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Hamburg Development Updates

Lexington’s Hamburg neighborhood is growing and these are the new developments you need to know about.

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The new state-of-the-art medical campus is starting to take shape. | Photo courtesy of Baptist Health

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In case you missed it, the Hamburg neighborhood is growing. A new traffic light was even recently installed to prepare for the uptick in bustling activity, located at the intersection of Winchester Road + Polo Club Boulevard.

Here are four forthcoming developments you need to know about in the Hamburg neighborhood.

Baptist Health Hamburg

  • Need to know: This new medical campus is ‘one of the most ambitious health care projects’ to take shape in Central + Eastern Kentucky in the last 25 years.
  • Development Details: The project cost ~$253 million + will be home to a brand new 330,800-sqft medical facility (about the size of six UK football fields). It will aim to feel ‘less like a hospital’ and deliver more customized patient care.
  • Facilities:
    • Outpatient facility
    • Outpatient Multidisciplinary Cancer Center
    • Orthopedic Center of Excellence
    • Click here to see the full list of services.
  • Timeline: This project is estimated to be completed in 2024.
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Three apartment buildings will replace this old AMC theater in Hamburg. | Photo by LEXtoday

Indigo Apartments

  • Need to know: The AMC movie theater formerly located at 3151 Mapleleaf Dr., near Man O’ War Boulevard and Todds Road, recently sold for $3.7 million to HILLS Properties.
  • Development details: The firm plans to build three five-story buildings containing ~229 units.
  • Timeline: The theater is excepted to be demolished later this fall + the first tenants will be able to move in during the spring of 2024.

Fayette County Middle School

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Due to their proximity to I-75, these two new campuses will provide rural Kentuckians with quick and easy access to health care. | Photo courtesy of UK HealthCare

UK HealthCare

  • Need to know: UK HealthCare has also purchased 27 acres of land close to the future Baptist Health Hamburg Campus.
  • Cost: $20.3 million
  • Timeline: This project is still in the early planning phases, but in order to accommodate Hamburg residents, UK Healthcare will open a primary + urgent care clinic at 245 Fountain Ct., Ste. 102 on Mon., Oct. 17.

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