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Greater Louisville is where you thrive.

Greater Louisville is an ideal place to live, work, and locate or grow your business. Our 15-county bi-state region has top-notch and diverse talent, a pro-business environment, a competitive cost of doing business, and a robust workforce pipeline that includes work-ready skills, industry-specific training programs, employer networks, job placement, university-industry partnerships, and customized talent attraction solutions.

With a workforce that has a higher participation rate than the national average, a population of more than 1 million people, and some of the happiest workers in the nation, Louisville is becoming one of the most attractive places to do business. In 2023, Site Selection Magazine, the nation’s leading publication for corporate expansion and area economic development, named Louisville a Top 5 U.S. Metro for Economic Development. The accolades do not stop there. Greater Louisville consistently tops the rankings for most affordable metros and most inclusive cities, and recently passed state and local policies to reduce production-based taxes are helping the region make a name for itself as a top-tier business climate.

Lab sampling machine in Louisville, KY

Health and Aging Innovation Leader

Biomedical manufacturing is the place where technology and healthcare collide. Greater Louisville has long had a strong presence in the advanced manufacturing space for biosciences. The industry is boosted by the proximity of the University of Louisville, an R-1 university, and more than a dozen additional higher education institutions, fostering innovation and industry collaboration with biosciences and healthcare. The region also has a robust healthcare ecosystem to fuel advances in biomedical manufacturing and was named America’s Aging Capital by Forbes.

UPS Flight of Planes lined up at UPS Worldport

Life Sciences Logistics

Greater Louisville is home to the fifth busiest air cargo hub in the world: UPS Worldport. That means life-saving medical devices, prescription drugs, and medical test samples, as well as materials that require specialized care, handling, storage, and shipping are at your fingertips. In addition, you can access temperature-controlled services, cold-chain logistics, and fast delivery in state-of-the-art facilities equipped to distribute the most sensitive materials.

University of Louisville researcher showcasing innovation.

Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence

Digital health and artificial intelligence are fueling a stratospheric demand for medical monitoring and electronic health solutions. Greater Louisville offers a large, established health ecosystem designed to fuel advances in information technology, wearable devices, telehealth, telemedicine solutions, and more. Named a Next 25 Tech Market Primed for Growth by CBRE, Louisville is poised to be a leader in digital health and AI.

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The EV Capital of the World

Greater Louisville is the future hub of electric vehicles and EV business. We offer competitive energy pricing, ample and affordable land in an ideal geographic location, and an abundant water supply, with three riverports and three federal interstates. Add in a knowledgeable workforce and the nation’s best shipping and supply system, and Greater Louisville is a winning combination for EV industry leaders.

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We’re here to answer all of your questions about Greater Louisville. Whether you’re just starting your search or you know exactly what you are looking for, Greater Louisville has it all. Let us help you find the perfect location for your next chapter.