Louisville’s central location and excellent transportation system have made it a manufacturing, distribution and service center since its founding at the Falls of the Ohio River in 1778. A convergence of natural and man-made assets have defined Louisville as a 21st Century Logistics and Distribution powerhouse.
Market Info - Why do companies choose to locate in Louisville? The better question is why do they expand again and again once they locate here? Go ahead, dig through our data, discover what's possible here!
REAL ESTATE - Located in the heart of the country, within 500 miles of nearly half of the U.S. Population, the Greater Louisville region is about access; whatever you need - from high-bay manufacturing to clean-room environments - you can get to it easily or find it here. Find your future site or building with GLI's searchable economic development database. This web-based tool enables you to perform site selection searches in a data-rich environment, customize and analyze critical demographic and employer information, as well as view, create, and print your customized reports.
TAX INCENTIVES - Louisville's pro-business climate provides a number of incentives for businesses. Metro Louisville partners with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development to encourage business expansion, business attraction, job creation and provide financial support through an array of financial assistance and tax credit programs. Helping businesses in this way furthers the region's goals of achieving long-term economic growth and employment opportunities for its citizens.
To find out how your business might qualify for business incentives please contact Greater Louisville Inc.
Ohio River Bridges Project
The Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project is designed to improve safety, alleviate traffic, connect highways and create economic development. In 2013, The Ohio River Bridges Project, a $3 billion plan, began construction on two new bridges connecting Louisville and Southern Indiana, making North-South access even easier
EDUCATION - In this region,
it's not who you know, it's what you know. And your opportunities to know more
are practically limitless. Greater Louisville had amazingly progressive
libraries, innovative schools, an front-running colleges and universities. Our
team can help you proactively retain your current employees and aggressively
recruit new ones. Greater Louisville's Post-Secondary Educational Institutions:
College – Louisville
University - Elizabethtown
Campbellsville University - Louisville Education Center
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Galen College of
Indiana University Southeast
Indiana Wesleyan University - Louisville Education Center
Community College of Indiana
Community and Technical College
Louisville Bible College
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
University – Louisville Campus
University – Radcliff Campus
College of Funeral Service
Northwood University - Louisville Program Center
University - Jeffersonville Campus
Purdue University, College of Technology at New Albany
Simmons College of Kentucky
Sullivan College of Technology & Design
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
University of Louisville
of Phoenix - Louisville Campus
Webster University – Louisville & Fort Knox
Western Kentucky University – Elizabethtown/Fort Knox
LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION RANKINGS
TOP 10 CITIES FOR JOB CREATIONLouisville Ranks 7th in the “Top 10 Cities for Job Creation” Compiled by GallupA FUTURE READY CITYDell Future Ready Economies Model ranks Louisville No. 18 on their Top 25 ``Future Ready Cities`` BUSIEST AIRPORTS IN THE US BY CARGO HANDLING TRAFFICLouisville as the 7th busiest cargo airport in the world! BUSINESS CLIMATE RANKINGSSite Selection magazine has ranked Kentucky as having the 3rd best business climate in the country
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