Where you locate your business will have a huge affect on your success. Every business owner must figure out how location will (or won't) contribute to the profitability of the business. When making that decision, you need consider a number of factors including costs, customer base, the kinds of goods or services being produced, ease of access, proximity to competitors, labor markets, zoning issues, taxes and distribution. Whether you are an established, growing business expanding into new markets or you are a fresh startup, it’s imperative to choose your location wisely.
Site Selection Resources
Whether you are looking to find your first business location or to expand, the US Small Business Administration offers help in understanding how to begin choosing a location. . Kentucky’s Cabinet for Economic Development also assists with site selection resources, as well as financial incentive programs for businesses considering expanding in the Commonwealth.
Search Community Profiles
You can start by researching community profiles to find out more about the local area where you want to locate your business.
Available Buildings and Sites
TThe Cabinet for Economic Development maintains a statewide listing of available buildings and sites as well as information on existing infrastructure and utilities.
Kentucky Business Reports
Market conditions will be a factor in where and when you choose to expand. You can keep up to date on current conditions with Kentucky business reports.