Fenley hopes dialogue with neighbors will ease their acceptance of mixed-use project. With his proposal for the redevelopment of the 36-acre Hildebrand farm at U.S. 42 and the Watterson Expressway, Stephen Fenley is trying to create “more of a signature front door” for the corridor. He’s hopeful that area […]

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Blue Joins Forces with New Investors

December 12, 2005

Having recently split with his brother and longtime business partner, Jonathan Blue has teamed up with two other young entrepreneurs who share his vision for real estate ventures and downtown development. Blue, 38, has joined forces with investors Gant Hill and Austin Musselman to form a new partnership called Blue […]

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Cobalt Invades South Florida

October 20, 2005

Cobalt Publishing in Louisville has acquired its largest Spanish-language yellow pages directories yet, in South Florida. Miami En Sus Manos and Broward-Palm Beach En Sus Manos distribute about 250,000 copies a year, said Cobalt, which is headed by Louisville entrepreneur Jonathan Blue. CLICK HERE TO VIEW ORIGINAL ARTICLE BACK to […]

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The Midlands – Farm May Sprout Buildings

October 19, 2005

A developer who wants to transform a 36-acre farm at the Watterson Expressway and U.S. 42 into a mixed-use development intends to file for a rezoning in the next month. Stephen Fenley of Fenley Real Estate said construction of The Midlands – which would include a six-story hotel, offices, single-family […]

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Jonathan S. Blue Ranked 18th in Louisville Magazine’s “Power People: The City’s Top 50 Ranked”

January 1, 2005

For the fourth time in a dozen years, Louisville Magazine has conducted its “Power 50” survey with the intention of answering this simple question: Who Runs This Town? The results are in. Answer 1: A mostly new cast of characters, if you go back 12 years and look at the […]

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Young Professionals See Room for Growth

September 20, 2004

Louisville has come a long way, but the city has no time to rest on past successes, according to a recent survey of local young professionals. Although the city of Louisville and Jefferson County government merger is one example of what the community can accomplish when it works together, it’s […]

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Cobalt Unveils El Enlace Latino Directory

August 23, 2004

Officials from Louisville-based Cobalt Ventures LLC launched an expanded version of the Hispanic business directory they acquired earlier this year. The directory is called El Enlace Latino, which in Spanish means the Latin link, according to a news release. It replaces an earlier version called La Conexion. About 60,000 copies […]

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Tyson Could Fight in Louisville Again

August 1, 2004

Mike Tyson’s manager, Shelly Finkel, said yesterday that if the fighter returns to the ring, it could well be in Louisville. “I haven’t spoken to Mike about it, and I haven’t talked to Jonathan Blue,” Finkel said. “But I would like for Mike to come back here.” Blue is director of […]

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Farm at Ky. 22, Watterson Is Sold

June 9, 2004

The 38-acre Hildebrand farm off Brownsboro Road at the Watterson Expressway survived virtually unchanged through decades of development around it. But no longer. Blue-Fenley-Blue Properties LLC bought the land May 27 for $4.96million from Margaret Hildebrand of St. Matthews, who’s in her late 80s, and her brother, Henry, who’s in […]

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