Louisville Industrial Real Estate Market

Doing Business in Louisville

With more than 100 million square feet of industrial space, a strong manufacturing base, and an excellent transportation infrastructure, the greater Louisville market is an ideal location for manufacturing, distribution, and e-commerce operations.

Kentucky is a business friendly state, offering new and expanding companies incentives to support job creation and and economic growth. There are many economic development, government, and business organizations across Kentucky that provide programs and incentives to businesses, including tax and environmental incentives. Learn more about the potential incentives.

Kentucky recently enacted wide-spread reforms to tax code policy, including a reduction in the corporate income tax rate from 8.25% to 6%. The state also recently repealed the corporate license and intangible property taxes. Learn more about Kentucky’s business tax structure. 

Bullitt County

Bullitt County is a premier location in the Louisville market for warehousing and distribution facilities. The Bullitt County submarket is located along Interstate 65, just south of Louisville. The county is located at the center of a 32-state distribution area that holds more than 50% of the U.S. population within 600 miles. Bullitt County’s access to three key interstates and a major international air-shipping hub (UPS Worldport) provides the most strategic solution to many companies’ supply chain needs. UPS Worldport is the largest fully automated package-handling facility in the world, processing an average of 1.5 million packages a day. 

Helpful Resources

Logistical Advantages (Courtesy of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development)
Kentucky Business Incentives
Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce
Greater Louisville Economic Development
Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development