On Wednesday, the City of Owensboro, Daviess County Fiscal Court, and Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation, announced Big Rivers Electric Corporation is relocating its Henderson headquarters to Owensboro, Kentucky.
The Big Rivers headquarters will create an annual economic impact of over $100 Million for the Greater Owensboro region.
Big Rivers headquarters operation employs 120 employees with an annual payroll of $14 million. “It is not often that our community can be blessed with the opportunity to welcome such a fabulous corporate citizen like Big Rivers and their associates to the city of Owensboro in the county of Daviess,” said Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson.
The capital investment in building the new headquarters operation is estimated at $10 million.
The new Big Rivers Electric Corporation headquarters location will be constructed at 700 W 2nd Street in downtown Owensboro. Company leadership is hopeful the project will be complete within 18-24 months.