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Did You Know?

  • Frankfort is located within 600 miles of 65 percent of the nation’s population, Frankfort offers proximity to key markets and easy access to your customers.
  • Located 20 minutes west of Lexington, 30 minutes east of Louisville and about an hour south of Northern Kentucky, Frankfort enjoys outstanding access to air, waterways, rail and major highways.
  • CSX railroad provides Frankfort with direct rail service to all markets east of the Mississippi River as well as connecting service to the West Coast.
  • The highway system in and around Frankfort provides one-day access to well over 60 percent of the major domestic markets via Interstates I-64, I-65, I-71 and I-75.
  • Louisville is home to the Riverport Authority which provides a competitive advantage in handling bulk products with access on the U.S. inland waterway system.
  • Louisville hosts the UPS Worldport, the largest fully automated package handling facility in the world.
  • DHL Worldwide Express, located in Northern Kentucky, is a state-of-the-art, fully automated sortation center.
  • Kentucky Business Investment Program (KBI) For more information on the KBI program, please visit: http://thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/pdfs/KBIFactSheet.pdf?02032016

HUBZones Value
Qualified or Redesignated HUBZones
Census Tracts 2
County No
Indian Lands None
Closed Bases None
Foreign Trade Zone Numbers
Franklin County, KY No Foreign Trade Zones
Incentive Business Need Count
Incentives by State
Kentucky 32
Business management; Capital access or formation; Product & process improvement; Facility/site location 1
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 1
Capital access or formation 5
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 5
Capital access or formation; Facility/site location 3
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 3
Capital access or formation; Facility/site location; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 2
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 1
Tax 1
Capital access or formation; Product & process improvement; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Capital access or formation; Product & process improvement; Tech & product development 1
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 1
Capital access or formation; Product & process improvement; Tech & product development; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Capital access or formation; Product & process improvement; Tech & product development; Workforce prep or development 1
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 1
Capital access or formation; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Capital access or formation; Tech & product development; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Capital access or formation; Workforce prep or development; Facility/site location 1
Incentive Category Count
Direct Community Financing 1
Capital access or formation; Workforce prep or development; Facility/site location; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Product & process improvement; Tech & product development; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 4
Incentive Category Count
Tax 4
Tech & product development 2
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 2
Tech & product development; Capital access or formation 1
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 1
Tech & product development; Product & process improvement; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Tech & product development; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 1
Incentive Category Count
Tax 1
Workforce prep or development 1
Incentive Category Count
Direct Business Financing 1
Workforce prep or development; Tax/Regulatory burden reduction 2
Incentive Category Count
Tax 2