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University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Campus is a premier business location in the heart of the world-famous Kentucky Bluegrass Region. Once a prominent Kentucky horse farm and home to the first Kentucky Derby winner, Aristides, Coldstream’s 735-acre campus has transitioned into a hub of innovation and creativity. Today, Coldstream is home to over 50 organizations with more than 2,250 employees working in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and equine health, and a variety of other industry sectors.

Coldstream is defining the aesthetic and economic development environment for Lexington in the 21st Century and serves as the gateway to Lexington’s high-tech, higher education corridor, a 5-mile span that connects the technology and R&D companies located at Coldstream with the Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Transylvania University, Lexington’s downtown business center and entrepreneurial community, and the University of Kentucky.

Coldstream provides a connection to students, researchers, and resources at the University of Kentucky. UK is one of the few universities in the country with agriculture, engineering, pharmacy, a top research hospital and a national cancer center on one campus. The city of Lexington boasts a vibrant entrepreneurial community, a national top ten educated workforce, low cost of living and high quality of life.

Adding to Coldstream’s appeal is a major recreational amenity that includes a 225-acre city park with lush green spaces, a 1.8 mile section of Lexington’s 12-mile running/bicycling Legacy Trail that connects downtown Lexington to the Kentucky Horse Park, and two large fenced in dog park areas. 

The Coldstream Research Campus is located at the intersection of I-75 and I-64 at exit 115 – Newtown Pike.  The campus has office and laboratory space available for lease as well as development ready building sites for new facilities. Access to redundant electrical power and high-speed data fiber is available.