• Cost of Doing Business

  • With its pro-business attitude, low cost of doing business and low taxes, Greater Louisville offers a supportive and progressive climate for business. The region's dynamic, diversified economy has out-performed the U.S. in job and income growth on a per capita basis throughout the last decade.

    Look at how low Louisville's business costs are in comparison with other cities:

    RELATIVE BUSINESS COSTS

     

     MSA

    Overall Cost

    Labor

    Energy

    Taxes

    Office Rent

     Louisville

    86  

    98

    84

    87

    65

     Atlanta

    88

    103

    94

    76

    61

     Austin

    98

    101

    107

    62

    92

     Baltimore

    105

    106

    131

    84

    92

     Boston

    122

    119

    168

    89

    117

     Charlotte

    89

    104

    79

    82

    66

     Chicago

    99

    104

    96

    83

    96

     Columbus

    95

    99

    112

    95

    75

     Dallas

    93

    100

    107

    64

    77

     Denver

    96

    113

    96

    63

    78

     Greenville

    82

    89

    84

    83

    67

     Indianapolis

    88

    96

    102

    96

    62

     Los Angeles

    107

    101

    156

    100

    100

     Nashville

    90

    100

    93

    66

    51

     New York

    161

    105

    232

    116

    261

     Pittsburgh

    96

    100

    128

    93

    73

     Portland

    96

    96

    87

    85

    101

     Salt Lake City

    88

    102

    81

    85

    71

     St. Louis

    93

    106

    77

    74

    83

     Washington, DC

    121

    118

    78

    81

    156

     Source:  North American Business Cost Review, 2016

     

     


Deana Epperly Karem
Vice President of Regional Growth
Curt Martin
Director, Information Services
Stacey Servo
Talent Attraction & Development Manager
Melissa Smith
Director of Information & Data Analytics
Brynn Dalby Wenz
Administrative Assistant